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Today's Features

  • Although horse farm owners by nature are jacks of all trade, they can easily overlook the importance of developing appropriate plans for environmental systems. Heavy rains throughout April and at the beginning of May provide a striking visual aide:
    There is no better time to see how heavy rain and run-off can erode fields and paths, which makes spring the perfect time to take the necessary steps to prevent further soil loss, erosion, loss of forage, damage to pasture, and contamination of waterways.

  • The Spencer County High School 2011 Project Graduation committee is hosting a Women’s Empowerment Course fundraiser Saturday from 5 until 6:30 p.m.
    The course, entitled “Invest in Yourself,” will teach students how to de-escalate a bad situation. Gracie Jiu Jitsu of Kentucky’s chief instructor, Scott Smith, will be conducting the self defense course.
    The course will be at Spencer County High School for ages 13 and older.
    Participants should wear a t-shirt, sweats and shorts.

  • Pictured are the Taylorsville Elementary School GREATS for the third nine weeks. Each student maintained exemplary behavior for the 3rd 9 weeks grading period.

  • I have grandchildren now; an amazing thought to me, how could I be that old?  And I know from experience that you can love someone long before you meet them.  I loved my grandchildren before they were born.  I also know that you can love someone before they are worthy of love.  Let’s face it, a newborn baby cannot do anything deserving of love, unless dirty diapers and crying count.  And yet our tender affection for these littlest people is real.

  • Today I want us to take a look at ourselves and see how real we think Jesus is to us. Are we willing to do what he leads us to do? If we have accepted Jesus as our savior we belong to the family of Jesus Christ.

  • Sue McGehee’s sewing room was a labor of love that involved multiple generations of her family.

  • It’s not easy to find biographical sketches about Spencer County people and that’s why Perrin’s collection is so valuable. Here’s a look at some Spencer County families from “Kentucky: A History of the State.” Perrin, Battle & Kniffin, 6th ed.,1887, Spencer Co. References to the current time are to 1887.
    M.C. ALLOWAY was born in Nelson County Feb. 23, 1837, the second of a family of nine children born to Joel and Elizabeth (Grigsby) Alloway.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School Principal Chuck Abell, right, presents a $25 prize to Kaylee Smith who won a poster contest at the school. The presentation was made April 29 during the school’s olympic-style opening ceremony for state testing.