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Today's News

  • COLUMN: The church of Philadelphia

    Of all the churches Jesus told John to write about, Philadelphia is the church I chose for our church.

  • COLUMN: Take time to recognize life’s little miracles

    How did it happen that we have become so blind to the little miracles of everyday life? Big, amazing miracles still happen. Someone returns from deep under the shadow of death and we rejoice. An unexpected financial windfall saves a family home. You look up after a frightening moment on the highway and realize that the crash never came.

  • COLUMN: Fall has fallen: Announcing the roadside litter abatement program, curbside pickup dates

    When you read this article, Octoberfest will be a fond memory, and thoughts of Halloween will be dancing through the minds of the younger members of our county.
    I hope everyone had a good time during the fest, because 1 know for a fact a lot of work was expended by a large number of our citizens to make it work.

  • NO DRIVER’S LICENSE PROCESSING AT SPENCER COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE ON NOV. 1

    In August, Kentucky began a transition to a new driver’s license that, while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.
    The new license has multiple layers of security features, all linked to each other, so counterfeiters must compromise multiple technologies – not just one.
    The licenses’ new features include:
    •Digital watermark imperceptible to the human eye
    •Bank note-level fine line printing

  • Crews graduates from U.S. Navy Boot Camp in Illinois

    Seaman Apprentice Jacob Tyler Crews, 21, of Taylorsville, graduated from the U.S. Navy Boot Camp at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., on Oct. 5.

  • What's Happening — Week of Oct. 24

    Police seek information on stolen car hauler trailer
    The Taylorsville Police Department is seeking information regarding the theft of a 16-foot car hauler trailer from East River Road between 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday morning.
    The trailer is black with a wooden bed and has green metal welded on the back.
    Anyone who has seen the trailer or has any information about when or where it was taken is asked to call the police department at 477-3231. If there is no answer, leave a message for Lt. Rick Jewell.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday

  • Trick or Treat on Main Street is Oct. 31

    The annual Trick or Treat on Main Street event is scheduled for Halloween night, 5-8 p.m., in Taylorsville. Check out these tips and tricks for a safe and fun event!

    • Main Street between Jefferson and Point Streets will be closed from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m. to allow for foot traffic only, but please note, the event runs from 5-8 p.m. Early or late trick or treaters will most likely miss out on the fun!

  • Board of education seeking interested applicants to fill Waterford seat, to be vacant Jan. 1

    The Spencer County Board of Education is currently undergoing a process to fill the Waterford board member’s seat, which will be vacant as of Jan. 1.
    The board is accepting applications from interested candidates through Friday.  The seat is up in December and no candidates filed for the position, meaning an appointment must be made by the Kentucky Commisioner of Education, Terry Holliday.
    Prospects will be interviewed by a committee, which will determine the recommendation made by Holliday.
    The appointment is only until the next general election.

  • School board’s offer for land off Ky. 44 rejected, talks resurface about Tanglewood property

    The Spencer County Board of Education could be heading in a new direction regarding a location for the new 600-student elementary school since its initial offer for property off of Ky. 44 has been rejected.
    The board moved at its September meeting to bid $275,000 for 38.19 acres known as the Porter Property located 2.5 miles northeast of Ky. 55 and 44. According to a land study conducted for the district, the property is a mixture of pasture and woodlands, and was listed  for $668,325 — $393,325 more than what was offered by the board.

  • Trial of man accused of striking, killing off-duty LMPD officer begins today

    A trial is set to begin today in the case involving a Taylorsville man indicted on second-degree manslaughter charges for striking and killing an off-duty Louisville Metro Police officer.
    Taylorsville resident Daryl Fogle struck Paul M. Pegram, 40, of Spencer County on Sept. 30, 2010. According to Kentucky State Police, Pegram was riding his bicycle on Ky. 248, east of Taylorsville when Fogle struck Pegram with his vehicle. State police reported that Pegram died as a result of injuries sustained from the collision.