Today's News

  • Lady Bears mount unsuccessful comeback on Senior Night

    The Spencer County Lady Bears finished the regular season with a 7-20 record, but provided plenty of excitement in their nearly amazing comeback on Senior Night last Monday against North Bullitt.

  • Cooperative Dove Field Program enrolling until March

    Kentucky farmers can help carry on the hunting tradition and earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and will continue until mid-March.
    “Under the new Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, increased payments are available for 2012,” said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Adult basketball league sign-ups

    Adults interested in participating in a Spencer County Parks and Recreation basketball league are asked to contact Parks Director Brian Spencer as soon as possible by calling 502-376-9850.
    The league will play on Sundays between 3 and 7 p.m. at Spencer County Middle School.
    Spencer said his goal is to have enough participants to field eight teams.

  • COLUMN: Kentucky now has access to high tunnel program

  • COLUMN: Witch hazels already in bloom

    Gardeners get anxious this time of the year.  Warm one day, cold the next, the sun coaxes open a little patch of crocus by the path or we catch sight of an old landscape filled with waves of blooming white snow drops.  This year the show is sure to come early and the forsythia are not the first to bloom, despite this oft cited sign of spring! There are other early bloomers to keep us occupied until spring truly arrives.

  • One way: Jesus is the only avenue for this life

    You may not know this, but I grew up in Baltimore Maryland.  At that time the Colts still played in Baltimore and the Orioles used to occasionally win a World Series.  Then, I ended up in Southern California for a while, about the time a fellow called Magic Johnson started playing for the Lakers.  

  • The Far Middle: Feb. 22
  • PHOTO: January Students of the Month at TES

    Pictured are the Taylorsville Elementary School students who were recently named the January students of the month. Those receiving the honor were Haley Wohner, Dylan Galeoti (not pictured), Alyssa Hitch, Michael Nation, Tavin Hodgens, and Lindsey Bush.

  • TES kindergarten registration March 5-9

    Taylorsville Elementary kindergarten registration will be March 5–9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Evening registration will be on March 6 until 7 p.m.
    Bring the following to registration:
    • Proof of age (state-issued birth certificate)
    • Proof of residency (current lease or utility bill)
    • A copy of the student’s Social Security card
    • An immunization certificate (original and up-to-date)
    • A physical examination form (physical completed no more than one year prior to entrance)

  • Georgetown College releases its fall dean’s list

    The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the 2011 fall semester.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Dr. Rosemary Allen, provost/academic dean.
    •Allyson Patricia Wilbourn, of Fisherville, the daughter of R. Michael and Lynda Wilbourn of Fisherville.
    •Jessica L. Flores, of Taylorsville, the daughter of Robert and Vicki Flores of Taylorsville.