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Today's Features

  • Cumbos to host gospel sing
    The Cumbos Old Gospel Barn will host a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with special guests The Blessed Duet and the Cumbos.
    The event is free and open to the public.

    New Hope Tabernacle announces revival
    New Hope Tabernacle, located at 722 Townhill Road, will host revival services Sunday, Nov. 25 through Wednesday, Nov. 28.
    Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Monday through Wednesday will be at 7 p.m.
    Pastor Joe Vires invites the community to attend.

  • In the Gospel of John chapter 8, Jesus said to those listening to him: “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  
    With these words, Jesus teaches us that truth is the means to freedom.  
    Truth is a very important part of Jesus’ teaching.  He called himself the truth when he said, [John 14:6] “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

  • On Monday, the Spencer County High School student body and staff filled the gymnasium to celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have served our country.  The American flag was displayed in the center next to the podium where several students gave poetic speeches of liberty and led the audience in our nation’s Pledge of Allegiance.

  • The Senior Leadership of the Kentucky Science Center recently completed the application and interview process for the 2012-2013 Youth Infusion Board.

  • 30 years ago
    Nov. 11, 1982

    From the outside, the new Spencer County High School gym doesn’t look very big. On the inside, pictured above, it looks enormous.
    It is 102 feet by 104 feet, said Superintendent Lloyd Mullins. “It’s about the same size as Bullitt East but we won’t have a balcony.”
    Mullins said the Spencer County gym will seat 1,500, compared to the 400 capacity seating in the old gym.
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  • Chapter 10

    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.

    “Are you still sore, Woody?” Chloe asked as we traveled west on the Western Kentucky Parkway. “I’ve never seen anyone dog paddle like that.”

  • Jack Shannon and Jamie Marion announce the birth of their son, Harrison James Marion on Sept. 26, 2012. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Alex Marion, 2. His grandparents are John and Diana Bridwell and John and Colleen Cook. His great-grandparents are Catherine Murphy, Lalika Cook and the late Mary and Herman Stevens.

  • James Albert and Jennifer Brown of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Cooper James Albert, on Oct. 17, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East. Born at 4:33 a.m., he weighed 7 pounds, 10.9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother, Anthony Albert, 6. His maternal grandparents are Arnold and Melissa Brown of Taylorsville. His paternal grandparents are Denis and Connie Albert of Taylorsville.

  • From left, Aaron Ware, Ray Ellis, Leah Mae Ware, Mary Ellis and Lisa Ware. Leah was born in June. Mary Ellis is the oldest generation at  86 and Leah is the youngest at four months.

  • The holiday season can bring financial stress that burdens your spirit. From purchasing gifts to traveling to planning an elaborate holiday meal, extra expenses make it hard on families this time of the year. Many families skip holiday traditions to avoid overspending. Skipping the big Thanksgiving or Christmas meal may not be the answer to pinching pennies; choosing to eat a nutritious meal can help you avoid the extra spending and extra calories.