• Library to offer variety of fall programs for all ages

    The Spencer County Public Library has something for everyone. Check out some of the activities that are currently going on at the library:
    • Story Time is a great way to expose your child to reading and letter recognition.  There are crafts to encourage small motor skills and lots of physical play to get moving.  Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. when school is in session for toddlers through first grade story time.  We welcome all ages to join in the fun of reading and learning on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m.

  • Lilly Pike to temporarily close Saturday

    Lilly Pike/Ky. 623 will be temporarily closed on Saturday from 8 a.m. until midnight, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office announced in a news release.
    The road will be closed between mile points 3 and 4 during that time for cross drain repairs, the news release said.

  • SCMS summer show opens this weekend

    Students are rehearsing at Spencer County Middle School this week for this weekend’s summer show, the junior version of “Into the Woods” by James Lapine.
    A cast ranging in ages from middle school through college has been preparing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day this week, and the show will open Friday evening at 7.
    Other performances are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
    Admission is based on a sliding scale donation, meaning those attending are asked to donate what they are able, but donations are not required to watch the show.

  • 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.