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Today's News

  • Field Day provides a new crop of ideas

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture sponsored an Agricultural Field Day at Deutsch Farm  August 23 featuring the research that they have conducted on their farm on mum productions and the use of black plastic and drip irrigation. During the event, participants were taken on a hay ride to see the farm’s mum and vegetable crops, and hear speakers from the University of Kentucky. Dinner was catered by Barrel Smoked BBQ in Elk Creek.

    “We did a demo plot on growing mums for the University of Kentucky Agriculture Department,” said Sandi Deutsch.

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    O.R.N.A.I.C. meal and meeting

  • SC Youth Baseball Association Board meeting

    Spencer County Youth Baseball Association meetings are always scheduled for the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room at Ray Jewell Park.  All parents with children participating in the baseball and softball leagues are members of the association and encouraged to attend board meetings.

    Other dates to remember:

    September 12 - Second Sunday due to holiday weekend. Begin discussion on plans for next season.

    October 3 - Nominations for 2011 board will take place.

  • Exceptions to Friday's state furlough

    The majority of executive branch state employees are included in the furlough plan for this Friday, including non-merit employees and merit system employees, full-time and part-time, the governor and all cabinet secretaries and contract workers.

    In order to keep needed services available, a limited number of state offices have been approved to remain open or partially open on Friday. Employees approved to receive an exception and remain at work Friday will take their furlough on another day in September.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Circuit Court

    Circuit court

    The following judgments and sentences were given by Hon. Charles Hickman on guilty pleas entered in Spencer County Circuit Court:

    Jeremy Norton (b. Oct. 14, 1985), manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense. Sentence 13 years concurrent to Spencer County case 10-CR-00009, but consecutive to Spencer County case 05-CR-00006. Court cost were waived. Entered August 23, 2010.

  • PHOTO: All-American Angus champion

    Anne Patton Schubert, of Taylorsville, recently participated in the 2010 All-American Angus Breeders’ Futurity Roll of Victory (ROV) Show in Louisville. During the show, APS Marshall (seen above) won intermediate champion bull and APS Black Out Scot won junior bull calf champion. Photo by Shelia Stannard, American Angus Association.

     

  • Tough loss for SCHS volleyball

    The Spencer County Volleyball team had a relatively quiet week, playing only one match in what has been a very busy start to their season.

    Despite a 2-13 record on the year, the girls have been competitive in most of their matches, and last week’s road loss at Bullitt East was no exception.

    Spencer County dropped the first game by a score of 25-22 and Bullitt

    East rallied to nip the Lady Bears in the second game, 25-23.

    In both games, Spencer County were able to build leads, but were not able to hold on for the victory.

  • PHOTO: Fleig meets UK’s Coach Phillips

    Pvt. James Fleig shakes hands with University of Kentucky Head Football Coach Joker Phillips while on a month long maneuver at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center last month.  The 1/149th MEB Infantry Brigade is training for deployment next year. Fleig is a 2009 Spencer County High School graduate.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Grand jury indictments

    The following grand jury indictments were filed in Spencer County Circuit Court Aug. 19, 2010.

    Namon E. Milburn, of 2219 Murphy Lane in Mt. Eden, was indicted with two felonies, four misdemeanors and one violation.

  • Home cooking: Laurita Aubrey shares her recipe for Pasta Salad

    Laurita Aubrey made her pasta salad for the first time the day that she served it at the August meeting of the Spencer County Garden Club. She created the recipe using ingredients she found in her kitchen.

    “I looked around, saw what I had and put it together,” said Aubrey.

    Aubrey is interested in simple food and simple methods of preparation. Cooking is not her favorite activity, so she prefers to spend little time working on it.