Today's News

  • Thanks from TES


    During the month of September the first grade students at Taylorsville Elementary learned first hand about the different jobs in and around our community.  

  • HISTORIC PATHWAYS: Thomas Crutcher Tavern, 173 years old

     The red brick building on the southeast corner of Main and Point Streets in Taylorsville was known as the William Polk House when it was constructed some 173 years ago. Polk was the original owner of what became known as the Thomas Crutcher Tavern and then the David Black House.

  • Close game despite score

    For the second straight week, a highly-ranked team came to Taylorsville and left town with a win, but not without a scare as the Bears continue to prove they can compete with anyone on their schedule.

    This past week, it was Anderson County who came calling. The 5A school sported an impressive 5-1 mark and survived a shootout, beating the Bears 54-33 in a game that was closer than that. Again, it was some timely mistakes and miscues that took a chance at an upset away from the Bears.

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  • SCES dance team goes hip-hop

     The SCES dance team placed first at their competition at Slugger field on Sept 27 in the youth hip hop category.-

  • Mt. Eden man fed up with loose livestock

    The grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence.

    Just ask Carl Joseph, a Spencer transplant, who owns about 5 acres near Mt. Eden. He alleges his neighbor’s cows especially notice the “greenness” of his grass –  and often escape to graze and cause destruction in his yard. 

    “I have been woken up on several occasions with the cattle at my bedroom window bellowing and mooing,” Joseph wrote in a letter to his neighbor, filed in Spencer County District Court earlier this year.

  • Appreciation for Octoberfest help


    I would like to thank everyone that made a donation to the Octoberfest or helped out in any way – especially Mike Fulkerson and Les for working the sound for us. They worked very hard both Friday and Saturday for the festival. 

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  • Fall Fertilizer

      As you’re probably aware, the price for agricultural inputs has dramatically increased and fertilizer is no exception. In fact, the price of fertilizer is so high cattle producers are asking if it’s economical to apply fertilizer to pasture and hay ground this fall.The answer to that question is difficult because it depends on your specific situation. 

  • Fleeing suspect found in Tenn.

    The suspect wanted for allegedly hitting his wife with his truck in Taylorsville last week, was apprehended by police at a Knoxville hospital on Sunday.

    According to Knoxville’s Channel 6-WATE,  Grubb showed up Sunday at a relative’s house in Oneida, Tennessee. The relative, concerned because Grubb had suffered a head wound and appeared highly agitated, took him to Lakeshore Mental Health Institute in Knoxville. Police reported that Lakeshore refused to admit Grubb because of his injury and because he admitted to being on drugs.