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  • Learning about fraud

    Taylorsville Police Lt. Rick Jewell, left, and Officer Todd Walls speak to the Spencer County Chamber of Commerce at Thursday’s meeting. Jewell and Walls were on hand to discuss forms of fraud found in Spencer County including counterfeit checks. ‘We have a really big problem with fraud – even in Spencer County,’ Jewell said. Pamela Mason, vice president of operations for Peoples Bank also addressed the chamber regarding fraud.

  • Winning Aprons
  • A royal surprise

    Taylorsville resident Ella Gaynell Zirnheld got a royal surprise in April from her son and daughter when the two rendered Gaynell speechless upon presenting her with airline tickets and an invitation to the April 29 royal wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton in London.

  • May's healthy hero

    Why is Debbie Cannon a Healthy Hero?

  • KSP plans traffic safety checkpoints

    Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties, will conduct periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual, according to a news release.
    There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols, the news release said.

  • Annual fishing derby Saturday at lake tailwaters

    The annual kids fishing derby and fun day is set for Saturday at the Taylorsville Lake tailwaters and the Spencer County Fish and Game Club grounds.
    The fishing derby begins at 8 a.m. and will wrap up at noon.
    The fun day will begin at noon and run through 4 p.m.
    Both parts of the event are free.
    Gifts and prizes will be given out, and trophies will be awarded for the largest fish, the smallest fish and the most fish.
    Lunch will be provided at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club grounds.

  • Community loses two stalwarts

    Spencer County and Taylorsville suffered two losses last week with the deaths of a former city commissioner, as well as a well-known former business owner.
    Robert Hayes, 82, died May 31 at his home. Hayes was a long-time member of the city commission, serving from 1986 to 2006.
    Hayes, a retired truck driver for Jones Plastics in Jeffersontown, also served on the Spencer County Planning and Zoning Commission for 15 years. He also served on the Taylorsville Flood Wall Commission. Hayes was a member of Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville where he served as a trustee.

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  • Neubert graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Brian T. Neubert graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Food drive to benefit Alabama tornado victims

    Spencer County Elementary School is hosting a canned food drive to benefit victims of the recent tornadoes in Alabama.
    The drive will be held at the school May 24 – June 1.
    Items accepted will be non-perishable foods, toiletries, hygiene products, school supplies, baby items, household linens, unopened underwear and socks.
    According to information provided by the school, donated goods will go directly to Alabama towns affected by the disaster.
    Donations will be collected in the main hallway across from the school’s office.