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    The Red Ribbon Week winners at Taylorsville Elementary School were announced recently. ABOVE: Caleb Ashby, Kindergarten; Yasmin Carcia Chavez, 1st grade; Ella Mattingly, 2nd grade; Aiden Trammell, 3rd grade; Addison Parrish, 4th grade, and Briana McCauley, 5th grade. This photo was taken by student photographer Claire Ballard.

  • When I was a kid, I thought a nail was just a nail. You know, if you’ve seen one nail, you’ve seen them all.  I am still a little that way. I mean, does it matter when you are hanging a picture what kind of nail you use?  Nobody is going to see it anyway.

  • 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.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • As long as I can remember, I’ve been celebrating Thanksgiving with my family.  As a kid, I remember going to my grandparents and sitting at the kids table.  I remember that Pop-Pop’s prayers always seemed way too long.

  • 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.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today.  Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants were chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection.

  • Winter probably doesn’t seem like the right time to eliminate pests that will take advantage of your landscape plants next spring. But we need to remember that many problem pests will spend the winter on or near the plants they want to munch on when the weather turns warmer.

    One way to get an early handle on problem pests is to use horticultural oils specially formulated for pest control. Horticultural oils suffocate overwintering pests like scale, aphids and certain mites.

  • 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.

  • I have always been fascinated by the night sky. The stars, the moon, it all seems so amazing.  That fascination seems to have been born in me from an early age. Early on, I learned about the canals on Mars, about Saturn’s rings, about comets and asteroids and more. Even now I can name the moons of Mars, Deimos and Phobos.  I remember searching out the big dipper and Orion’s belt just to see them