Local News

  • Crumbling bridge on West River Road to be replaced


  • Habitat home dedicated


    Lee and Carlie Burden are the latest Spencer County family to receive a safe and affordable home with a no-interest mortgage, which was built with hundreds of hours of volunteer labor.

  • New Director at North Central Health Department


  • Taylorsville Lake State Park clean up


    Friends of the Taylorsville Lake State Park spent a recent Saturday cleaning up the Possum Ridge Boat Ramp area. They cut down several trees that were blocking trails and picked up trash in the area. Volunteers worked to make that area of the lake more attractive to users and visitors.

  • Public record - Property Transfers - Week of May 31, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of April 5, 2017 until April 18, 2017:

    Chas. C. Gray Construction Co., Inc., to Michael K. Fowler and Tonya Fowler, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 94 of Top Flight Landing. $22,500.

    Larry N. Gray and Darylyn Gray, Taylorsville, to Jonathan J. Seawright and Cheryl L. Seawright and Dennis Eisenback and Connie Eisenback, Taylorsville, KY. Property in Spencer County on Dutchman Creek. $94,000.

  • Policing issues unresolved

    “Something is broken and it has to be fixed. Plain and simple.”

    After nearly an hour and a half of discussion between city and county officials over the state of law enforcement in Spencer County, that was the brief assessment from Taylorsville City Police Chief Kenny Stewart following the joint meeting of the Taylorsville City Commission and Spencer County Fiscal Court last Wednesday.

  • Former US Sen. Jim Bunning dies at 85


    Former Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning, a Republican who represented the Commonwealth in the U.S. Senate for a dozen years from 1999 until 2011, died Saturday at a hospital in Fort Thomas, several months after suffering a stroke. He was 85.

  • Honoring our fallen heroes


    A small crowd gathered to honor Spencer County’s war dead and all Americans who have sacrificed for the sake of freedom during a Memorial Day Ceremony in front of the Veteran’s Memorial in downtown Taylorsville Monday morning.

  • What’s Happening - Week of May 31, 2017

    Crusade for Children this weekend

    The Taylorsville/Spencer County Fire Department will be collecting for Crusade for Children this weekend, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. They are looking for volunteers to help collect. If you can help, you are asked to contact Chief Nathan Nation at 655-5701 or you can email him at tscfd5701@mw.twcbc.com. All collections and donations made in Spencer County will benefit local children.

    Masonic Lodge Ham Breakfast

  • Classmates of ‘39 look back


    Seniors from the Spencer County High School Class of 2017 loaded buses and traveled to Frankfort Friday in preparation for graduation ceremonies that evening. For many, it may be the last time they see many of their classmates, as students will scatter in the coming weeks and months to various colleges, careers, military or other paths.