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  • Smith remembered for her love of community


  • What’s Happening - Week of July 12, 2017

    Public Library events

    The Spencer County Public Library events for the week of June 28 through July 5 are as follows:

    Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, there is a Walk Wise, light exercise program that begins at 9 a.m.

    On Thursday, July 13, there is a Community Conversations Movie Night. The library will be showing the film “Millstone Sewing Center” and then discussing how citizens can build a better community in Taylorsville and Spencer County.

  • Intruder held at gunpoint by Bloomfield homeowner

    A Bloomfield resident, 18-year-old Garrett Harlan Inghram, has been arrested and charged in connection with a burglary early Saturday morning at 112 Goodloe Ave. in Nelson County.

    According to a press release from Sgt. Michael L. Clark of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call received at 4:40 a.m. of a burglary in progress at the home of Chris and Heather Stephens.

  • Local girls excel in pageant


    Two Spencer County girls fared well at the Miss Teen Marion County Pageant last week. Madison Goodlett, center, was crowned the winner, with Emily Truax, left, crowned first runner up. Madison is the daughter of Scott and Jennifer Goodlett. Emily is the daughter of Jeremy and Stephanie Truax.

  • Mooney Eye Care Centre ribbon cutting


    The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last Wednesday for Mooney Eye Care Centre, located at 6287 Taylorsville Rd., Bldg 2, Suite B1, in Fisherville. Mooney Eye Care also has a location in Mt. Washington, but opened a second office in Spencer County to serve residents here. Attending were both Optometrists, Dr. Matthew Mooney and Dr. Ryan McGiffen, family, staff, Chamber members, friends and elected officials. Their phone number is (502) 354-0508.

  • McCoy earns degrees from UW

    Erin L. McCoy, a 2004 graduate of Spencer County High School, has graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with two degrees; an MFA in Poetry and an MA in Hispanic Studies. She taught Spanish-language courses during her three years at the university, and served as an instructor (2015) and Co-director (2017) in the study abroad program in San Sebastian, Spain.

  • Public record - Property Transfers - Week of July 5, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of April 18, 2017 until May 4, 2017.

    Estate of Gordon Board, deceased, Irvington, KY to ABC Construction, LLC, Mt. Washington, KY. Lot 38 of Arbor Green. $34,000.

    Top Flight Development, LLC, Taylorsville, KY to Jeffery A. Tupis, Taylorsville, KY. Lots 154A and 155A of Top Flight Landing. $39,800.

  • Library now offering free music downloads


  • Herndon sworn in as TPD officer


    Taylorsville City Police has a new officer on the road and he’s no stranger to law enforcement or the community.

    On Thursday, Herndon wore the green uniform of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife as an enforcement officer for the last time, and on Friday he was sworn in by Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay as the city’s newest officer.

  • Celebrating Independence


    Spencer Countians of all generations came out Friday night for an early Independence Day celebration at the Freedom and Family night at Signature HealthCare in Taylorsville. Residents and family, along with many from the community, enjoyed food, an auction, games and fun activities before a fireworks display later in the evening.