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Today's Features

  • From Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 the Spencer County High School National Honor Society collected more than 120 coats during its annual coat drive.

  • I know I write a lot about how sinful our country is. Believe me, I write what Jesus lays on my heart to write.
    The reason I changed my registration from Democrat to Republican was because I thought the Republican party – even though it was wrong in a lot of decisions it makes – was right more than the Democrats.

  • Have you ever been struck by something and found such a profound truth in it that you didn’t quite know how to express it?  That’s how I feel today.  I’m not sure if I can explain in a few simple words the thunderbolt that hit my heart watching the video for the song “Hello World” by Lady Antebellum.  You can find it on YouTube.

  • “Civil War Battle Reenactment. Calling for Volunteers.”
    “In commemoration of Kentucky’s sesquicentennial Civil War anniversary, the History Society will be holding a battle reenactment. In addition to those who will reenact the battle, we’re looking for volunteers in the following areas: refreshments, greeters, parking attendants, musical entertainment ... .”

  • Spencer County’s Hilda Snider is one of the featured interviews in a book called “Tales From Kentucky’s One-Room School Teachers.”

  • Eric and Emily Moore of Taylorsville announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Joy Moore, on Sept. 2, 2011.

    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Roger and Cindy Monroe of Taylorsville and Tim and Dottie Moore of Louisville. Great-grandparents are Henry and Evelyn Monroe of Taylorsville, Woody and Joyce Vermillion of New Albany, Ind., Lonnie and Betty Foster of Mt. Washington, Henry and Judy Livers of Louisville and Lloyd and Jan Moore of Scottsville.

  • Winford and Marilyn (Shelburne) Sweazy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m.  at the First Baptist Church located at 115 W. Main St. in Taylorsville. They were married on Nov. 3, 1961, at the Shawnee Christian Church located in Louisville by Ivan Shelburne Jr.

  • In your lifetime, have you ever experienced the emotional highs or lows that caused you to do things that hurt you or those around you? Emotions that feel like a ping-pong ball bouncing across a table? Then, you begin to wonder “what is wrong with me?”
    Well, we all have moods. We wake up cranky or find ourselves depressed after something goes wrong at home or work.

  • Today is Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in Mexico. It is a celebration of the lives of departed loved ones and is considered a joyful holiday. Families decorate altars or the gravesites of their family members and prepare favorite foods. The food may be the loved one’s favorites or those traditionally served on Dia de los Muertos, such as Pan de Muertos (bread of the dead).