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Today's Features

  • Taylorsville Elementary School has a program uniquely designed for volunteers to give back to the community in a big way. The mentoring program allows community members to interact with and make a difference in the lives of children who need help with their social development, behavioral issues or other problems.

  • An alleged repeat burglary offender was arrested by Taylorsville Police Friday for breaking into vehicles parked at Spencer County High School.
    Brandon Sparks, 19, of Taylorsville, was arrested by Lt. Rick Jewell after police received tips that items were missing from student vehicles.

  • Spencer County High School’s first Spanish National Honor Society, known as Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, was inducted Jan. 25. Members of the Rigoberta Menchu chapter are students Ryan Conard, Harley Sweet, Jessica Haun, Sophie Schultz and Hanna Clayton. The advisor is faculty member Vicki Bell.

  • Bluegrass Community & Technical College is proud to recognize Spencer County resident Brittany Ford, who achieved dean’s list honors for the 2010 Fall Semester.  The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Spencer County Elementary School

  • Judy Evans got her recipe for her rice casserole from her mother. The recipe has been in the family for about six years, and has several variations.

    “My mother was the best cook ever. She was always fixing different things,” said Evans. “Cooking is one of the biggest parts of our lives.”
    Evans does not always use celery, cream of celery soup or bean sprouts. She also suggested substituting cream of chicken soup for one of the other cream soups, if desired.

  • Maple syrup productions is not just something that happens farther north, in places like Vermont. Tom Scanlan and Sarah Fauber of Riversong Farm discovered that maple syrup can be made right here in Kentucky. They started tapping the silver maple trees on their farm in early February and are making maple syrup a few feet away.

  • Jessie McCall is celebrating her 90th birthday at Elk Creek Baptist church Saturday, Feb. 26 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. All family and friends are invited to the celebration. The gift of your presence is the only gift requested. No gifts, please.

  • Pictured is Susan McGowan, second from left, with her granddaughter, Morgan,  and daughter-in-law Cara McGowan.  Cara and Morgan surprised Susan with a birthday party at CupCake Corner at The Red Scooter Feb. 12. Susan was greeted by several long-time friends at the party.  Susan teaches at Spencer County High School.  Susan is a Spencer County resident. Cara and Morgan live in Indiana.