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  • Mold move put on hold

    There will be no immediate relocation of the Spencer County Sheriff’s office due to the presence of mold, after members of the fiscal court failed to pass a measure that would have allowed Sheriff Buddy Stump to assume control of half of the current EMS building.

    The motion was made by Magistrate Jim Williams, who said he’s been exploring locations and said having the sheriff’s office utilize the left side of that building is the best option.

    “It will get them out of the building they’re in and it has WiFi.

  • Out of the past

     

    Downtown Taylorsville took on the look of a century ago last Tuesday as members of the Friends of Ancient Road Transportation Society rolled through town with their vintage automobiles. Dozens of cars, most adorned with polished brash ornamentation drove along Main Street on their way to a rally in Berea.

  • County workers get 3 percent pay increase

    Magistrates went out of their way to praise county employees during Monday night’s fiscal court meeting before approving an across the board three percent raise for most employees. Those not included were in the fee-pooling offices of County Court Clerk, who received raises ranging from two to seven percent effective last January, and those working for Sheriff Buddy Stump, who gave raises ranging from 4.5 percent to 7.2 percent. Also, raises for the EMS were not bound by the three percent standard, but the court approved proposed increases that varied by employee.

  • Octoberfest begins Saturday

     

    It’s that time of year again. Taylorsville is getting ready to kick off this year’s exciting Octoberfest that begins this Saturday and lasts for an entire week.

  • Spencer man sues Shelby jail after beating

    A Spencer County man has filed suit against a former deputy jailer at the Shelby County Detention Center alleging that he ordered inmates to beat him when he was incarcerated last November on a shoplifting charge.

    The suit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court Eastern Division in Frankfort by Joshua Reece, says William Anthony Carey, ordered other inmates to savagely beat Reece because he had had a former relationship with his wife.

  • What’s happening - Week of September 21, 2016

    Progressive Dinner Sept. 24

    The annual Progressive Dinner hosted by the Historic Taylorsville Main Street group will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 5 – 9 p.m. The group invites you to enjoy a six course meal served by local businesses along Main Street; serving wine and cheese, appetizers, soup, salad, main entrée, and desserts. The cost for tickets is $25/per adult and the tickets are on sale at the following locations: T&R Antiques, The Tea Cup, and The Red Scooter. Call 477-6608 for more information.

  • City supports levee trail

    The Taylorsville City Commission voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting a Levee Trail project, part of the Strategic Planning iniative recently conducted by the city and citizens in cooperation with the Kentucky League of Cities.

  • What’s happening - Week of September 14, 2016

    Progressive Dinner Sept. 24

    The annual Progressive Dinner hosted by the Historic Taylorsville Main Street group will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 5 – 9 p.m. The group invites you to enjoy a six course meal served by local businesses along Main Street; serving wine and cheese, appetizers, soup, salad, main entrée, and desserts. The cost for tickets is $25/per adult and the tickets are on sale at the following locations: T&R Antiques, The Tea Cup, and The Red Scooter. Call 477-6608 for more information.

  • Jones places in top 12 at Miss America

     

    Spencer County’s Laura Jones made it to the final 12 in Sunday night’s Miss America Pageant, broadcast on ABC from Atlantic City.

    Jones was the America’s Choice winner, helping her secure a spot in the top 15, and she advanced another round before the field was cut to 10.

    Jones, a 2011 graduate of Spencer County High School, now reigns as Miss Kentucky, the first lady from Spencer County to ever hold that title.

  • Public Record - Week of September 14, 2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk's office from June 28 through August 12, 2016.

    Teddy Ray Noel and Donna Noel and Dolly Noel, Bloomfield, KY, to Skot Trust, Wichita Falls, TX. Property on Cecil Noel Road. $91,000.

    Matthew B. Seebold and Kelly F. Seebold, Taylorsville, KY, to Michael K. Fowler and Tonya Fowler, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 19 of Perfect Landing Subdivision. $33,000.