Today's News

  • PHOTOS: A real-life civics lesson

    Local homeschool students and students from Spencer County High School sat in on a mock fiscal court meeting on Thursday.

    Some students’ names were drawn from a bag to see who would get to represent each district with their respective magistrates.

    Karen Karrer, who organized the event, also drew names for door prizes.

  • Sew special

    Sue McGehee’s sewing room was a labor of love that involved multiple generations of her family.

  • Family ties run deep in Spencer County

    It’s not easy to find biographical sketches about Spencer County people and that’s why Perrin’s collection is so valuable. Here’s a look at some Spencer County families from “Kentucky: A History of the State.” Perrin, Battle & Kniffin, 6th ed.,1887, Spencer Co. References to the current time are to 1887.
    M.C. ALLOWAY was born in Nelson County Feb. 23, 1837, the second of a family of nine children born to Joel and Elizabeth (Grigsby) Alloway.

  • PHOTOS: She's out!

    The Lady Grizzlies faced Bondurant Middle School on Monday night and lost 2-4.

    "[The] girls played hard and kept them from scoring in the last couple innings," said coach Elizabeth Hinton. "We were hitting the pitches, just hitting them straight down the first base line. I’m very proud of them for a great season despite all of the rain."

  • Lady Bears on seven-game win streak

    An impressive seven game winning streak has the Spencer County Lady Bears confident of some post-season success as they currently stand 14-7 on the season.
    The girls took a 7-0 victory over region foe South Oldham on the road last Wednesday, and followed that up with a 3-2 district win over Anderson County at home on Thursday.
    The Lady Bears are 3-1 against district foes on the season, and 6-2 in the region.

  • Track stars

    Spencer County track had a good day at the races on Saturday at the EG Plummer Invitational in Danville.

  • The best way to catch bass in high water

    I recently fished Cedar Creek Lake with an old and trusted buddy with whom I’ve fished a thousand times. A slow fishing day by Cedar Creek’s standards, I brought only one largemouth bass to hand by 2:30 p.m.

  • COLUMN: A toast, please, for Kentucky

    Raise a glass, please. A congratulatory toast to…
    You and your winning ticket for Kentucky Derby 137. All half dozen of you.
    At 20-to-1: Animal House. Uh, Animal Cookies. Er, Animal World?
    Who? Animal Kingdom paid $43.80.
    Reflective of a more sophisticated time in our Sport of Kings, Derby 137 was Animal Kingdom’s first race on dirt. Pause on that a moment, a horse running on dirt. What a novel idea.

  • TES poster winner

    Taylorsville Elementary School Principal Chuck Abell, right, presents a $25 prize to Kaylee Smith who won a poster contest at the school. The presentation was made April 29 during the school’s olympic-style opening ceremony for state testing.

  • COLUMN: Preschool now accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

    The Spencer County Preschool recently received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).