Local News

  • City actively working to fix Edgewater sewage plant

    The City of Taylorsville is proceeding with work on repairs to a wastewater pump station that last year, overflowed and nearly created a dangerous spill of sewage into Taylorsville Lake.

    The station, which serves the cottages at Edgewater Resorts, the Taylorsville Lake Marina and the campground at Taylorsville Lake State Park, has been the source of a lot of discussion and negations recently after Premier Resorts, Inc., the company that operated Edgewater and who had the operator’s license for the facility, closed their doors last fall.

  • County agrees to meet with city over policing


  • Kentucky Gourd Art Show this weekend


    The Kentucky Gourd Art Show returns to Taylorsville this weekend with exhibits at the Spencer County Elementary School on Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pictured are some of the gourds from last year’s show.

    This year’s theme is “Thunder Drums Over Kentucky.”

    Admission to the show is $4 for adults and children under 12 are free. A weekend pass is $6. The annual event draws gourd artists from all over Kentucky and several states.

  • AMVETS Post 129 seeking donations


  • What’s happening - Week of May 17, 2017

    Habitat Golf Scramble

    The Spencer County Habitat for Humanity’s 12th Annual Golf Scramble will be held June 3, at 7 a.m. at Tanglewood Golf Course.

    Registration is $200 for a team of four and includes green fee, cart rental, lunch and door prizes. SCHFH is still seeking event sponsors and hole sponsors.

  • The Zika virus has arrived in Kentucky


  • Rabies case confirmed


    A puppy born in Spencer County tested positive for rabies after it died in Shelby County recently, prompting an investigation at a residence on Little Union Road and at least eight people being treated with a post-exposure rabies vaccine.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore said the dog was one of five Great Pyrenees puppies sold from the residence. He said four went out of state, and the other one went to a home in Shelby County.

  • Mayor charged following dog bite incident

    Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay is scheduled to appear in Spencer District Court later this month on charges of harboring a vicious animal following an incident in April in which his dog allegedly bit a pedestrian.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore filed the charges, nearly two weeks after the April 2 incident that took place near Pay’s home on Garrard Street.

  • Commissioners want open meeting on policing


    Talk of a potential meeting between city and county officials regarding policing in Spencer County may have trouble getting beyond talk as Judge-Executive John Riley and members of the Taylorsville City Commission seem to have different ideas on how such a meeting should be conducted.

  • A homerun to cherish


    Jacob Sheeley has cleared the fences in practice and in summer league games, but not in a varsity game. So on Monday night, in the bottom of the second inning against Louisville Southern, he was just hoping to make contact and get on base.