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    Spencer County Middle School hosted a “Market Day” Thursday. Sixth grade students set up shop in 35 different booths at Spencer County Middle School. The program was designed to teach students to develop their entrepreneurial talents. Items offered included sweet treats, drinks, games and a variety of other items.Students were offered rewards for games of chance. Students sell snacks Thursday afternoon. Several students use “Body Boppers” in a friendly game resembling human bumper cars.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any computer software products that you know of that will let me help my parents with their computer issues from afar? They are in their seventies and frequently call me with their computer questions and problems, but I live across town and don’t always have time to get in the car and drive over to help them. What’s available that can help us?
    Weary Son

  • Little things make a big difference. A simple word of kindness to someone who is having a bad day can be a gift beyond measure. Sometimes a simple card can encourage and uplift the spirit. Little things, but somehow they matter to us.

  • There will be a gospel sing fundraiser Saturday, May 31 at First Baptist Church Taylorsville featuring Victory Road Quartet, formerly known as the Gloryland Quartet and The Waldridge Family. Victory Road features David Stevens, Tim Edwards, David Jones, Larry Dennison, Jerry Franklin and Carrol Ingram. The Waldridge Family features Leon Waldridge, Brent Waldridge and Wanda Waldridge.

  • A reading from John 4:5-26: So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

  • 60 Years Ago
    147,000 On Kentucky Relief Rolls, Report
    Relief rolls in Kentucky continue to rise with approximately 147,000 being given surplus foods supplied through the State Division of Commodities Distribution.
    The commodities include foods by the Commodity Credit Corporation under the federal price- -support program, and are distributed by the state agency through county welfare units to needy families, either jobless or in a low income status.

  • USDA Farm Service Agency wants to remind agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs.In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit their local FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline.

  • The most common form of plant propagation is digging and dividing which is frequently done in early spring before new growth or in the fall before plants go dormant. Digging and dividing is great for herbaceous plants but those plants that are considered woody ornamentals do not divide as easily with a spade. In this case we can look to the technique of rooting out softwood cuttings from the mother plant.

  • Agricultural chemicals are an important part of many farm operations. Used properly, they help Kentucky farmers produce an abundant, safe food supply. If mishandled, however, they can contaminate groundwater, which is a source of drinking water for many residents.You can reduce the chance that improperly used agricultural chemicals will contaminate groundwater by following these eight steps.

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     The following students were recognized recently for being Taylorsville Elementary School “GREATS” for the last nine weeks. These students maintained model behavior during the nine week grading period. The students are listed by teacher.