Three out of the county’s 10 taxing entities are raising at least a portion of their tax rates, while the remaining seven voted to leave their rates the same.
As reported earlier, the Spencer County School Board voted to raise both its real and personal property taxes from 60 cents per $100 of assessed value to 61.5 cents per $100 of assessed value. This includes .3 cents per $100 of assessed value as an exoneration fee to make up for delinquent taxes in prior years.
Melody Moore will tell you that before her 11-year-old son Dawson fought and succumbed to a rare form of brain cancer, she and her husband, Todd, were not aware of the thousands of children diagnosed with some form of childhood cancer annually.
Plum Creek Baptist Church hosted a community block party Sunday evening at Waterford Park. The event was a chance to honor the community’s first responders and come together for free food and fellowship.