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Today's News

  • Hollan sues Jones to disqualify him as County Attorney

    Late Friday afternoon Spencer County Attorney Ruth Hollan filed a lawsuit against County Attorney elect Ken Jones alleging that Jones does not live in Spencer County as required by the Kentucky Constitution, but instead lives at 1300 Cardinal Rd., Unit 504 in Louisville.

  • Candidates vie for school board positions

    by Zach Morgan

  • Bond increased in Eller case

    Spencer County Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman set a $25,000 full cash bond for Rhonda Eller, 42, who allegedly struck Board of Education employee Dawn Cox with the vehicle Eller was driving in April of this year.

  • Commission continues discussion on Maple

    The Taylorsville City Commission, continued discussions regarding the Maple Avenue project. Previously, commissioners approved a plan including sidewalks on the inside of Maple Avenue but the particulars as to where the sidewalks would be located and how far they would go remained open. Also, commissioners spent some time discussing possible parking places on the back side of Maple Avenue, which could accommodate up to 14 parking places.

  • City auditor recommends change in payment structure

    The City of Taylorsville recently received its audit from Maddox and Associates out of Fort Thomas Kentucky.
    According to the audit, the assets of the City of Taylorsville exceeded liabilities at June 30, 2014 by $21,656,608. Of this amount, the report states, $1,576,756 is unrestricted and used to meet the general government’s ongoing obligations. The city’s governmental funds reported a combined ending fund balance of $723,644, of which $584,594 is unassigned. According to the report, revenues exceeded expenditures in the general fund by $2,550.

  • Candy buy-back for the troops, Nov. 7

    by Zach Morgan

  • What's Happening — Week of October 22

    Country Ham Breakfast at Taylorsville Masonic Lodge
    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can eat country ham breakfast Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.
    Signature Healthcare to host Trunk or Treat Halloween Bash on Thursday, Oct. 30

  • 3 candidates have entered election as write in candidates

    Three candidates have entered the general election as write in candidates this year. The deadline to enter as as a write in candidate was Friday at 4 p.m.
    Claude Owen entered as a write in candidate in the Spencer County Judge Executive race, Ruth Hollan entered as a write-in for the County Attorney position and Mike Blackburn has entered to run as a write-in for Elk Creek Constable.

  • Project Graduation Craft Fair returns

    Locals can Christmas shop and help out Spencer County High School seniors at the same time this Saturday at the second-annual SCHS Project Graduation Craft Fair.
    The fair will be held throughout the school from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will include vendors selling goods such as holiday and seasonal crafts, gifts, jewelry, candles and more. Project Graduation volunteers will also be working the concession stand that day so shoppers can grab a snack without having to leave the building.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Court record October 29 edition

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases in Spencer District Court Aug. 22, 2014:

    Traffic:
    Timothy Underwood (1992), unauthorized use of a motor vehicle first offense, guilty, sentencing to follow.

    Timothy E. Underwood (1992), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, sentencing to follow.

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases in Spencer District Court Aug. 29, 2014: