Today's News

  • City's side of Charter government issue

    For nearly six months the City of Taylorsville has been involved in a legal battle with Spencer County Fiscal Court over what commissioners say is a fight for the very existence of the 200-year-old city. As both sides await a judge's ruling, city commissioners serving on the Charter Government Commission sat down recently to discuss how they think the issue began and where they think it's going.

  • 16U girls named East Kentucky Champs

    Spencer County’s 16U All-Star softball team tried on the new title this past weekend and decided they kind of like it.

    They are now known as the East Kentucky Babe Ruth State Champions and the win means the team will be heading to Marinette, Wisconsin today to compete in regionals. If they advance, this small band of dedicated players could take the national stage at the Babe Ruth World Series in Pittsfield, Massachusetts this August.

  • Field day focuses on fruit and vegetable production

    The Spencer County Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting a Fruit and Vegetable Production Field Day August 4 on the George and Sandi Deutsch Farm. The Deutschs have been using black plastic and drip irrigation to raise tomatoes and other vegetables and this field day will highlight that research.

    There will also be other topics covered, including food preservation, lawn maintenance, pesticide use and safety, and other presentations. There will also be activities for kids as well.

  • McDoss breaks ground at industrial park

    Shawn McKinney, owner of McDoss, Inc., broke ground on a new location for his tooling and manufacturing company Friday afternoon -- becoming the fifth business to set up shop at the Taylorsville/Spencer County Industrial Park.

    On hand to celebrate McKinney's move to Spencer County from his downtown Louisville location were his family and many officials from local governments and the economic development authority.

  • RDA provides help to homeowners in need

    Not many residents of Spencer County may realize there is a government program available to those who qualify, that would allow homeowners to receive grants and low interest rate loans to do much needed repairs to their homes.

  • Louisville woman charged with 19 counts of forging checks in Spencer County


  • Being God's witness only takes a little faith

    Ezekiel 3:17-21 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.

  • BBB investigates mysterious charges

    BBB is warning consumers to closely check their credit card statements for mysterious charges cropping up by the thousands across the country.

    Upset online shoppers have contacted BBB about unwanted credit card charges that are being traced back to Connecticut-based Affinion Group, an affinity-marketing company that recently changed its name from Trilegiant.

  • Valley View announces new service

    Valley View Health Care & Rehabilitation Center has announced they now have the ability to administer IVs around the clock for  residents.

    "We are one of the only nursing homes in the area able to accept IVs that are administered around the clock for residents. Our IV certified RN instructor takes the initiative to certify the Licensed Practical Nurse’s (LPN) on IVs and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) lines," said Erica Staley, Communications Manager Signature Consulting Services.

  • Taylorsville High School Class of 1948 holds 60th reunion

    The Taylorsville High School Class of 1948 held its 60th reunion at the Elk Creek Restaurant July 20, 2008. The reunion was well-attended by the class and friends.

    The evening's program was opened by Pat Bennett, Master of Ceremonies. Dr. William Skaggs acknowledged the class members and guests and presented engraved pens and DVD's as mementos.

    Letters from the missing classmates were read by Billie Sue Van Dyke Nutter.

    Seventeen of the graduating class of 35 attended: