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Today's Features

  • After I was ordained and started preaching I thought that God would bless our church so much that we would have a big congregation.
    But you know, God had another idea. He did not think we were ready for a big congregation.
    The best thing about God is if you will listen to him, he always knows what is best.
    When we dedicated our church to God, we told him with a humble heart that we wanted him to be the leader of our church and we would follow him.
    The amazing thing is that Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to dwell in our church.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School counselor Heidi Heiss speaks with Spencer County Board of Education members about the school’s Response to Intervention program. Heiss highlighted how TES is working to bring all students up to appropriate academic achievement levels.

  • Amy Nicolle and Charles Thomas Cook of Millersville, Mo., announce the birth of their son, Braxton Diesel Cook, on March 15, 2012.
    He weighed 7 pounds and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    His grandparents are Sharon Cook of Taylorsville, Chuck and Chrissy Cook of Shelbyville, and Roy and Robin White of Jackson, Mo.

  • Even though you may not have put away your winter coat just yet, it’s time to start thinking about 4-H summer camps.
    Are you ready to experience one of the most fun weeks of your life? Do you like to catch bugs, butterflies, crawdads or fish? Maybe you love swimming, riflery, archery, canoeing, crafts or music. Do you like to go hiking and spend time identifying trees and critters you find along the way? Do you like making new friends and having lots of fun? If any of these things appeal to you, you need to sign up for 4-H camp this summer.

  • The Taylorsville Elementary School Students of the Month for March were Rebecca Ridener, Annie Grace Riggs, Carmello Spencer, Mary Young, Caden Little and and Shelby Garrett.

  • Interested in signing your child for Spencer County Middle School band?
    According to SCMS band director Taylor Stampfer, studies show that band students have higher GPAs and ACT scores overall than other students. Studies also show that studying music increases reading and math scores as well as help create a well-rounded individual, Stampfer said.
    Learning how to play an instrument is a skill that will last a lifetime, and joining band will give students an opportunity to perform, compete, and travel.  

  • The Spencer County Middle School Seventh Grade Band is excited and honored to have an exceptional musical experience this spring — performing with a professional musician.

  • The latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation in March, indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state are currently holding steady, decreasing just slightly during the first quarter of the year. According to the survey, the total cost of 40 basic grocery items was $115.71. This reflects a decrease of $0.19, or 0.2 percent, from the same list of items reported in the previous quarter.

  • The USDA Farm Service Agency announced the sign-up deadline for the Conservation Reserve Program has been extended to April 13.
    After the CRP general sign-up ends on April 13, FSA will evaluate offers based on cost and the Environmental Benefits Index. The EBI takes into consideration variables such as wildlife habitat, water quality protection, soil erosion reduction, air quality protection and other enduring benefits. Accepted offers will become effective Oct. 1.

  •  U.S Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Bruce Nelson announced last week that the February payment rate for the Milk Income Loss Contract program. The February MILC payment rate is $0.3895043 per hundredweight. This is the first time there has been a payment for MILC since April 2010.