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Today's Features

  • With grain prices at high levels, many farmers may switch from cattle or pasture to corn this year. Because of increased demand, moving to corn can lead to average gains of $100 per acre, vs. $30 per acre for cattle. Corn is predicted to be a strong commodity in the coming months because of a confluence of events, including a low global stockpile from production problems in other parts of the world and large purchases from China and other countries.

  • The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the month of January pose for a picture. Pictured are Halee Hood, Joshua Baunach, Derrick King, Joey Abell, Jarred Peak, Meghan Marks, Madison Carrico, Mac Oder and Joe Quintero. Also named Grizzly Heroes, but not pictured are Greg Barkham, Adam Light, Rachel Clark, Hunter Bruce and Hannah Brooks.

  • Coming to Taylorsville Elementary School, June 13 — 17, the Camp Invention program is a weeklong adventure in creativity that immerses children entering grades one through six in exciting, hands-on learning disguised as fun activities.  

  • Sen. Paul Hornback recently visited Ruth Ann Sweazy and Mary Forberger’s classes at Taylorsville Elementary School.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School February Students of the Month were Trish Vires, Kaelin Koppel, Jamie Wheatley, Stanley Shivers, Kaleb Whitlock, and Cameron Swanson.
    These students received a certificate, Tiger Pride shirt, and joined Heidi Heiss, school counselor, for lunch.

  • One of the first SOS classes this year was Finger Knitting, taught by Edith Judd and Polly Pennington, with help from Mary Trice. There were 18 attendees. Finger knitting uses the hand instead of knitting needles to create a scarf. The scarf can also become a rope.

  • I have loved granola since I was a little kid. My mama made it sometimes but since I was one of the only members of my family who liked it, she didn’t make it often. I got granola bars or granola cereal from the grocery store. Granola was not cheap, so it was an occasional splurge.

  • Every year people who want to learn more about their family histories visit the office of the county clerk in Kentucky courthouses.

  • Army National Guard Pfc. Allison M. Davis graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.