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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court April 6, 2012

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong in Spencer District Court on April 6, 2012:

    Traffic:
    Jacob R. Burgin (1988), careless driving, guilty, $50 fine and $143 court costs.

    Thomas C. Crain (1951), operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs first offense, guilty, sentenced to 30 days conditionally discharged for two years, $728 fine paid, 30 days suspended operators license, alcohol and drug education program.

  • State police announce traffic safety checkpoints

    Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols.

  • Jefferson Co. man accused of sexually abusing local minor

    A 22-year-old Louisville man was arrested last week and will face a Spencer County Grand Jury for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at a Spencer County residence in February.

  • BACK IN TIME: Community submissions
  • PHOTO: Dance until you drop

    The Spencer County FFA and Spencer County High School dance team again attracted a packed crowd to the joint fundraising effort known as SCHS Dancing with the Stars last Thursday evening. Pictured are Bill Dunning and Natalie Hall, who earned perfect scores on their dance routines and were forced to participate in a dance off. Both ran out of steam at the end and asked that the music be cut. See more photos by clicking here.

  • BACK IN TIME: 20 and 30 years ago
  • A bunch of bologna?

    Taylorsville and Spencer County have been abuzz with the possibility of a meat packing plant moving its operation into the community. However, the Taylorsville City Commission took action last Tuesday to prevent it from coming into city limits, and Judge-Executive Bill Karrer said he has had no discussions with a company of that type.

    Commission says ‘no’

  • POLL: Will you shop at the Farmers Market?

    The Taylorsville Farmers Market opens April 21 — will you shop there?

    Click here to vote!

  • Residents share traditions, tips for spring cleaning

    Spring cleaning was traditionally done after a long winter of being cooped up inside, and does not seem to be as common as it once was. Some people are not even sure what exactly is involved in doing traditional spring cleaning. There are multiple steps, and it goes beyond cleaning.

  • Crafty kids

    Most teachers and parents will attest that children love to make crafts. This spring, parents and other adults that frequently work with children have a perfect opportunity to incorporate spring-themed craft activities into playtime.
    While craft projects might seem like they are mostly for fun, they are a great opportunity for younger children to perfect fine motor skills and for youth to learn the value of creating something with their own hands instead of buying it at a store.