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Today's Features

  • Fifty years ago, Christian County farmer Harry Young Jr. planted the nation’s first commercial no-till crop-- 0.7 acres of corn. It changed agriculture forever.

  • Some years are worse than others: I remember years when it was like a siege of lady beetles other years a few popped up here or there. Usually they sneak their way into our homes as a noticeable chill settles in. On sunny days they cling to the screen door on the south side of where I write. Presently they are displayed before me. I need not worry about them as they sun themselves; but the ones that collect indoors, well your best bet is a vacuum cleaner.

  • Pictured is the 4-H Trailblazers float from Octoberfest.  The organization won the best float again this year, making it three years running.

  • A local FFA member, already immersed in a hands-on experience aimed to jumpstart careers in agriculture, can add one more impressive achievement: national finalist. Kristina E. Glasscock of the Spencer County FFA was one of four national finalists for the Agricultural Sales — Placement proficiency award at the 85th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis.

  • These photos again come from the collection of David Clark of Finchville.

  • Chapter 9

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

    “The moon is my father, the sea is my mother; I have a million brothers, I die when I reach land.
    “What am I?”
    “Maybe it’s the sun,” Chloe said.

  • Plum Creek Baptist to host chili supper, gospel sing
    Plum Creek Baptist Church is hosting a chili supper and gospel sing Friday at 5 p.m.
    The community is invited to attend an evening of good food, fellowship and gospel music.
    Adult admission is $6 per person and children are admitted for $3 each.
    For more information contact the church office, 502-477-2582.  Plum Creek Baptist Church is located at the corner of Highway 44 and Plum Creek Road in Waterford.

    Little Mount Baptist to host guest speaker Sunday

  • A storm coming through can sure change things in a hurry. Last week it was super-storm Sandy, a hurricane, arctic blast and Nor’easter all rolled into one. But it doesn’t take a super-storm to shake things up. A regular hurricane can do a lot of damage; a tornado can sweep through in a hurry. Wind and rain and snow, ice and bitter cold can alter a landscape quickly.

  • This is the fourth article on the churches in Revelation.

  • Pastor Joseph and Betty Chesser Vires will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 11, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at New Hope Tabernacle Church. They are the parents of Scott Vires of Mount Washington, Trevor Vires and Chris Vires, both of Taylorsville.  Mrs. Vires has retired from General Electric Company and works for the Spencer County school system. Mr. Vires is the pastor of New Hope Tabernacle Church, which is located at 722 Townhill Road in Taylorsville. All friends and family are invited.