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Today's News

  • Fireworks rescheduled for Saturday

    Taylorsville Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks show is now rescheduled for Saturday. The show was postponed from its original July 6 date because of rapidly increasing water levels, which eventually reached 17 feet above normal summertime levels.

    Fireworks will be set off from the lake, and spectators can watch from the Taylorsville Lake State Park Ramp or Taylorsville Lake Marina’s parking area. The latter has been flooded in recent days, but organizers are hoping the parking lot will be available by July 27.

  • What's Happening — Week of July 24

    Board of Elections to meet early on Thursday
    The Spencer County Board of Elections will meet on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Clerk’s office. The regularly scheduled time is normally at 9 a.m. Call 477-3215 should you have any questions.

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, 695 Taylorsville Road (next to Dairy Queen).

  • Little Mount chef, farmer is making a big name for himself

    Wearing flip-flops, and with tattoos up and down each arm, Josh Moore isn’t what would typically come to mind when you think of the chef behind menu items such as hand-blown sugar apples, goat cheese/rock shrimp-stuffed squash blossoms and pan-seared halibut cheeks with sweet pea puree and tomato marmalade.

  • Saturday’s Healthfair, Readifest helps offset cost of school supplies, health screenings

    Students across Spencer County are preparing themselves to go back to school and the annual Healthfair and Readifest this Saturday will help parents equip their children for success when they return to class.
    The event, which offers free school supplies, heath screenings and information for all ages is from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Spencer County Elementary School on Mount Washington Road.

  • Magistrates and matrimony

    David Goodlett has officiated weddings at the lake, on boats, at the fairgrounds, in courtrooms and on the sidewalk in downtown Taylorsville.

  • Local man searching for life-saving organ

    A Spencer County man is on the hunt for a living kidney donor after all other forms of medicine have failed to stop his massive kidney deterioration.  

  • CAUTION: WET ROAD

    Wet roads are being blamed for a two-car accident Monday morning on Mount Washington Road that left one car seriously damaged, but the drivers and passengers sustained no serious injuries.

  • Travis named Southeastern Farmer of the Year

    Farming is undeniably hard work with risks that are often difficult to calculate and profits that fluctuate from year to year. But you won’t hear Scott Travis complaining.

  • Back in Time: July 21, 1993
  • WEDDING: Dufilho-Williamson wed in June

    Alexis Dufilho of Taylorsville and Darrel Williamson of Georgetown, Ind., pictured at right, were married June 8 at Corydon Presbyterian Church.

    The bride is a daughter of Anne Dufilho of Taylorsville.
    She is employed as a zookeeper in the Gorilla Forest at the Louisville Zoo.
    The groom is a son of Tom and Sandy Williamson of Georgetown, Ind.
    He is employed by the North Harrison County School Department.
    The Rev. Bill Raine officiated the wedding.
    The couple will reside in Georgetown, Ind.