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Today's News

  • City of Taylorsville hires new chief

    After several hours and two rounds of formal interviews, the Taylorsville City Commission named Phil Crumpton as its new police chief by a 5-0 vote pending an agreement regarding salary and benefits Friday afternoon.
    Crumpton, who is currently a major/operations officer for the City of Wilmore Police Department is no stranger to Spencer County. Crumpton said that he began his career with the Kentucky State Police as a patrol officer working in Spencer and Shelby counties in 1991.

  • Spencer County Fair 2014
  • Public Record: District Court June 20, 2014

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases on June 20, 2014 in Spencer District Court:

    Felony:
    Dylan B. Cecil (1989), transporting or importation of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (under 2 grams heroin) amended to attempted transporting or importation of a controlled substance first degree, guilty, 365 days conditionally discharged, 2 years Kentucky alternative program, random drug testing, $153 court costs and fines.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Alternate lodging options for retirees who travel

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Since retiring, my husband and I love to travel but hotel costs eat up our budget so fast we can’t stay as long, or go as often as we’d like to. I’ve heard that there are alternative lodging options like short-term apartment rentals or even house sitting that offer a much cheaper way to travel. How can we find these?
    Retired Travelers

  • Counselor's Corner: It’s good to express/assert yourself

    Assertiveness is an attitude and a way of acting in any situation where you need to do something like:
    • Express your feelings (without being harsh/mean!)
    • Ask for what you want, or
    • Say “no” to something you don’t want.
    But, you say, “To become assertive seems to have the belief that’ have the right to ask for what I want”!

  • Church happenings — Week of July 16

    Open Door Christian hosting Vacation Bible School
    Open Door Christian Center at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield is hosting Vacation Bible School July 21-24 from 6-8 p.m. Children age 12 and younger are welcome and the event is free. This year’s theme is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp.”

  • Do you have a heart like Peter?

    Today’s biblical text comes from John 21:1-14:

  • Teen named to tourney team
  • Who says you can’t go home again?

    Who says you can’t go home again?
    LeBron James is hoping to prove that old adage wrong with his announced return to Cleveland and his native northern Ohio.
    Not quite as dramatic as his televised “decision” a few years ago when he had the collective sports world holding its breath as he announced where he was taking his basketball talents, this announcement was a bit more low key in production.

  • Summer ball buzz in Bluegrass

    July through August in Kentucky is keep-the-pot-boiling time for basketball fans.
    Around Louisville, Cardinal buzz – Russ Smith has signed an NBA contract. .... And, college basketball’s premier coach, Mike Krzyzewski weighed in. “Louisville brings the ACC a great brand. This is one that will make headlines in business journals.”