• Boys basketball team hosts bass tourney Saturday

    The Spencer County Boys Basketball team is hosting a bass tournament Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Taylorsville Lake, off the Possum Ridge Boat Ramp at the state park.
    The entry fee is $60, which includes the big fish pot.
    There is a five fish limit, black bass only. One to two people per boat. Fish must be at least 15 inches in length. There is a dead fish penalty of one pound per dead fish. Artificial bait only, no trolling. Participants must wear life jackets while the main motor is running

  • PHOTO: Mayor, judge sign proclamations for Constitution Week

    Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay, front left, and Judge-Executive Bill Karrer, front right, sign proclamations on Friday morning declaring this week Constitution Week. Pictured standing are Bonnie Downs, Hilda Snider and Annelle Hoene, members of the John Fitch Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Downs is the vice regent of the chapter; Snider is the chair of the national defense committee; and Hoene is a PR committee members.

  • What's Happening — Week of Sept. 18

    Senior center plans luau
    The Spencer County Senior Center is hosting a luau party potluck on Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, located at 44 Creekside Drive.
    Bring your favorite dish and join the fun, which will include food, games and music.
    Call 477-8296 and ask for Ginger or Jill for more information.

    ‘New Directions’ to offer support, guidance for divorced men and women

  • PHOTO: Observing a moment of silence

    Members of emergency agencies bow their heads last Wednesday morning to observe a moment of silence for 9/11 victims. Participating agencies included Spencer County EMS, Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department, Kentucky State Police, Taylorsville Police Department, Spencer County Judge-Executive Bill Karrer and the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Sewing boot camp starts up again soon

    The Spencer County Extension Service will host its fall sewing boot camp on Thursdays in October, beginning Oct. 10.
    The class will meet weekly on Thursdays for four weeks from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    This boot camp project is an inverted pleat skirt with 2-inch wide exposed elastic waistband.
    Class size is limited to eight and is open to anyone age 18 and up with basic sewing skills. The cost is $50, which covers lunch, elastic and pattern making supplies. All other class supplies will need to be brought to class.

  • What's Happening — Week of Sept. 11

    Main Street Board to meet
    The Taylorsville Main Street board’s next meeting is Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Taylorsville City Hall Annex. A new board member will be introduced and Main Street Manager Annette King will report on a recent conference she attended.
    Plans for the Progressive Dinner on Sept. 28 will also be discussed.
    All are welcome to attend.

    Upcoming library events
    The Spencer County Public Library is hosting story time every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Bring your child to hear stories and learn songs.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: The week of Sept. 4

    Country ham breakfast
    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will host an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

  • PHOTO: Ham breakfast raises $1,500 for Ellis family

    Charles Jewell, left, secretary, and Brandon Cantrell, master of Taylorsville Masonic Lodge, present a check to Officer David Cullen for $1,500 for the Jason Ellis family. Taylorsville No. 210 and Mount Eden No. 263 Masonic Lodges hosted a ham breakfast July 8. The lodge extends a thank you to everyone who made it possible to help the Ellis family.

  • PHOTO: In memory of Officer Ellis

    Hundreds of bikers make their way through Taylorsville on Saturday morning. They were members of a memorial ride for slain Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.

  • What's Happening — Week of Aug. 28

    Circuit Court Clerk’s office to close for Labor Day
    The Spencer County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The office will reopen on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.

    Magnet office closed for Labor Day
    The Spencer Magnet office will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. The office will reopen Tuesday at 9 a.m.
    All advertising deadlines will be at noon Thursday for the Sept. 4 edition.
    News submission deadlines are 5 p.m. Thursday for the Sept. 4 edition.