Local News

  • What's Happening — Week of June 11

    Historical Society
    to meet
    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet Monday, June 23, 7 p.m., at the Spencer County Public Library. Anyone interested in learning more about the Felix Grundy Stidger log home in Taylorsville are welcome to attend.

    Library hosting Mad Science, Darshwood the Conjurer
    The Spencer County Public Library is hosting Mad Science June 17 at 10:30 a.m. Teen night will feature Darshwood the Conjurer the same day at 6:30 p.m.

  • P&Z recommends new zoning regulations

    The Spencer County Planning and Zoning Commission took a big step Thursday by recommending for approval the revised zoning regulations prepared by the Planning and Zoning Department.
    Commissioners spent some time discussing the relative pros and cons regarding the new regulations. The new regulations were prepared with help from Bardstown attorney Tim Butler. According to statements made during the commission meeting cost the county some $60,000 to prepare.

  • Dress like a superhero at Relay for Life event

    Super heros are the theme for this year’s Relay for Life event to be held at Spencer County High School Friday night. Organizers hope that adults and children will participate in the event by dressing up as their favorite superhero.
    “This event is as much for children as it is for adults and we wanted to give them something fun to participate in,” Relay for Life Chair MaryBeth Thomas said.
    Thomas said the evening will get underway with a dinner scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

  • City engineer outlines projects

    The city of Taylorsville took several steps forward on two large scale projects within the city during it’s regularly scheduled city commission meeting June 2.

  • Groin stabbing suspect gets diverson

    A Spencer County woman accused of stabbing her husband in the groin will have her sentence diverted and her case will be dismissed if she successfully completes probation.
    Nicole L. Early, 40, appeared Thursday morning before Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman and accepted the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s offer for a four year for five year diversion term, which will include a supervised term of probation, probation costs of $15 per month, and $155 in court costs. If Early completes the terms of her probation, her charges will be dismissed.

  • Quilters create community art.


  • Taylorsville City Commission chastizes citizen

    Only one citizen spoke during the public comment meeting on the city of Taylorsville’s proposed budget June 3 where several commissioners and City Attorney Dudley Dale chastised the citizen for getting several facts wrong with respect to the city.
    The Taylorsville City Commission called a special meeting on June 3 for the purpose of obtaining written and oral comments of citizens regarding the proposed annual budget and the use of Municipal Road Aid as contained in the budget.

  • McConnell ready to go on offense


  • Habitat for Humanity gets approval for Maple Avenue home

    The Spencer County Board of Adjustments unanimously approved the most recent proposal by Spencer County Habitat for Humanity for a single family dwelling on Maple Avenue in Taylorsville Thursday.

  • Questions surround candidate’s letter to students