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Today's News

  • Main Street hires new manager

    The search for the next Main Street manager is officially over.

    The Taylorsville City Commission approved the Main Street committee’s recommendation at its Oct. 4 meeting and hired Kim McManus as the new manager.

    McManus attended her first Main Street meeting Thursday evening.

    McManus is a 33-year-old nursing student who hopes to become a nurse practitioner. She has been a certified nursing assistant since 1997, and along with CNA work, she has worked as an office manager for several years.

  • Trick or Treat on Main Street

    Trick or Treat on Main Street will again attract thousands of children and their families to the streets of downtown Taylorsville for some kid-friendly candy collecting Oct. 31.

    Representatives of local businesses, organizations and churches will commune upon Main Street between Jefferson and Point streets Halloween night from 5-8 p.m. to offer a safe and controlled environment for trick or treaters across Spencer County.

  • OOPS: Road, driveway mix-up sparks county to look at its maintenance policy on roads servicing only one house

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court is hoping to learn from a mistake the county made about five months ago.

    During communications from the judge-executive at Monday night’s fiscal court meeting, Bill Karrer told those in attendance that the county had made an error.

  • To repair or replace?

    In an effort to do more than verbally communicate with state officials, the Spencer County Fiscal Court passed a resolution Monday night in support of repairing the Blue Bridge, which carries Ky. 55 across the Salt River.

    Original plans were to replace the time-worn bridge with a new bridge that would realign Ky. 55 upstream, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer said.

    However, that project has proved too costly to begin in the near future, so plans changed to build a new bridge next to the current Blue Bridge and then tear the Blue Bridge down when construction finished.

  • POLL: Does the Normandy/Ky. 55 intersection need a stoplight?

    Do you think the intersection at Normandy Road and Ky. 55 needs a stoplight?

    Click here to vote!

  • ENGAGEMENT: Iannuzzi, Coyle to wed

    Melissa Iannuzzi and Chris Coyle, both of Taylorsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

  • Public record: Indictments

    A Spencer County Grand Jury heard the following cases, and charges, in indictments filed Sept. 22, that:

    On or about Oct. 25, 2010, Michael Haynes, 61, 7900 block of Little Mount Road:

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 5

    “Problem with hiring me?” I repeated, hoping I didn’t sound as shaky as I felt.

  • Frighteningly fun Halloween ideas

    Halloween is right around the corner, so it is time to carve out a spooky plan for your celebration. Whip up this ghoulish graveyard goody for the kids (or the kids at heart) in your house.

    Spooky Graveyard Pie
    Makes 8 servings

    3 cups (about 32 cookies) finely ground chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs, divided
    3 tablespoons melted butter
    1 can (12 fl. oz.) evaporated Milk
    2 large egg yolks
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) milk chocolate morsels

  • Pierogies are key ingredient in Polish Shepherd’s Pie

    Preparing delicious comfort food that will welcome everyone to the table is easy if you incorporate ingredients commonly found in your freezer and pantry.
    This recipe for Polish Shepherd’s Pie is a brand new version of the popular dish from across the pond. It replaces mashed potatoes with frozen pierogies, whipped potatoes lovingly folded into a pasta shell.
    — Courtesy of Family Features
     
    Polish Shepherd’s Pie
    Serves 6

    1 (16-ounce) box of Potato & Cheddar Pierogies