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Today's News

  • Spencer County Fire Department teaches students about fire safety

     

     

    Spencer County Fire Department visited Taylorsville Elementary to teach the students about fire safety.

  • Adventures in trailriding

    First Lady Jane Beshear and Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo were in Taylorsville last Friday to kick off the AQHA Ride 2008 and show how such events could boost Kentucky’s economy as a part of their Adventure Tourism program.

    “Our goal in Adventure Tourism is to have a trail that will go from north to south, east to west,” said Beshear. “Spencer County is already cooperating with surrounding counties to connect trails. You are already ahead of the game. That’s why you have this 2008 Freedom Ride.”

  • Private vs. public

    Now that Spencer County Board member Sandy Clevenger  has retained a Louisville attorney to represent her in the suit recently filed by the Spencer County Board of Education, the other side of the story can now start to be unveiled.

    Clevenger’s attorney, Valerie L. Shannon, of the law firm Borowitz & Goldsmith, will be responding to the appeal on behalf of her client. 

  • Annual meeting of Nelson Baptist Assoc.

     The 160th Annual Meeting of the Nelson Baptist Association (NBA) will be held Monday, October 6, at the People’s Church of Central Kentucky located on Wildcat Lane which intersects with Hwy 62 East (Bloomfield Road) in Bardstown.  Doug Bunch is the pastor.

  • Dental Screenings

     In short, the Smile Kentucky! dental program is coming to your school system to provide free dental screenings and education at school. Over those two days, about 500 students in grades  3-6 will get a free dental screening; all students at Spencer Co. Elementary, Taylorsville Elementary and Spencer Co. Middle (6th grade) will take part in education programs.

  • Perryville Battlefield To Host Re-Enactment Oct. 11-12

    Perryville battlefield State Historic Site will again play host to the re-enactment of the largest battle of the Civil War in Kentucky Oct. 11-12.

     

    The two-day event will include demonstrations of infantry, cavalry and artillery, along with authentic campsites, battleground tours and expert speakers. The highlight each day will be a 2 p.m. battle.

     

  • Riverside Heritage Festival to take place on October 11

    Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing invites everyone to its annual Riverside Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 11, from noon-5 p.m. This free family festival features great music, food, traditional craft demonstrations, and activities for children and adults of all ages. Musical entertainment will be provided by regional favorites Fresh Cut Grass (Noon to 2 p.m.) and the Juggernaut Jug Band (2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m). Young and old are invited to participate in Riverside’s ongoing archaeological dig under the guidance of archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.

  • LETTER: Thank you for helping

    September 13, 2008, was the Greater Louisville Walk for Juvenile Diabetes. I would like to personally thank all that participated in the walk. Spencer County was well represented with over 250 walkers. It is a great feeling that a community can come together for such a worthy cause! As of this date, the walk has generated over $815,000 for a cure! I’d also like to thank Hometown Pizza, Froman Drug, Country Mart, Dairy Queen, and On the Way Café for their support. Thank you also to the Spencer County elementary and  middle school dance teams for performing!

  • Kentucky’s Signature Lincoln Exhibition Opens to the Public October 21

    Imagine Abraham Lincoln. Now, during the bicentennial commemoration of his birth, prepare to see Lincoln differently. Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, the commonwealth’s signature Lincoln bicentennial exhibition, opens to the public Tuesday, October 21, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

     

  • PHOTO: Colonels take command at Bears game

    Christi Shindlebower battles an Oldham County player during Saturday morning’s contest that ended with a 11-1 loss to the highly ranked Lady Colonels. Shindlebower scored the Lady Bear’s only goal on a nice assist from Shelby Pfieffer in the first half. The girls are in the midst of a tough three-game stretch where they will face all three Oldham County squads, which are all traditional soccer powers. They lost 10-0 to South Oldham Monday night at home.