Today's News

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: February 2013

    Signature recognizes Hall of Fame honorees
    Plum Creek Baptist Church was among the honorees during signature HealthCare of Spencer County’s most recent Hall of Fame Cafe celebration.
    The Hall of Fame Cafe is a program developed by Signature to honor the lives and contributions of nursing home residents and staff, as well as community leaders.

  • PHOTO: ‘The Joshua Tree’ bookstore is now open

    Local community and business leaders gathered last Wednesday to mark the opening of The Joshua Tree, a bookstore on Main Street in Taylorsville. The store is located at 88 E. Main St. and is owned by Janine Stonko, pictured at center. The store is currently open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with hopes of opening on more days through the week during the spring. For more information, call Stonko at 502-718-7643. Pictured from left are Doug Williams, Lynette Mason, Joan Smith, Stonko, Phyllis Williams, Hobert Judd, Beverly Bentley Ingram and Cara Lewis.

  • HOMEGROWN: For the Youngs, Taylorsville is just their ‘cup of tea’

    “I love this little town,” says David Young to his wife, Lorie, while they pass through Taylorsville on their way to the lake in the late 1990s. David owns a bakery in Louisville, but can’t help envisioning his future in the small Spencer County town. There are no buildings for sale on Main Street, but Young doesn’t lose hope — Taylorsville is just his cup of tea.

  • BIRTH: Ella Paris born Jan. 29

    Jason and Sarah Jane Whinghter of Aiken, S.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Paris Whinghter, on Jan. 29 at the University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Her maternal grandmother is Teresa Catlett of Mount Eden.
    Her paternal grandparents are Joe and Sally Whinghter of Beech Island, S.C.
    Her great-grandparents are Harry and Jane Miller.

  • BACK IN TIME: Feb. 20 edition
  • REGIONAL NEWS: Glass for breakfast?

    Customers got a big shock at about 6 a.m. Thursday when a pick up truck jumped a curb at It’s Convenient on Main Street in Shelbyville and ran into the front of the store so hard that the impact broke the front window and caved in the bricks, right where the cashier checks out customers.
    “It came just barreling right through the parking lot and, bam, right into the building,” store owner Ruth Hodge said.

  • REGIONAL NEWS: Bullitt County Board of Adjustments denies permit for Islamic cemetery

    It’s back to the drawing board for those who sought to build an Islamic cemetery in Mount Washington.
    After hearing from local residents who spoke out against the proposed cemetery, members of the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments voted to reject the Louisville Islamic Center’s request for a conditional use permit during a public meeting held in the Bullitt Fiscal Courtroom on Thursday.
    The permit, which would have allowed the applicants to build a cemetery on 10 acres of agriculturally zoned land off Hubbards Lane in Mount Washington, was denied 5-1.

  • TES names January students of the month

    Taylorsville Elementary School’s January students of the month are Maggie Wilder, Andrew Jordan, Ethan Ashcraft, Jayden Tomes, Jacob Wurts and Katelynn Hardin.

  • Donovan named to dean’s list

    Kasey Danielle Donovan was recently named to the fall semester dean’s list of the Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing at Bellarmine University with a GPA of 3.76. Donovan is the daughter of Danny and Joyce Donovan of Bloomfield and a graduate of Spencer County High School.

  • Host families sought locally for exchange students

    EF Foundation is an agency involved in the placement of foreign exchange students into local high schools, by being hosted by American families. This year Spencer County High has enjoyed two students, Mishale from Spain, and Anja from Germany.