Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Stidham, Thornhill to wed

    Chuck and Gina Stidham of Taylorsville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Stidham, to Ryan Thornhill.

    The groom-to-be is a son of Jeff and Susan Thornhill of Irvington.
    The wedding will take place at the Caldwell Chapel in Louisville on Oct. 15. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Taylor, Baird to wed

    Rachel Renee Taylor and Andrew Kelly Baird announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

  • BIRTH: Carmany family welcomes Cameron

    Dana and Stacy Carmany of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Cameron Scott Carmany, on July 26, 2011.

    He weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.
    Grandparents are Jim and Lisa Barker of Taylorsville and Dan and Lisa Carmany of Taylorsville. Great-grandparents are Jim and Linda Stover of  Elizabethtown, Barbara Deboard of Mount Washington, William and Loretta Carmany of Wadsworth, Ohio, and John and Jean Hoar of Medina, Ohio.
    The family says thank you for prayers and cards, and says Cameron is doing wonderful.

  • Public record: Indictments and district court

    A Spencer County Grand Jury heard the following case, and charges, in an indictment filed July 21, that:

  • COLUMN: A tragedy of war

    The reality of war is that everyone gets wounded. Some wounds heal rapidly, some last for a lifetime. Some are seen, some invisible; but, all are still just as serious.
    The wounds presented here are commonly referred to as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.

  • Pumpkin: The culinary jewel of the fall

    Pumpkin squares are one of Marlene Stark’s favorite fall desserts. Her baby sister gave her the recipe many years ago. She does not know where her sister found the recipe, but knows that she often exchanged recipes with coworkers in Ohio.
    Stark’s sister was 9 years younger than her. When Stark married at 17, her sister was still a child. Her sister often visited her in her new home in California and the two became close.
    “She was special,” said Stark. “We hit it off good.”

  • Familiar Main Street facade survived 1913 fire, serves multiple purposes

    It was a chore that produced anticipation.

  • Bears maul Atherton 55-7

    There’s a lot of fun to be had on the sidelines of a 55-7 blowout, but Spencer County Bears’ Football Coach Mike Marksbury was proud of his team for taking care of job one at Atherton on Friday night when they picked up a district victory over the Rebels.

  • Lady Bears fall to South Oldham

    The Spencer County Lady Bears continue their quest to prove they can compete at the highest level of high school soccer, but two games last week reminded them that they’ve got a few things left to learn.

  • COLUMN: The good, the bad and the, well, you know

    Good, bad and you know.
    The Bluegrass State’s three D-I affiliates suffered a donut hole last weekend. And, Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky face the likelihood of more of the road this week.
    GOOD. Kentucky arrived home from Baton Rouge long after 570 tents were gone from Memorial Coliseum. Tickets for Big Blue Madness sold out in 59 minutes.