Today's News

  • Spencer County Fair Beef Show results

    The Spencer County Fair Beef Show was Saturday, July 13. Thank you to Warren Beeler for serving as the judge.

  • Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show winners

    The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was Saturday, July 13. Thank you to Warren Beeler for serving as the judge for this show. It is an honor for Beeler to judge our county fair show because he is a world-renowned judge.

  • Board approves supply lists for elementary students

    Spencer County Public Schools’ kindergarten through fifth grade students will now have uniform school supply lists across the district that contain items deemed the most necessary after the Board of Education took action on the issue Monday night.
    Superintendent Chuck Adams said after hearing several comments, suggestions and some complaints that supply lists were overly lengthy and that teachers in the same grades were requiring differing items, he took it upon himself to compile lists for elementary students across the district.

  • COLUMN: Picking my guests on ‘This is Your Life’

    Many years ago, there was a television documentary that was broadcast called “This is Your Life.” The series first ran from the early 1950s to 1961 and it was revived for a couple of years in the early ‘70s, eventually fizzling out with a few shows in the early ‘80s. The essence of the show was that the host would surprise a guest and then he would take them on a stroll down memory lane in front of the audience.

  • Fireworks rescheduled for Saturday

    Taylorsville Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks show is now rescheduled for Saturday. The show was postponed from its original July 6 date because of rapidly increasing water levels, which eventually reached 17 feet above normal summertime levels.

    Fireworks will be set off from the lake, and spectators can watch from the Taylorsville Lake State Park Ramp or Taylorsville Lake Marina’s parking area. The latter has been flooded in recent days, but organizers are hoping the parking lot will be available by July 27.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 24

    Board of Elections to meet early on Thursday
    The Spencer County Board of Elections will meet on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Clerk’s office. The regularly scheduled time is normally at 9 a.m. Call 477-3215 should you have any questions.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, 695 Taylorsville Road (next to Dairy Queen).

  • Little Mount chef, farmer is making a big name for himself

    Wearing flip-flops, and with tattoos up and down each arm, Josh Moore isn’t what would typically come to mind when you think of the chef behind menu items such as hand-blown sugar apples, goat cheese/rock shrimp-stuffed squash blossoms and pan-seared halibut cheeks with sweet pea puree and tomato marmalade.

  • Saturday’s Healthfair, Readifest helps offset cost of school supplies, health screenings

    Students across Spencer County are preparing themselves to go back to school and the annual Healthfair and Readifest this Saturday will help parents equip their children for success when they return to class.
    The event, which offers free school supplies, heath screenings and information for all ages is from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Spencer County Elementary School on Mount Washington Road.

  • Magistrates and matrimony

    David Goodlett has officiated weddings at the lake, on boats, at the fairgrounds, in courtrooms and on the sidewalk in downtown Taylorsville.

  • Local man searching for life-saving organ

    A Spencer County man is on the hunt for a living kidney donor after all other forms of medicine have failed to stop his massive kidney deterioration.