Today's News

  • Fiesta Brava offers authentic mexican cuisine


    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Fiesta Brava, Spencer County’s newest restaurant, on Aug. 1. The restaurant, located at 100 Tanglewood Drive, offers authentic Mexican cuisine and is owned by Heather and Reinel Salgado. Business hours are Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 502-354-9154. Pictured are the owners with family, staff, friends and local business  and government officials.

  • HOMEGROWN: Smith's Service Station and Tire


  • Memories of abuse are haunting, troubling

    Having had the privilege of being able to help many survivors (more than a hundred) of childhood abuse, I’ve heard the many memories that were presented by the adults who have been able to, eventually, recover from the devastating effects of this type of horror.

  • EMS headquarters: To build, buy or both?

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court is faced with the decision of whether to build a new EMS facility or purchase the current Spencer County Extension Office building and then turn it into the county’s EMS facility.
    Judge-Executive Bill Karrer’s suggestion? Sort of do both.

  • Get Savvy about health insurance options for pre-Medicare spouses

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    My wife, who’s 60, is on my health insurance plan through my employer. When I retire in a few months at 65, and go on Medicare, what happens to her? Do we have to purchase private insurance, or is there some kind of Medicare coverage for dependent spouses?
    Nearly Retired

    Dear Nearly,

  • Getting ready for school at the 2012 Health Fair and Readifest
  • Praise an important part of a healthy relationship with God

    The Bible says that David was a man after God’s own heart. Therefore God anointed him King over all Israel. David never forgot that God put him in his position as king.

  • Church Happenings

    First Assembly plans summer bash
    The First Assembly of God Church in Taylorsville will host a “We Love Taylorsville” summer bash on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The church is located at 402 Garrard St.
    The free event will feature music, kids games, food and beverages, clothes, groceries, dental screenings, a drama team, percussion team and more.

    Finchville Baptist to hear review of summer activities

  • Listen to the Lord's little warning signs

    Just about the time our heads hit the pillows my wife said, “What was that?” At that point, I didn’t hear anything so we just laid back down. Sure enough, a few minutes later I heard something.
    A beeping sound echoed through our house. But it was hard to track down. I checked the bedrooms and bathrooms, the living room and the kitchen; I checked the laundry room, nothing. I went downstairs to my office, nothing. I went to the garage, nothing. It seemed to be coming from everywhere at once, but nowhere in particular.

  • Public Record: District Court July 17 and July 27

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer District Court on July 17, 2012:

    Terri M. Gross (1980), fourth-degree assault domestic violence with no visible injury, amended to second-degree disorderly conduct, guilty, $153 court costs and fines to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

    Joseph D. Parrent (1976), theft by deception to include cold checks under $500, guilty, sentencing to follow.