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Today's News

  • COLUMN: WKU's Kerusch finishes at head of his class

    Sergio Kerusch is blessed with a Scotty Pippin run-the-floor body, a smile worth a million bucks, and maybe, ideally, a Larry Bird play-all-day love for the game.

    The 6’5”, 225-pounder stepped up his game to Pippin-like numbers too at Western Kentucky last season. But this isn’t about Kerusch’s 15.6 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 44 turnovers in 992 minutes (32 games).

  • Judge to pull his support of EDA

    In an announcement made to a less-than-likely audience, Spencer County Judge-Executive Bill Karrer said last Wednesday that he will not support the county allocating $30,000 in the next fiscal year to help keep the Taylorsville-Spencer County Economic Development Authority afloat.

  • Local woman's recipe wins contest

    Taylorsville cook Linda Brown’s Crunchy Pea Salad has been awarded a blue ribbon at Just A Pinch Recipe Club, the new online social community created for and by cooks at www.justapinch.com, according to a news release from the site.

  • Storm wreaks havoc in Mount Eden

    Erica Barnes woke up around 4:30 Monday morning to a feeling and a sound unlike any she had ever experienced.
    “You could feel the pressure on the house – like something just sat down on it,” Barnes said of a storm that ripped through Mount Eden. “It literally sounded like a train.”

  • A Dirty Secret: Dirt cake recipe fun and delicious

    Memorial Day is the traditional start of the picnic and backyard cookout season. It is a great time to experiment with fun recipes. Donna Bulf’s dirt cake is a fun dessert for any time, but would be especially fun at a summer holiday celebration.

    Bulf got her recipe for dirt cake from her daughter about 17 years ago, and it has become a favorite dessert for many of her outdoor gatherings.

    “We started decorating it in a pot,” said Bulf. “It can be put in 9x13 pans or glass bowls. But if you want to shock somebody, put it in a pot!”

  • Local historian unearths the roots of his own family tree

  • Public Record: Property Transfers 5/25

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s Office in May:

    RAI Enterprises, LLC, Taylorsville, to TGF Investments, LLC, Taylorsville, lots 1, 55, 66, 75 and 78 of Whitfield Meadows, as described in deed book 237 page 718, $50,000.

    Ann L. Martin, Taylorsville, Barbara M. Porter, Louisville, and Beverly J. Soice, Taylorsville, to Barbara M. Porter, Louisville, and Beverly J. Soice, Taylorsville, a tract of land off Hwy. 108, as described in deed book 237 page 732, $1.

  • POLL: Should the EDA be disbanded?

    Do you think the Economic Development Authority should be disbanded?

    Click here to vote!

  • Historical society to meet

    Alison McGaughey, the winner of the Historical Society’s Essay Contest, will present her winning essay, “The Mitchell Run Wreck”, on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Library.  Those interested are welcome to attend.

  • Part 2: Family ties run deep in Spencer County

    Editor’s note: The following is a continuation of Tom Watson’s column last week, which looks at Spencer County family names and the history associated with them.