Today's News

  • Strategic planning group seeks more citizen input

    The effort to put the City of Taylorsville’s Strategic Plan into action continued last week, with a meeting of various committees and a call for increased involvement from citizens who want to see progress.

    More than three dozen people met at the City Hall Annex last Tuesday to hear updates on some of the projects, such as the levee trail and marketing and tourism development.

    Marty Nemes, who is serving on the Recreation, Tourism and Marketing committee chaired the meeting and said it’s important for the various groups to convene on a regular basis.

  • Halloween event is a treat

    Monday night’s Trick or Treat on Main Street was yet another reminder of why life in a small town can’t be beat.

    The annual Halloween event is truly a family gathering of good fun, lots of candy, plenty of smiles and some of the cutest kids who open their bags wide in the hopes for plenty of treats.

    They came as ghouls, pirates, firemen and soldiers. Some dressed as princesses, fairies, bunnies and witches. Plenty of the adults got into the spirit as well, dressing up and joining in on the fun.

  • From our readers - Don’t leave presidential ballot blank, look at platforms

    If you plan to leave the Presidential choice blank on your ballot, then step back and look at the party platforms. There is no such thing as the perfect candidate or the perfect party. Never in history have the two party platforms been more opposite. Democrat platform equals more government control over your life by way of left wing federal judges and left wing Supreme Court judges. Don’t leave it blank. Speak up for your values.

  • From our readers - Supports Trump

    To my Christian friends,

    As you know, our freedoms in this country are under attack. The left is out to take over our government.

    Hillary Clinton has said we are going to have to convince these people to change their minds. She is talking about Christians and their beliefs in the Bible about homosexuality Read between the lines - she will use everything at her disposal to take our rights away.

  • A silver-lining in this election?

    This time next week, we will know who the next president of the United States will be.

    I actually do not feel entirely confident in that opening statement. Too much can, and likely will, happen between now and next Tuesday. This has already been the most bizarre presidential election in history and the only thing that will surprise me at this point is if the last few days pass by without new bombshells, email leaks, allegations or other unexpected twists and turns.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 2, 2016

    Veterans Honor Service

  • Nominees for the RRHOF

    Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, along with the rest of the Walt Disney Company, have changed their minds about trying to purchase Twitter, Inc. All concerned worried about the negative impact brought out in using this communication service. Disney is always concerned about the clean cut image that they try to keep impeccable. Disney has a history of acquiring other companies such as Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Although Twitter has the market value of $12 billion they are currently losing money. So, no Twitter for Goofy.

  • Tickets on sale for FBC Tree of Life musical

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” Christmas musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of  the birth and life of Christ.

    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • TSCFD receives $12,000 grant

    Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security have announced that the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District has been awarded a $12,000 grant to purchase personal protective equipment for firefighting.   

  • Education - TES Great Students


    Taylorsville Elementary School’s great students for the month of September were: , from back row: left to right, Alexis Barrick, Chloe Chesser, Mary Beth Taylor, Noah Frank, and front row, Mackenzie Baldwin and Brennan Guzman.