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Today's Features

  • Brian and Stephanie Sanford of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter, Aria Louise Sanford, on July 1 at Norton Suburban Hospital.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by a brother, Riley, 3.
    Her maternal grandparents are Danny and Patti Zirnheld.
    Her paternal grandmother is Clara Sanford.

  • Tiffany and Shawn Furman, of Taylorsville, announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Nicole Furman.

    Claire was born May 27, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces. She was 21 inches long.
    Her grandparents are Steve and Darlene Furman, of Taylorsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Hambrick, of Taylorsville.

  • Cemeteries don’t vanish, but when the headstones and footstones are thrown into a hollow or otherwise crushed by man or beast, evidence of their existence becomes rare.

  • For the first time, the Spencer County Library had an adult summer reading program in addition to the one hosted for children.

  • 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.