Today's News

  • Ignore Twitter storms

    Journalism and baseball are being destroyed by Twitter.
    Click onto many internet news sites, and even tune into an evening cable news network, and it’s suprising how many stories revolve around Twitter messages – and not just the questionable ones that originate from the Oval Office.

  • Preserving our history - all of it

    By the time you finish reading this sentence, it will be history. History is like that – it happens just as quickly as the present becomes the past.
    History is an important indicator of where we’ve been, where we are, and where we are going. That’s why it’s vital that we study history, preserve history and appreciate history. But we must resist the temptation to get stuck in history.

  • Preserving city’s history


  • Lifelong memories made at 4-H camp


  • Pizza Man Burnt

    Papa John’s has never been my favorite pizza. But I did like the story of how a young man chased the American dream and found success.
    Most are familiar with the story of how John Schnatter started his pizza business in a back room of his father’s tavern in southern Indiana. His father’s business was struggling, and John sold his 1971 Camero to help out and to purchase a $1,600 pizza oven. With investment, risk and hard work, Schnatter found success. He built Papa John’s into one of the biggest pizza chains in the world.

  • What's Happening

    MPCAA Public Meeting
    Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Monday, July 23at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Spencer County Fiscal Court, 28 E. Main Street, Taylorsville. The public is invited to attend. Multi-Purpose CAA provides services for families in Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer counties.
    Spencer County Stallions
    Family Field Day

  • Faces from the Fair


    The Spencer County Fair got underway over the weekend with a few major activities, such as pageants and some livestock events. However, a full week of the fair will resume next Tuesday, July 24 with five straight days of exhibits, contests, events and the midway rides. The fair begins each night at 7 p.m. and on Saturday night at 6 p.m. Gate admission is $10.

  • Crusade grants schools $34,000

    Most of the nearly $40,000 raised in Spencer County during the annual Crusade for Children, will be returning to this community, thanks to a $34,000 grant to Spencer County Schools announced by the Crusade last week.

  • Gymnast flips her dreams to reality


  • Co. Fair events kick off Friday

    Preparations are well under way in anticipation of the opening of the 2018 Spencer County Fair. With the first events starting this Friday, July 13, the fair board anticipates another great year of showcasing the talents of community members both young and old during the week-long event.
    Dwight Martin, president of the Spencer County Fair Board looks forward to what the fair brings to the county every year.