Local News

  • Responding to car crashes

    The Taylorsville -Spencer County Fire Department responded to an accident on Little Union Road Friday and had to remove the roof before EMS could transport the one patient.  On Saturday, TSCFD were called to a second one-car accident on Little Mount Road.

    Provided by TSCFD

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Propery transfers and District court

    District court

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on February 24, 2009.


    Robinson’s Insulation and Drywall v Darren Neuling. Judgment for Robinson’s Insulation for $2200 plus interest and costs.

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on February 27, 2009.


    Terry M. Stout. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. Amended to defective equipment. Pled guilty. $193 fine and court costs.

  • Ribbon cutting: New 4 You

    BRENT SCHANDING/Landmark News Service

  • Audit of Sheriff’s office

    A state audit revealed the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office fairly represented the county’s tax system, although some internal-control issues exist within the agency.

    The latest financial audit –– which covered a period from May 2007 to May 2008 –– found the office lacks “adequate segregation of duties,” according to a report from State Auditor Crit Luallen.

  • Ribbon cutting: Goodall Pottery

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • Shaving heads, saving lives

    At least 11 people will shave their heads here Saturday to raise money for childhood cancer.  It’s part of a national effort, known as St. Baldrick’s Day, to bring awareness to the cause.  

    “This is something that really hits close to home for me,” said Aimee Barr, event organizer for the Spencer County project.

  • Volunteers needed for Taylorsville clean up

    It’s time for a spring spruce up.

    Volunteers are needed Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to noon to help with the annual Taylorsville Spring Cleanup Day. Efforts will be focused on the ditch line between the Spencer County High School football field and U.S. 155, across from Taylorsville City Hall.

    “It is grown up and needs a lot of work,” said John Shir-cliffe, chairman for the Main Street Committee and an organ- izer of the event. “This is our Main Street into downtown and with a good group of volunteers we can really make a difference.”

  • Wet vote could spur more businesses

    Economic growth.

    That is the number one reason petition organizers say they are looking to give voters the opportunity to legalize the sale of alcohol in Spencer County.

    “We need to keep those revenue dollars here,” said petition spokesperson B.J. Smith, rather than sending potential customers to neighboring counties to purchase their beer, wine and distilled spirits.

  • City continues street improvements

    Homeowners on Washington Street don’t need to look far to see what Taylorsville City Commissioners have in store for them. Just look one street over at the recent improvements to Main Cross.

    Residents along Main Cross are beginning to fully see the benefit of new sidewalks, drainage pipes and a fresh black top after months of construction.

    At a meeting last Tuesday, commissioners approved several measures for work to be done along Washington Street, including tree removal.

  • Congressman Guthrie visits fifth graders