Local News

  • No bomb found following threat made on high school bathroom wall

    An apparent bomb threat was discovered at Spencer County High School this afternoon scribbled on a bathroom wall. The incident is currently under investigation by law enforcement, but a Kentucky State Police K-9 unit swept the building and found nothing suspicious, Superintendent Chuck Adams said. 

    Taylorsville Police were also on the scene.

    "In today's society, today's age, you can't take anything for granted," Adams said. 

  • Whats Happening

    Nursing home
    in need of piano or keyboard
    Signature Healthcare, a local nursing home, is in need of a piano or electric keyboard.
    Anyone wishing to donate, please contact Phillip Ingram at 502-538-6076. Volunteers from the nursing home will gladly pick up the instrument.

  • Bevin seeks to close on McConnell

    Lexington Herald-Leader

  • Planning and zoning commission approves change

    The Taylorsville Spencer County Joint Planning and Zoning commission voted unanimously to approve a recommendation to rezone a property located at 425 Normandy Road from R-1 to RM-1.
    The approved recommendation came over the objection of several nearby residents, who had voiced their concerns during two separate meetings on the issue. Property owner Edgar Ray Thompson said, during a previous meeting, that his request for rezoning would be to allow his daughter to place a manufactured home on the property.

  • Dinner in jail to give citizens look at history


  • Fiscal court takes first step in levee recertification

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court took the first step to help with the cost of floodwall certification by unanimously approving the first reading of a lease ordinance designed to finance the project.
    County Judge Executive Bill Karrer said he and Spencer County Flood Control and Drainage District No. 1 President Mike Driscoll went to the Kentucky Association of Counties to pitch the proposal to them. Karrer explained that KACO representatives suggested the lease option.

  • Families share loving homes


  • No raise for commissioners

    The Taylorsville City Commission approved a first reading of an ordinance to keep the salaries of the mayor and commissioners level and commissioner Ellen Redmon took issue with several current items facing the city during the commission’s regularly scheduled meeting April 1.

  • DISTRICT COURT: March 21 and 28

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases in Spencer District Court March 21, 2014:

    Haley B. Adcock (1994), speeding 15 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school, $143 court costs.

    Mary Christine Paslick (1949), speeding 23 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $143 court costs paid.

    Stephen M. Eifler Jr. (1988), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possession, guilty, $20 fine and court costs.

  • Marketing assistance loans available

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency will begin accepting requests for marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments for eligible 2014 commodities.  Notice of the authorization is published in the Federal Register.
     MALs and LDPs for the 2014 crop year become available to eligible producers beginning with harvest/shearing season and extending through a specific commodity’s final loan availability date.
    Sugar commodity loans for 2014 crop will be available to sugar processors beginning Oct. 1, 2014.