Today's News

  • COLUMN: Divorce’s potential problem — stepfamilies

  • SAVVY SENIOR: How to get paid for being a family caregiver

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    I have been taking care of my elderly mother for nearly three years and it’s taking a huge toll on my finances. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid?
    Financially Exhausted

    Dear Exhausted,
    To get paid as a family caregiver, there are various government programs, tax breaks and family payment options that may be able to help you, depending on your mom’s financial situation. Here’s where to look for help.

    State Aid

  • Spencer County Middle 8th-grade Grizzlies support St. Jude

    The Spencer County Middle School girl’s eighth-grade basketball team participated  in the Bethlehem High School Basketball Tournament and won two out of three games in which they played. They did not qualify for the semifinal game.

  • PHOTO: Volleyball team takes 3-0 win at Iroquois

    Spencer County Volleyball Coach Tim Elder speaks to his team during a timeout at a recent home game. The Lady Bears took a 3-0 win at Iroquois last week to improve to 2-5 on the season. They won the first set 25-16, the second 25-12 and the final set, 25-12. The girls were scheduled to play at Thomas Nelson on Monday, were to host Bardstown on Tuesday and will be back in action at home against North Bullitt next Monday.

  • SCHS senior one of two injured at football game

    Two young people were injured during Friday night’s high school football game at Bullitt East High School when a firework exploded on the Spencer County sideline.
    MacKenzie Myers, a Spencer County senior who serves as a water girl for Bears’ football team, suffered a concussion, a minor burn on her leg and temporary hearing loss. The other student was a Bullitt County middle school student who also suffered some burns on his leg.

  • Bears fall to Bullitt East

    Playing defense can be difficult when you’re not sure who has the ball and that was the situation Spencer County faced much of the evening Friday during a 42-14 loss at Bullitt East.

  • Lady Bears move to 8-3-1

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team had a busy week, playing six games and traveling to northeast Kentucky for a weekend of soccer.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Donovan, Fawbush to marry Sept. 27

    Kasey Danielle Donovan and Thomas Lee Fawbush, both of Taylorsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is a daughter of Danny and Joyce Donovan of Bloomfield. She is employed as a registered nurse at Kosair Children’s Hospital.
    The groom-to-be is a son of Mark and Angela Morgan of Taylorsville. He is the owner and operator of T&K Services of Kentucky.
    The wedding is planned for Sept. 27, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort.

  • BIRTH: Sarah Ann born Sept. 10

    Bryan and Amanda Head announce the arrival of their daughter, Sarah Ann. Sarah was born on Sept. 10, 2013, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces.  Older brother Teegan completes the family. Bryan is a 2004 graduate of Spencer County High School. Grandparents are Gordon and Sandy Deapen of Taylorsville.

  • BIRTH: Stevens family welcomes Alex Lee

    Mike and Joann Stevens of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Alex Lee Stevens, on Sept. 10, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    He is welcomed home by his brother, Mikey, 5.
    His grandparents are Charlotte Hardin of Coxs Creek and James Lee Jr. and Pauline Stevens of Taylorsville.
    His great-grandmother is Beatrice Terrell.