• Shelton graduates from basic training

    Air National Guard Airman Jacob T. Shelton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • February events at the library

    The following are the Spencer County Public Library’s February announcements:
    •The library will be closed Feb. 18 for President’s Day. 
    •The E-Book Readers class has been rescheduled for Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m.  Anyone wanting to know how to get free books on an E-Reader should attend.
    •Teen game night is Feb. 28 at 6:30.

  • What's Happening — Week of Feb. 13

    Finchville Ruritan plans fish fries
    The Finchville Ruritan Club will have a fish fry on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 22 and March 1, 15 and 22. The time will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Finchville Community Center on Ky. 55, four miles south of the I-64 Taylorsville exit.
    The dinner will be fish, wedges, slaw, rolls, cobbler and a drink. The cost for the meal is $10 per person.

    Spencer County Habitat hosting Valentine’s fundraiser

  • What's Happening — Week of Feb. 6

    Boy Scout Troop 176 to host pancake supper
    Boy Scout Troop 176 invites the community to a Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper this Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church.
    The scouts will serve blueberry, chocolate chip and regular pancakes with sausage patties to be washed down with coffee, sweet tea or lemonade.
    The troop is accepting donations as payment for the meal.
    Contact Scoutmaster Doug Hayes at 477-8590 for more information.

    Fair Board to meet

  • Extension hosts sewing boot camp

    The Spencer County Extension Service will host a six-week sewing boot camp course every Thursday from Feb. 28 through April 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The cost is $50, which includes lunch and a workbook. Classes will be at the new extension office, located at 100 Oak Tree Way. Allison Lewis, county extension agent for family and consumer sciences, is the course sponsor. Teachers will be Pat Douglas, master clothing volunteer, and Patti Davis, a sewing and machine embroidery enthusiast.

  • PHOTO: Walking on a winter Washington Street wonderland

    Most of Taylorsville and Spencer County received a nice dusting of snow last Friday morning. Washington Street looked especially picturesque.

  • PHOTO: A snowy weekend

    Taylorsville and Spencer County saw their first true snow-filled weekend of 2013 last weekend. Sue Damaske, of River Hill Road in Taylorsville, submitted this photo of a snow-covered wagon.

  • PHOTO: Fire destroys shed on Joni Lane

    Mount Eden Fire Department responded Thursday to Joni Lane on a building fire. Upon arrival, firefighters ‘found a barn fully involved in fire,’ Chief Doug Herndon said. A neighbor saw the fire and reported it to the owner who called 911, he said. The fire is believed to have started because of an electrical issue, Herndon said.

  • What's Happening — Week of Jan. 30

    Spencer County’s Lincoln Day Dinner set for Friday
    The Spencer County GOP is hosting its annual Lincoln Day Dinner Friday at the Spencer Christian Church Auditorium, 5720 Taylorsville Road.
    The reception starts at 6 p.m., with dinner at 6:30, then the speakers at 7:30.
    The speakers are U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, Congressman Thomas Massie and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.
    There will also be an auction by Sheriff Buddy Stump.
    For more information and tickets ($25 each) call 502 477-0258 or 502 817-1822.

  • PHOTO: Order of the Eastern Star installs officers