Today's News

  • Escaped inmates spotted in Spencer County

    UPDATED WEDNESDAY 8 P.M.: Police are investigating a residential burglary on the Shelby County side of Chatman Lane and say the two Blackburn Correctional Complex inmates who escaped Oct. 2 may be the culprits.

    The burglary occurred Wednesday evening.

    Based on the items taken, Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis said Wednesday night that the inmates, who were first located in Spencer County around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, might be responsible.

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  • Public record: District court May-June 2011

    The following cases were heard by Judge David Hayes in Spencer District Court May 6, 2011:

    Christopher R. Carpenter (1986), speeding 13 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school.

    Christopher J. Morgan (1979), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school.

    Robert N. Stidham (1981), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school.

  • COLUMN: How important is significance?

    Significance? Well, everybody wants to count for something. Everybody wants to feel significant. But, sometimes the search becomes an obsession and causes much undue stress and still the search is often not successful.
    Feeling significant comes as we believe we have worth, value, dignity, etc. Belief that we have significance is a belief that, in effect, our existence has made a difference in the life of someone, whether family member, friend, or even at our place of employment.

  • A sweet, salty fry bread treat

    Donna Bulf’s family loves it when she makes squaw bread to serve with dinner in the fall and winter. She most often makes it as the bread to serve with vegetable soup or chili.

  • BIRTH: Welcome, baby Humphrey

    Melissa Monroe and Scott Humphrey announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Humphrey, born Sept. 4, 2011. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Her grandparents are Nancy and Alton Humphrey of Taylorsville and Barbara and David Rogers of Shelbyville.
    Great-grandparents are Margaret and Simon Humphrey and Rosemary King, all of Shelbyville.
    Emma is also welcomed by a big sister, Kaylee Monroe.

  • Still is on board at Farmers Capital Bank

    Hollie Still, of Taylorsville, was recently named assistant vice president, compliance and BSA officer for Farmers Capital Bank Corporation.

    Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort. The company operates 36 banking locations in 23 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky, a data processing company, and an insurance company.

  • On the street where you live...

    When just a kid in Taylorsville, I often heard my father speak of the street names, but didn’t pay much attention to such rhetoric until I was much older.

  • 4-H Shooting Sports Club fares well at state

    Spencer County’s 4-H Shooting Sports Club was right on target at this year’s 4-H State Shooting Sports Competition, bringing home first, second and third place trophies.

  • Bears rally for win over Whitefield

    The Spencer County Bears soccer team rallied for a 4-3 victory over Whitefield Academy on Saturday morning in Taylorsville.