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Today's News

  • Circle of friends

    The Patchworkers Quilt Guild started meeting over ten years ago because the members wanted a place to meet and sew together. It has evolved into a place where friendships form and newcomers can learn how to quilt.

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

     

    SPENCER COUNTY BABY/TODDLER CONTEST

     The dead line for entering the Spencer County Baby/Toddler contest has been extended to July 22nd all entries must be postmarked by July 22.  For entry forms and rules or other fair information see the fair catalog at our web site www.spencercountyfair.org.  For baby/toddler contest questions call Casinda Cottrell at 502-321-6879

    New hours at

    circuit clerk’s office

  • Kentucky utility to change its vegetation management

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission today released the reports from its investigation into Kentucky Power Co. (American Electric Power) after the outages following the December 2009 snow storm in eastern Kentucky.

    The PSC, according to a press release, found the utility paid more attention to clearing vegetation from lines nearest substations. As a result, customers living farther from substations are more likely to have their electric power interrupted.

  • City receives safety grant

    Taylorsville was recently awarded a $2,600 safety grant from the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services.

    “It’s a blessing in tough economic times,” said Mayor Don Pay. “Safety is one of those issues you don’t want to skimp on.”

    City officials will use a small portion of the funds to purchase protective hearing equipment for  employees, while the rest will benefit the general public in the form of traffic cones, barricades, traffic warning signs and flashing lights.

  • LETTER: Not adhering to Constitution is the problem

    Whatever happened to the “separation of powers” mandated in our Constitution? Our Founding Fathers gave us this framework because they understood that power corrupts and that those who do not understand the lessons of history are condemned to repeat them.

  • Church happenings

    Revival July 25

    Join in a revival with Brother Ray Ammons and Pastor Marvin Redmon at Wakefield Christian Church, located on KY 55/Bloomfield Rd., July 25 at 1:30 p.m. Ammons was a speaker at the recent Brush Arbor meeting in Taylorsville.

     

    Sidewalk sale fundraiser

    Taylorsville residents Michael Waits and his wife, Zehra, will be holding a sidewalk sale to raise funds Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the corner of Main and Washington streets to help support their international adoption. Donations are welcome.

  • A MATTER OF OPINION: Sharing memories

    Big box stores are trying to get me excited about their back-to-school sales, but – like many people – I’m still trapped in a summer daze.

  • FFA members attend leadership center

    While most teens were sleeping in, hanging out with friends, or going to the movies, 26 members of the Spencer County FFA were doing something a little different.   After loading a bus last Monday morning,  they headed to Hardinsburg to the Ky FFA Leadership Training Center. 

    Spencer County’s chapter joined with 337 other members  from twenty-two different chapters. They  participated in various leadership, team building classes and recreational activities.

  • Vacation Bible School schedule

     

    July 11-15

    Little Mount Baptist Church will be holding VBS July 11-15 from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. for children ages 3 through sixth grade. This year’s theme is Saddle Ridge Ranch. For van pick up, call 477-8774 or 477-8432.

    First Assembly of God, located at 402 Garrard St. in Taylorsville, will be holding VBS July 11-15 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Call 477-2985 for more information.

  • Women outdoors program

    Registration is now underway for the annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) weekend workshop sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    The BOW workshop gives women the opportunity to learn a host of skills that will improve their knowledge and enjoyment of nature.