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Today's Features

  • Revival Weekend starts Friday
    A Dowtown Taylorsville Revival Weekend is planned for Friday and Saturday on Water Street behind the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Station 1.
    The event will feature “Face to Face,” Bob Rogers Ministries, at 5 p.m. on Friday.
    Events for Saturday include a youth revival with “Seraphim” Refuge Youth Ministries from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and “Engage,” Christian Crossing Lifeline Center Pastor Marvin Redmon and other guest speakers beginning at 5 p.m.

  • Spencer County’s 4-H Shooting Sports Club was right on target at this year’s 4-H State Shooting Sports Competition winning several awards. This two-day competition was at the Bluegrass Sportsman’s Club in Wilmore on Saturday, Sept. 15, and at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center in Berea on Sunday, Sept. 16.  Spencer County 4-H had 17 members to compete in state this year.

  • The arrival of fall is an important time for livestock producers to assess their winter hay supplies. Kentucky forage and livestock producers made a lot of hay this September, and for much of the state, hay supplies should be adequate for winter feeding. However, in areas of Western Kentucky that experienced a longer, more extensive drought, some producers may have supply issues.

  • The apple orchard has been picked clean and some have gone to our Courtney Farms Fruit CSA subscribers, some are now applesauce, some frozen and loads are now dried and sitting patiently on the shelf until the dead of winter (we are not allowed to eat them until all fresh are eaten.)

  • Carla Shepherd and Bradley Green of Taylorsville were married Sept. 25, 2012, by a justice of the peace. The bride is a daughter of Carl Shepherd and Dee Metz. The groom is a son of Charles Ernest Green and Patricia Green. The groom is employed at American Roofing Contractors. The couple will reside in Taylorsville.

  • Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any new or different types of vaccines being recommended to seniors this flu season?
    Health Conscious Carol

    Dear Carol,
    There are actually several different types of flu shots available to seniors this year, along with a new FDA-approved shot for pneumonia. Here are your options.

    Flu Shots

  • That question looms strong in the lives of many people: young and old, male and female. And, if you don’t learn the most effective “tools” and methods to manage your anger, it can either explode, with the potential for hurting others — physically and/or emotionally — or it can implode, go inside of you and cause physical/emotional pain, even a serious disorder.

  • There are many things that come together that allow plants to thrive.  When it comes to plants native to our area we are not required to go to great extremes to provide the ideal environment.  An ideal environment, however, means a great many different things depending on what kind of plant you are.