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Today's News

  • Living like a dog to prove a point

    A TV news report about conditions in several area animal shelters has cast a misleading shadow on Spencer County’s facility said local officials. To combat that negative image, a volunteer is going to live in the shelter this weekend to prove that conditions are safe and healthy.

  • A Century worth of living - Hormann still active at 100

     

    If you want a glimpse into the last 100 years of American history, you can pick up a book or you could sit a spell and talk to Harold Hormann, who on Saturday, turned 100 years old.

    The Spencer County man has lived here with his son, Ed, since late 1999, but his life touched those across the Midwest and the nation because of his work during World War II.

  • What’s happening - Week of March 15, 2017

    Relay for Life

    There will be a Relay For Life meeting on Tuesday March 21st at 6:30 p.m. at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church on Main St. in Taylorsville. It’s free to register. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting and discuss this year’s Relay for Life event.

    Library programs this week

    Here is the schedule of library programming for March 15-21.
    March 15
    9 a.m. - Walk Wise: a light exercise program

  • Education - SCHS student accepted to WKU’s Gatton Academy

     

  • “Tim Tebow Bill” passes House

    On March 7, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed House Bill 58, informally dubbed the ‘Tim Tebow’ bill. If signed into law, House Bill 58 would allow homeschool students to participate in public school extracurricular activities for the school in their respective district.

  • Reflecting on 54 years behind a barber’s chair

     

  • Girl Scout Troop 1199

     

    The members of Girl Scout Troop 1199 had the privilege to be Kentucky State Representive James Tipton’s personal pages for the General Assembly Session recently. The girls were given an historic tour of the Capitol, and Tipton spent some time talking to the girls about Kentucky’s most famous leaders. Later during the day, State Senator Jimmy Higdon talked to the troop about the pathway to becoming a State Senator.

  • From our readers - Viewpoints on issues facing Spencer County

    This is a copy of a message I sent to Judge Riley and all of the Spencer County magistrates who have public email addresses.  (Squire Rogers has no email address available.  Do you, my fellow citizens, agree or disagree?  

    Either way, let your voices be heard by contacting your magistrates or judge, or by attending a fiscal court meeting.

    Here is my opinion on various issues facing the county:

  • From our readers - Animal Shelter is not poorly run

    As director of the Spencer County Animal Shelter in Taylorsville, I would like to emphasize that the shelter report that aired on WAVE 3 last week was not to show that we have a poorly run shelter: indeed, it was quite the opposite and probably the reason there wasn’t more coverage about our shelter. Being listed as one of the neediest shelters in Kentucky means just that: we NEED more to run a shelter that adheres more closely to state shelter regulations. If you watched closely, our shelter looked better than any other shelter in the news segment.
     

  • March Madness is here!

    Despite the snow flurries and the brief return to winter weather, this is a great week in Kentucky. It’s March Madness and this special time of the year offers a brief respite from all the political talk and hate and debate that seems to dominate the airwaves and social media these days.