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Today's News

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

    Chamber meeting tomorrow

    Please RSVP for the Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber Meeting tomorrow.

    SCORE is our guest speaker and you will  not want to miss this informative meeting.

     

    Story time at the Library

  • Kicking up dust: Improvements continue in Taylorsville

    While two crews work along Garrard Street in Taylorsville cutting down old trees and installing new sidewalks, another group of workers are set to tackle issues along Washington Street.

    “We’re busy all over town,” said Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay. “We’re kicking up dust.”

  • New charges in fatal crash involving 13-yr.-old

    A Taylorsville man faces manslaughter charges after a car crash killed a 13-year-old boy.

    Ronald Derek Coulter, 24, turned himself in to the Nelson County Jail at 11:30 a.m. Monday, said Nelson County Jailer Dorcas Figg. Coulter posted his $9,500 bond and was released at 1 p.m., Figg said.

    Coulter allegedly allowed the boy to drive, while he and a 15-year-old were passengers.

  • LETTER: Thanks for helping with benefit

    The Long family would like to thank all family and friends that came out to support the benefit for Thomas Long. 

    Your prayers and support have been greatly appreciated. 

    We love you and God Bless.  

    Joe, Cindy, Katie & Thomas, Patty Maupin

    Taylorsville

     

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on June 26, 2009

    Traffic:

    Benjamin Victorino. No operator’s/moped license. Guilty. $100 fine, 60 days conditionally discharged, served 10 days. $143 court costs. Careless driving. Guilty. $20 fine, $13 waived.

    Felicia Waterfill. Failure to wear seat belts. $25 fine. Operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license. Amended to no license in possession. $20 fine plus $168 court costs.

  • Unpaid internship provide wealth of learning

    With graduation from the University of Kentucky quickly approaching, I was faced with a decision. Should I hop right into the job market, or should I take some time to investigate other things that I had aspired to do? I chose to delay the job search and instead apply for an unpaid internship in Washington D.C. with U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie. I’m glad I did. The experience was outstanding.

  • Local teens attend leadership conference

    More than 5,300 nationwide members, advisers, alumni, and guests of FCCLA; Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, gathered in Nashville, Tennessee July 12-16 for the 2009 National Leadership Conference. Spencer County students Helisha Smith, Charlotte Arias, Samantha Barmore, Wes Dillingham, Tiffany Frost, and Jade Neal were among them.

  • Inching closer to a wet/dry vote

    County Clerk Judy Puckett said her staff has already begun the laborious task of certifying the local option petition to allow alcohol sales in the county, but she is not prepared to guess how long the process will take.

    “I’d be scared to say,” said Puckett.

    What she does know is that if the petition is validated, the election must occur somewhere between October 3 and November 2. That gives Puckett roughly two months to make sure the signatures on a petition she received last week represent registered Spencer County voters.

  • Church happenings

    Car wash/bake sale at Second

    Baptist Church

    The youth at Second Baptist Church will have a car wash/bake sale starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at County Mart.  Baked goods and food will also be available for purchase at the church located at 401 Jefferson Street.

    Ice cream social at Risen Lord

  • American Red Cross golf scramble

    The 2009 golf scramble to benefit the American Red Cross has been scheduled for Sunday, August 30 at Tanglewood Golf Course beginning at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start.

    Lunch will be provided and served at 11:30 a.m. This event will be held rain or shine.

    Sponsorship levels include $100 hole sponsorship, $50 individual play and $200 for a team of four. Mulligans will be sold during event.

    Send payment and contact information to American Red Cross, 214 Frank E. Simon Ave., Shepherdsville, Ky. 40166. For more information, call 502-955-6259.