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Senior center plans luau
The Spencer County Senior Center is hosting a luau party potluck on Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, located at 44 Creekside Drive.
Bring your favorite dish and join the fun, which will include food, games and music.
Call 477-8296 and ask for Ginger or Jill for more information.
‘New Directions’ to offer support, guidance for divorced men and women
“New Directions” a program offered to community members who are already divorced, as well as those are currently going through divorce, will begin Thursday at 7 p.m.
The meeting location is the fellowship hall at Risen Lord Lutheran Church. The program will be led by Dr. John Lapp, licensed professional clinical counselor and Magnet columnist, and Joyce Nalley, a Taylorsville resident who has been divorced for many years.
Meetings will be on Thursdays and will last from 60 to 90 minutes each week.
The program is based off of a similar, successful program Lapp ran in Jacksonville, Fla., before moving to Taylorsville.
The meeting is free, but no child care will be provided.
Lemonade stand to raise funds for childhood cancer research
Nicole Cantrell, 10, is hosting a lemonade stand this weekend in conjunction with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. All proceeds will be donated to childhood cancer research.
The lemonade stand will be at 228 Featherbed Hollow Drive in the Waterford area on Friday and Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. each day.
Taylorsville High School class of 1963 reunion
Taylorsville High School Class of 1963 is hosting its 50-year class reunion on Friday at the Chamber of Commerce building.
For more information, contact Charlotte Nedros at 477-8459, Cerilda Pollett at 477-8101 or Nancy Inman at 477-2954.
Cobras host yard sale fundraiser
The Spencer County Cobras fourth-grade basketball team will host a yard sale at Waterford Park on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. All donations will help support the Spencer County Cobras team buy new uniforms and pay for tournament fees.
Legendary Cruisers to sing in Jtown
The Legendary Cruisers, featuring Spencer Countians Larry Duncan, James Gray and Tom Rose, as well as Izzy Sutton, Carl Williams and David Wayne of Jefferson County, will perform Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. in Jeffersontown behind King Southern Bank on the square.
Special guests will be the RC Duo and Syd Yates and Reminiscing.
The Waterford Homecoming is scheduled for Saturday at Waterford Park. Events include a softball tournament at 9 a.m.; music by the Good Ole Boys from Anderson County at 10:30 a.m.; “Honor our Veterans” at noon; “Honor our Senior Adults” at 12:30 p.m.; music by Troy Ingram and friends at 1 p.m.; music by Blessing Creek of Plum Creek at 2 p.m.; and music by David Stevens and friends at 3 p.m.
A silent auction will take place throughout the day from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All yard sales and craft booths are welcome.
Library to host transplanting event for gardeners
The Farmers Almanac reports that Sept. 19-29 are ideal days for transplanting. It is time to split plants and move those that are in the wrong spot. Anyone wanting to move plants should bring them to the Spencer County Public Library on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and swap them for new ones. House plant clippings as well as perennials travel well in boxes or grocery sacks. Bring your seeds in and we will provide envelopes to share with everyone.
Mud bog at fairgrounds
The Spencer County Fair Board is hosting a dirt drag race and mud bog at the fairgrounds Saturday at 6 p.m. Admission is $10; children ages 6 and under are admitted free.
For more information, contact Dwight Martin at 477-9992.
Historical Society to meet
The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Library. Anyone interested in learning more about Spencer County’s history and tracing family trees is welcome to attend.
SCES to host fall festival Sept. 27
Spencer County Elementary School is hosting its annual Fall Festival Sept. 27 and the community is invited.
The event will include dinner, games, an auction, a country store and there will be craft and informational booths.
If you have a craft item you would like to sell or would like information on setting up a booth, please contact Ashley Phillips for more information by calling 477-6950 ext. 2913 or by email at email@example.com.
To donate auction items, please contact Erin Tobbe at 477-6950 ext. 2910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Progressive Dinner set for Sept. 28
This year’s Progressive Dinner, hosted by Taylorsville Main Street, is set for Sept. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m.
The theme is “Old Time Taylorsville.”
The meal will feature six courses.
Tickets are $25 per person and are available at The Tea Cup, The Red Scooter, Creekside Florist and Gifts, The Sanctuary, T&R Antiques and Betty Blu Pottery.
Farm Bureau plans annual meeting
The Spencer County Farm Bureau annual meeting will be Monday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office.
The meeting is open to all members. Entertainment and food will be provided.
The Taylorsville High School class of 1973 reunion
Taylorsville High School Class of 1973 is hosting its 40-year class reunion on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at Mordecai’s on Main in Springfield.
No reservations are required.
For more information, contact Kathy Spears 477-2974 or David Carrithers at 348-7710.
Classmate seeks interest in 45-year reunion
Any members of the Taylorsville High School class of 1968 who are interested in having a 45-year class reunion are asked to contact Vicki Kelly Buygi at 859-707-8418.
The reunion is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 27 at Elk Creek Restaurant from 4 to 9 p.m. The meal would be a buffet and would cost $25 per person.
Craft fair at high school
to benefit Project Grad
Spencer County High School Project Graduation is hosting a fall craft fair Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the school, 520 Taylorsville Road.
Any crafters wishing to participate must reserve a booth for $20 in advance by calling Michele Barlow at 477-3250 or 262-5214. Booths will be located in the cafeteria and hall. Approximate booth size is 12 feet by 10 feet and includes one table.
Crafters keep their profits. Concessions will be offered by Project Graduation only. No other concession booths will be allowed.
for Veterans Celebration
Guard Duty will organize a veterans celebration on Nov. 2. To volunteer to help with the event, call 502-442-5462.
Chamber accepting Citizen
of the Year nominations
The Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. Anyone in the community is invited to nominate a person they believe worthy of the award. Nominations must be received by November 29 and should be sent to Chamber President Cara Lewis at P.O. Box 555, Taylorsville, Ky. 40071, or emailed to email@example.com. Nominations should include a short description detailing the nominee’s accomplishments.
Habitat accepting donations for yard sale
Spencer County Habitat for Humanity is accepting donations for a yard sale. The community is asked to help in this fundraising effort by donating slightly used “treasures.” No clothes will be accepted. Call 477-2263 and leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org for pick up or delivery arrangements.
Summer clearance giveaway at Love My Neighbor
Love My Neighbor, a mission of local area churches, is having a free summer clearance giveaway beginning Monday, Sept. 23, through Friday, Sept. 27, from noon to 5 p.m. each day. Free to everyone.
Senior Center open Tuesdays, Thursdays
The Spencer County Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Life Enrichment Center, located at 44 Creekside Drive, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for community members ages 60 and older. Lunch is served at 11:30. Reservations must be made by noon Tuesday for the following week. Call 477-8296 and ask for Ginger for more information.