What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

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By The Staff

Help SCHS win, vote now

Spencer County High School students Bruce Readus, Brantwan Gilbert, and Stuart Bray submitted a video into a contest called “What Would You Do.” 

The contest asked students to create a video about something they would change in their high school career if they could do things over again.

They have placed in the top 10 and need help from the community to win.

You can vote for their video called “Past Life” online by going to www.bridges.com/video, click on vote, scroll down to the bottom to select your choice.

Voting ends this Friday and they really need help to accumulate votes.

Free smoke


Are you a Mt. Eden resident in need of a smoke detector?

The Mt. Eden Fire Protection District have over 100 smoke detectors to distribute thanks to a generous donation statewide from Wal-Mart. The retailer asked the State Fire Marshalls office to help with distributing the 10,700 smoke detectors.

Mt. Eden firefighters ask that Mt Eden residents request a smoke detector by  calling 738-5910. Please  leave your name, address and a contact phone number. Members of the fire dept will come to your home and install the smoke detector.

Soccer sign-ups

Spencer County Soccer Association’s spring soccer registrationis will be held at Dairy Queen Saturday Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Sunday Jan. 17 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Registration forms can be picked up at MicZees, Elk Creek Grocery, and Dairy Queen.

The deadline to return registration forms is Jan. 31.

More Census jobs


The U.S. Census will be expanding the number of Spencer County residents hired this year. They are now in need of nearly 300 temporary employees to help with the 2010 Census.

Applications can be found at the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation at 80 E. Main St. in Taylorsville, or by calling toll free to 1-866-861-2010.

THS classes of 1939-1959

Work is underway at Spencer County High School to honor every graduating class in Spencer County’s history.

If you have a yearbook, photographs or a composite of a graduating class, please call Belinda Sheeley at 321-9325. Anyone with information that can assist with finding senior class pictures is also encouraged to call.

Guitar Hero, game night at library

Now playing at the Spencer County Library: Guitar Hero and game night. January 14  at 6:30 p.m.

Come for Tween Time this month for playing games and talking about the benefits and disadvantages of playing video games.

VFW meetings

Taylorsville VFW Post #11426 and the Ladies Auxiliary have their monthly meeting tomorrow at 7 p.m. The post is located at 106 Washington Street, Taylorsville. All veterans and their spouses are encouraged to attend.

Knights Kafé

seafood dinner

The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a seafood dinner Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at All Saints Catholic church. Menu items include fish, shrimp, frog legs, breaded oysters, onion rings, mac and cheese, coleslaw, baked beans, french fries, home-made desserts and assorted beverages. All proceeds go to charitable works in our community.

County Clerk’s offices closed for MLK day

The Spencer County Clerk’s office and the Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s office will be closed January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day. Regular office hours will resume on January 19.

Chamber meeting

The Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting will be tomorrow at noon at the Chamber building. The meeting will cover two things every small business must master to succeed in 2010. Dale Gibbons, the feature speaker, is an entrepreneur, writer and speaker.  Share with us as we install our new Board and officers, present “Citizen of the Year” and “Best Dressed Holiday Business” Awards. Catered by The Tea Cup. $10.00 for members. $13.00 for non-members. Please RSVP today and save your seat for this nearly sold out event!

 Carnival for a Cure needs committee members

The Carnival for a Cure committee is looking for responsible people to join the committee! Due to the Carnival’s growth, we need your help! If you can find sometime to volunteer, we’d appreciate it! All proceeds benefit The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Won’t you join us in being part of the cure? Please contact Debby Cannon at 502-477-9268