Today's Features

  • Makes 12 servings

    2 cups (12-ounce package) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
    1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
    1/3 cup powdered sugar
    3 cups toasted rice cereal
    Heat morsels and 3/4 cup peanut butter in small, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth; remove from heat. Add sugar; stir vigorously until smooth.

  • As mentioned in last weeks column, divorce has many direct or indirect victims, including the children. When parents divorce it more likely was preceded by many instances, perhaps many months of fighting, arguing, even physical confrontations involving abusive behaviors.
    When this has happened for an extended period of time, children may be glad that this has finally come to an end, and divorce may be seen by them as a welcome relief, because the atmosphere has again become more tranquil or peaceful.

  • As the Halloween season approaches, learn how to dress your pet for trick or treating success, and think about what activities are best for your pet.

  • Dr. James “Randy” Ransdell is hosting his third annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back at his dentist office in Elk Creek on Friday, Nov. 4.

  • “I can’t believe it!” I told Chloe as we walked to work. “The Barkstreet Band wants me to be their drummer,” I said, walking on clouds since their lead singer, Bark, asked the night before.

  • The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Amrstrong July 1, 2011, in Spencer District Court:

    Chase T. Downs (1993), failure to wear seatbelt, guilty, $25 fine; reckless driving, guilty, state traffic school and $143 court costs.

    David S. Figg (1987), failure to wear seatbelt, guilty, $25 fine.

    Antonio Gomez (1972), no operators/moped license, guilty, $50 fine and $143 court costs; violation of part 391 of federal safety regulations-qualification of drivers, $20 fine.

  • Some people claim they’ve seen ghosts or heard unexplainable “bumps” in the night.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the first nine weeks.

    Principals Honor Roll All A 1st 9 Weeks

    Ms. Buynak
    Andrew Basham, Kailee Davis, Cassidy Goss, Audrey Hickerson, Cody Humphrey, Colton Kessinger, Carter Pierce, Mary Young.

    Ms. Catlett
    Brenton Galeoti, Madison Grubb, Lucas Hornback, Sierra Knapper, Luke Payne.

    Ms. Tanner
    Nicholas Gray, Jacob Shular

  • We all know that it takes a lot of work other groups outside of Extension to make the Spencer County 4-H program the huge success that it is.