Today's News

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS: Week of May 28

    Gospel sing fundraiser May 31 at First Baptist
    There will be a gospel sing fundraiser Saturday, May 31 at First Baptist Church Taylorsville featuring Victory Road Quartet, formerly known as the Gloryland Quartet and The Waldridge Family. Victory Road features David Stevens, Tim Edwards, David Jones, Larry Dennison, Jerry Franklin and Carrol Ingram. The Waldridge Family features Leon Waldridge, Brent Waldridge and Wanda Waldridge.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Find out how much your old stuff is worth

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    Find Out How Much Your Old Stuff Is Worth
    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What resources can you recommend for finding the value of old items? I inherited a large number of old antiques and unique art from my great aunt, and I would like to find out what some of these items are worth.
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    Dear Seeking,
    There are actually a number of resources and online tools available today that can help you find out the value of almost any item. Here are some tips to help you proceed.

  • PHOTOS: Spencer County Middle School hosts ‘Market Day’


    Spencer County Middle School hosted a “Market Day” Thursday. Sixth grade students set up shop in 35 different booths at Spencer County Middle School. The program was designed to teach students to develop their entrepreneurial talents. Items offered included sweet treats, drinks, games and a variety of other items.Students were offered rewards for games of chance. Students sell snacks Thursday afternoon. Several students use “Body Boppers” in a friendly game resembling human bumper cars.

  • 4-H shooting sports tournament draws large field
  • Baunach selected for Gatton Academy
  • Whats Happening

    Child and teen summer reading programs
    coming up
    The library is holding registration for the child and teen summer reading programs starting May 24. The child reading program is on Tuesdays in June at 10:30 a.m. and the teen program is in June at 6:30 p.m.

  • Court rejects budget proposal

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court rejected the first reading of an ordinance pertaining to the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget by a 4-2 vote Monday. The vote came less than a week after a special meeting in which four magistrates discussed issues they had with the budget as presented.

  • Track star signs with the University of the Cumberlands


  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers

    The following property transfers were collected at the Spencer County Clerk’s office:

    March 27, 2014: Glenn Harpool and Terri Harpool, Inglenook Drive, Taylorsville, to Kenny L. Harryman and Jeffery D. Harryman, Inglenook Drive, Taylorsville, lot 65A of Early Wyne Planation, as shown in plat cabinet 3, slide 390 in the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $283,000.

  • Man indicted for attempt to murder jailer

    The man facing charges for attempting to take Spencer County Jailer Darrell Herndon’s life and the life of a good samaritan has been indicted in Nelson County Circuit court and will be arraigned Thursday.
    James W. Gillespie, 18, of Mount Eden, was indicted on two counts of attempted murder, third-degree assault, two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, disarming a police officer, first-degree escape, theft by unlawful taking-firearm, two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening and two counts of menacing.