Today's News

  • Church Happenings - Week of June 21, 2017

    Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Fun Day on July 4

    Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Mt. Eden, will be holding a Community Fun Day on July 4th following the Mt. Eden 4th of July parade. The event will include food, watermelons, music, a greased pole, bouncy house, water slide, soapbox derby, toilet races, an archery contest, horseshoes, corn hole, a hay bale throw, watermelon seed spitting contest and games for children. There will be photo opportunities and the entire event is free.

    Victory Road to appear on Great Day Live

  • SCMS athletes compete in state meet at UofL


  • Baseball Bash


    It was a day of fun and celebration, that included inflatables and a dunking booth.

  • Man passes counterfeit money


    Taylorsville City Police are hoping the public may be able to help identify a man who allegedly tried to pass counterfeit money at a local business over the weekend.

    Chief Kenny Stewart said a white male came into the Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant in Settler’s Center on Sunday around 7 p.m. and tried to exchange six counterfeit $5 bills for a $10 and a $20.

  • Lake sewer lines approved

    With assurance that the state would be financing the project, the City of Taylorsville Monday night signed off on a project to link the sewage pump station at Edgewater into the city’s system.

    City Attorney Dudley Dale assured city commissioners about the funding and suggested the city move ahead with plans to start laying the new lines that will hook the system to the city sewer.

  • Medical facility may have new owner soon

    With one large medical provider closing its doors in Taylorsville, another has expressed interest in filling that void.
    Last month, Kentucky One Health announced that it would be ceasing operations at a number of locations around the region, including the practice on Main Street in Taylorsville.

  • Spalding completes training


    U.S. Air Force Airman Kaleb L. Spalding graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

  • summer Salt River canoeing


    Local teens enjoyed a trip down the Salt River thanks to a summer program at the Library. More than two dozen teens paddled down the river about six miles, enjoying the scenery and checking out the wildlife. last Wednesday. Despite the chilly weather, the paddlers enjoyed a swim near the part of the river where Brashears Creek enters it.

  • Happy Birthday to Kentucky

    This past weekend, some friends and I took a canoe trip down the Kentucky River. It was a secluded, 18-mile stretch beginning at Camp Nelson and winding through the beautiful Kentucky River Palisades to High Bridge.

    It was also remote. From Friday morning when we left Camp Nelson, until nearly mid-day on Saturday, we never saw another soul. No sounds of cars, no other boats, simply near-wilderness on both sides of the river.

  • Shining the light on state’s open records laws

    While employed as an instructor at the University of Kentucky’s School of Journalism, former hostage Terry Anderson recounted his five-year battle with federal agencies to obtain copies of public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) relating to the government’s efforts to secure his release from Hezbollah kidnappers during his nearly seven-year captivity.