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Today's News

  • Value of hard work

    Usually we associate hard work with sweat on the brow and perhaps aching muscles, and there is certainly a lot of that to be done.  There are houses to be built, crops to be planted and harvested, there are roads to be repaired, cars to be built - you know what I mean.

    There are other people that work hard every day who never break a sweat. They work in offices or in stores; they sell insurance or help us buy houses. Some of these folks work long hours in front of a computer screen or talking on the phone or, well, maybe even teaching in our local schools.

  • Church Happenings - Week of June 1, 2016

    VBS at First Baptist of Taylorsville

  • Grads embark on future

     

    The Spencer County High School Class of 2016 walked across the stage, received their diplomas and then entered into the next chapter of their lives Friday night during commencement ceremonies at the Frankfort Civic Center. However, they leave the school with a legacy that future classes will have to work hard to surpass.

  • Honoring the fallen

     

    While most Spencer countians enjoyed a day off of work and fun times with family and friends on Memorial Day Monday, a couple dozen citizens gathered Monday at the veteran’s memorial to pay tribute to those veterans who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

    They heard some brief comments from veteran and Spencer County Magistrate Hobert Judd, who cited the number of casualties suffered in our nation’s wars. Then the audience stood respectfully during the playing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”

  • Photographer monitors bald eagle family at lake

     

    Americans see bald eagles virtually every day. They are on our coins, our paper money, our stamps, national seals and countless government logos. As our national bird, the majestic animal has become synonymous with the United States, but seeing a real bald eagle in the wild can be a rare experience.

  • Busy weekend for TSCFD
  • What’s happening - Week of June 1, 2016

    Relay for Life

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will be held on Friday, June 10 at the Spencer County High School parking lot. Team campsites will be set up to provide a walkway for people to walk for all seven hours. All survivors are urged to register at the survivors tent, located close to the school, not far from the stage.

    5 p.m.: Silent auction begins in the cafeteria. Outside booths, including a dunking booth and children’s bouncies, open.

  • Goodwin earns degree from KCU

    Ros Goodwin graduated from Kentucky Christian University on May 17 with a major in business administration and biblical studies.

    During the 2016 spring semester, he was named to the Dean’s List, which is granted to full-time students who earn a grade point average between 3.75 and 3.99.

  • City police report arrests

    Taylorsville City Police reported the following activity over the past week:

    • Arrested Lucia Garcia Gomez, 37, of Louisville, for speeding and no operators license.

    • Arrested Nathan Montgomery, 34, of Mt. Eden, for DUI, 2nd offense, not wearing a seat belt, no registration plate, no registration receipt.

  • From our readers - Parent thanks Spencer County educators

    I want to take this opportunity to say thank you. Thank you to the teachers, administrators and bus drivers of Spencer County who go the extra mile day in and day out. Thank you for caring and giving of your time to making our students successful. Thank you for impacting and influencing the lives of our children. It starts with our pre-school program followed by kindergarten and goes all the way thru elementary, middle and high school. You truly make a difference. You are appreciated.