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Today's Features

  • My husband and I are working on increasing the number of healthy, nutritious and tasty meals that we serve in our home.

  • It is said that people who seem obsessed with history live with their minds in the past. I am happy to report that I have just a passing interest in the subject and really don’t care how old everything is, who lived where and when and if their great grandparents had a pet chimp. But I wonder what the chimp’s name was?
    My uncle Gilbert had a parrot that cursed, but that’s another story.

  • On Saturday, May 21. Spencer County 4-H Shooting Sports hosted the 3rd Annual Spencer County Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club.  This year, nearly 200 youth, ranging from 9-18, competed in this event, representing 10 counties.

  • Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around. It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads. It likes humid weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started. The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection, spacing, pruning and treatment before it spreads.

  • Maverick Devine, son of Rick and Connie Devine, has been awarded several scholarships to Bellarmine University.

    Devine has already registered for the computer engineering program and will begin classes in the fall semester.
    He is a senior at Spencer County High School.
    Devine played freshman basketball and baseball, junior varsity baseball, was on the tennis team his junior year, and was a member of the soccer team for four years. He joined the cheerleaders his senior year and will join the Knight’s cheerleading squad.

  • Deborah Lea Miller of Spencer County was named to the dean’s list at Bluegrass Community & Technical College for the 2011 spring semester.
    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Amy Quiroa of Taylorsville was recently named to the president’s list in Mid-Continent University’s Advantage program.
    To achieve president’s list status, students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale term.

  • Tamela D. Cleland and Franzine Marie Thompson of Taylorsville recently earned Associate of Science degrees from Mid-Continent University.
    Cleland graduated summa cum laude, and Thompson graduated cum laude.
    Commencement ceremonies were May 14 in Mayfield.

  • Campbellsville University presented its 25th anniversary Excellence in Teaching Awards Saturday to 150 teachers from 55 Kentucky school districts. Making the presentation were Dr. Brenda A. Priddy, far left, dean of the School of Education; and Dr. Frank Cheatham, far right, vice president for academic affairs. Those receiving the awards from the Spencer County School System were from, left, Darrell White, Spencer County Middle School assistant principal; and award winners Janet Helms, Spencer County High School, and Shelby Steege, Spencer County Middle School.