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Today's Features

  • Morgan Mayer placed third in the State FFA quiz contest held at FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg on July 15.

  • Potatoes, garlic and onions: these three vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their storage-ability.
    Late July and August are when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest. If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity, enjoy them at the table in short order, but if you want to store them, it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • Two Spencer County students were among the 2,200 who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 30 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Graduating were Taylorsville’s Mary Carroll and James Nichols. Carroll graduated with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and Nichols graduated with a master of business administration in applied management.

  • The Waterford area of Spencer County has been populated for many years, dating back to the Mississippian native Americans who found life along the Salt River particularly good. There were animals to hunt through the use of spears and later the bow and arrow as hunting methods advanced into the woodland period.

  • Air Force Airman William M. Peterson recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Leonard and Joyce Phillips will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. at Spencer Christian Church. The two were married Aug. 12, 1961. All family and friends are invited to the reception. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Beth Jamison and Derrick Jewell, both of Taylorsville, will exchange wedding vows Saturday at the Mellwood Art Center in Louisville.

    The bride-to-be is a daughter of Paula and Jimmy Thompson and Steve and Donna Jamison. She is a recent graduate of Spalding University. The groom-to-be is a son of Betty and Larry T. Goodlett and Rick and Pat Jewell. He is employed with the Louisville Bats.
    The couple will make their home in Taylorsville.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Matthew and Jessica Cox announce the birth of their baby girl, Cambree Jane Cox.
    She was born on June 16 and weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. Cambree is welcomed home by her sisters, Jalei, Makenna and Lorelae, and her big brother, Josiah.
    Cambree is the granddaughter of Dwight and Carla Martin and Randall and Glenna Jump of Waterford and George and Rebecca Cox of Elk Creek.

  • Dollie Heady and Justin Curtsinger of Taylorsville announce the birth of their daughter, Maci Ann Curtsinger, on July 7 at Baptist Hospital East/Kosair NICU. She weighed 8 pounds, 4.8 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by a brother, Andrew Curtsinger, 3, and a sister, Gaberialla Heady, 1. Her maternal grandparents are Paula Heady and Wayne Heady of Mount Eden. Her paternal grandparents are Jesse and Amanda Curtsinger and the late Rebecca Fair of Taylorsville. Her great-grandparents are Dollie and Haskell Bentley, Anna May, and James Leon Curtsinger.