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Today's News

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    County clerk office closed Saturday

    The Spencer County Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday due to the Juvenile Diabetes Carnival for a Cure. The carnival will be held in Taylorsville. Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 26.

    Farmers market opens

  • High five

    In a time of Tea Party fever, one-and-dones, Derby handicapping experts and more show-me-the-money, Sport stepped into the breech last week. Gave us a high-five (and half) heart string highlights.

    1. No. 42. Across Major League Baseball every player on every team wore No. 42, honoring Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.

    2. Lefty. At the Masters, champion Phil Mickelson and wife Amy touched our hearts with a nationally televised hug taking attention away from media’s latest kick-that-dog-again!, Tiger Woods.

  • Grand jury indictments

    Trafficking illegal drugs within site of a school topped the list of indictments handed down by the Spencer Grand Jury April 8.

    Bryan Baldwin, of 5273 Lilly Pike in Cox’s Creek, was indicted with three felony and four misdemeanors for an event that allegedly occurred Jan. 18.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Property transfers

    Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of  February 2010.

    Chase Home Finance, LLC and John W. Nagy by Charles S. Tichenor Master Commissioner of the Spencer Circuit Court, Taylorsville to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Nashville, TN. Lot No. 8 Point View Subdivision. $65,000.

  • New business: Taylorsville Pools

    Brent Schanding/Landmark News Service

  • Church happenings

    Spring revival at Plum Creek Baptist

    Evangelist Dale Rose, of Grace Evangelistic Ministries, will be the featured speaker at the Plum Creek Baptist Church Spring Revival April 18 - 22. The revival will begin Sunday, April 18 at 11 a.m. and continue each evening at 7 p.m. The theme of each night is as follows:

    Sunday, April 18 – Sunday School Night

    Monday, April 19 – Friends Night Challenge

    Tuesday, April 20 – Youth Night and pizza

    Wednesday, April 21 – Family Night and dinner

  • Terry Tripp at Big Springs Assembly of God

    Nationally-known speaker, author and teacher of the word Terry Tripp, of the LaVerne Tripp Family, will be at Big Springs Assembly of God Saturday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

    Enjoy an evening of music and ministry. Big Springs Assembly of God is located at 2345 Taylorsville Rd. in Bloomfield. This event is free. For more information, call (502) 252-9154.

     

  • Power-lifting champ

    Cody Jaggers competed at The NASA High School Power Lifting National Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on March 27-28.

    Jaggers competed in several 148 lb. weight class events and finished 4th overall in the nation in his weight class. Jaggers also finished 3rd in the power press competition and 2nd in the power sports competition.

    Jaggers was recently part of the Kentucky All-Star team that finished 2nd in the nation. The team consisted of two lifters each from Fort Knox and Green County and Cody from Spencer County.

  • Library photo contest winners

    The first place winning photo entered in the Community Heritage Photo Contest held at the Spencer County Public Library was entered by Noreen Day.  It shows the “Builders of Plum Creek Baptist Church,” completed in 1905, which overlooks the Spencer County Community of Waterford.  The second place photo “A View of Taylorsville,” taken in the early 1900s, possibly on a court day, was submitted by Jane Helton.  The “Taylorsville Hotel and Proprietors, Zach A.

  • Composer Hodge honored in Frankfort

    Campbellsville University graduate student and Louisville native Matt Hodge, along with CU’s Chamber Choir, recently visited the State Capitol to perform for the governor and General Assembly, and to be recognized for their success.

    Hodge is the son of Roger and Monica Hodge, of Taylorsville.