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Today's News

  • Property Transfers - Week of September 6, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of June 23, 2017 until July 18, 2017.

    Nolan L. Bryant and Treasure A. Bryant, Taylorsville, KY to Raymond William Hollan and Ruth A. Hollan, Taylorsville, KY. Property in Spencer County. $1.00.

    Smith Homes and Renovations, LLC, Fisherville, KY to Kevin R. Sims and Leah M. Sims, Fisherville, KY. Tract 7 of Spin Pointe Acres Subdivision. $329,225.

  • Bevin unveils “Beautify the Bluegrass” initiative

    Gov. Matt Bevin today launched his new “Beautify the Bluegrass” initiative, calling on Kentuckians to come together to make their hometowns shine.

    “I want to encourage people in every Kentucky community to figure how out they can become the most beautiful community in the Commonwealth,” said Gov. Bevin. “The concept is simple: Identify a problem that needs attention, and then find a way to get involved in repairing, enhancing or beautifying it.”

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 30, 2017

    Plum Creek Baptist to host Hometown Heroes

    Plum Creek Baptist Church invites the community to “Hometown Heroes”, a community celebration to honor the heroes of 9/11 and honor local heroes and first responders. Everyone is invited to the event on Sunday, September 10 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with fireworks beginning around 8 p.m. The day will also include free food, games, a car cruise, live music and prizes.

    Fall Revival at Second Baptist Church

  • Junk drawers

    Every home we have ever lived in we have had a junk drawer.  It is usually in the kitchen somewhere and it collects just about everything.  Looking for a rubber band, it’ll probably be in the junk drawer.  Looking for one of those wire tie things?  Junk drawer!  What happened to the scissors?  They are probably hiding in the junk drawer.

  • Lady Bears Soccer
  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 30, 2017

    Dance Team hosting 5K run

    The High School Dance Team is holding the Run Like It’s Recess 5K and Kids Fun Run on Thursday, September 14th at Tanglewood Golf Course. Pre-registration is $25 and includes a t-shirt. You can pre-register by contacting a member of the dance team. Race day registration is $30 for the 5K run and $10 for the fun run. Checks should be made to the SCHS Dance Team.
     

  • Bears Soccer

     

    The boys are 2-1 on the season following a 4-1 loss to Pleasure Ridge Park Saturday afternoon. Last week, the boys claimed a 10-2 victory over Louisville Central. The Bears have returned all their starters from last season and are playing well so far this year. They will be at Thomas Nelson on Thursday night. Their next home game is scheduled for September 14 when they host Frankfort.

  • EMS employee disciplined

    Incident could renew debate over time clocks for county employees

    Judge-Executive John Riley said the county may seek reimbursement from an EMS employee who allegedly falsified his time sheet for hours he was not actually on duty.

    The employee, Todd Ulrey, was demoted earlier this month after the fiscal court learned of the time discrepancies. Riley said he had been authorized to fire the employee, but chose instead to demote him and said his time sheets will be monitored closely.

  • Students step up for shelter

     

    Club will match students, dogs

    A new club being formed at Spencer County High School is designed to allow local students to volunteer to help animals in need at the Spencer County Animal Shelter. However, the bond formed may benefit the student just as much as the animal.

  • City still fine-tuning Edgewater sewer deal

    The city’s deal with the state to fund upgrades to the sewage treatment facility at Edgewater, and to tie in to the city’s system, is still being finalized. After nearly 90 minutes of discussion Monday night, the Taylorsville City Commission asked City Attorney Dudley Dale to make some amendments to a proposed Memorandum of Agreement to offer to the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority that could mean a loan of up to $830,000 for the city to complete the work.