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Today's News

  • City makes no changes to proposed budget

    After three meetings full of questions and discussion about the City of Taylorsville’s budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, the City Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday night to approve the budget as originally presented.
    Commissioner Beverly Ingram voted against the budget, while Mayor Don Pay and commissioners Jack Proctor, Kathy Spears and Ellen Redmon voted in favor of it.

  • Mount Eden man charged with attempted murder back in court

    A Mount Eden man accused of shooting at and pistol-whipping his girlfriend in March 2012 appeared in Spencer Circuit Court for a hearing Thursday.
    Benjamin W. Mobley, 59, of the 2100 block of Murphy Lane, was indicted in early December 2012 on charges of criminal attempted murder, second-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • PHOTO: Harp visits with ‘Days’ stars

    Marty Allen Harp, right, visited seven cast members of his favorite soap opera, ‘Days of Our Lives,’ recently in Atlanta. He is pictured here with Ari Zucker, who plays Nicole. This was a charity event for autism. Marty also spent time with friends he has known for many years as they all enjoy these events from year-to-year.

  • PHOTOS: Class of 2013 memorial walk

    Classmates, family and friends gathered at Ray Jewel Park Saturday evening for a walk-a-thon memorializing fallen classmates Chaz Goodlett, Shelby Bockting and Michaella ‘Mikie’ Monroe.

    Goodlett died in 2009 after an accident in which he fell off the back of a golf cart, causing severe head trauma. Bockting and Monroe both died in a car accident in early 2012 on Mike Brown Road.

  • KU warns customers of recent bill-payment scam

    Kentucky Utilities Company is alerting customers of a recent telephone scam asking customers to pay their bills over the phone.
    The caller claims to be a utility employee and asks for immediate bill payment by credit card or pre-paid money card.  If the targeted customer does not cooperate, the caller threatens to disconnect the person’s electric service.
    KU has alerted authorities and offers the following SAFE advice to residential and business customers:

  • PHOTOS: Students sponsor ‘Senior Prom’ at Signature Healthcare
  • COLUMN: 4-H’ers shine at Louisville area communications day

    The 2013 Louisville Area Communications Day was on Saturday, April 27 at Bedford Elementary School in Trimble County.  I am so proud to say that everyone from Spencer County did an outstanding job.

  • Host families sought for one-month 4-H international exchange program

    Local families are needed to host Japanese exchange students, ages 12 to 15, for four weeks this summer as part of an exchange program sponsored by Kentucky 4-H. The Japanese youth will stay with their American host families from mid-July to mid-August. To find more information about the program or request an information packet, visit the website at:  http://www.kentucky4h.org/InternationalExchange.

  • COLUMN: Good show for lilacs this year

    Last year, I spent some time rejuvenating, if you will, our “Miss Kim” lilac. It had gone years without any maintenance pruning, just never making the priority list for chores out at the farm. Although “Miss Kim” is considered a dwarf variety and needs less maintenance, it was in need of some serious reduction.

  • Public Record: District Court April 12 & 19

    District Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases April 12 in Spencer District Court:

    Traffic:
    Gregory S. Clark (1967), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possession, guilty, $20 fine; failure to produce insurance card, amended to failure to maintain proper insurance, guilty, $500 fine, $400 conditionally discharged. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.