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  • 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
  • Local wins television raffle
  • 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.

  • What's Happening — Week of October 22

    Country Ham Breakfast at Taylorsville Masonic Lodge
    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can eat country ham breakfast Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.
    Signature Healthcare to host Trunk or Treat Halloween Bash on Thursday, Oct. 30

  • Commission continues discussion on Maple

    The Taylorsville City Commission, continued discussions regarding the Maple Avenue project. Previously, commissioners approved a plan including sidewalks on the inside of Maple Avenue but the particulars as to where the sidewalks would be located and how far they would go remained open. Also, commissioners spent some time discussing possible parking places on the back side of Maple Avenue, which could accommodate up to 14 parking places.