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Today's News

  • Fun end to soccer season

    The SCSA U6/U8 division has officially come to a close. The season ended Oct. 23 with a fun day at the park and a very exciting U8 tournament.

    The SCSA hosted a fun day by giving all U6/U8 players a free drink and sandwich, setting up bouncies for all players and siblings, and putting on the Mike Mile’s U8 Soccer Tournament.

  • Taking time to thank a war veteran

    Politicians in Spencer County and nationwide spent the final days of the campaign this weekend stumping for votes and making political speeches as Americans prepared to head to the polls on Tuesday.

    However, as U.S. Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke in Taylorsville Saturday afternoon, it was fitting that he shine some of the spotlight on a man who helped make this wonderful election process possible – a war veteran.

  • PHOTO: Spencer County High School's student of the week

    Junior Alexis Hardin was recently chosen as Spencer County High School’s Student of the Week.

    1. What do you want to become in the future?

    I want to get married and have three kids and be successful in everything that I do.

    2. What is your biggest goal?

    To make the University of Kentucky’s dance team.

    3. Who is someone who inspires you?

    Probably my mom and dad because they never give up on things no matter what.

    4. What are your hobbies out side of school?

    Dancing/ reading.

  • It's not too late to be part of the conservation stewardship program

    Kentucky landowners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program at the local Natural Resources Conservation Service office.

    Signup for this period has been extended to Jan. 7.

  • LETTER: Last year for Tree of Life

    This is the 25th year for the Tree of Life at the Methodist Church on Main Street in Bloomfield. This will also be the last performance for this beautiful  tree in Bloomfield as the tree (as I understand it) will be given to a church in Taylorsville starting next year.

    The theme this year is “For 25 years, Jesus Alone Be Praised”. The only way to get tickets is to send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with $1 for each ticket. Checks can be made to Tree of Life and mailed to P.O. Box 323, Bloomfield, Ky. 40008.

  • Spencer County General Election results 2010

    The following results are from Spencer County precincts only. Note that final results from federal and state races could have different outcomes. Unopposed races are not listed.

    U.S. Senator

    Jack Conway - D - 2,562

    Rand Paul - R - 4,295

    U.S. Rep., 2nd Dist.

    (I)Brett Guthrie - R - 4,732

    Ed Marksberry - D - 2,006

    KY. Senator, 20th Dist.

    David Eaton - D -2,513

    Paul Hornback - R - 4,354

    District Judge, 53 Dist.,Div. 2

  • Toppers dump Uncle Charlie

    If notable events happen in 3s, Kentucky fans will watch with angst – who joins Anthony Epps and Jules Camara?

    While we wait, I. Congratulations, Western Kentucky’s Hilltoppers who rid themselves of 26-straight Uncle Charlie last week and set in motion a streak this week at home against visiting North Texas (1-6).

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    First Christian to host family fun night

    First Christian Church in Taylorsville will host a family fun night Nov. 5.

    Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for youth and children.

    The meal includes a porkchop sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, desert and a drink. Bingo will also be played.

    The community is invited to attend.

    Donate to Shop with a Cop

    Christmas is coming soon and your help is needed to make the Spencer County Sheriff’s office Shop with a Cop a success.

  • Protecting your home from bed bugs

    Remember the nursery rhyme- Good Night, Sleep Tight, and Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite? No longer is this just a nursery rhyme. Bedbugs are considered to be public health pests by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Recent complaints about bed bugs are increasing and have prompted a joint statement on bed bug control by the CDC and the EPA.

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  • LETTER: A vote for King

    I wanted to make sure everyone knows what a jewel we have in Kim King, the candidate for state representative of our district. As a lifelong farmer, I have historically not been very involved in politics, but we can’t sit back and ignore the political process any longer. There is too much at stake.