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Today's News

  • Mill Road wreck leaves one injured

    Portions of Mill Road near Mount Eden were closed Monday morning following a one-vehicle accident.

    At 7:20 a.m. Monday, the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a one vehicle injury accident.

    The driver of a red 1990 Honda two-door lost control, left the road way and came to rest against a treeline, Deputy Damon Jewell said.

    The victim was extricated from the car by the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department and the Mount Eden Fire Department.

  • Burglars strike two local churches

    Local churches are on high alert after two area places of worship have been burglarized within less than a month.

    Both First Assembly of God Church on Garrard Street in Taylorsville and Plum Creek Baptist Church on Plum Creek Road in Waterford have experienced break-ins, according to local law enforcement.

    Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis said First Assembly of God was burglarized sometime between the evening of Aug. 23 and the morning of Aug. 24. Lewis said the perpetrator entered through a window and broke into the church’s office, taking a safe.

  • ‘Honest Abe’ had ties to Spencer County

    Abraham Lincoln had a connection to Spencer County that few people know about and although it may seem slight, we’ll take it.

  • More than just a pet: Chickens provide food and companionship

    Small backyard flocks of chickens are becoming all the rage around the country. Even when they are considered pets, their eggs still provide a source of food for their owners. They are relatively simple to care for when the right conditions are met.

  • COLUMN: Don’t give up on the ‘late bloomers’

    “Will he/she ever amount to anything?”
    This question has been presented many times in my four decades as a professional. The parents address this issue when it appears that their child is not performing up to “standard,” which usually means that the child is not keeping up with classroom expectations.

  • Lady Bears net win in volleyball action last week

    The Spencer County Lady Bears volleyball team dropped a tough match to Bullitt Central on the road Monday night, losing 2-1. The Lady Cougars took the first set, 25-22 but the Lady Bears bounced back to even things up with a 25-21 in the second set to force a deciding game. Bullitt Central took that one, 25-20.

  • PHOTO: Grizzlies bring down OKH

    Daniel Wheeler (3), a seventh-grader, Logan Holbrook (2), an eighth-grader, and Branden Leff (17), a seventh-grader, tackle an OKH player during an Aug. 30 away game for the Spencer County Middle School Grizzlies football team. The Grizzlies won 28-13. Gavin Boykin scored one touchdown and Holbrook scored three touchdowns. Holbrook and seventh-grader Hunter Brown are leading the team in tackles. The Grizzlies are scheduled to face Southwest Nelson B on Thursday at 6 p.m. at home, and will face The Christian Academy A/B at home on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

  • PHOTO: Soccer team picks up win, loss

    Jacob Lanham advances the ball during recent action for the Spencer County Bears boys soccer team. The Bears are 2-8-1 on the season after a tough 2-1 loss on the road at Collins on Monday night. They did record a 7-4 victory over Ft. Knox last week, however. The boys will be hosting Jeffersontown on Wednesday evening and will be at Bullitt East on Thursday night.

  • Lady Bears ready for rematch with Male

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team got off to a bit of a slow start this season, a combination of some early-season injuries and a very tough schedule. But since their 1-5 start to the season, the girls have reeled off six straight wins and are ready to test that improvement.

  • Bears nipped by Chargers 7-6

    It was heartbreak in Mt. Washington for the Spencer County Bears Friday night as a potential game-winning field goal with just 20 seconds remaining in the game was blocked, preserving a 7-6 win for the host Chargers.