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  • Former pest control employee indicted in theft case

    A Cynthiana man previously employed by a pest control company has been indicted on charges that he allegedly stole jewelry and prescription medications from Spencer County residents while on the job.
    A Spencer County Grand Jury indicted Jeffery Todd Sizemore, 37, Jan. 9 on two counts of theft by unlawful taking, theft of a legend drug less than $300 first offense, and theft of a controlled substance under $10,000. All of the charges are class D felonies and allegedly occurred on or around April 23, May 13 and June 11, 2013, according to the indictment.

  • Audit: City's admin salaries should come out of general fund

    None of the City of Taylorsville’s administrative salaries are paid out of the city’s general fund causing the city’s new auditor to issue a qualified opinion as part of this year’s independent audit.
    Kevin Peercy of Peercy and Gray presented a brief overview of the city’s audit at last Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.
    The audit was for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.
    Peercy presented each member of the commission with a copy of the audit and explained the format in which it appears.

  • Drainage project funding months away from approval

    In six months, the Taylorsville City Commission and Spencer County Fiscal Court should finally have its approval for $1 million in state and federal grant funds to address drainage issues inside the Taylorsville levee — that was the message from officials present at a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon.
    However, an application for those funds has been pending since before 2010 and, as Mayor Don Pay said during Wednesday’s meeting, “this has been going on for five years and frustration levels are high.”

  • Drainage project funding months away from approval

    In six months, the Taylorsville City Commission and Spencer County Fiscal Court should finally have its approval for $1 million in state and federal grant funds to address drainage issues inside the Taylorsville levee — that was the message from officials present at a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon.
    However, an application for those funds has been pending since before 2010 and, as Mayor Don Pay said during Wednesday’s meeting, “this has been going on for five years and frustration levels are high.”

  • Staff needed for summer 4-H camps

    Even though it’s the middle of winter, it’s not too early to start thinking about summer camp or summer jobs. 4-H has a way to combine both. All 4-H camps are now hiring staff for the summer camping season.

  • PHOTO: Spencer represented well at Western National Roundup Meats Judging Contest

     

  • Making dreams come true at Blue Moon Salon

     

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: Jan. 22, 2013

    Cauley completes FIC course
    John Cauley, of Taylorsville, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counselor (FIC) designation.
    The FIC title is an educational designation that can be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance societies. Representatives devote more than one year to meet the examination and career development criteria set by the Fraternal Field Managers Association.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property transfers for Dec. 27 and Jan.13

    The following commissioner’s deeds were filed in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office between Dec. 27 and Jan. 13:

    On Dec. 30, Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Company and Charles Oehler to Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Company, lot 32 of Settlers Trace subdivision, as described in deed book 258, page 414, $143,334.

    On Dec. 30, PNC Bank, Charles R. Pierce and Mary Pierce aka Mary L. Pierce to Federal National Mortgage Association, lot 87 of Silo Farms, Phase I, as described in deed book 258, page 410, $130,000.

  • PHOTO: Chamber elects new president

     

    Jan Kehne, left, was elected as the new president of the Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce. Kehne presided over her first meeting on Thursday. Above, she presents Past President Cara Lewis with a gift from the chamber board.