• What's Happening — Week of Nov. 7

    2013 Relay for Life kick off Thursday
    The 2013 Spencer County Relay for Life kick off is Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at Taylorsville United Methodist Church. Taylorsville UMC is located at 145 W. Main Street. The meeting has a Thanksgiving theme and attendants are asked to bring their favorite Thanksgiving food!

    SCHS yard sale to benefit scholarship fund
    Spencer County High School will host a large, indoor yard sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria.

  • Local group participates in UPS Plane Pull

    On Saturday, Sept. 29, 18 residents of Spencer County, 15 of those from Spencer County High School, participated in the UPS Plane Pull for Special Olympics in honor of a SCHS student who competes in Special Olympics.

  • Service to honor Spencer County’s veterans, active-duty military

    Saturday, Spencer Countians will have a chance to honor their fellow citizens who have served or are serving in the United States Armed Forces.

  • Students to present fall production ‘The Outsiders’ at SCMS this weekend

    Spencer County’s middle school and high school drama departments will present S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders” this weekend as their fall production.
    The show is directed by Spencer County High School senior Ben Hesse and produced by Spencer County Middle School Drama Director Shelby Steege.

  • Toys for Tots boxes up and accepting donations

    The holiday season is just around the corner as is evidenced by the recent placement of Toys for Tots donation boxes in many local businesses.

  • What's Happening — Week of Oct. 31

    Curbside junk pickup starts this week
    Running through Friday, Nov. 2, Rumpke will host Spencer County’s fall curbside junk pickup on the same day as customers’ regular garbage collection.
    No hazardous materials or items such as old oil, tires, old paint and old antifreeze will be picked up.
    For more information, call Curtis Ochs, Spencer County solid waste coordinator, at 502-477-3218 or stop by 220 Main Cross between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    No driver’s license processing at clerk’s office Thursday


    In August, Kentucky began a transition to a new driver’s license that, while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.
    The new license has multiple layers of security features, all linked to each other, so counterfeiters must compromise multiple technologies – not just one.
    The licenses’ new features include:
    •Digital watermark imperceptible to the human eye
    •Bank note-level fine line printing

  • Crews graduates from U.S. Navy Boot Camp in Illinois

    Seaman Apprentice Jacob Tyler Crews, 21, of Taylorsville, graduated from the U.S. Navy Boot Camp at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., on Oct. 5.

  • What's Happening — Week of Oct. 24

    Police seek information on stolen car hauler trailer
    The Taylorsville Police Department is seeking information regarding the theft of a 16-foot car hauler trailer from East River Road between 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday morning.
    The trailer is black with a wooden bed and has green metal welded on the back.
    Anyone who has seen the trailer or has any information about when or where it was taken is asked to call the police department at 477-3231. If there is no answer, leave a message for Lt. Rick Jewell.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday

  • PHOTO: Wheatley meets Guthrie, attends military seminar

    Andrew Wheatley got a chance to talk with Congressman Brett Guthrie while attending the U.S. Military Seminar in Bowling Green. The program, sponsored by Sen. Rand Paul and Guthrie, gave the opportunity for students to learn about the challenges of a military college.