Today's News

  • Head-on collision kills one


  • Moore named to court

    Roger Moore has been a familiar face at Spencer County Fiscal Court meetings for several months as an interested citizen. Now his role will become more official after he was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin last Friday to fill a seat left vacant in November following the passing of former 1st District Magistrate Jim Williams.

    The announcement came Friday afternoon from the Governor’s office, which had reviewed a number of different candidates who had submitted applications to fill the seat vacated more than six weeks ago.

  • TES redistricting to be discussed at forum

    When the new Taylorsville Elementary School opens next August, students who are accustomed to attending classes in a building that their grandparents or even great-grandparents attended, will be walking into the newest of facilities. There will also be some room for some students from Spencer County Elementary School, but which ones are yet to be determined, although the district may shed some light on those plans at a public forum slated for Monday night.

  • Senior program asks city for financial help

    A group that provides services to the elderly, which includes meals, heating assistance and a variety of social programs, appealed to the City of Taylorsville for additional funding during the Taylorsville City Commission meeting last Tuesday evening.

    Kim Embrey-Hill, executive director of Multi-Purpose Community Action, explained that funding has not kept up with expenses over the past several years, which could put continuation of some of their services in jeopardy.

  • Habitat for Humanity celebrates family’s new home


  • What’s happening - Week of January 18, 2017

    Habitat Valentine Dinner and Silent Auction

  • Flu widespread in Kentucky

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is raising the influenza (flu) level in the state from “regional” to “widespread.” Widespread activity is the highest level of flu activity, which indicates increased flu-like activity or flu outbreaks in at least half of the regions in the state.

  • $120,000 for headphones?
  • Church to host prom for those with special needs

    It will be a night to remember and a Night to Shine for Spencer Countians with special needs who attend a prom just for them to be held at Spencer Christian Church on Friday, February 10 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

    Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and is hosted nationally and across the world by churches who desire to provide a prom-like experience to honored guests 14 and over.

  • Fast and furious in Frankfort


    The first week of the legislative session is typically organizational in nature, said State Representative James A. Tipton, R-53rd district during a legislative breakfast Tuesday morning in Taylorsville. However, last week, the newly convened, completed significant business.