Today's News

  • Lights at Ray Jewell still in the works

    It’s not as easy as flipping a switch.
    The effort to get lights at Ray Jewell Park for at least one baseball field is an endeavor that dates back at least a decade. Now that funding has been found, a few more delays stand in the way, but everyone involved is confident that kids will be playing under the lights next summer.

  • What's Happening

    Spencer County Octoberfest

    The Spencer County Octoberfest will be held the first week of October, with events starting on October 2 and the parade and festival taking place on October 6.
    The theme for this year’s event is “This Is Our Town” and there will be plenty of music showcasing local talent.
    Pageants will be held October 2 and 4, a 5K Walk/Run will take place on October 3, the Talent Show will be held on October 5, and the main festivities will be on October 6 with crafts, live music, a parade, car show and food.

  • Drug indictments

    Drug charges highlighted most of the cases heard before a Spencer County Grand Jury earlier this month as they handed down a number of indictments.
    Those indictments include:
    • Carl Henry Wilson, 35, of Louisville. Indicted on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st degree, methamphetamine; illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia; operating a motor vehicle under the influence; failure to maintain insurance, careless driving and rear license plate not illuminated. The charges stem from a traffic stop in July.

  • Taking many steps to battle tumors


  • Trageser joins Judge’s race

    The race for County Judge-Executive got a little more crowded last week as Lawrence Trageser, a registered Republican, filed as a write-in candidate for the office.
    Trageser, who has run for office previously, most recently, losing in the May primary for 1st district Magistrate, is a polarizing figure in Spencer County. He is affiliated with a controversial website with posts about local politics and is a frequent attendee of fiscal court meetings, where he often raises issues and concerns during the period for citizen comments.

  • City pursues sidewalk


  • 17 years after 9-11, what feelings remain?

    September 11.
    It’s no longer just a date, it’s a historical marker and a summons to stop, think and remember what you saw, what you heard, and most importantly, what you felt that Tuesday morning when radical Islamic terrorists carried out a massive and deadly attack on the United States.
    In Kentucky, it was a beautiful September morning. Most of us were just starting our days and we might have heard word or caught a glimpse on the television news about a possible plane crash and fire at one of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York.

  • What's Happening

    Main Street’s Progressive Dinner

    Tickets are now on sale for the annual Taylorsville Main Street’s Progressive Dinner. The dinner will take place at various spots in downtown Taylorsville on Saturday, September 29. Pre-dinner food and drink starts at 5 p.m. with the main course at the Chamber of Commerce at 6 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased at The Red Scooter, The Tea Cup, or Taylorsville Hardware. Tickets at the door will be $35.

    AMVETS sponsoring Motorcyle Ride
    and Poker Run October 6

  • College and Career Day at SCHS


  • Farm to Table celebrates local producers