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Today's News

  • Cutting police budget, overtime among city budget discussions

    The Taylorsville City Commission will meet Wednesday (today) for its third budget workshop in three weeks.
    The meeting is set for 4 p.m. at the City Hall Annex and is open to the public.
    At Thursday’s budget workshop, commissioners discussed topics ranging from approving the budget as submitted by the city’s accounting and finance staff to cutting back on the police department budget, cutting out a portion of budgeted overtime for police officers and water/sewer staff and eliminating the Main Street Manager position.

  • City cannot use Main Street funds for road access

    The City of Taylorsville cannot use remaining funds from its Main Street project to restore access to property owned by John and Judy Shircliffe on Main Street, according to a letter dated April 17 from the commissioner of the Department of Road and Municipal Aid to Mayor Don Pay.

  • POINT-COUNTERPOINT COLUMN: Collins’ announcement took courage

    NOTE: Editor Shannon Brock and Freelancer John Shindlebower each tackle a side of the question, "Was NBA player Jason Collins 'courageous' in announcing publicly that he is gay?"

  • POINT-COUNTERPOINT COLUMN: Announcement was ‘self-serving act’

    NOTE: Editor Shannon Brock and Freelancer John Shindlebower each tackle a side of the question, "Was NBA player Jason Collins 'courageous' in announcing publicly that he is gay?"

  • What's Happening — Week of May 8

    May is Girl Power Month at the library
    May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning this Thursday, each Thursday this month at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in with friends for activities and conversations.
    The event is sponsored by the The Center for Women and Families.

    Account set up to benefit Clifford Nation

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events - March 8 edition

    First Assembly of God Relay for Life team plans tournament
    The First Assembly of God, Lifesavers, Relay for Life team is hosting a men’s softball tournament on May 18. For more information, contact Sabe Oliver at 502-507-4497. All proceeds benefit Spencer County Relay for Life.

    Relay team to host fitness event May 18

  • Spencer High celebrates art at spring show

    Spencer County High School 2013 recently hosted its annual art show.  Pictured are some examples of the work.

  • Klaus wins Zoo ‘trashformation’ contest

    Ava Klaus, daughter of Berny and Brooke, recently won the Louisville Zoo’s Trashformation contest for her age group. Trashformation is a contest to use recyclable items to create a scene or habitat in honor of Earth Day. Ava’s bear in the woods was made with bottle tops, toilet paper rolls, bottles, gum wrappers, cardboard and paper grass. Mayor Greg Fisher presented Ava with a bundle of prizes. Her favorite was her new lunch box with compartments for her food. Ava is in Kindergarten at SCES. She is in Ms. Hutchins’ class.

  • PHOTOS: TES 'Greats'
  • Brown siblings graduate

    Mike and Kathy Brown of Taylorsville would like to announce the college graduation of their children, Alex and Katie Brown. Both children attended Spencer County schools.
    Alex is graduating from the University of Louisville this Saturday with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in computer information systems. Katie graduated May 4 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in aerospace engineering.