.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Martin named to Centre dean’s list

    Amber Martin of Taylorsville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Martin is the daughter of Kyle and Catherine Martin of Taylorsville and is a graduate of Spencer County High School.
     

  • Spencer Elementary kindergarten registration approaching

    Spencer County Elementary kindergarten registration will be held March 4-8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    This registration is for children who will be five years old by Oct. 1, 2013 and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool. To be fully enrolled the following must be on file:

    • Proof of residency (not a driver’s license)
    • A copy of the original birth certificate (not a hospital certificate)
    • A copy of the student’s Social Security card
    • A current immunization certificate

  • These Taylorsville Elementary students are GREAT

    HICKERSON
    Mason Grubb, Alexis King, Wyatt Lockard, Brittany Nethery, Yelismar Perez, Haylee Piercy, Jaylea Rheaume, Ilana Royalty, Jaclyn Summitt, Makayla Warford

    PENCE
    Savannah Baldwin, Jakahri Brown, Keziah Davis, Ayvah Hall, Ivan Lester, Kasey Moffett, Jenna Moore,
    Serra Murphy, Gracie Searcy, Katelynn Smith, Alexandra Thompson, Dylan Waldridge, Cynthia Wimsatt

    SZTANYA

  • Offers extended Thursday to four charged in July cocaine case

    Four Spencer Countians facing charges that came as a result of a cocaine bust in Taylorsville in July 2012 appeared in Spencer Circuit Court on Thursday.
    Raymond Birdsong, 62, and Margaret F. Tingle, 76, both of Hardin Court, were indicted on charges of first-degree complicity trafficking in a controlled substance-cocaine, first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance-cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

  • COLUMN: High-profile topics in 30-day session

    The 2013 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in full swing; the House of Representatives is considering several high-profile topics during this short, 30-day session.

  • COLUMN: 110 bills introduced in first session day after break

    After a three-week break, members of the General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week for part two of the 2013 Legislative Session. For the next five weeks the House and Senate will debate numerous proposals.

  • COLUMN: Public employee pension bill is first passed by Senate

    This week was a busy one as the General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday to a full agenda, including committee meetings and the passage of several pieces of important legislation.
    As a result of the hard work over the summer and fall by a bipartisan task force made up of Senate and House members, the Senate was able to work quickly to take the first step to address the huge unfunded liability in our public employee pension system.

  • City votes to use part-time officers in schools

    The Taylorsville City Commission voted unanimously last Tuesday to utilize its part-time Taylorsville Police officer to fill the need of a school resource officer with Spencer County Schools.
    The agreement is subject to approval by the Spencer County Board of Education.
    The city, through Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis, had been in discussions with the school board about hiring an additional full-time officer to fill the position, and on Tuesday, Lewis presented an approximate cost proposal of hiring a full-time officer.

  • Karrer completes road scholar, road master program

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center recently announced that 155 Roads Scholars and 144 Road Masters completed the 2012 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.

  • Shelton graduates from basic training

    Air National Guard Airman Jacob T. Shelton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.