Local News

  • Bevin says Spencer Co. will benefit from growth

     Economic development in Kentucky is on a record pace this year, and Governor Matt Bevin said it’s only a matter of time before Spencer County benefits. However, Bevin said there are some things state and local leaders can do to hasten the local impact of private investment being made in the Commonwealth.

  • What’s Happening - Week of August 23, 2017

    Retired Teachers to meet

    The Spencer County Retired Teachers will meet on Wednesday, September 13, at the Spencer County Extension Office at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be a health insurance expert from the Kentucky Retirement System. She will answer questions about enrollment, policy changes and any other concerns members may have. Also, a summary of a workshop with state lawmakers regarding the pension system that’s scheduled for August 31, will be shared.

    Strategic Plan Update meeting

  • First Day Memories
  • Clerks mark 25 years of organ donor promotion

    The KY Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life, Kentucky’s Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Program, will soon celebrate its 25th anniversary.

  • City police respond to dead animal left on porch, more vandalism

    Anti-Christian graffiti and a dead, charred possum are the latest incidents of mischief being investigated by Taylorsville City Police.

    Park Duvalle Medical Center on Reasor Avenue was the latest building to be hit with hateful words written or painted on it. The messages included a call to burn churches and kill Christians, with other obscenities. It also included some satanic imagery and messages.

  • What’s Happening - Week of August 16, 2017

    Historical and Genealogical Society to meet

    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will meeting on Monday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. off site. For more information, contact Cathy McClain at 738-5089.

    Elk Creek Community Festival in planning stages

  • THS Class of 1967


    The Taylorsville High School Class of 1967 held their 50th Reunion recently. Pictured from left to right are: Gary Marksbury, Rodney Washburn, Charles David Marksbury, Alice Henry Legette, Ernie Thompson, Billy Smith, Karen Ingram, Sharel Redmon, Kathy Clark Humphrey, Jim Hyatt, David King, Betty Humphrey Crenshaw, Ronald Snider, Martha Day, Jimmy Travis, Martha Day Brown, Sue TIndle Washburn, Connie Bowman Cherry, Chris Greenwell, Donna Husband Puckett, Donald Simms, Gerald Schuler, Betty Whitehouse Laraway, Allen Reid Marksbury and Tommy Mason.

  • Community steps up at Shelter fundraiser


  • New TES opens with excitement


    Smooth opening for schools

    The surroundings were new, but the routine was familiar as Taylorsville Elementary School Principal Steven Rucker stood in the middle of the floor and got the attention of about six hundred students who had gathered in the gymnasium of the new TES Wednesday morning for the first day of school.

    Rucker made the morning assembly a tradition over the years, and has carried it over to the new facility. As an excited buzz filled the gym, Rucker was able to bring the room to order.

  • Sewage deal in jeopardy

    A deal that would have allowed the City of Taylorsville Water and Sewer district to adopt the aged wastewater plant that served Edgewater Resort is in jeopardy after the city and state officials exchanged concerns last week at the City Commission meeting.