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Today's Features

  • The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the 2011 fall semester.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Dr. Rosemary Allen, provost/academic dean.
    •Allyson Patricia Wilbourn, of Fisherville, the daughter of R. Michael and Lynda Wilbourn of Fisherville.
    •Jessica L. Flores, of Taylorsville, the daughter of Robert and Vicki Flores of Taylorsville.

  • Luke 10:25-37 says, “And behold a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him saying ‘Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said unto him, ‘What is written in the law? Have readest thou?’ And he answering said, ‘thou shalt love the Lord they God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.’

  • Shelia Chesser and Daniel Moffett were united in marriage on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at their home.

    The bride is a daughter of the late Ivy D. and Leon Chesser.
    The groom is a son of Kenneth Moffett and the late Lois Ann Gill.
    The ceremony was performed by friend and pastor Wayne Brown.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    I’m worried about my father’s driving. At age 84, his driving skills have diminished significantly, but I know he’s bound and determined to keep going as long as he’s alive. What tips can you recommend that can help me help my dad stop driving?
    Nervous Daughter

    Dear Nervous,

  • Well, why are you writing an article about the subject of love after the day when everybody (well, almost everybody) did something special for someone special? Well, I do have a reason, maybe many reasons, for this article.
    You might want to check in your local store to find some real bargains on chocolates and flowers and other things — in fact, 50 percent off is not uncommon.

  • I do not remember having homemade chicken soup when I was a kid. The first time I ever remember my mother making chicken soup at home was when I was an adult. I was living with my parents briefly, and came down with the flu. Mama made chicken soup from scratch, simmering the chicken and vegetables to make the stock, and then making soup from that. It was wonderful and made me feel so much better.

  • Brussels sprouts need a PR makeover. No one seems to like them.
    Old varieties have been greatly improved from those forced on you as a child. Equally, cooking methods probably can stand some updating from the warm, mushy, bitter Barbie-doll-sized cabbage; don’t boil them to death, try instead some quick roasting underneath the broiler.

  • Kentucky farmers have battled weeds resistant to herbicides containing glyphosate for the past decade. A recent survey of agriculture and natural resource agents with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service indicates these weeds are becoming more widespread.
    Marestail (also known as horseweed), Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are examples of weeds that are not being controlled with glyphosate. James Martin, UK weed scientist, said all three weeds can pose problems for soybean growers.  

  • Spencer County Elementary kindergarten registration will be held March 5–9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This registration is for children who will be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2012 and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool. To be fully enrolled the following must be on file:

    • Proof of residency
    • A copy of the original birth certificate
    (not a hospital certificate)
    • A copy of the student’s Social Security
    card
    • A current immunization certificate