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  • Building committee appointed for destroyed fire station

    The Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees continued to move forward with rebuilding the fire station, which was destroyed by fire two weeks ago, by appointing a building committee and approving insurance disbursements for several vehicles destroyed in the blaze.
    Board Chairman Duane McClain appointed a committee to look into the construction of a new fire department that included board members Dean Ware, Bob Jones and Jim Evans. The committee also includes Larry McClain, who will act as the firefighters representative throughout the process.

  • Fiscal court resolves recycling position

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court finally resolved an issue which has been languishing on the court’s agenda for the last several months, namely how to handle the Recycling Center Supervisor’s position currently held by Karen Spencer.

  • Board ups offer on property again

    The Spencer County Board of Education voted Monday to approve offering $12,250 an acre for 20 acres or $13,500 per acre for the entire 27 acre property located at 101 McAllister Lane off of Ky. 44 during a special called meeting.

  • City increases tax rates

    The Taylorsville City Commission voted to raise tax rates 4 percent during a special called meeting Monday.
    The increase will raise real property rates from 15.9 cents per $100 of assessed value to 16.7 cents per $100 of assessed value. Personal property rates will increase from 20.13 cents per $100 in assessed value to 20.88 cents. For example, a citizen whose home is valued at $100,000 will pay the city $167, up $8 from last year.
    According to City Comptroller Randy McConnell, the change would bring in $9,612 to city coffers.

  • Back to School
  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers August 13 edition

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s office for June and July, 2014:

    July 14, 2014: Nancy B. Herndon and Eugene Herndon of Bloomfield Rd., Taylorsville to Donald L. Nicoulin of Grand St., Brooklyn, New York, tract 5, containing 10.475 acres as shown on Minor Subdivision Plat R. A. & Irene Bryan Farm divided phase 2, in plat cabinet 4, slide 290 of the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $50,000.

  • Lewis celebrates retirement
  • County gets recycling trailer
  • What's Happening — Week of August 13

    CASA recruiting
    volunteers in Spencer County

    Court Appointed Special Advocates is recruiting new volunteers in the Spencer and Shelby county area to advocate in the court system for abused and neglected children. There are currently over 30 children waiting for a CASA volunteer in the Spencer and Shelby county area.
    A volunteer training workshop will be held in August for persons interested in becoming a volunteer. Call 502-647-2155 or visit CASA’s website at www.CASARiverRegion.org to learn how you can make a difference in a child’s life.

  • Habitat receives donation