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Today's News

  • Britton earns academic honors

    Kathryn Britton of Taylorsville has been named to the Spring 2013 Academic Achievement Award list at Central Methodist University, according to Dr. Rita Gulstad, vice president and dean of the University.
    Britton achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester as a full-time student at CMU. Academic Achievement Award students at CMU also must possess at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA at the University.

  • Hall graduates as valedictorian of Whitefield Academy

    Logan Walker Hall graduated from Whitefield Academy on May 24. He graduated with a 4.0 grade point average and was the class valedictorian. Logan was a member of the Whitefield baseball team and was the recipient of the 2013 Male Scholar Athlete Award. In addition, he received the James E. Casey Scholarship Award. He has decided to pursue a degree in computer engineering in the fall. Logan is a lifelong resident of Spencer County and the son of Darrell and Barbara Hall and the grandson of G.W. and the late Corinne Washburn and Mary Lou and the late Eugene Hall of Taylorsville.

  • Jordan Hall earns two BAs from Butler

  • Courtney Hall earns law degree from Marquette

    Courtney Drew Hall graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University Law School on May 18. While attending Marquette, she served as the Editor in Chief of the Marquette Sports Law Review and finished third in her class of 236. Courtney received a Certificate in Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute and received the Martin J. Greenburg Award for Excellence in the Study of Sports Law. Courtney had articles published in two separate sports law publications. She has accepted an associate position with the law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden in Louisville beginning in the fall.

  • Scenes from the 2013 FFA Banquet
  • Saltsman, Fields to wed June 22

    Julie Hayden of Bardstown and Christopher Fields and Michelle Wright of Taylorsville wish to announce the engagement of their parents, Carolyn Saltsman and Larry Fields, both of Hodgenville.
    The couple will be married June 22, 2013 with an outdoor ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Kerfoot, Hodgenville.
    Carolyn is a semi-retired registered nurse with Intrepid Home Health and a tour director with Shockey Tours in Louisville.
    Larry is a tour bus driver with Shockey Tours, an ordained general Baptist minister and a retired home builder.

  • Wente, Hillard to wed Saturday

    Marissa Wente of Taylorsville and Samuel Hillard of Frankfort announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage on June 15, 2013.
    The bride-to-be is a daughter of Deborah Powell Wente and Stephen Wente of Taylorsville.
    The groom-to-be is a son of Andi and David Hillard of Frankfort.
    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillard residence, 870 Stillhouse Hollow Road, on Elkhorn Creek in Frankfort.

  • Williams, Burden to wed Saturday

    Kris Williams and Erica Burden announce their wedding, set for Saturday, June 15, at 5 p.m. at the Possum Ridge Boat Dock Shelter No. 1.
    Williams parents are Patsy and Glenn Williams.
    Burden’s parents are Jesse and Norma Burden.
    All relatives and friends are invited to attend. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.

  • Thomas hired as SCES principal

    New Spencer County Elementary School principal Mark Thomas used to run cross-country at Morehead State University. Not the fastest runner in the world, Thomas simply tried to outlast everyone else with his determination and ability to go the distance.

  • City, county sign and exchange agreements to use radio frequencies

    Three months after deciding to “shelve” a memorandum of understanding from the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department and Spencer County EMS regarding the agencies’ radio frequencies, the City of Taylorsville and Police Chief Toby Lewis decided to take the MOU off the shelf and sign it.
    Sheriff Donald “Buddy” Stump asked to be put on the city’s agenda for its regular June meeting and addressed the commission last Tuesday evening.