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  • Mt. Eden Fire Board reviews plans for new building

    The Mt. Eden Fire Department’s Board of Trustees reviewed plans and specifications for its new main fire department building Monday night.
    The plans, prepared by Jim Rollins of Walters Buildings, anticipates a 66 foot by 72 foot structure, which will include four bay doors for department vehicles as well as a training room, storage space, kitchen, office and restroom facilities. It is anticipated that the structure will maintain the footprint of the original structure which was destroyed by a fire in August.

  • Board of Education reviews school performance

    by Zach Morgan

  • ELECTION RESULTS: General Election 2014

    U.S. Senator
    Mitch McConnell 4,766 63.85%
    Alison Lundergan Grimes 2,445 32.76%

    U.S. Representative 2nd District
    Brett Guthrie 1,471 69.62%
    Ron Leach 642 30.38%

    U.S. Representative 4th District
    Thomas Massie 3,532 71.48%
    Peter Newberry 1,409 28.52%

    State Senator 14th District
    Jimmy Higdon 5,691 100.00%

    State Representative 53 District (Spencer only)
    James A. Tipton 4,701 64.61%
    Kent Stevens 2,575 35.39%

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Court record October 29 edition

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases in Spencer District Court Aug. 22, 2014:

    Timothy Underwood (1992), unauthorized use of a motor vehicle first offense, guilty, sentencing to follow.

    Timothy E. Underwood (1992), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, sentencing to follow.

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases in Spencer District Court Aug. 29, 2014:

  • Beverly Ingram receives honor from KLC
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  • Project Graduation Craft Fair returns

    Locals can Christmas shop and help out Spencer County High School seniors at the same time this Saturday at the second-annual SCHS Project Graduation Craft Fair.
    The fair will be held throughout the school from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will include vendors selling goods such as holiday and seasonal crafts, gifts, jewelry, candles and more. Project Graduation volunteers will also be working the concession stand that day so shoppers can grab a snack without having to leave the building.

  • 3 candidates have entered election as write in candidates

    Three candidates have entered the general election as write in candidates this year. The deadline to enter as as a write in candidate was Friday at 4 p.m.
    Claude Owen entered as a write in candidate in the Spencer County Judge Executive race, Ruth Hollan entered as a write-in for the County Attorney position and Mike Blackburn has entered to run as a write-in for Elk Creek Constable.

  • Candy buy-back for the troops, Nov. 7

    by Zach Morgan

  • City auditor recommends change in payment structure

    The City of Taylorsville recently received its audit from Maddox and Associates out of Fort Thomas Kentucky.
    According to the audit, the assets of the City of Taylorsville exceeded liabilities at June 30, 2014 by $21,656,608. Of this amount, the report states, $1,576,756 is unrestricted and used to meet the general government’s ongoing obligations. The city’s governmental funds reported a combined ending fund balance of $723,644, of which $584,594 is unassigned. According to the report, revenues exceeded expenditures in the general fund by $2,550.