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Today's News

  • Decision 2016 - City Commission

     

    Six candidates are vying for four seats on the Taylorsville City Commission, including all four incumbants - Ingram, Proctor, Redmon and Spears. We asked all six to talk about their plans if elected:

    What prompted you to seek a seat on the City Commission?

    DOUGLAS: I have always wanted to make a difference in my community and since I have lived in Taylorsville I have felt like some things needed to change and that hopefully I was the one to help get them done.

  • Decision 2016 - City Commission

     

    Six candidates are vying for four seats on the Taylorsville City Commission, including all four incumbants - Ingram, Proctor, Redmon and Spears. We asked all six to talk about their plans if elected:

    What prompted you to seek a seat on the City Commission?

    DOUGLAS: I have always wanted to make a difference in my community and since I have lived in Taylorsville I have felt like some things needed to change and that hopefully I was the one to help get them done.

  • Bears to host playoff game

     

    The Spencer County Bears will host a first-round playoff game next Friday night, November 4, at 7:30 p.m.
    The Bears finished 2-2 in the district, but  won a tie-breaker to earn the second seed and a home game to start the postseason. Coach Mike Marksbury said it’s not official yet, but he believes the opponent will be Louisville Valley, who are 5-4 going into the last week of the season.

  • 4-H Shooting Sports on target in recent event

     

  • When the light shines

    The other morning I was walking my dog out of the neighborhood.  It was a cool morning and the sun was hidden behind a hill.  We suddenly walked out from behind the hill and the chilly morning was no longer chilly.  I could feel the heat of the sun on my face and was struck by how much difference a ball of fire 93 million miles away can make.

  • Church Happenings - Week of October 26, 2016

    First Baptist Family Fun Night

    First Baptist Church invites you to their Family Fun Night on Monday, October 31 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. There will be games, candy, popcorn, hot dogs and fun. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Outdoors - Challenges abound at beginning of deer season

     

    Shirt-sleeve temperatures. Treetops buffeted by high winds. Acorns crunching underfoot.

    Without question, hunters faced challenging conditions for the early muzzleloader deer season this past weekend in Kentucky and it shows in the harvest figures. The two-day take of 2,987 deer was down sharply from last year when hunters benefitted from the timely arrival of a cold snap and a less bountiful acorn crop.

  • Stump sues fiscal court

     

    Spencer County Sheriff Buddy Stump filed a lawsuit last week against the Spencer County Fiscal Court and its individual members after the court had been unable to agree on where to relocate his office in the midst of an apparent mold outbreak.

    The suit, filed in Spencer Circuit Court last Friday, lays out the timeline of mold-related events dating back to July 11, up until October 7, when Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Brummer became ill and was hospitalized for five days after he’d spent time in the building’s booking area.

  • Court votes to move Sherrif's Office one block away

    The Sheriff’s office may be moving following a surprise 4-2 vote Monday night to lease a vacant building a block down Main Street. The vote came following a lengthy executive session in which the court discussed options for the Sheriff’s office, which has been battling mold since this summer.

  • Will city ban clowns?

     

    As reports of clowns showing up and terrorizing citizens across the country continue, Taylorsville City Police Chief Kenny Stewart suggested to the city commission last week ways to possibly take a proactive approach.

    He presented a proposed ordinance that would make it unlawful for anyone over the age of 13 to conceal part or all of their face by a mask or other means while on public property, including streets, sidewalks, parking areas, and public buildings.