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Today's News

  • Stevens outspends King by wide margin in 2010, is on path to do the same in 2012

    Democrat Kent Stevens (D-Lawrenceburg) outraised and outspent incumbent state Rep. Kim King (R-Harrodsburg) by a wide margin when the two squared off in 2010, and is well on his way to doing the same this year.
    Stevens, who is vying to regain the 55th District seat he lost to King in 2010, has raised $21,100 through June 21, nearly double King’s total of $10,869, according to totals posted on the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance’s website through last Friday.

  • COLUMN: Main Street celebrates 'Christmas in July'

    Remember when you were a child?  A couple of weeks before Christmas, colorfully wrapped presents would begin to appear under the family Christmas tree. You could think of nothing other than what was in each box. Those couple of weeks of waiting to open the gifts seemed like years. Finally, Christmas morning would come.  It was the most exciting day of the year, the day you finally got to open the presents and receive the gifts inside.

  • Adams named Kentucky’s Administrator of the Year

    Spencer County Superintendent Chuck Adams said the last bit of news he expected to hear on July 5 was that he had been named the Kentucky Association of School Administrators’ Administrator of the Year, but it was true. He had secured the honor.

  • Spencer County Fair 2012 schedule of events

    (B) - Barns
    (MP) - Mud Pit
    (R) - Ring
    (E) - Exhibit Hall
    (P) - Pavilion
    (T) - Track

    FRIDAY, JULY 20 — NO RIDES — ADMISSION $5
    6 p.m. - KOI Drag Racing (T)
    7 p.m. - Western Horse Show (R)
    7 p.m. - Coca-Cola Youth Talent Showcase (P)
    8 p.m. - Judge Angus (P) -- immediately following the Coca-Cola Talent Contest

    SATURDAY, JULY 21 — NO RIDES — ADMISSION $10
    6 p.m. - Horse Pull (T)
    7 p.m. - Spencer County 4-H and FFA Swine Show (B)

  • Fair swings into town this weekend

    From mom’s best pint of of string beans to a ride on the ferris wheel, the Spencer County Fair returns to town Friday, promising the opportunity of family fun for everyone.

  • County considers proposals for new EMS headquarters

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court came one step closer Monday night to building a new EMS headquarters, but didn’t choose a company to take on the project just yet.

  • Water talks heat up discussion at commission meeting

    Water proved to retain its status as a hot button issue during last Tuesday night’s meeting of the Taylorsville City Commission.
    County water customer Nathan Lawson appeared before the commission to ask a couple of water-related questions, and Commissioner Nathan Nation presented the idea of a Citizens Water and Sewer Advisory Board.
    Lawson addressed the Commission to follow up on his concerns about water rates voiced at a previous meeting.

  • Tragedy narrowly escaped in Thursday roofing accident

    A Spencer County man was airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital on Thursday evening after his arm was severely cut with a piece of metal roofing.

  • PHOTO: What a catch!

    Chris Piercy poses with his big catch, which he caught at the tailwaters on June 30. The fish is a hybrid striper bass and weighed 15 pounds, 34 ounces and was 30 inches long. He caught it with his friend, Diana Hilbert, using her special bait.

  • COLUMN: Baseball, basketball and a King

    Hottest buzz around baseball at the midsummer break?
    Big market teams Phillies and Red Sox are all but dead.
    The NL’s leading candidate for a Cy Young has a fastball that clocks somewhere around the president’s approval numbers, 48. But oh my, can R.A. Dickey butterfly hitters with his knuckleball.
    Baseball’s best surprise is in Pittsburgh. Leading Cincinnati by a game and St. Louis by two and a half in the NL Central, the Pirates are 11 games over .500 at mid-summer for the first time since you were young, handsome and had lots of hair.