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Today's News

  • Tiger's sorry, but has he been forgiven?

    Tiger Woods is not the only person in the public eye who has been involved in a scandalous affair; and yet with the insurmountable media coverage that has been given his recent situation, he has been placed under the giant lens of a multi-national microscope where his sins have been exposed for the world to see.

  • Sports update: Find out what's going on in area sports

    Future Stallion coaches

    The Spencer County Youth Football Association is requesting Letters of Intent from volunteers wishing to serve as assistant coaches and head coaches for the 2010 Stallions football season.

    Persons interested in coaching youth football or cheerleading should send letters to: SCYFA, P. O. Box 1024, Taylorsville, KY 40071

    DARE basketball game

  • LETTER: Make health a priority

    I would like to thank everyone in our community who attended the Heart Health Initiative sponsored by the Spencer County Democrats Executive Committee on Friday, Feb 19.

    Our featured speaker, Lt Gov Dan Mongiardo, outlined three simple steps to achieving wellness: watch your diet, exercise and stop smoking. 

    As a physician, Dr Mongiardo is a dedicated advocate for heart health and I think all who attended came away with a renewed resolve to take more  personal responsibility and to make health improvement a number 0ne priority in 2010!

  • Hunter charged with felony

    Willian J. Edmonson was charged with the felony of possessing a gun by a convicted felon by the Spencer County Grand Jury Feb. 18.

    Edmonson, of 4189 Bloomfield Rd. in Taylorsville was also cited with two misdeneanor charges for illegal possession, taking, or pursuing any wild elk, deer, wild turkey or bear.

  • Western National Roundup Meats Judging

    Katie O’Grady, Brayden Morrow, Steven Moran and Calvin Vannatta had the distinct honor in representing Spencer County and Kentucky 4-H during the Katie O’Grady, Brayden Morrow, Steven Moran and Calvin Vannatta had the distinct honor in representing Spencer County and Kentucky 4-H during the Western National Roundup Meats Judging Contest in Denver Colorado January 10.  Katie O’Grady placed 19th in Identification; Calvin Vannatta placed 20th in Placing; and as a team they placed 9th in the contest.  Connie Jeffiers, Coach, and Tracy O’Grad

  • Bargains galore at Wakefield store

    It was the roaring 20s and prices were down right cheap compared to the present, as you’d expect.

    Take, for instance, the prices 89 years ago at Wakefield in Spencer County where J.M. Rogers, M.H. Briggs and F.J. Donovan were operating a general merchandise store.

      They advertised the “Highest Price Paid For Country Produce.”

    Warren G. Harding was inaugurated March fourth, 1921 as the 29th President of the U.S. and a fire bug burned down a barn on the James Heady Wakefield farm a year later.

  • Spencer Countians among healthiest in Ky.

    Spencer County was among the top ten most healthy counties in Kentucky according to a ranking report released last week by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Boone County residents claimed the honor of being healthiest.

    The County Health Rankings, by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a report which ranks over 3,000 counties from all 50 states on two distinct facets of health: outcomes and factors.

  • Church happenings

    Free dinner and singing

    Brush Arbor Ministries will be hosting a free chili supper and gospel sing in the chamber building March 6 at 6 p.m. This event is open to the community. For more information, call Rex at (502) 747-5428.

    Free gospel sing

    A gospel sing will be held Saturday at the Old Gospel Barn, located at 11286 Louisville Rd. in Cox’s Creek beginning at 7:30 p.m. The featured act will be Hart and Soul Trio followed by The Cumboes and more. Admission is free and everybody is welcome.

     

  • Get hands dirty with the Master Grazer program

    Spencer County livestock producers can get hands-on field experience in grazing concepts, practices and techniques through the University of Kentucky’s Applied Master Grazer program.

    The new program, developed by specialists in the UK College of Agriculture, differs from the traditional Master Grazer program, which was largely lecture based. Applied Master Grazer offers two field sessions in addition to one classroom session. The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board provides funding for the program

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

    Blood drive Tuesday

    The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive Tuesday, March 2 from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. The event will be held in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church, located at 115 W. Main St. in Taylorsville.

    Bullitt County Women’s Club style show

    Tickets are now available for the 39th annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show sponsored by the Bullitt County Women’s Club. The event will be held at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville March 20 from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.