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Today's News

  • FROM THE WORD: Choosing the narrow path

     Carrie Underwood has a song named ‘Jesus Take The Wheel’. One time when I heard her sing this song I began to think just how many of us want Jesus to take the wheel and guide us through our life?

    In Romans 10:9-16, it says, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

  • Tourism slogan contest

    Taylorsville Spencer County Tourism is searching for a slogan or tag line that best describes what we have to offer tourist. They need a slogan that is creative and memorable, something that “sticks” out in everyone’s mind.  For example, the Dairy Farmers created “Got Milk” and almost everyone knows that and remembers it.

  • FFA Convention 2009: Business Management Career Development

    Members of the Spencer Co HS FFA Chapter were one of 41 teams participating in the 2009 National FFA Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE).  The competition was held Oct.21-24, during the 82nd National FFA Convention.

    Team members pictured are: Hannah  Clayton, William Holmes, Alison  McGaughey, Gabriel Stodghill along with their FFA Advisor, Darryl Matherly.

  • Footie Chicklets win JCYSL Tournament

    The Footie Chicklets, a U10 girls soccer team with the SCSA, took home the first place trophy in the Jefferson County Youth Soccer League tournament.  They outscored their opponents 35-0 and only allowed a few shots on goal by the opposition.

    The Chicklets play with a lot of heart and skill, said Coach Mike Heuglin, they seem to draw a crowd at every outing and have maintained a very impressive undefeated record this season. 

    The Chicklets were scheduled to play in the Commonwealth State Cup tournament November 7 and 8. 

  • Hillview students face drug charges

    Two juveniles were arrested at Hillview Academy last Wednesday after police reportedly discovered they smoked marijuana prior to coming to school.

    The juveniles, whose names were withheld because of their ages, were both charged with public intoxication, said Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis.

    The 16-year-old was also charged with possession of a prescription drug not in its proper container.

    The 13-year-old was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Both students were later released to their parents.

     

  • Civics lesson by Montell, Pay

    The Spencer County Elementary School’s Student Council sponsor, Julie Wise, invited Kentucky State Representative Brad Montell and Taylorsville’s Mayor Don Pay to speak with the council regarding leadership, service and elections. They spoke with the council before  the election process for council leaders for 2009-2010, began.

    The students acquired necessary information to make informed decisions regarding elections for a president, vice-president and secretary.

  • Kentucky has bell and whistles

    “You can observe a lot just by watching.” – Yogi Berra.

    Having watched Kentucky tune (and toy) with Clarion last week, this team, may be the golden element away from being top five ranking early and a Final Four berth late.

    Chemistry.

    Against Clarion, four starters tried 14, 12, 12 and 11 shots, team had 27 assists, and nine players logged double digit minutes. Signs of sharing.

    Further, applying Yogi Berra logic, we saw ...

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Property transfers

    Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of August 2009.

    Robert M. and Janice S. McLain, Fisherville to J. Norman and Angela K. Weaver, Fisherville. 320 Benjamin Blvd. $280,000.

    Toni S. Gordon, New Concord and Timothy K. Howell, LaGrange to Mark S. and Mindy M. Dowell, Taylorsville. Lot 67 Hillsborough Estates. $208,000.

  • City questions use of water towers for antennas

    Spencer County Fiscal Court is prepared to receive $86,000 from the state to improve emergency communications between police, fire and EMS. Now, the question on Taylorsville City Commissioners’ minds is where the county expects to install all that equipment.

    Judge Executive David Jenkins said Monday that while all the details have yet to be worked out, “theoretically, we want to use water towers.”

  • Church happenings

    Basketball, cheerleading signups

    Signups are taking place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for the Upward Basketball and Cheerleading program at First Baptist Church of Fisherville. Evaluations will take place at the following dates and times: November 19, 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.; November 21 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; and November 23 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. For more information please call the church office at 267-5605.

    Revival at Bethesda Church of God