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Today's News

  • Cat conundrum: City faces feline overpopulation

    Taylorsville is currently in the middle of a veritable feline invasion, according to Mayor Don Pay. Stray cats can be seen daily, scampering about the streets of downtown Taylorsville, looking for food and any makeshift shelter that will protect them from the elements.

    “There are probably several hundred cats out there and there will be several hundred more if this problem isn’t dealt with now,” said Mayor Pay. “Everyone complains about this kind of thing but very few people have tried to do anything about it.”

  • An exemplary citizen

    “Good food and good friends. What more could you ask for?” asked Gary Kehne when he humbly stood before the Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday afternoon and accepted the award for Citizen of the Year.

    “There’s nobody more deserving of this award,” said Chamber President Cara Lewis, who presented Kehne with a plaque after touching on some of the many volunteer organizations of which he has long been an outstanding member.

  • City discusses evacuation plan

    If a major flood occurred in Taylorsville, where would everyone go? And how would they get there?

    Those are questions that local officials want to get answers for soon after the idea for a comprehensive evacuation plan was discussed at the Jan. 5 Taylorsville City Commission meeting.

    “I don’t feel like, and Gary, I know you don’t feel like we have an adequate evacuation plan for the city,” Mayor Don Pay said to Floodwall Commissioner Gary Kehne at one point in the meeting.

  • City discusses evacuation plan

    If a major flood occurred in Taylorsville, where would everyone go? And how would they get there?

    Those are questions that local officials want to get answers for soon after the idea for a comprehensive evacuation plan was discussed at the Jan. 5 Taylorsville City Commission meeting.

    “I don’t feel like, and Gary, I know you don’t feel like we have an adequate evacuation plan for the city,” Mayor Don Pay said to Floodwall Commissioner Gary Kehne at one point in the meeting.

  • Ethics commission rules, but what next?

    A ruling handed down by the Spencer County Ethics Commission has found previous Spencer County Sheriff Steve Coulter and two of his deputies guilty on two of three ethics violation charges brought against them by Taylorsville resident Lawrence Trageser, but it is unclear as to if or when any disciplinary action will be taken against the accused.

  • Police working burglary at K&M Small Engines, information wanted

    Taylorsville Police are investigating a burglary reported Wednesday morning at K&M Small Engines on Railroad Street.

    Four 4-wheelers and an undetermined amount of go-carts have been stolen.

    Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call 502-477-3231 or 502-477-5533.

    If information provided leads to an arrest, a cash reward will be given.

  • PHOTO: First deer for Goodlett

    Joe Willie Goodlett, 8, of Taylorsville, shot his first deer on New Year's Day with a 223 rifle at 75 yards.

  • Lady Bears fall flat against John Hardin

    The Spencer County Lady Bears saw their modest two-game winning streak come to a crashing halt Monday night when they fell to a talented John Hardin squad, 62-23.

    The Lady Bears got off to a slow start and never were able to recover. They fell behind 6-0 and were able only to get one bucket in the first quarter as they trailed 18-2 after the first break.

  • SCHS wins a pair in busy week

    It was a busy week for the Spencer County Bears who played three games in four days, winning the first two but dropping a tough loss to visiting Campbell County Friday night.

    The Bears began the week by hosting district foe Eminence on Tuesday.
    The visiting Warriors hung tough through most of the first half after the Bears took an early lead and had a 12-6 lead after one quarter with sophomore Chris Dunbar scoring eight points in the opening frame as he dominated inside.

  • CARTOON: The Far Middle