Today's News

  • FROM THE WORD: Christians should do their best

     As we look at Paul writing to this church in Galatia, he tells this church if we commit all these dreadful sins we can not expect to inherit the Kingdom of Heaven. Galatians 5:19-21 

  • Clawing their way to top

    SCHS Cross Country had a winning day at the Wildcat Invitational in Edmonson County last Saturday.  The team traveled south to battle teams they had not yet faced in competition.  Their effort to shake things up a bit paid off with a girl’s team victory, two individual winners, and several members recording personal best times.

  • King pleads in 1998 murder

    A Mt. Eden woman facing murder for a 1998 incident involving her on-again, off-again boyfriend pleaded guilty to manslaughter last Thursday in Spencer County Circuit Court.

    Susan Jean King, 48, told Circuit Judge Charles Hickman she wanted to enter the amended plea of second-degree manslaughter pursuant to North Carolina v. Alford – meaning King does not admit guilt, but she believes it is in her best interest to plead guilty due to the evidence against her.

  • PHOTO: SCHS Golf Classic

    Claud Wyatt of Taylorsville watches as his teammate, Mike Costa of Louisville, putts during the SCHS Golf Classic last Saturday at Tanglewood Golf Course. Estimates are that the event raised $12,000 for student athletics.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by the Spencer County Grand jury on September 4, 2008:

    • Carol Chandler, of 6308 Apex Drive in Louisville, and Charles Norton, of 210 Mike Brown Lane in Taylorsville, were both charged with robbery in second degree - complicity around July 28. Chandler and Norton were also charged with theft of over $300 and receiving stolen property. All charges are felonies.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Police looking for suspect in attempted murder

    Police are looking for Michael L. Grubb, 31, of Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville, for allegedly hitting a woman with his vehicle Thursday night in a parking lot on Main Street.

    "It was not an accidental hit and run," said Police Chief Toby Lewis. "It appears to be a deliberate act."

    Lewis said warrants have been issued for Grubb's arrest on attempted murder and assault in the first degree. Lewis said that he believes the suspect may have left the county.

  • What's Happening

    Water outage Oct. 15

  • Second annual SCHS Golf Classic this Saturday

    If you can’t get into Valhalla for the 2008 Ryder Cup this weekend, but still need that golfing fix, how about participating in this Saturday’s second annual SCHS Golf Classic?

  • Mountain Lions no match for Bears

    It took three weeks and a road trip to the southeast corner of the state, but the Spencer County Bears collected their first win of the season Saturday and did so in convincing style with a 42-15 win over Pineville that was even more dominating than the score appears.

    With temperatures in the 90s at the 3 p.m. afternoon kickoff, the Bears had plenty of reason to sweat, but from the outset there was no sweating the outcome as the Bears took control from the beginning.

  • SCHS Girls golf team on a roll with 9-0 record

    The eyes of the golfing world will be on Louisville’s Valhalla Golf Club this week for the 2008 Ryder Cup, but the Spencer County Girls golf team is making news of their own with a perfect 9-0 mark going into the final weeks of the season.

    On Monday, the girls outshot the squad from Fort Knox, posting a 189-247 win over the visitors at Tanglewood Golf Course. It was the Lady Bears’ ninth straight victory and coach Luke Penrod said team balance has been one huge key to their success.