What's Happening — Week of Sept. 25

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SCES to host fall festival Friday
Spencer County Elementary School is hosting its annual Fall Festival on Friday 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 ashely.phillips@spencer.kyschools.us.
To donate auction items, please contact Erin Tobbe at 477-6950 ext. 2910 or email erin.tobbe@spencer.kyschools.us.

Progressive Dinner set for Saturday
This year’s Progressive Dinner, hosted by Taylorsville Main Street, is set for Saturday 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.

Clean Sweep set for Saturday
Operation Clean Sweep at Taylorsville Lake will be Saturday at 8 a.m.
Participants are asked to meet at the Possum Ridge pavilion.
For more information, call 477-8827.

Farm Bureau plans annual meeting
The Spencer County Farm Bureau annual meeting will be Monday at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office.
The meeting is open to all the members. Entertainment and food will be provided.

SCHS annual chili supper
The Spencer County High School annual chili supper will be Friday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m.
The cost is $8, which includes a hotdog, chili, drink and dessert.
Dine in and carry out options are available.
All proceeds benefit the class of 2014 project graduation.

Habitat plans yard sale
Spencer County Habitat for Humanity is accepting donations for a yard sale, which will be Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  in the VoRehab building on Main Street. 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 president@spencercountyhfh.com for pick up or delivery arrangements.

Cobras to sponsor kickball tournament
The Spencer County Cobras basketball team is sponsoring a kickball tournament fundraiser.
The tournament is open to adult co-ed teams and the entry fee is $100 per team.
The event will be Saturday, Oct. 12, at Ray Jewell Memorial Park. with times to be announced.
For more information, contact Brian Spencer at 502-376-9850.

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.

Volunteers sought 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 president@spencercountykychamber.com.
Nominations should include a short description detailing the nominee’s accomplishments.

Charlie Thompson Family Reunion
All friends and family are invited to the Charlie Thompson family reunion on Sept. 29, 1 p.m., at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club. Please bring a dish. Contact Barbara for more information 502-839-6083.

 ‘New Directions’ to offer support for divorced men and women
“New Directions” a program offered to community members who are already divorced, as well as those currently going through divorce, will meet Thursdays 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.
Meetings will be on Thursdays and will last from 60 to 90 minutes each week.
The meeting is free, but no child care will be provided.

Grace Chapel fish fry
Grace Chapel will host a fish fry Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.
The church is located at 60 Ray Road across from the SCHS football field.
Meal prices are as follows: adults, $7.50; children ages 5-12, $4; and children age 4 and under, free.

Cumbos to host 20th anniversary gospel sing
The Cumbos Old Gospel  Barn will host a gospel singing Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
This is a 20th anniversary reunion celebration and will feature Carol Royalty, Bill Donovan, Philip Ingram, Todd McKinney, the Carneys and the Cumbo family.