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  • Police to conduct safety checkpoints through June 5

    The Taylorsville Police Department will participate in the 2011 Click It or Ticket campaign sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Highway Safety through June 5, according to a news release.
    During that time, the police may conduct highway safety checkpoints at the following locations:
    - On Ky. 55 N/Taylorsville Road at Country Mart, and
    - On Ky. 44 W/Mount Washington Road at the middle school.

  • Senior Center activities for 60 and older

    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.
     

  • AA meetings at All Saints

    AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings are being held each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church located at 410 Main Cross Street in Taylorsville and each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on Washington Street.

  • Historical society to meet

    Alison McGaughey, the winner of the Historical Society’s Essay Contest, will present her winning essay, “The Mitchell Run Wreck”, on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Library.  Those interested are welcome to attend.

  • ‘Paint the Town Purple’ Relay event this Friday, Saturday

    Show your hope by “Painting the Town Purple” on Friday and Saturday.
    Spencer County Relay for Life is planning its annual “Paint the Town Purple” Weekend, an awareness event to prepare the town and community for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life- Spencer County celebration.
    The local Relay event will be be held on June 10 at Spencer County High School.   

  • TES Spring Fling Friday

    Taylorsville Elementary School is hosting “Spring Fling 2011” on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the school.
    A pork barbeque dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m.
    For $7, guests will get a pulled pork barbeque sandwich or two hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, dessert and a drink.
    For $5, guests will get a pulled pork barbeque sandwich or two hot dogs, chips, a cookie and a drink.
    Barbeque will be provided by Barrel Smoked BBQ.

  • April Healthy Heroes

    Josh Seabolt and Jennifer Hahn are teachers at Taylorsville Elementary who started a track/running club that has grown into a competing track team that includes any child from either elementary school who wants to try running track.

  • Group with local ties to perform at Derby Breakfast

    BCB & Company, a golden oldie performing group, has been invited to showcase its talents at the Governor’s Derby Breakfast on Saturday at 8 a.m. in the Gala Tent (Governor’s Stage) located at the Kentucky History Center Garden Courtyard.

  • Guthrie field rep. to visit Spencer County

    Steve Miller, field representative for Congressman Brett Guthrie, will hold office hours in Spencer County on Monday at the judge-executive’s office at 12 W. Main Street. The hours will be from 1–2 p.m.
    Individuals from the area are encouraged to meet with Miller, who will be available to answer any questions and address concerns regarding current issues or problems with federal agencies. 
    He will forward all comments to the congressman, according to a news release.
    For more information or with questions, call 270-842-9896.

  • Purple with a purpose

    May 20-21 Spencer County Relay for Life is planning its annual “Paint the Town Purple” Weekend, an awareness event to prepare the town and community for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Spencer County Relay for Life celebration to be held on June 10 at Spencer County High School.