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  • What's Happening — Week of March 20

    Finchville Ruritan plans fish fries
    The Finchville Ruritan Club will host a fish fry on Friday. The time will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Finchville Community Center on Ky. 55, four miles south of the I-64 Taylorsville exit.
    The dinner will be fish, wedges, slaw, rolls, cobbler and a drink. The cost for the meal is $10 per person.

    Bunco night to benefit dance team
    The Spencer County High School Dance Team is hosting a bunco night Friday at Spencer County Middle School from 6:30-9:30.

  • Do it for Dawson: Prayer service for Dawson Moore draws more than 100

    More than 100 people filled the streets of the Tindle Ridge subdivision Wednesday night to pray for 11-year-old Dawson Moore, who was diagnosed in July with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, which is a tumor located on his brain stem. Friends and family organized the candlelight prayer service near the Moores’ home to show their support for Dawson; his parents, Melody and Todd; and his brother, Mason.

  • Historical and Genealogical Society to present dinner program on Pearl Harbor

    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will present its dinner program Monday featuring the topic, “What Really Happened at Pearl Harbor.”
    The dinner will be at Legends Restaurant, 109 Settler Center, off Ky. 55 in Taylorsville, at 6:30 p.m.
    Ronald Elliott, a Kentucky author, will be the guest speaker.
    The public is invited, but reservations are required. For more information, contact Hilda Snider at (502) 477-2980.

  • Upcoming events at the library

    The Spencer County Public Library recent announced the following events:
    • 101 Baby-Sitting.  Learn the basics of baby-sitting on April 16 from 6-8 p.m.
    • A representative from the Office of the Attorney General will show you how to protect yourself from identity theft on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how not to get scammed.

  • What's Happening — Week of March 13

    Candidates needed for levee commissioners
    An election will be held in the first week in April for commissioners of the levee district in Taylorsville. Candidates must own property within the levee district. Anyone interested in being a candidate can contact Deputy Judge Karen Curtsinger at 477-3206.

    Finchville Ruritan plans fish fries

  • PHOTO: Mayor honors police chief with proclamation

    Mayor Don Pay and Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis pose for a picture during last Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. At the meeting, Pay presented Lewis with  a proclamation specifically honoring him and participants of the Shelby County Detention Center’s Class D felon program for the work completed around Taylorsville over the past few months.

  • What's Happening — Week of March 6

    Candidates needed for levee commissioners
    An election will be held in the first week in April for commissioners of the levee district in Taylorsville. Candidates must own property within the levee district. Anyone interested in being a candidate can contact Deputy Judge Karen Curtsinger at 477-3206.

  • Volunteers needed to assist children in foster care in 13 area counties

    Citizen Foster Care Review Boards that serve Anderson, Bullitt, Franklin, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Nelson, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble and Woodford counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care.
    Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect and abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets.

  • Spencer County Sheriff’s Department January activity report

    Traffic stops, warnings – 55
    Traffic stops, citations – 15
    Highway Safety Checkpoint – 0
    Non-injury accidents – 10
    Injury accidents – 6
    Fatalities – 0
    Other calls for service – 247
    CCDW permits – 46
    Vehicle inspections – 57
    Total arrests – 29, including 5 DUIs
    Subpoenas, criminal summons and civil summons issued – 61
    Recovered property – $8,000
    Total contacts – 526

  • Kentucky State Police Post 12 February Spencer County activity report

    Citations – 88
    Speeding – 50
    Seatbelts – 25
    Reckless driving – 2
    DUI – 2
    Vehicle accidents – 1
    Assaults – 5
    Burglaries – 5
    Drug violations – 6
    Thefts – 3
    Shoplifting – 1
    Vehicle theft – 1