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  • Nominees for the RRHOF

    Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, along with the rest of the Walt Disney Company, have changed their minds about trying to purchase Twitter, Inc. All concerned worried about the negative impact brought out in using this communication service. Disney is always concerned about the clean cut image that they try to keep impeccable. Disney has a history of acquiring other companies such as Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Although Twitter has the market value of $12 billion they are currently losing money. So, no Twitter for Goofy.

  • Tickets on sale for FBC Tree of Life musical

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” Christmas musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of  the birth and life of Christ.

    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • TSCFD receives $12,000 grant

    Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security have announced that the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District has been awarded a $12,000 grant to purchase personal protective equipment for firefighting.   

  • Girls form club to help animal shelter


  • Lake resort sold

    Edgewater Resort may have a new owner.

    Javin Montgomery, who currently owns Taylorsville Lake Marina, along with the Settlers Trace gas station and store near the entrance to the marina, submitted a winning bid on the resort during a sale conducted earlier this month.

    Jerry Sewell, who manages the marina and other properties owned by Montgomery, confirmed that they did place the high bid, although he refused to give the amount.

    “We’ve got it under contract. That’s all I can tell you at this time,” said Sewell.

  • Sheriff not budging


    People with business to conduct with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office this week have been lining up outside at a mobile trailer that has been in use for several weeks now since Sheriff Buddy Stump has closed his office because of mold issues.

    This in spite of a vote last week by the Spencer County Fiscal Court to lease a building a block away for the sheriff to relocate his offices until the mold issue can be addressed and cleaned up.

  • Dairy Champions again


    The Spencer County Dairy Dynasty continues. Spencer County High School FFA recently took their fourth straight national title at the National FFA Dairy Judging Contest at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.

    The team won in convincing manner, as all four members scored in the top seven individually, winning by 148 points over teams from Florida, Ohio, California, Minnesota and elsewhere.

  • Decision 2016 - Sargent challenges Tipton for State House seat


  • What’s happening - Week of October 25, 2016

    Students to present “Dracula”

    The Spencer County High School and Middle School drama department will be presenting their production of “Dracula” October 27-30 at 7 p.m. and also on October 30 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.

    Holiday Dinner to support Animal Shelter

  • Poems from all Kentucky counties sought for project

    George Ella Lyon’s term as Kentucky Poet Laureate has only a few months remaining, but the Harlan County native’s story collection project, “‘Where I’m From’: A Poetry of Place,” will live beyond her tenure as the state’s literary ambassador.

    Lyon’s goal with the project is to collect, from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties, individual stories fashioned on “Where I’m From,” her iconic 1993 poem that has been used as a model for poetry writing in communities around the world.