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Today's News

  • Stallions scorecard for week four

    Mighty Mite Stallions, coached by Will Smith, won 23-6 against Nelson Co.49ers.

    Pee Wee White, coached by Phillip Bradham, won 16-0 over New Haven Rams.

    Pee Wee Blue, coached by Stan Shivers, won 8-0 against Bardstown Titans.

    Jr, White, coached by Floyd Light, won 28-0 against Jr. New Haven Rams.

    Jr. Blue, coached by Chris Hutt, game was rescheduled.

  • Discount grocery brings alternative for local shoppers

    During a time when almost all Americans are looking for the best deal on everything from gas to groceries, siblings Evonne Patterson and Jim Travis thought it was the perfect opportunity to open a discount store to serve Spencer County.

  • Local doctor moving practice to Louisville

    A local and familiar doctor will soon be moving to Jefferson County.

    Primary Care Physician Dr. Kenneth Oder of Spencer Family Medicine is leaving his Taylorsville practice and joining Norton Community Medical Associates in the Tyler Retail Village on Taylorsville Road near the Gene Snyder Freeway.

    Oder wrote in a letter to his patients that the decision took careful consideration and that his new partnership with Norton would allow patrons “access to the utmost quality care and services.”

  • Cyclist killed on KY248

    A Taylorsville man was killed Thursday morning when he was struck while riding his bicycle on KY248/Briar Ridge Rd.

    Paul Pelgram, 40, was riding a blue mountain bike traveling west on KY248 when he was struck by a motorist. Pelgram, an eight-year veteran with the Louisville Metro Police Department, was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coroner after arriving at University of Louisville Hospital by helicopter. The accident occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 just east of Taylorsville opposite Captain's Cove Boat Storage.

  • Carpe diem for Wildcats;patience and support for UofL, WKU

    The Kentucky goldens.

    Sounds you don’t hear this week are Commonwealth colors – gold, yellow and rusty reds coming on quietly over bean fields, tobacco patch, corn acreage and Red River Gorge.

    Sets my heart a clickin’ like tickin’ of a clock. Autumn.

    Sports In Kentucky

    And football too as our state’s Division Ones hit the road again.

    Kentucky throttled out-manned Akron last week. What Saturday dividends?

  • 'Wonderful gift' to Habitat

    Representatives from Trim Masters Charitable Foundation, Inc. were on the receiving end of happy handshakes, and even a couple of hugs, as they presented Spencer County Habitat for Humanity with a check for $10,000 Monday afternoon.

    “What a wonderful gift!” said Scott Street, president of the local Habitat affiliate, calling the donation an answer to their prayers.

  • Beware of roadside backpacks

    Spencer County Sheriff Steve Coulter is warning residents that backpacks found along the side of the road could explode or give off toxic fumes.

    Coulter said that methamphetamine manufacturers and users have begun storing ingredients to make the illegal substance in backpacks and stashing them to evade the law. The sheriff said that sometimes a group of users each contribute some of the ingredients and then hide the backpack at the side of the road until the next person picks up the bag in a relay fashion.

  • Boys earn victory over Carroll Co.

    The Spencer County boys soccer team improved to 5-7 on the season with a 3-1 victory over Carroll County at home Monday night, avenging an earlier loss to the Panthers on the road.

    Coach Paul Taylor said the Bears came out with a more aggressive strategy this time around and it paid dividends early when Brandon Taylor directed a ball to Thibault Golliard who scored the game’s first goal.

    Coach Taylor said that was the type of play that he was hoping to get from his squad all night.

  • Murder suspect sought

    FRANKFORT -- Police have now identified a man they believe is connected to the murder of 40-year-old Mount Eden resident Obie Murphy.

    An arrest warrant has been issued for Frank Robert Witkowski, 44, of Detroit on charges of complicity to commit murder. According to a Frankfort police media release, Witkowski allegedly assisted the individual who caused Murphy’s death, but no motives or other possible suspects have been identified.

  • Canine Secret Investigator: Chapter 2

    Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Press Association and the KY Secretary of State for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible. Go to www.kypress.com to hear each chapter and try the chapter activities.

     “OUCH! Careful son.”

    “I’m sorry, Mom,” I said, apologizing for accidentally knocking her in the head with the oars. 

    “Woody,” Mom asked, “Do you think the oars are necessary?”