Today's News

  • Urban sprawl hits home

    Rapid growth has returned to Spencer County after the recession of a decade ago, but it’s development in southeastern Jefferson County that could have a major impact on a number of residents here.
    A large housing development in the works in the Fisherville area could make the morning commute, that thousands of Spencer Countians make everyday to their jobs in Louisville, an even bigger headache than it already is.

  • Tipton: Spencer bridges are road project priorities

    Four bridges are on the state’s list to be replaced or refurbished in Spencer County over the coming two years.
    State Representative James Tipton, R-53rd, told members of the Spencer County Fiscal Court Monday that bridge projects in Spencer County are the priority in the state’s road plan.

  • SCES hires new Principal


  • Kidnapping suspects indicted

    Two Franklin County residents were indicted on numerous charges earlier this month stemming from a February incident where they allegedly kidnapped a woman and brought her to Spencer County, where they told her they intended to harm her.

  • Health officials urge prevention of Hepatitis A

    Local and state health officials are continuing to sound the warning about a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A, one which often has been traced back to area restaurants and eating establishments.
    David Cammack, Environmental Director for the Northcentral District Health Department, which is comprised of Spencer, Shelby, Trimble and Henry counties, said the outbreak hasn’t hit in the district as of yet, but preventative measures may be what keeps it from crossing our borders.

  • Educators emphasize kindergarten readiness


  • Teachers unite at rally


  • What's Happening

    Memorial Day Service to be held
    Saturday at 10 a.m.

    AMVET Chapter 129 will conduct a Memorial Day Honor Service at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Veterans Memorial on Main Street in Taylorsville. Chuck Adams, Superintendent of Spencer County Public Schools will be the guest speaker.

    Help sought to place flags on graves of Veterans Friday

  • No excuses: Secure our schools

    If a homeowner or business owner continued to be burglarized, do you believe he or she would be most concerned about the tools used to gain entry? Would they spend days and weeks pondering the mental mindset of the person breaking in? Would they suggest townhall meetings or new laws to limit access to bolt cutters or new programs to identify and counsel would-be thieves?

  • Voting honors our veterans

    It’s so fitting that in Kentucky, elections, whether they be May primaries or November general elections, typically fall on or near the same week Americans celebrate veterans. In November, it’s Veterans Day and in May, it’s Memorial Day.
    Few things are more American than the freedom to vote, and that freedom has been purchased with the sacrifice of the blood of tens of thousands of Kentuckians who have laid down their lives in the defense of our liberties since before Kentucky gained statehood in 1792.