Editor’s note: This article is part two in a three-part series addressing the 2012-2013 Kentucky School Report Cards and assessment data released last week by the Kentucky Department of Education. This week’s article addresses the local elementary school scores.
Though no official action was taken, more than one-third of the Spencer County Fiscal Court’s Monday meeting was spent discussing the need for accreditation of the Taylorsville Levee and hearing comments from citizens on the issue.
The levee commission — commissioners Mike Driscoll, Bobby Smith and Joan Smith and treasurer Lois Platt — attended Monday’s meeting and Driscoll provided an update to the court.
A Taylorsville man injured in a farm accident late last month died over the weekend from those injuries.
William Troy Caraway, 42, of Taylorsville, was airlifted from Plum Ridge Road on Sept. 26 following a tractor accident on the Baird family farm.
Mark Bruner, charged with the brutal beating in 2011 of a woman left by the side of the road in Shelby County, has pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in connection with that crime and will be facing a long prison term.