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Today's News

  • Trial of man accused of striking, killing off-duty LMPD officer begins today

    A trial is set to begin today in the case involving a Taylorsville man indicted on second-degree manslaughter charges for striking and killing an off-duty Louisville Metro Police officer.
    Taylorsville resident Daryl Fogle struck Paul M. Pegram, 40, of Spencer County on Sept. 30, 2010. According to Kentucky State Police, Pegram was riding his bicycle on Ky. 248, east of Taylorsville when Fogle struck Pegram with his vehicle. State police reported that Pegram died as a result of injuries sustained from the collision.

  • ‘One Sole Purpose’ tackles impressive ‘feet’

    In less than two months, approximately 1,250 Spencer County Public School preschool, head start and elementary school students will receive an early Christmas present: a brand-new pair of tennis shoes.
    The initiative, known as One Sole Purpose, is headed up by podiatrist Dr. William Beasley, his wife Pat, and First Assembly of God Pastor Chad Goodlett. It is expected to cost $32,500 to purchase 1,250 pair of Converse tennis shoes for the children, and funds are currently being raised to support the cause.

  • Judge-executive makes offer to buy city police new radios

    Following last week’s declaration of emergency regarding the radio communications system in the county, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer made an offer to the Taylorsville City Commission on Monday evening that would put law enforcement officials in the county and the city on equal ground where communications are concerned.

  • 'Just another vacant building'

    Anyone driving near the intersection of Jefferson and Main streets over the past 10 days would have found the scene at the Sanctuary Arts Center hard to miss.

  • Taylorsville woman, vet arrested for stealing $170,000 from her mother

    A Taylorsville woman  employed as a Mount Washington veterinarian was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with stealing approximately $170,000 from her mother and wiring it to a man she met online, according to a news release from the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Franklins celebrate 50 years of marriage

     

    Dean and Hilda Franklin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Plum Creek Baptist Church fellowship hall. The Franklins were married on Oct. 19, 1962. Saturday’s celebration is hosted by their children, Jamie Franklin, Tina Vest and Curtis Franklin.

  • Shelburnes to celebrate 50 years

     

  • Tapps celebrate 50 years together


    The family of Katherine Gaddie Tapp and Donald L. Tapp invite friends and relatives to a 50th wedding anniversary celebration Sunday, Oct. 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Millanova Winery, located at 744 Gentry Road in Mount Washington. Directions are available at millanovawinery.com.
     

  • Your marraige may not be dead yet

    How is it that marriage partners appear in many ways of their life to have emotional attachments to others with sufficient closeness to enjoy these relationships, while at the same time becoming more detached from one another in the marriage?
    What are some of the triggers that may have brought about the decline, and can marital life be restored and enriched so that it will carry the marriage for the lifetime?
    Well, I’m glad you asked these questions, so what follows are some things you may want to consider.

  • The Savvy Senior: Get savvy about direct deposit options for seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    I have received my Social Security check in the mail every month for more than 25 years, and now I’m told I have to switch to direct deposit. Do I have any options?
    Suspicious Senior

    Dear Suspicious,
    If you’re over age of 90, or live in a remote area you may still have the option of receiving your Social Security checks in the mail if you want. Otherwise, you have until March 1, 2013 to switch from paper benefit checks to direct deposit. Here’s what you should know: