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  • What's Happening — Week of Aug. 14

    Benefit for Annette Whitehouse is Saturday
    An event to benefit Annette Whitehouse, diagnosed in February with stage four squamous cell carcinoma/throat cancer, is planned for Saturday from 2 to 10 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds.
    Admission is $8 for adults; children 10 and under are admitted free.
    The event will feature live bands including, Jared, David Stevens, Phillip Ingram, Carol Ingram, Buddy Stump, the Shane Dawson Band, Jeff Rodgers and Billy Curtsinger.

  • PHOTO: Democrats elect new party chair

    Lillian Clark was elected as the new chair of the Spencer County Democrats last week. For information about the party, email Clark at lmclark46@gmail.com. The party meets regularly on the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building on Taylorsville Road next to Dairy Queen.

  • 70-year-old pastor gets ‘new toy’

    The 70-year-old pastor cocked his rifle, aimed and missed.

  • What's Happening — Week of Aug. 7

    ‘Raw food group’ to host meeting
    The newly formed Spencer County Raw Food Group is still small, but it’s growing. Nine people attended the most recent gathering at the  Extension Office. The next meeting will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The group plans to share a meal, and demonstrate how to make a healthy smoothie. The community is invited. Attendees are asked to bring a raw dish to share. (This can be as simple as raw vegetables or fruit.)  Also bring your own plate, fork and drink.

    Early childhood screening set for Friday

  • PHOTO: New truck on the block

    Citizens may soon see, if they haven’t already, the above truck patrolling the roads of Spencer County. The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department’s new, striped Dodge truck will be driven by Deputy Andrew Ware.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 31

    Call for entries in Louisville Veterans Day parade
    The annual UAW 862/Ford Motor Company Veterans Day Parade Planning Committee has issued a call for entries for this year’s parade, which will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) in Louisville. The parade is open to all veterans organizations and individual veterans, all branches of the Armed Services, veterans’ service organizations, military re-enactment and historical groups and fraternal organizations.  

  • Fireworks rescheduled for Saturday

    Taylorsville Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks show is now rescheduled for Saturday. The show was postponed from its original July 6 date because of rapidly increasing water levels, which eventually reached 17 feet above normal summertime levels.

    Fireworks will be set off from the lake, and spectators can watch from the Taylorsville Lake State Park Ramp or Taylorsville Lake Marina’s parking area. The latter has been flooded in recent days, but organizers are hoping the parking lot will be available by July 27.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 24

    Board of Elections to meet early on Thursday
    The Spencer County Board of Elections will meet on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Clerk’s office. The regularly scheduled time is normally at 9 a.m. Call 477-3215 should you have any questions.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, 695 Taylorsville Road (next to Dairy Queen).

  • Back in Time: July 21, 1993
  • Work scheduled for Hickory Ridge Road on Thursday

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office advises motorists that maintenance work will be taking place this week on Ky. 1416 (Hickory Ridge Road) in Spencer County.  KYTC crews will be repairing some base failures in the pavement.