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  • Waste tire removal and recycling grants available to Kentucky counties

    Kentucky counties are being urged to apply for up to $3,000 each in waste tire removal and recycling grants. The money is available through the Department for Environmental Protection’s Division of Waste Management Waste Tire Trust Fund.
    “Eligible expenses under this grant are the actual costs that the county incurs during the grant period for disposal or recycling of waste tires,” said Chris Fitzpatrick, manager of the Recycling and Local Assistance Branch within DWM. “Other expenses, such as labor and equipment costs, are not eligible.”

  • Daughertys celebrate 65 years

    Archie and Rena Daugherty will be celebrating 65 years together this weekend. The couple was married July 3, 1946.

  • Sluchers celebrate 70 years

    Earl and Hazel Slucher celebrated 70 years of marriage June 27. The late Rev. Earl Curry united the couple in marriage.

  • Tea Party gets footing in Spencer

    Tea Party advocates in Spencer County now have an official forum in which they can voice their political opinions to like-minded individuals and soon rally support for candidates.

  • Road closures possible this week

    Lane closures and delays are possible on two state roadways this week because of pavement patching and roadway paving, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced in a news release.
    Ky. 636/Van Buren Road may be affected between Ky. 248 and Smitha Road (mile points 0 and 1) due to pavement patching.
    Ky. 2885/Bowman Lane may be affected between mile points six and seven due to roadway paving.

  • Activities available to seniors

    The Multi Purpose Community Action Senior Center is the place to be for ages 60 and older. There is food, crafts, games, and education. Lunch is served daily. Please call in advance to let them know you will be having lunch. Transportation is provided by Wheels. The facility is located at 44 Creekside Drive in Taylorsville and is open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, please call Susan at 477-8296.

  • Shelburne to perform Friday at Fourth Street

    Nashville recording artist and Taylorsville native J.D. Shelburne will perform Friday night in Louisville at Fourth Street Live! as part of the Hot Country Nights concert series.

    The show starts at 8 p.m. and is free to the public.

    Shelburne has most recently opened for Easton Corbin, Trent Tomlinson, Bryan White and recently appeared at the Grand Ole Opry with Steve Wariner.

    He has also been in the recording studio working on his next record, according to a press release.

  • PHOTOS: Fun at the library

    Rainbow Show Puppets performed ‘The Frog Prince’ for children at the Spencer County Public Library last Tuesday.  The group has been doing performances for the library for over 10 years, and some teens in the audience remembered seeing the puppets when they were little.

  • PHOTOS: VFW, fire department host flag disposal demonstration
  • 31 years of service

    Tommy Graves was recognized during Monday’s meeting of the Spencer County Fire Protection District Board of Trustees for 31 years of service on the board. Graves’ term on the board expires at the end of June and the Spencer County Fiscal Court awarded a new appointment to Bill Greenwell, who will begin July 1.