Today's News

  • Young track star has bright future

    When Stacy Bell brings out the box of her daughter, McKenzie’s, medals, it’s as if Christmas came early. The jangle of more than 30 medals fills the room, a testament to everything McKenzie has accomplished as a 10-year-old track star.

  • COLUMN: News and views

    With fewer than 40 days until Kentucky and WKU open the college football season in Nashville, there is news buzz across the land.
    NEWS. Coaches Charlie Strong (Louisville) and Mark Stoops (Kentucky) broke bread together this week at the Kentucky Derby Museum to promote the upcoming Governor’s Cup.
    VIEW. All plus. Does football in Kentucky get any better than ... Strong’s team vying for a national title and Stoops waving a magic wand (recruiting) over his program at UK enough to have 49,000-plus show for a spring game?

  • Superintendent clarifies confusion surrounding K-5 school supply lists

    In response to confusion surrounding the Spencer County Board of Education's action issuing district-wide school supply lists for children in grades kindergarten-fifth grade, Superintendent Chuck Adams issued this statement:

    Elementary School Parents:

  • Spencer County Fair Market Lamb Show results

    The Spencer County Fair Market Lamb Show was on Saturday, July 13, at the Spencer County Fairgrounds.  Thanks to Warren Beeler of Caneyville for serving as the judge for this show.

  • Spencer County Fair Beef Show results

    The Spencer County Fair Beef Show was Saturday, July 13. Thank you to Warren Beeler for serving as the judge.

  • Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show winners

    The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was Saturday, July 13. Thank you to Warren Beeler for serving as the judge for this show. It is an honor for Beeler to judge our county fair show because he is a world-renowned judge.

  • Board approves supply lists for elementary students

    Spencer County Public Schools’ kindergarten through fifth grade students will now have uniform school supply lists across the district that contain items deemed the most necessary after the Board of Education took action on the issue Monday night.
    Superintendent Chuck Adams said after hearing several comments, suggestions and some complaints that supply lists were overly lengthy and that teachers in the same grades were requiring differing items, he took it upon himself to compile lists for elementary students across the district.

  • COLUMN: Picking my guests on ‘This is Your Life’

    Many years ago, there was a television documentary that was broadcast called “This is Your Life.” The series first ran from the early 1950s to 1961 and it was revived for a couple of years in the early ‘70s, eventually fizzling out with a few shows in the early ‘80s. The essence of the show was that the host would surprise a guest and then he would take them on a stroll down memory lane in front of the audience.

  • Fireworks rescheduled for Saturday

    Taylorsville Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks show is now rescheduled for Saturday. The show was postponed from its original July 6 date because of rapidly increasing water levels, which eventually reached 17 feet above normal summertime levels.

    Fireworks will be set off from the lake, and spectators can watch from the Taylorsville Lake State Park Ramp or Taylorsville Lake Marina’s parking area. The latter has been flooded in recent days, but organizers are hoping the parking lot will be available by July 27.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 24

    Board of Elections to meet early on Thursday
    The Spencer County Board of Elections will meet on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Clerk’s office. The regularly scheduled time is normally at 9 a.m. Call 477-3215 should you have any questions.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, 695 Taylorsville Road (next to Dairy Queen).