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Today's Features

  • Gerald and Amanda Washburn of Taylorsville welcomed their son, Nolan Trent Washburn, Feb. 3, 2011, at 11:30 a.m.
    Washburn was born at Baptist Hospital East, weighing 4 pounds, 15 ounces. He was 17 inches long.
    He was welcomed by his older brother, James Robert Hughes Jr. and by his grandparents, Earl and Shelley Lewis and Deanna Young Lewis of Wilsonville; and Gerald Washburn and Gwen Washburn, both of Taylorsville.

  • Lillie Anzalone of Taylorsville was honored on Feb. 6 with a surprise birthday party at Misty Valley Wedding Chapel given by her nieces, Sharon Daily and Hope Sedlock and her nephew, Doug Goodlett. Over 100 friends and relatives attended the celebration. Anzalone was 91.

  • Angie Leonard of Normandy Heights hosted a Mardi Gras themed birthday party for her husband and her son on Sunday, Feb. 27.  She chose this theme because it was seasonal and the products were easy to find, and because she thought a Mardi Gras party would be a novelty for her guests which included family and friends of all ages.

  • Did you ever see movies about the flying contraptions that were tried before the Wright Brothers came along?  Some looked like they would shake themselves apart; others looked like bird suits so people would crash as they flew off of cliffs.  That is an example of the hard truth and the danger of the soft lie.

  • Little Union Baptist Church had its annual Widow’s Valentine Breakfast on Feb. 19 at Ryan’s in Louisville. Pictured front row, kneeling, are Melinda Pulliam, Kassidy Pulliam, Zach Pulliam, Ethan Herndon and Phyllis Helton. Pictured second row, seated, are Alberta Gritton, Margie Bowman, Oneita Moore and Evelyn Bowman. Pictured third row, standing, are Linda Shelton, Babe Jackson, Carolyn Pulliam, Esther Jenne, Kitty Essex, Billie Joyce Ellis, Nell Frye, Amy Gordon, Stacy Helton and Darlese Pulliam. Pictured top are Donna Keeling, Yvonne Hardin and Lola Sipes.

  • Editor’s note: As the Spencer County Relay for Life approaches, the paper is going to be featuring submissions from local relayers. They are going to share their stories of why they have decided to participate in the annual Relay for Life.

    Every Relay For Life participant has their reasons to Relay.  I would like to share with you “my” reason I have chosen to Relay.  My name is Christy Weed.  I am the captain of the new Relay For Life team, Hotsy-Totsy.  

  • 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.

  • 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.