Today's News

  • PHOTO: Allen recognized by Board of Education

    Marissa Allen is pictured with Superintendent Chuck Adams at a recent Board of Education meeting. Allen was honored at the December meeting for her work coordinating student tutors that have assisted other local students.

  • New NHS members to be inducted Friday

    Mary E. Baldock, math teacher at Spencer County High School, recently announced the newest members of the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society.
    “As the sponsor of the Spencer County High School Chapter of the National Honor Society, it gives me great pleasure to announce our new members,” Baldock said. “When you see these students, please offer your congratulations and let them know that they have been recognized for their outstanding scholarship, conduct, leadership and service to others.”
    New members are:

  • Three earn AS degrees from Mid-Continent University

    On Dec. 1, 2012, Dr. Robert Imhoff, president of Mid-Continent University, conferred degrees for approximately 360 students. Commencement ceremonies were held at Graves County High School in Mayfield.

    The following graduates from Spencer County received associate of science degrees:
    Alex Brown, Summa Cum Laude
    Jason Morgan Mobley, Cum Laude
    Tanya Yolanda Fluke, Summa Cum Laude

  • Campbellsville University names local students to President’s List

    Campbellsville University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors’ list for the fall 2012 semester.
    The following students have been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for fall 2012:
    Kayla Nicole Hood, a senior of Taylorsville, Ky.;
    Jessica Renee Karner, a junior of Taylorsville, Ky.;

  • Back in time: Photos from January 1973
  • Seabolt to be sentenced Thursday, expected to get 20 years

    A Louisville man caught breaking into a Cochran Hill Road home last March is expected to be sentenced to 20 years Thursday after being found guilty by a Spencer County jury.
    James R. Seabolt, 36, of Louisville, was found guilty of second-degree complicity to burglary and of being a first-degree persistent felony offender. His sentencing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday in Spencer Circuit Court.

  • COLUMN: Louisville is the new gold standard

    Price of bullion is up, way up. The gold standard, defined by Kentucky’s Mitch Barnhart last year, has been reset and belongs in Jefferson County.
    As we head into mid-winter, University of Louisville athletics is on a hot streak that dazzles the mind of even the most ardent fan in Big Blue Nation.
    • U of L has a Sugar Bowl trophy and $17 million dollars (before the Big East takes its cut).
    • Rick Pitino’s team survived arch-rival Kentucky, is ranked in the top five, and hasn’t lost a game since before Thanksgiving.

  • Lady Bears ‘raided’ by Trimble County

    The Spencer County Lady Bears didn’t have the greatest welcome home Saturday as they dropped a 67-40 decision to Trimble County in their first game in Taylorsville in over a month.

  • Bears lose last four

    After starting the season 8-2, the Spencer County Bears have endured a bit of a losing streak of late, dropping their last four decisions, including two close games last week on the road.

  • Hunting, fishing resolutions

    It’s the time of year for resolutions that make us feel good for a few days after making them, but lie in the junk heap of our actions by Valentine’s Day.
    For those who love to hunt and fish, a few resolutions for next year that should be kept will make each hunting or fishing trip much better in 2013.