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Today's News

  • OOPS: Road, driveway mix-up sparks county to look at its maintenance policy on roads servicing only one house

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court is hoping to learn from a mistake the county made about five months ago.

    During communications from the judge-executive at Monday night’s fiscal court meeting, Bill Karrer told those in attendance that the county had made an error.

  • To repair or replace?

    In an effort to do more than verbally communicate with state officials, the Spencer County Fiscal Court passed a resolution Monday night in support of repairing the Blue Bridge, which carries Ky. 55 across the Salt River.

    Original plans were to replace the time-worn bridge with a new bridge that would realign Ky. 55 upstream, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer said.

    However, that project has proved too costly to begin in the near future, so plans changed to build a new bridge next to the current Blue Bridge and then tear the Blue Bridge down when construction finished.

  • POLL: Does the Normandy/Ky. 55 intersection need a stoplight?

    Do you think the intersection at Normandy Road and Ky. 55 needs a stoplight?

    Click here to vote!

  • ENGAGEMENT: Iannuzzi, Coyle to wed

    Melissa Iannuzzi and Chris Coyle, both of Taylorsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

  • Public record: Indictments

    A Spencer County Grand Jury heard the following cases, and charges, in indictments filed Sept. 22, that:

    On or about Oct. 25, 2010, Michael Haynes, 61, 7900 block of Little Mount Road:

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 5

    “Problem with hiring me?” I repeated, hoping I didn’t sound as shaky as I felt.

  • Frighteningly fun Halloween ideas

    Halloween is right around the corner, so it is time to carve out a spooky plan for your celebration. Whip up this ghoulish graveyard goody for the kids (or the kids at heart) in your house.

    Spooky Graveyard Pie
    Makes 8 servings

    3 cups (about 32 cookies) finely ground chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs, divided
    3 tablespoons melted butter
    1 can (12 fl. oz.) evaporated Milk
    2 large egg yolks
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) milk chocolate morsels

  • Pierogies are key ingredient in Polish Shepherd’s Pie

    Preparing delicious comfort food that will welcome everyone to the table is easy if you incorporate ingredients commonly found in your freezer and pantry.
    This recipe for Polish Shepherd’s Pie is a brand new version of the popular dish from across the pond. It replaces mashed potatoes with frozen pierogies, whipped potatoes lovingly folded into a pasta shell.
    — Courtesy of Family Features
     
    Polish Shepherd’s Pie
    Serves 6

    1 (16-ounce) box of Potato & Cheddar Pierogies

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears rout North Bullitt 7-1

    Spencer County’s Briana Bonham sent the ball downfield during the Lady Bear’s 7-1 victory over North Bullitt last Thursday.

    Spencer County senior Tori Palmer recorded three goals in the first half to pace the Lady Bears to their 11th win of the season. The girls were scheduled to travel to Shelby County Monday night to face Collins in the first round of the district tournament.

  • COLUMN: Childhood memories

    Why do we do the things we do? Why do we struggle, for instance, finding real, close friends? These are questions which often don’t bring the answers we desire.
    Dr. Kevin Leman and co-author, Randy Carlson, present this topic in an excellent, practical, easy-to-read book entitled, “Unlocking The Secrets of your Childhood Memories” (pub. 1989). Much of this week’s topic will reflect on the teaching presented in this book, along with an example from my private practice over the past 40 years, along with a personal example from my own life.