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Today's News

  • Taylorsville Police Citations: April 3 edition

    The following citations were issued by the Taylorsville Police Department between March 15 and March 30:

    Alexandria P. Brown, 20, of Creekview Estates Drive in Louisville, was cited March 15 for no registration plates.

    Ruth A. Schultz, 18, of Schultz Road in Fisherville, was cited March 16 for no registration plates and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense.

  • Public Record: District Court March 15 & 22

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer District Court on March 15:

    Misdemeanor:
    Thomas K. Husband (1980), make false statement to obtain increase of benefit over $100, amended to attempt to make false statement, guilty, 365 conditionally discharged for two years, $153 to be paid in installments/deferred payments, $916 restitution.

    Perry W. Spaulding (1969), fourth-degree assault domestic violence no visible injury, guilty, 365 days concurrent with state time, $153 to be paid in installments/deferred payments.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Looking for love and companionship online

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What can you tell me about online dating for older people? My daughter has been urging me to give it a try, but at age 62, I’m a little hesitant.
    Lonely Senior

    Dear Lonely,
    Dating sites have become enormously popular among the older generation in recent years. In fact, boomers and seniors make up about 20 percent of online daters today, and the numbers keeps growing. Here’s what you should know.

    Meeting Online

  • Church Happenings — Week of April 3

    Narcotics Anonymous meetings at First Christian
    Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at First Christian Church weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
    For more information, call 502-902-1648.

    Celebrate Recovery
    Celebrate Recovery, at Ridgeview Baptist Church, will have a new meeting date starting Tuesday, April 9. The meetings will start with Solid Rock Cafe at 6 p.m. and meetings begin at 6:30. Child care is provide.

  • COLUMN: Spring break gives a glimpse of summer

    Maybe you didn’t notice, but this week is spring break. The lack of the big yellow buses on the roads is a dead giveaway. But if you are a parent, and especially if you are in school yourself, you know that this week is spring break.
    Spring break is a hopeful taste of summer after a long dreary winter. Spring break reminds us that there is sunshine after the rain, rest after hard work, and the hope of summer ahead.

  • COLUMN: The wayward son and forgiving father

    Today’s text is from Luke 15:1-3 and 11-32:

  • COLUMN: Leisure: Is it a luxury or a necessity?

    Enjoying yourself, your life, your family, your fun without feeling guilty or unspiritual is no small task in our work-worshiping life.
    Achievements and goals to be reached are always important. But always being bent on being successful can lead to a life described as: “all work and no play makes Jack a boring boy.”

  • COLUMN: ‘Farmers’ Market’ mysteries provide entertainment

    I fell in love with mysteries when I was a kid, starting with Nancy Drew and Encyclopedia Brown and moving on to Mary Higgins Clark as I got older. As an adult, I discovered that subgenres of mysteries are popular. Cat and dog mysteries seem to have started the trend. Now there are quilt mysteries, scrapbook mysteries, tea mysteries, and herb mysteries.

  • Bears on six-game winning streak

    The Spencer County Bears packed up for Florida this weekend riding on a six-game winning streak following their 4-1 victory over visiting Washington County on Thursday afternoon.

  • COLUMN: Barmore brought first taste of success to Spencer County basketball

    Jacob Barmore was 22 years old when he returned to Spencer County as the youngest head coach in Kentucky high school basketball back in 2004. It was a rough first season for the rookie coach – not only because his team only won seven games, but he also suffered serious injuries in a car accident that caused him to miss several games and left him in pain on the sidelines much of the year.