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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Rematch with Oldham shows Bear’s growth

    Cody Ingram tries to maneuver around two defenders during a recent home game for the Spencer County Bears.

    The boys soccer team finished the season with a loss last Monday night during the opening round of district tournament play in Shelby County, but the game was a good measuring stick for how much improvement they made over the season.

    The Bears fell 5-1 to highly-regarded Oldham County, but in doing so, made great strides from earlier in the season when they lost to the same team 10-0 back in August.

    For the season, the Bears finished 4-13-2 on the year.

  • EMS looks at new rates

    Spencer County EMS, like many emergency medical services in the region, is discovering a trend in their line of work – patients that want to be treated, but don’t want a ride to the hospital.

    “That’s something we’ve seen an increase in,” said Spencer County EMS Director Darrell Stevens, who averaged his crews respond to between 15 and 20 such calls a month. “We go there, we treat them and they don’t want to be transported.”

  • HD: For UK fans Big Blue Madness is Halloween, Thanksgiving & New Years all in one

     Big Blue Madness last week was as Barnum & Bailey as ever.  A fa

  • LETTER: Good time had by all at pig roast

    The Spencer County Republican Party recenty held its annual Pig Roast and “a good time was had by all.”

    This year, we chose the Spencer County Fairgrounds for the location. This choice certainly added to the success of the event! Everyone who attended agreed that the fairgrounds was a perfect venue and made for easy preparation and access.

    On the day of our event the Kentucky Quarter Horse Association was also utilizing the fairgrounds for their trail ride.

  • LETTER: Thank you for a successful festival
  • Fall’s vivid ‘lights’ are all about being ‘green’

     It happens every year about this time.  Nature throws a switch and Kentucky’s hills and plains light up with the neon colors of autumn. And that spectrum of colors painting the hillsides is part of a very green cycle – or more accurately, recycle.

  • Burgin retires as Mt. Eden chief

     After 26 years of service as Fire Chief of Mt. Eden Fire Department, Alvin Burgin has recently stepped down from his position.  

  • Glory Run

    Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Guard Duty’s Glory Run Saturday, November 8. New course this year will take runners through the City of Taylorsville.

    The race is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. at Ray Jewell Park, with registration at 7:30 a.m.

    Awards will be given out for an array of age groups for male and female divisions.  Door prizes and more will be a part of the experience. 

    Advance registration is encouraged and will cost $15. Registration the day of the race will be $20. Persons with military ID will be charged $17 the day of race.

  • LETTER: CASA asks for support
  • Saluto Center to host Halloween event

    Ghosts and goblins of all ages can join the fun at the Salato Wildlife Education Center’s Halloween Walk with the Animals in Frankfort from 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission to this kid-safe, trick-or-treat event is $5 per person.