Local News

  • What’s happening - Week of November 9, 2016

    SC Middle School to host Veterans Pancake Breakfast and program

    Spencer County Middle School invites veterans and their spouses to a Pancakes for Patriots Breakfast and program on Friday, November 11. Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. at the middle school, located at 1263 Mt. Washington Road.

    Christmas on Main Street

  • Stump vs. County

    A hearing into Sheriff Buddy Stump’s lawsuit against the Spencer County Fiscal Court may be held on Monday.

    Spencer County Attorney Ken Jones said Monday evening that the date for the hearing, which was originally set to be held today in Spencer Circuit Court, has been moved to Monday, but as of Tuesday morning, there was no time specified. The Spencer County Fiscal Court will meet Monday morning, which means parties in the suit may wrap up their regular meeting and then walk across the street to the hearing.

  • Clown siting near school recorded

    A lone clown holding a red balloon and standing at the edge of the woods was enough to raise a red flag of concern for some Spencer County parents last week after their daughter captured the image on video.

  • Strategic planning group seeks more citizen input

    The effort to put the City of Taylorsville’s Strategic Plan into action continued last week, with a meeting of various committees and a call for increased involvement from citizens who want to see progress.

    More than three dozen people met at the City Hall Annex last Tuesday to hear updates on some of the projects, such as the levee trail and marketing and tourism development.

    Marty Nemes, who is serving on the Recreation, Tourism and Marketing committee chaired the meeting and said it’s important for the various groups to convene on a regular basis.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 2, 2016

    Veterans Honor Service

  • 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.