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Today's Features

  • People come to me and ask me: “Why don’t the leaders promote the county like you did?” I really don’t know why; but, one thing I do know is that our fiscal court and I had a lot of faith in Jesus Christ.

    Many times we would bring up things that needed to be done and before we jumped into trying to do them we would go home and pray about them. By doing this, we would find out Jesus knew a lot more about doing the things we were trying to do than we did.

  •  The other day I was sitting in the barber’s chair and I realized two things.  First, there is not nearly as much hair falling on the floor around me as there used to be.  Second, the hair that is falling has changed color!  I would still call my hair color brown overall, but grey had crept in more than I like to admit.

  • By ED GAMBLE, Illustrator

  • Nick and Christi Davis of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Elijah Nicholas Davis, on July 26, 2011, at 1:51 a.m. at Baptist Hospital East.
    He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long.
    His grandparents are John and Belinda Shindlebower and Mike and Joanie Davis. His great-grandparents are Loraine Baker, Ben and Linda Rake, and Robert and Virginia Davis.

  • By CURTIS OCHS, Solid Waste Coordinator

    We are in the process of detailing the recycling trailer to prevent the mixing of the metal, plastic and paper products we collect.

  • Do you know the single most important factor for success in your child’s life?

  • The people who knew about the Isaac Miller House with its beautiful winding stairway, 14 rooms and multiple fireplaces have nothing but fond memories of the Spencer County mansion. Memories are all they have since a fire Aug. 7 destroyed Field Hoagland’s 186-year-old treasure that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

  • Students in Mrs. Neyhart’s class at Spencer County Preschool do some stretching and dancing during circle time on their first day of preschool on Thursday. Morning students started their school year on Wednesday, and afternoon students followed suit the next day.

  • Shawna Jewell Cox graduated from the Galen College of Nursing on July 22.
    Cox, now a registered nurse, plans to go back to school to study forensic nursing and hopes to become a nurse practitioner.
    Cox and her husband, Roman, live in Louisville.
    She is a daughter of Glenna Chesser and Roy Dale and Celia Jewell of Taylorsville.
    Her grandparents are Carletta Jewell, the late Kenneth Jewell and the late Ivy and Leon Chesser, all of Taylorsville.

  • This year has been quite an honorific one for Spencer County Public Schools.