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  • 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.

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events - March 22 edition

    4-H Relay for Life team selling doughnuts to raise funds
    The Spencer County Relay for Life 4-H team is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts to benefit the annual cancer research fundraiser. Glazed doughnuts are $7 per dozen and chocolate doughnuts are $8 per dozen. There are also other Krispy Kreme items available for purchase. The last day to order is Thursday. Anyone wishing to order should email Darla Browning at darla.browning@spencer.kyschools.us.

    5K to benefit Relay for Life

  • Hosparus to offer specialized training for patient support, bereavement, teen volunteers and hair dressers

    Hosparus needs volunteers in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble to provide patient support/bereavement and hair care. See Louisville training dates/times and more information below:
    •5:30 – 8 p.m., Monday, June 3, hair care volunteer training (licensed cosmetologists only), 6200 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite 301.  According to Hosparus, patients benefit from hair care and the personal touch and pampering professional hair dressers can provide.

  • What's Happening — Week of May 22

    May is Girl Power Month at the library
    May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning this Thursday, each Thursday this month at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in with friends for activities and conversations.
    The event is sponsored by the The Center for Women and Families.

    Benefit truck tug for Clifford Nation