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  • What's Happening — Week of June 5

    Sign ups for Spencer County Stallions Football
    Sign ups for the Spencer County Stallions Youth Football Association will be Saturday at the Ray Jewell Park baseball fields from 10 a.m. til 2 p.m.
    Teams practice three days a week and games are on Saturdays.
    Spencer County Stallions are also in need of a cheer coordinator. If you may be interested in the position please contact us on the Spencer County Stallions Facebook page.

    Mud bog at fairground set for Saturday

  • Collins honored with Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award

    Stephen L. Collins, of Shelbyville, was honored with the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award during the 35th annual presentation of the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards. The memorial award is the highest honor the foundation bestows each year during the ceremony, which took place Thursday, May 23, at the Governor’s Mansion.

  • Spencer High School graduation this Friday in Frankfort

    Friends, family, community members and most importantly the members of Spencer County High School’s class of 2013 will gather at the Franfort Civic and Convention Center this Friday for the annual commencement ceremony.

  • Library announces June programming for kids, teens

    Now is the time to register for summer reading at the Spencer County Public Library.  Kids that register and read get a coupon package after June 25. Register online at spencercountylibrary.us or come in to the library.  Stop in every Tuesday in June for a new adventure.  Kids programs are at 10:30 a.m. and teen programs are at 6:30 p.m. 
    June 4: 10:30 a.m. Amazon John is back with his wild animals.
    June 4: 6:30 p.m. Pottery with Albert Bauman
    June 11: 10:30 a.m. Magic show featuring Mr. Magic.

  • What's Happening — Week of May 29

    Country ham breakfast
    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    KTT truck tug in Mount Eden
    The Kentucky Truck Tuggers will host a truck tug at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club grounds on Saturday at 5 p.m.
    Concessions will be provided by the Ruritan Club. For additional information regarding classes, visit http://kytrucktuggers.com/home.

    MPCAA board to meet

  • PHOTO: Changes coming on Maple Avenue

    Residents and property owners of Maple Avenue look over a map depicting their property lines at a meeting at the City Hall Annex last Tuesday. Residents were invited to give their input on a project that will bring sidewalks, light poles, landscaping and drainage work to their street. A formal plan is being developed, and more meetings regarding the project are forthcoming.

  • PHOTO: New levee commission elected

    The new members of the Spencer County Levee and Drainage Commission were sworn in earlier this month at the Spencer County judge-executive’s office. The new members pictured, from left, are Mike Driscoll, Diana Hilbert, Joan Smith and Bobby Smith. The commissioners were elected April 1 by citizens living within the levee district. Driscoll, Joan Smith and Bobby Smith were elected as commissioners in their respective levee districts and Hilbert was elected as the commission secretary.

  • Purdy graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Abraham J. Purdy recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • City receives safety grant from KLC

    The City of Taylorsville recently received a $5,320 safety grant from the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services.

  • CLICK IT OR TICKET: Seat belt campaign runs through Memorial Day weekend

    Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts — beware. The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicked off this week and will run through June 2 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.
    Taylorsville Police are joining with other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock.