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  • THS class of 1948 celebrates 65-year reunion

    The Taylorsville High School Class of 1948 celebrated its 65-year reunion on June 22 at the Quality Inn East in Louisville. Fourteen members were able to attend of the 19 surviving members out of a graduating class of 35.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 10

    County Clerk’s office extends Thursday hours
    Effective Thursday, the Spencer County Clerk’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Call 502-477-3215 with questions or comments.

    Horse show set for Saturday
    The Mount Eden Saddle Club will host a horse show Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Mount Eden Ruritan Grounds.
    The event features youth/adult western/gaited pleasure and contest classes.

  • PHOTO: Two attend Kentucky Sheriff’s Ranch from June 16-21
  • PHOTO: Three attend Kentucky Sheriff’s Ranch from June 9-14
  • What's Happening — Week of July 3

    Drivers license testing moved to Wednesday for July Fourth holiday
    Due to the Independence Day holiday being on Thursday, drivers license permit testing will be today between 8:30 and 10 a.m. Road skills testing will be at noon.

    County clerk’s office closed July Fourth
    The Spencer County Clerk’s Office will be closed Thursday in observance of Independence Day. The office will reopen on Friday.

    Circuit clerk’s office closed July Fourth

  • Library happenings

    •The Spencer County Public Library’s summer reading program has ended.  Those who registered their children for the program, please come to the library to pick up their prize packages.

    •The adult summer reading program started July 1. Anyone wishing to participate should stop by the library to pick up the book bingo form. July will have numerous adult programs, including:

    -July 13: Make a hand scrub to pamper rough hands

    -July 23: Learn how to throw a pot with Albert Bauman at 6:30 p.m.

  • Summer fun and making friends
  • What's Happening — Week of June 26

    JDRF yard sale
    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is hosting its eighth annual fundraising yard sale locally the next two weekends — this Friday and Saturday and July 5-6.
    The yard sale begins at 8 a.m. each day at 314 Lanter Lane in Taylorsville.
    All proceeds will benefit JDRF.

    Drivers license testing moved to July 3
    Due to the July Fourth holiday being on Thursday, drivers license permit testing will be on Wednesday, July 3 between 8:30 and 10 a.m. Road skills testing will be at noon.

  • What's Happening — Week of June 19

    Habitat for Humanity announces golf scramble
    Spencer County Habitat for Humanity is hosting its eighth annual golf scramble Saturday at Tanglewood Golf Course.
    Registration starts at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8.
    The event features door prizes and a catered lunch.
    All proceeds benefit the local Habitat chapter.
    For more information, visit www.spencercountyhfh.com.

    Historical society to meet
    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m., at the Spencer County Library.

  • Fireworks at lake on July 6

    A fireworks display is planned for Saturday, July 6, at the Taylorsville Lake.
    The display is a result of a joint effort between the Taylorsville Lake State Park, the Taylorsville Lake Marina, Spencer County Tourism and the Friends of the Taylorsville Lake.
    Fireworks will be shot off of a barge between the marina and the Possum Ridge Boat Dock.
    The display will last at least 12 minutes — possibly longer if additional sponsorships are added.