Today's News

  • Klaus wins Zoo ‘trashformation’ contest

    Ava Klaus, daughter of Berny and Brooke, recently won the Louisville Zoo’s Trashformation contest for her age group. Trashformation is a contest to use recyclable items to create a scene or habitat in honor of Earth Day. Ava’s bear in the woods was made with bottle tops, toilet paper rolls, bottles, gum wrappers, cardboard and paper grass. Mayor Greg Fisher presented Ava with a bundle of prizes. Her favorite was her new lunch box with compartments for her food. Ava is in Kindergarten at SCES. She is in Ms. Hutchins’ class.

  • PHOTOS: TES 'Greats'
  • Brown siblings graduate

    Mike and Kathy Brown of Taylorsville would like to announce the college graduation of their children, Alex and Katie Brown. Both children attended Spencer County schools.
    Alex is graduating from the University of Louisville this Saturday with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in computer information systems. Katie graduated May 4 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in aerospace engineering.

  • Bentley a U of L graduate

    Mr. and Mrs. Barry Bentley announce the graduation of their son, Joseph “Joey” Bentley, from the University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering on Saturday, May 11.
    Bentley will earn a Masters of Engineering degree with a major in civil engineering. He is a 2008 graduate from Spencer County High School and is employed as an engineer for the Metropolitan Sewer District.

  • BIRTH: Moores welcome Wyatt Timothy

    Eric and Emily Moore of Taylorsville welcomed their second child, Wyatt Timothy Moore, on March 10, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital.

  • COLUMN: Tell flies to moo-ve over

    Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of cattle in Kentucky. Both species breed in fresh pasture manure piles, but present very different threats and management problems. Fortunately, there are a variety of fly control options.

  • COLUMN: Gardening columnist says don’t rush the summer vegetable garden

    I am heading to Boulder, Colo., for a Slow Money National Gathering Conference and, when writing this, the city is melting a record April snowfall; a warming trend occurs before my arrival, thank goodness. Our cold spring, met with a blizzard in my destination that is the one opportunity I have to get away for some continuing education this year, does not sit well.

  • Taylorsville Police Citations: May 1 edition

    The Taylorsville Police Department issued the following citations April 8-16:

    Shelby R. Clarkson, 22, of Mapleview Court in Mount Washington, was cited April 8 for speeding 15 mph over the limit.

    Jessica E. Cross, 27, of Wilkerson Boulevard in Bloomfield, was cited April 11 for operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, no registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: How to avoid identity theft when you travel

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What tips can you recommend to help retirees guard against identity theft when traveling? My sister and her husband had their identity stolen while on vacation last year, and I want to make sure I’m protecting myself on my trip to Europe next month.
    Paranoid Pam

    Dear Pam,
    Most people don’t realize that when you travel, your risk of identity theft increases. Here are a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself while you’re away.

  • Wiche opens farm to friends, promotes buying local ag products

    On Saturday, April 6, Jeneen Wiche and her husband Andy Smart welcomed customers and friends to their home at Swallow Rail Farm in Shelby County. Seventeen family groups, some multigenerational, attended the weekend event.