• 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.

  • Taylorsville Class of 1961

    The Taylorsville School Class of 1961 smiled for this photo 50 years ago yesterday (April 26).

  • Little Union Baptist celebrates 200 years of faith

     The congregation of Little Union Baptist Church celebrated 200 years of faith and history last Wednesday.

    The church is led by pastor Will Sykes, who said Little Union is a testament to God’s goodness.

    “This church has a great heritage,” Sykes said. “There are so many people that this church has touched.”  

  • Taylorsville Farmers Market is open for business

    The Taylorsville Farmers Market opened April 23. The market is open on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. until no later than noon.The Saturday morning location is at Sanctuary Arts Center, near the intersection of Highways 44 and 55 in downtown Taylorsville.

  • Sheriff’s department to conduct safety checkpoints

    The Spencer County Sheriff’s office will conduct periodic traffic safety checkpoints beginning May 23 and continuing through June 5, according to a news release.
    The locations will be those approved by the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office Policy and Procedures Manual, the news release said.
    There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols, the release said.

  • Spencer County Relay for Life approaching

  • Democrats host vote drive

    The Spencer County Democrats hosted a “Get out the Vote” drive on Saturday.
    Carmin Gaines, Winford Sweazy, Diane Sheeley, Betty Schmidt and Jane Schultz participated.
    “We signed up several new voters,” Gaines said.

  • Local roads to close for work Thursday and Friday

    Temporary lane closures on Ky. 44 in Spencer County between the Bullitt/Spencer County line and Saddlebrook Road (mile points 0 and 2) are scheduled for later this week, according to a news release from the Department of Highways District 5 Office.
    These lane closures are scheduled for Thursday and Friday to allow for roadway resurfacing.
    The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur, the news release said.