Today's News

  • First sewing bootcamp dubbed a success

    Long, intense workouts that take place over a few weeks – popularly known as bootcamp - have been a popular exercise strategy among people looking for a kick-start to becoming fit. The phenomenon spread from the fitness world to sewing this spring in Spencer County.

  • Marriages ~ First quarter 2013

    The following marriage licenses have been recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office since Jan. 1:

    Sara Kathryn Sutton, 32, teacher, of Louisville, and Bernard Lester McCutcheon III, 32, warehouse worker, of Taylorsville, on Jan. 3.

    Krystal Ann Bright, 25, Papa John’s, of Taylorsville, and Matthew Allen Cope Elzy, 24, student, of Louisville, on Jan. 7.

    Desirae Marie Jordan, 24, daycare provider, of Salem, Ind., and Ahren Michael Porta, 19, supervisor at UPS, of Shelbyville, on Jan. 5.

  • Public Record: Property transfers from January 2013

    The following property transfers are recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office:

    On Jan. 4, from John Glasford and Margaret Glasford, in care of, Amanda Brooks, 2707 Welsford Way, Louisville, to Joseph John Seamon and Amber Nicole Seamon, 1006 Brashears Point Road, Taylorsville, the 6.3321 acres of tract 10-F of Brashears Creek Farms, known as 1006 Brashears Point Road, as described in deed book 251, page 33, $289,000.

  • COLUMN: Life doesn’t always turn out like we expect
  • COLUMN: Lost and found

    Have you ever lost anything and been frantic to find it? The other day I lost a little security tag that turns off the alarm in my car. I searched for it for over an hour. Several friends came by wondering why I was searching my car, so they helped. I had it in my hand, in the car, the door was closed, I bumped the gearshift, heard a clink and it was gone. A few days later I tore that car apart, took out the mats, vacuumed under the seats, checked in all the pockets and cracks I could find. Now the car looks great inside, but that little security tag is still missing.

  • Church Happenings — Week of April 24

    Waterford Church of Christ hosts revival
    Waterford Church of Christ will host a revival through Thursday at 7 each night. The focus of the revival will be “The Righteousness of God,” with guest speaker Burt Jones.
    Joe Stone is the preacher at the church, which is located at 5607 Mount Washington Road. For more information, call 477-2316.

    First Assembly of God Relay for Life team plans fundraisers

  • PHOTO: Bears win three in a row

    A Henry County runner slides under the tag of Spencer County catcher Brennan Noel during a recent home game. The Spencer County High School baseball team won three in a row last week. The Bears played at home April 15 and defeated Carroll County 14-4. They also defeated Nelson County 10-9 and Iroquois 12-1. The Bears were scheduled to play at Collins on Monday, at home against Bethlehem on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and at home against Gallatin County on Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • PHOTO: SCHS softball – Good game!

    The Spencer County High School softball team exchanges a traditional ‘good game’ with the Shelby County Lady Rockets after an 0-8 home loss on Thursday. The Lady Bears also fell at North Oldham on April 15 by a score of 11-12; at Paul Laurence Dunbar, 2-18; to Barren County, 0-10, in the Greenwood Border Battle; and to Apollo, 1-7, in the Greenwood Border Battle. The Lady Bears were scheduled to play Western Hills at home Monday, at South Oldham on Tuesday and at Anderson County on Thursday at 6 p.m.

  • COLUMN: In Kentucky, basketball season lasts 365 days

    We live in the mecca of college basketball. Any doubt of that has been erased over the last two years as both the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville have claimed Division I NCAA titles and both teams look poised to compete for the same crown next year. On top of that, the Indiana Hoosiers have returned to making this region second to none for college hoops.

  • COLUMN: Carpe diem!

    Making a silk purse from a sow’s ear? Take a bow this week, Kentucky High School Athletics Association hierarchy.
    Sort of.
    The University of Kentucky issued its 2012-13 basketball schedule last August. In blue ink – final regular season home game, (Senior Day) at Rupp Arena, Saturday, March 9, midday, Florida on CBS.