Today's News

  • ONLINE ONLY: Coxs Creek woman stat flighted after motorcycle crash

    Two Coxs Creek residents were transported to University of Louisville Hospital on Sunday following a motorcycle accident on Ky. 44.
    Charles E. McMahan, 55, of the 11300 block of Louisville Road, was driving the motorcycle and was transported from the scene via Spencer County EMS.
    Victoria S. McMahan, 40, of the 11300 block of Louisville Road, was his passenger and was airlifted.
    Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis said he was told that at the scene Victoria McMahan couldn't move her extremities, and a witness also said she had an open wound on her head.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: There is help for seniors suffering with depression

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Where can I find help for depression? My husband, who’s 68, has become lethargic and very irritable over the past year, and I’m concerned that he’s depressed.
    Worried Wife

    Dear Worried,
    Depression is unfortunately a widespread problem among U.S. seniors, affecting approximately 15 percent of the 65-and-older population. Here’s what you should know, along with some tips and resources for screening and treatments.

    Recognizing Depression

  • COLUMN: So you want your family to be healthy?

    What I am writing about today does not come with a “money-back guarantee,” but is considered to be strong suggestions and helpful hints that will ensure that your family is, or will be, more healthy than unhealthy.

  • COLUMN: Get luscious lips with homemade lip balm

    I have long been interested in making my own beauty or personal care products, like hand lotion, lip balm and other toiletries. I found a recipe for lip balm on a blog one Christmas and thought it would make a nice present for my mama and youngest brother who were visiting that year.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court Aug. 31

    The following cases were heard in Spencer District Court by Judge Donna Dutton on Aug. 31, 2012:

    Eden N. Cecil (1988), failure to wear seat belts, guilty, $25 fine.

    Florence M. Avery (1975), speeding 19 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $143 court costs, state traffic school.

  • Cross country teams fare well at ‘Rumble

    The Spencer County Middle and High School Cross Country teams attended the eighth annual Rumble in the Jungle at Creasy Mahan Nature preserve in Oldham County on Sept. 8.

  • Stallions win two of three vs. J-town

    On a wet and cool Saturday morning, the Stallions traveled to Skyview Park to take on the Jeffersontown bulldogs.

  • Middle school cross country sees growth, good start to 2012 season

    The Spencer County Middle School cross country team got off to a great start during its first meet Sept. 1.

  • Bears shut out Bullitt East 27-0

    Friday night’s 27-0 shut-out over rival Bullitt East may have been the biggest win in the 10-year-history of the Spencer County High School football program. There have been other milestone moments and wins, but this victory seemed to fire up the crowd, the students, the players and the coaches more than any in the past.

  • COLUMN: WKU, UK gear up for Governor’s Cup Redux

    Governor’s Cup Redux is Saturday in Lexington.
    Coming in Week 3, this one has the entertainment value of any season opener and, says here a UK-WKU series is more geographically attractive than any college football game in Jefferson County.
    These days, Western Kentucky is a D-I climber willing to take a thump and donut hole in Tuscaloosa to upgrade its rep and respect; Kentucky is an SEC clinger trying to W wherever it can to get back to middle-of-the-pack.