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Today's Features

  • You may have occasionally heard the word, and you probably know one or two people who could qualify as being “narcissists,” but I also sincerely hope that you are not that type of personality, and if you are I hope that you realize that is not beneficial, and probably very detrimental as you relate to others both within and outside your family.
    Those classified as having a narcissistic personality are seen with an essential feature, namely that it is a continuous pattern of a need for admiration, a sense of grandiosity, and a lack of empathy.

  • Jennifer Lynn Wimsatt and William Chad Cheshire, both of Grayson County and formerly of Taylorsville, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride is a daughter of Bonnie and Buddy Hill of Taylorsville and Thomas Wimsatt of Bloomfield.
    The groom is a son of Teresa and William Gregory Cheshire of Taylorsville.
    A wedding is planned for Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy. Invitations will be sent.

  • Congratulations to all of the swine exhibitors. In the 4-H/FFA Market Swine Show, Matthew Jeffiers, Emily Hume, Danielle Montgomery, Ashley Montgomery, Ethan McClain, Makayla Hatzman, Dalton Stallings and Dillon Stallings represented Spencer County 4-H and FFA well in the Spot, Duroc, Yorkshire and Crossbred classes.

  • USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announced that guaranteed farm ownership loan funds for Fiscal Year 2012 have been exhausted. Farmers and ranchers in Kentucky received $59,736, 321.00 million in guaranteed loans through Aug. 31, 2012.
    “Fiscal Year 2013 begins on October 1, 2012, and we anticipate that guaranteed farm ownership funds will be available in early October,” said McCauley.

  • Despite the mild winter experienced through much of the nation, insect pest populations have been mostly below average in Kentucky. However, as the summer season continued, weather patterns made it favorable for insects to begin migration, especially in southern states. There have been reports of increasing numbers in the corn earworm, fall armyworm, and yellow-striped armyworm populations in various crops.

  • Old farm sites that are long vacant often have remnants of a once thriving agricultural model that fed the whole family. Among the farm smorgasbord was the small home orchard; and among the orchard, the Kieffer pear still stands if nothing else does.
    The Kieffer pear has been around for a long time and it seems we have forgotten how to treat it as an eating pear. If you have ever happened upon an old tree, you may have been put off by the hard fruit.

  • The Student Council at Spencer County High School would like to congratulate sophomore Sarah Bowman on being chosen as the August Student of the Month.
    Sarah was nominated by Ms. Kathy Fickel, Special Education teacher.

  • Spencer County High School student, Lee ‘Buddy’ Perry, was among 23 students throughout the state selected by Kentucky State Police to participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” academy. The program ran from Sept. 5-9 and was held at the KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.

  • Last Monday, students at Spencer County High School had the opportunity to obtain college information from a variety of colleges and businesses who attended the school’s college and career fair. Over 50 colleges and businesses signed up to participate.

  • Each year it gets harder to raise our children up in the fear of God. Our children come in contact with a lot of ungodly things in the world. Television, politics, government leadership, news from around the world — everything is infiltrating our children’s minds.