Today's News

  • Middle School Track setting records

    The Spencer County Middle School Track team is over the half-way point in the season and the program continues to show improvement. Several athletes have recorded personal bests and set school records this year. Last week, A.J. Basham ran the 800 meters in 2:17.92, Wade Hutt finished the 100 meter hurdles in 18:64 and Kellan Wade had a school record shot put throw of 36 feet, 7 inches.

    Those three, along with Chance Rogers, Alli Manley and Tori Manley have all qualified for state competition.

  • SCHS Bass Team fares well


    Clayton Roundtree and Dillon Stallings battled a steady rain and cool temperatures to earn 4th place out of 158 boats at a high school fishing tournament on Lake Cumberland on April 22. The pair caught the limit of smallmouth, weighing 14.85 pounds. The pair will now compete at Kentucky Lake against 63 other qualifiers across the state.

    8th Grader Drew Lyvers and Freshman Ivy Pulliam also caught the limit, and their fish weighed in at 11:03, for 24th place.

  • Outdoors - Coexisting with coyotes in populated areas


  • Book-themed garden


  • Church Happenings - Week of April 26, 2017

    FCA to host Go Tell event

    The Spencer County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold their Go Tell event on Wednesday, April 26 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the high school gymnasium. Robert Palmer, a ministry consultant for Crossings Camp will be the speaker, with several students also taking an active part in the event.

    Mid-week Bible Study at Risen Lord Lutheran Church

  • National Day of Prayer is next Thursday

    Tens of thousands of prayer events are planned across the country on Thursday, May 4, to honor the  Annual National Day of Prayer.  In churches, parks and on courthouse steps, citizens will be praying for our nation, government leaders, media, military, schools, churches, businesses and families.

  • Watching old movies

    Do you like old movies?  I guess I am old enough now that some movies I saw at the theater are now considered old movies.  It’s hard for me, but “Star Wars” came out the year I graduated high school and I guess for a lot of people that is an old movie.

  • Bennett pleads not guilty to murder


    The woman accused of murdering her husband at their Taylorsville home on Easter Sunday (April 16) entered a not guilty plea during her arraignment last Friday in Spencer District Court.

    Kandy R. Bennett, 40, appeared via video from the Shelby County Detention Center and also filed paperwork declaring that she has no income or assets, meaning she will be appointed a public defender as she faces murder charges in the shooting death of her husband, Mark Bennett.

  • Levee is now certified

    The long road of getting the floodwall around the City of Taylorsville recertified is complete. The Levee Commission met last week and reported that they’ve received the certification, which protects the insurability of homes and businesses within the floodwall protection area.

  • BOE seeks Academic/Athletic complex funding

    The Spencer County Board of Education moved forward with plans for two capital projects that could include an Academic/Athletic complex at the high school, along with a bus garage and maintenance facility for the district.