Today's Features

  • Parents Andrew and Tabitha Prater and big brother Jacob Prater, all of Taylorsville, announce the birth of Hannah Ruth Prater on Sept. 29 at 10:03 a.m.

    Hannah was born at Baptist Hospital East weighing 8 pounds, 10.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Dennis and Judy Bowman, of Taylorsville, and Lanny and Shelia Prater, of Fisherville.

  • Charlie and Elaine Buis of Russell Springs and Terry and Deshea Templin of Pikeville announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Riann Elizabeth Templin, to Jason Paul Hood, son of the Rev. Johnny and Joyce Hood of Taylorsville.

    The couple will be joined in marriage at 3 Trees Church in Russell Springs on Friday at 7 p.m. A reception will follow in the Hillside Students Center located at the church. All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • From Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 the Spencer County High School National Honor Society collected more than 120 coats during its annual coat drive.

  • I know I write a lot about how sinful our country is. Believe me, I write what Jesus lays on my heart to write.
    The reason I changed my registration from Democrat to Republican was because I thought the Republican party – even though it was wrong in a lot of decisions it makes – was right more than the Democrats.

  • Have you ever been struck by something and found such a profound truth in it that you didn’t quite know how to express it?  That’s how I feel today.  I’m not sure if I can explain in a few simple words the thunderbolt that hit my heart watching the video for the song “Hello World” by Lady Antebellum.  You can find it on YouTube.

  • “Civil War Battle Reenactment. Calling for Volunteers.”
    “In commemoration of Kentucky’s sesquicentennial Civil War anniversary, the History Society will be holding a battle reenactment. In addition to those who will reenact the battle, we’re looking for volunteers in the following areas: refreshments, greeters, parking attendants, musical entertainment ... .”

  • Spencer County’s Hilda Snider is one of the featured interviews in a book called “Tales From Kentucky’s One-Room School Teachers.”

  • Eric and Emily Moore of Taylorsville announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Joy Moore, on Sept. 2, 2011.

    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Roger and Cindy Monroe of Taylorsville and Tim and Dottie Moore of Louisville. Great-grandparents are Henry and Evelyn Monroe of Taylorsville, Woody and Joyce Vermillion of New Albany, Ind., Lonnie and Betty Foster of Mt. Washington, Henry and Judy Livers of Louisville and Lloyd and Jan Moore of Scottsville.