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Today's News

  • Coach: Volleyball team ‘loaded with talent’

    Spencer County Volleyball Coach Tim Elder said he has some high hopes for the 2013 season, even though his Lady Bears are off to a 0-3 start.
    “We have plenty of senior leadership and the junior and sophomore classes are loaded with talent,” Elder said. “This is the most talent that Spencer County has ever had in volleyball since I’ve been involved with the program.”

  • Bears rout Generals in season opener

    There are good starts, and then there are fantastic starts. The beginning of the season for the Spencer County Bears football team would fall into the latter category as the Bears dominated from start to finish in a 56-7 thrashing of Thomas Nelson in Bardstown.

  • COLUMN: Great start is reminder of great effort

    Spencer County kicked off its 10th season of high school football Friday night at Thomas Nelson High School in Bardstown and it was a reminder of just how hard the parents, coaches and players in Taylorsville have worked over the last decade.

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: August 2013

    Best of Ky. Homes adds realtor Gazerro
    Nina Gazerro recently joined Best of Kentucky Homes as its newest realtor. Gazerro has done marketing for the business for a while, but recently completed her real estate exam and is now licensed. She specializes in marketing and staging. For more information, contact Gazerro at nina@bestofkyhomes.com or call 502-664-8317.

  • PHOTO: Riverbend hosts grand re-opening

    Riverbend Food Mart hosted a grand re-opening in early August. Pictured from left are Owner David Luttrell, Brooklyn Cash, Lucy Lipginski, Raymond Zinsius, Toby Lewis, Debbie Zinsius, Michael Zinsius, Mary Engle, Brian Cox, Mary Lipginski, Andrea Engle, Mike Engle, Melissa Cooper, Vicki Rogers and members of the band Judge Angus, which performed at the event. Riverbend is located on the corner of Jefferson and Garrard streets in Taylorsville.

  • U11 Footie Chicks win Bluegrass State Games gold medal

    One of Spencer County’s youngest competitive soccer teams, the U11 Footie Chicks, won the 2013 Bluegrass State Games gold medal.

  • Bulldogs take two of three games from Stallions

    Saturday shaped up to be a beautiful day for football as the Spencer County Stallions took on the St. Stephens Bulldogs.

  • Back-to-back state champs

    The U10 Spencer County Wolfpack began its quest for the Kohl’s Cup at Dean Watts Park in Bardstown with a tough match vs. the Nelson County Thunder. After falling behind early, the boys began dominating possessions while applying constant pressure on Nelson County’s excellent goalkeeper.

  • COLUMN: 'Squeak' for change on Ky. 44

    Three accidents occurred on Saturday within eight hours of each other and probably within fewer than eight feet of each other.
    Two motorcycles and an SUV fell victim to a sharp drop-off along Ky. 44 West inside of city limits heading out of Taylorsville.
    This roadway — the twisty, turning Ky. 44 — has been on the state’s “schedule” for years. Several phases of the project have been completed, but none of those phases entails construction or implementation.

  • COLUMN: Kim King addresses redistricting plan that takes Spencer County out of her district

    After nearly 18 months, one lawsuit and one plan declared unconstitutional, the House of Representatives and the Senate finally passed a redistricting plan this past week during a Special Session in Frankfort.
    Given all the past history of redistricting stretching back to the Kentucky Supreme Court’s decision to throw out the plan that passed in 2012, it was somewhat refreshing that we could come together and pass a plan that for the most part passed along bipartisan lines.