Today's News

  • Bill would create tip line for legislative missteps
  • FROM OUR READERS - Masonic Lodge thanks breakfast supporters

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge would like to thank our community for the support of our monthly country ham breakfast.
    This breakfast helps us to give back to our community. We help the Back Pack Buddies and have also donated bicycles to our elementary schools encouraging perfect attendance. We have donated to the Sheriff’s Shining Star program and our lodge helps with the Angel Tree in our community. The breakfast we have in December earmarks all the proceeds toward the Angel Tree.

  • Gov. Bevin calls for censure and removal of lawmakers in scandal

    Gov. Matt Bevin called on the Kentucky House to “censure and remove” lawmakers involved in a secret sexual harassment settlement if they continue to ignore his demands that they resign from the Legislature.

    Calling the scandal “cancer in our legislative body,” the governor increased pressure on lawmakers in forceful remarks made at Saturday’s Republican State Central Committee meeting in Frankfort.

  • Christmas on Main Street this Saturday


    Santa Claus is coming to town this Saturday for the annual Christmas on Main Street celebration in downtown Taylorsville.

    The evening will get started with a parade and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. and there will be activities, music, food, crafts and even a bicycle giveaway at the end of the night.

  • Lawmaker’s wife hurt in accident


  • Bears open season with two wins in three games


    Only a heartbreaking overtime loss to Franklin County last week has prevented the Spencer County Bears from opening their season with a perfect 3-0 record.

    After a season-opening win on the road at Kentucky Country Day, the Bears ended their first week with a convincing 20 point victory over visiting Taylor County Saturday evening.

  • Girls look impressive in win


    The margin was 22 points, but it felt much larger Saturday night as the Spencer County Lady Bears tipped-off their season with an impressive victory over Holy Cross in Louisville.

    Spencer County demonstrated its size advantage early on, going inside early and often to take a 13-4 lead. Seniors Chelsea Stephens and Amie Conley combined for nine of the Lady Bears’ first 11 points, most of which came inside the paint.

  • $96,000 grant for state park trail upgrades


    A walk in the woods just got a bit more appealing for Spencer Countians as the Friends of Taylorsville Lake State Park was recently awarded a $96,000 grant to make improvements to the trail system near the park.

    The announcement was made during a dinner and silent auction held by the FTLSP at the Chamber building in Taylorsville last Thursday night. The grant is quite a coup for a group that has only been established for about year.

  • State approves Alzheimer’s license plate

    Specialty license plates supporting the Alzheimer’s Association are now available in Kentucky. Kentucky is the first state in the US to have this specialty license plate for Alzheimer’s awareness and education. Having these plates will raise awareness of the disease, which will become more prevalent as Kentucky’s population ages. Nearly 70,000 people in Kentucky right now have Alzheimer’s disease and that number is only growing.

  • Grimes heads panel on medical marijuana