U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie stopped at Elmar’s in Spencer County last Monday, Nov. 25. The stop in Spencer County was a part of Massie’s two-day listening tour around the western region of the 4th District.
A Kentucky Department of Education audit recently took a hard look at Spencer County Public School buses and found that overall the fleet was in fair condition and the local transportation department is operating efficiently, but several suggestions for improvments were made.
District Director of Operations and Transportation Brett Beaverson said he requested the audit so he would have a better idea of the department’s current status. Beaverson took over the department after former transportation director Jack Senior retired last summer.
The Taylorsville Police Department is currently down an officer and looking for seasonal officers to fill the void. In the meantime, the department is operating at less than 24-hour coverage a few days each week.
Chief Toby Lewis said Wednesday that all shifts are covered four to five days a week and that on the other days, only a few hours go by without someone on duty.
The civil case between Taylorsville resident Lawrence Trageser and two high-ranking Spencer County Sheriff’s Department employees will be heard in state-level circuit court, despite an effort to move the matter into federal court.
Spencer County Elementary and Taylorsville Elementary kindergarten registration runs through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
Children who will be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2014 and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool should register.
To be fully enrolled the following must be on file:
• Proof of residency
• A copy of the original birth certificate (not a hospital certificate)
• A copy of the student’s Social •Security card