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Today's News

  • What's Happening — Week of Oct. 30

    SCHS band taking Thanksgiving turkey, holiday ham orders
    The Spencer County High School band is currently hosting its Thanksgiving fundraiser, accepting orders for fully cooked 9- to 10-pound boneless sage dressing marinated turkey breasts. Boneless cooked turkey breats are $55. Raw 9-pound boneless turkey breasts are $37. Pumpkin spice bundt cakes can be ordered for $23. Orders are due today and can be picked up after school Nov. 21.

  • PHOTOS: Pick a perfect pumpkin
  • Bloomfield man enters not guilty plea in child rape case

    A Bloomfield man indicted on rape, incest and sexual abuse charges entered a not guilty plea in Spencer Circuit Court on Thursday.
    Robert Michael Stevens, 35, of the 3000 block of Franklin Road, is charged with three counts of first-degree rape, three counts of incest and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to the indictment, the victim was less than 12 years old.
    Stevens, who is still in custody at the Shelby County Detention Center, appeared in court with his attorneys, Mark Dean of Shelbyville and Steven R. Romines of Louisville.

  • Woman resists arrests, threatens police

    A Spencer County woman previously accused of threatening an attorney and attempting to get a family court judge arrested has been arrested and charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing and terroristic threatening.

  • Despite planning and zoning’s recommendation, commission says no to Goodlett’s rezoning request

    The Taylorsville City Commission denied a zone change request last Thursday during a special meeting, citing issues with the properties’ location in relation to upcoming construction projects as well as the owner’s development plan.
    Stephen L. Goodlett, who owns the properties located at 408 and 410 Garrard Street, requested that those properties be granted a zone change from R-2, multi-family residential, to B-2, commercial.
    The lots are adjacent to each other, with each one containing a house.

  • Sheriff’s department looking for information on park vandals

    The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information on two individuals involved with recent vandalism at Waterford Park off Ky. 44.

  • PHOTOS: Lady Bears' volleyball team scores a win on senior night
  • Public Record: District Court Oct. 18

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases in Spencer District Court Oct. 18, 2013:

    Traffic:
    Stacy G. Allen (1967), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs aggravator first offense, amended to no aggravator, guilty, sentencing to follow.

    John C. Kistner (1986), speeding 20 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $40 fine and $143 court costs; operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, $50 fine. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Check out these RV travel tips for beginners

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Can you write a column on RV travel for beginners? My husband and I will be retiring in a few years and have always thought it would be fun to spend some of our time traveling around the country in an RV. What can you tell us?
    Ready to Retire

    Dear Ready,
    The affordability, combined with the comfort, convenience and personal freedom it offers has made recreational vehicle (RV) travel immensely popular among retirees over the past decade.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Oct. 23

    Ministerial association to meet
    Are you a pastor or minister serving or living in Spencer County? Then you are invited to attend the next meeting of the Spencer County Ministerial Association. The next meeting is at CUB Bank in Taylorsville at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

    Old Gospel Barn hosts gospel sing this Saturday
    The Old Gospel Barn at 11286 Louisville Road is hosting a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include The Gospel Calvaliers of Campbellsville and The Cumbos. The event is free and everyone is welcome.