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Today's Features

  • Several Spencer County 4-H members attended 4-H camp July 4-8. Pictured you will see all of the campers, teens, camp staff, and most of the adults that attended Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp with Spencer County. A great week was had by all, according to 4-H Extension Agent Mollie Tichenor. Anyone interestsed in attending 4-H camp in 2012 should contact the Extension Office next spring for additional information.

  • The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was this past Saturday, July 16.  A good time was had by all with Warren Beeler from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture judging.

  • Morgan Mayer placed third in the State FFA quiz contest held at FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg on July 15.

  • Potatoes, garlic and onions: these three vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their storage-ability.
    Late July and August are when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest. If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity, enjoy them at the table in short order, but if you want to store them, it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • Two Spencer County students were among the 2,200 who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 30 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Graduating were Taylorsville’s Mary Carroll and James Nichols. Carroll graduated with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and Nichols graduated with a master of business administration in applied management.

  • The Waterford area of Spencer County has been populated for many years, dating back to the Mississippian native Americans who found life along the Salt River particularly good. There were animals to hunt through the use of spears and later the bow and arrow as hunting methods advanced into the woodland period.

  • Air Force Airman William M. Peterson recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Leonard and Joyce Phillips will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. at Spencer Christian Church. The two were married Aug. 12, 1961. All family and friends are invited to the reception. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Beth Jamison and Derrick Jewell, both of Taylorsville, will exchange wedding vows Saturday at the Mellwood Art Center in Louisville.

    The bride-to-be is a daughter of Paula and Jimmy Thompson and Steve and Donna Jamison. She is a recent graduate of Spalding University. The groom-to-be is a son of Betty and Larry T. Goodlett and Rick and Pat Jewell. He is employed with the Louisville Bats.
    The couple will make their home in Taylorsville.
    Formal invitations have been sent.