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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer County District Court on Nov. 23, 2010:

    Misdemeanor:
    Adam C. Blandford, operating a motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense. $728 fine, 30 day suspension of operators license; and alcohol/drug education program, four days, credit time served; operating on suspended/revoked operators license, 60 days, conditional discharge two years.

  • Giving the gift of time

    Taylorsville Elementary School has a program uniquely designed for volunteers to give back to the community in a big way. The mentoring program allows community members to interact with and make a difference in the lives of children who need help with their social development, behavioral issues or other problems.

  • Arrest made in break-ins at Spencer County High School parking lot

    An alleged repeat burglary offender was arrested by Taylorsville Police Friday for breaking into vehicles parked at Spencer County High School.
    Brandon Sparks, 19, of Taylorsville, was arrested by Lt. Rick Jewell after police received tips that items were missing from student vehicles.

  • Accident leaves one dead

    A Taylorsville woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash Thursday.
    Angela Anderson, 40, was traveling west on Ky. 44 around 8:20 a.m. when she lost control of her 1997 Chevrolet pickup in a curve and overcorrected, according to Kentucky State Police. According to the KSP incident report, Anderson’s vehicle left the north shoulder of the road and struck an embankment.

    Anderson was ejected from the vehicle. She was also air-lifted to the University of Louisville Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

  • Fiscal Court takes over clerk's budget

    After finding even more concerns with the proposed budget of the County Clerk’s office, the Spencer County Fiscal Court voted Monday night to funnel expenditures and revenue of that office through the general budget, bypassing the clerk’s budget altogether.

  • Spanish honor society at SCHS

    Spencer County High School’s first Spanish National Honor Society, known as Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, was inducted Jan. 25. Members of the Rigoberta Menchu chapter are students Ryan Conard, Harley Sweet, Jessica Haun, Sophie Schultz and Hanna Clayton. The advisor is faculty member Vicki Bell.

  • BCTC Dean's List

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College is proud to recognize Spencer County resident Brittany Ford, who achieved dean’s list honors for the 2010 Fall Semester.  The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Pre-registration now going on at local elementary schools

    Spencer County Elementary School

  • The Far Middle
  • Rice casserole a family favorite

    Judy Evans got her recipe for her rice casserole from her mother. The recipe has been in the family for about six years, and has several variations.

    “My mother was the best cook ever. She was always fixing different things,” said Evans. “Cooking is one of the biggest parts of our lives.”
    Evans does not always use celery, cream of celery soup or bean sprouts. She also suggested substituting cream of chicken soup for one of the other cream soups, if desired.