Today's News

  • THS class of 1948 celebrates 65-year reunion

    The Taylorsville High School Class of 1948 celebrated its 65-year reunion on June 22 at the Quality Inn East in Louisville. Fourteen members were able to attend of the 19 surviving members out of a graduating class of 35.

  • SCHS boys basketball team to host camp next week

    The Spencer County High School boys basketball team is hosting a camp July 15-19.
    The camp is for boys in first through eighth grades.
    Players in grades 1-5 will be grouped together; players in grades 6-8 will be grouped together.
    All players will attend camp from 8 a.m. to noon. Players are asked to report early on Monday to get checked in.
    Activities include organized warm-up, offensive and defensive stations, guest speakers, 3-on-3 play, 5-on-5 play and more.
    Camp cost is $60 if paid in advance and $70 if paid at the door.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 10

    County Clerk’s office extends Thursday hours
    Effective Thursday, the Spencer County Clerk’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Call 502-477-3215 with questions or comments.

    Horse show set for Saturday
    The Mount Eden Saddle Club will host a horse show Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Mount Eden Ruritan Grounds.
    The event features youth/adult western/gaited pleasure and contest classes.

  • Report: Unmarked pickup with red, blue lights stopped vehicle

    Police in Spencer and Shelby counties are looking for information regarding a gray dual-wheeled pickup truck with a white door.
    Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis was contacted Wednesday by Detective Sgt. Bruce Gentry of the Shelbyville Police to inquire if the TPD had a similar pickup truck as a patrol unit. Neither TPD nor the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department has such a vehicle.

  • ‘Segregation of duties’ primary issue in sheriff’s audit

    The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office received a primarily clean audit from Kentucky’s auditor of public accounts with only one issue cited in the report — segregation of duties.

  • Local horse industry rooted in state park

    For horse tourism in Spencer County, the industry begins and ends with Taylorsville Lake State Park. With 24 miles of trails that can be used for horseback riding, the park is still working to improve on an already strong foundation.
    The state park currently has 24 miles of multi-purpose trails, along with 10 campsites that are specifically reserved for horse riders. Plans are currently in the works to create an all-weather trail system for at least one portion of the park.

  • County fair kicks off this weekend

    Small town tradition will meet big time fun at the 2013 Spencer County Fair, set to kick off this weekend.
    The fair is scheduled for July 12-13 and 16-20 at the Spencer County Fairgrounds and will feature several new attractions this year, including Friday’s main event: Wildcat Championship Wrestling out of Lawrenceburg. Wildcat Championship Wrestling is a professional wrestling establishment and will put on five matches in the pavilion starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • More days worked equals more pay for superintendent

    The Spencer County Board of Education has granted Superintendent Chuck Adams’ request to add 20 additional paid work days to his contract after Adams told board members he regularly worked beyond the 240 days required of him.

  • High water quenches fireworks fun

    The Fourth of July fireworks show originally planned for last Saturday is now in jeopardy after Taylorsville Lake swelled to 17 feet above normal summer levels this weekend.

  • Missing Mount Eden teen found safe

    A missing Mount Eden teen has been located and is safe after allegedly running away with a 19-year-old Louisville man last Monday.