Today's News

  • FROM OUR READERS - AMVETS thankful for support from community

    As the current Commander of the Spencer County American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 129, I  am writing this letter to say thank you to all of Spencer County for the awesome support we receive here in Taylorsville and all of Spencer County.
    Post 129 is made up of veterans and/or active members of all branches of our military and we welcome for membership, any and all who have served in our armed forces and received an honorable discharge.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Thanks for support of Animal Shelter fundraiser

    The Spencer County Animal Shelter recently held its second annual It’s All About the Paws fundraising dinner. Once again, this community showed its support for the shelter and our county’s animals, and we could not be more grateful.

  • Thanksgiving Day traditions and themes


    Unique Thanksgiving Day traditions you may want to steal

  • What’s Happening - Week of November 22, 2017

    Christmas on Main Street December 9

    The annual Christmas on Main celebration is scheduled for Saturday, December 9, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. There will be a lighting of the trees, followed by a parade, visits with Santa, food, games, music, crafts, decorated trees inside the Chamber building, and bike giveaways at First Christian Church.

  • Christmas Homes Tour tickets on sale


  • Candidates file for judge-exec, sheriff

    Two more candidates have filed for office for the upcoming 2018 election.

    Tony Wheatley filed papers last week as he threw his hat into the ring for Judge-Executive.

    Wheatley, a Republican, is the first candidate for that office to file.

    Wheatley has visited to fiscal court meetings in recent months, and when reached last week, said he was prompted to run because he feels like little is being accomplished.

    “I feel like the people are being shortchanged,” said Wheatley.

  • County to purchase lot


    Despite objections from two magistrates, the Spencer County Fiscal Court voted to purchase the vacant lot next to the Judge-Executive’s office on Main Street. The action came during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon.

    The court voted 4-2 to allow Judge-Executive John Riley to negotiate a price of up to $90,000 for the lot that could be used for an expansion of the courthouse. However, those opposed said no such plans are in the works or even being discussed.

  • Gun season for deer begins


    A burst of fall colors, frosty mornings and an uptick in deer activity recently are encouraging and telling signs for hunters.

    The season that contributes the greatest percentage of Kentucky’s annual deer harvest and fills many freezers with protein-rich venison is almost here.

    Modern gun deer season began statewide Nov. 11, 2017.

  • Property Transfers - Week of November 15, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of August 4 until Sept. 11, 2017.

    James McGuffin and Phyllis McGuffin, Lawenceburg, KY to R. W. Hollan and Ruth Ann Hollan, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 4 of Settler’s Point. $2,500.

    CDF Builders, Inc., Bardstown, KY to Russell Smith, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 90 of Highview Estates. $195,000.

    First Choice Homes, LLC, Shelbyville, KY to James Robert Terry and Darlene Terry, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 11 of Top Flight Landing. $200,000.

  • Church Happenings - Week of November 15, 2017

    Community Tree of Life tickets now on sale

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of the birth and life of Jesus Christ.