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  • Purdy graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Abraham J. Purdy recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • City receives safety grant from KLC

    The City of Taylorsville recently received a $5,320 safety grant from the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services.

  • CLICK IT OR TICKET: Seat belt campaign runs through Memorial Day weekend

    Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts — beware. The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicked off this week and will run through June 2 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.
    Taylorsville Police are joining with other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock.

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events - March 22 edition

    4-H Relay for Life team selling doughnuts to raise funds
    The Spencer County Relay for Life 4-H team is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts to benefit the annual cancer research fundraiser. Glazed doughnuts are $7 per dozen and chocolate doughnuts are $8 per dozen. There are also other Krispy Kreme items available for purchase. The last day to order is Thursday. Anyone wishing to order should email Darla Browning at darla.browning@spencer.kyschools.us.

    5K to benefit Relay for Life

  • Hosparus to offer specialized training for patient support, bereavement, teen volunteers and hair dressers

    Hosparus needs volunteers in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble to provide patient support/bereavement and hair care. See Louisville training dates/times and more information below:
    •5:30 – 8 p.m., Monday, June 3, hair care volunteer training (licensed cosmetologists only), 6200 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite 301.  According to Hosparus, patients benefit from hair care and the personal touch and pampering professional hair dressers can provide.

  • What's Happening — Week of May 22

    May is Girl Power Month at the library
    May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning this Thursday, each Thursday this month at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in with friends for activities and conversations.
    The event is sponsored by the The Center for Women and Families.

    Benefit truck tug for Clifford Nation

  • PHOTO: Montell speaks at chamber luncheon

    Rep. Brad Montell was the featured speaker at last Thursday’s Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Montell provided a legislative wrap-up.

  • What's Happening — Week of May 15

    Girl Power Month at the library
    May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning this Thursday, each Thursday this month at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in with friends for activities and conversations.
    The event is sponsored by the The Center for Women and Families.

    Waste tire amnesty

  • Library seeks yearbook donations to preserve local history

    The Spencer County Public Library has a collection of local yearbooks that patrons use for genealogy research and browsing the past. These yearbooks do not circulate, but are available by request at the front desk. The collection is incomplete, and the library seeks donations for the following years:
    Elementary
    1981
    1985-1991
    1993-present

    High School
    1925-1954
    1958
    1960
    1962
    1963
    1965-1968
    1980
    1981
    1985-1988
    1990-present

  • Part of Bloomfield Road to get a state facelift

    More than $27 million in asphalt rehabilitation projects have been awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as the spring construction season gets underway.
    The first asphalt projects of the season are distributed over 45 counties.
    “Maintaining our roadways is one of the most important responsibilities of the Transportation Cabinet,” Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock said. “Well-maintained roads are safer for motorists. They’re also important for economic development and community growth.”