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Today's Features

  • On Jan. 29 and 30, several Boy Scouts from Troop 176 braved the elements to earn their Wilderness Survival merit badge, following instructions on what to do if lost or stranded in the woods, first aid, fire building, and rescue signaling. The Scouts are required to construct a survival shelter and spend the night in it in order to earn the badge. The following Scouts from the All Saints Troop are: Hunter Detrich, Joe Hayes, Logan Kurtz, Connor Meeks and Luke Williamson.

  • when life seems like a dreary winter day. It is grey, cheerless, and bitterly cold. The sun hides its face for days on end and the cold seems to seep into both bones and heart. Perhaps you have had those times.

  • WKU Dean's List

    The names of the Western Kentucky University students who were named to the dean’s and president’s list for the Fall 2010 semester have been announced.

    The following Taylorsville students were named to the list: Brenda M. Sherlock, Kelsey L. Wagner, Stefanie J. Green, Allison J. Beeson, Brooke C. Armstrong and Kathryn E. Minyard.

  • Students at Spencer County High School may get help preparing for college by working with a coach from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    KHEAA has recruited recent college graduates to be “near-peer” coaches for high school students in 24 schools across the Commonwealth.

  • Spencer County High School freshman DJ Carey has been named the school’s student of the week. Carey plans to get a job or go to college after graduating and is inspired by his parents. Outside of school, he enjoys riding ATVs, fishing and playing badminton. Carey said if he could describe himself in one word, it would be “quiet.” He hopes to one day visit Europe and his favorite food is pizza. If he had one superpower, he would create a machine that manufactures money, so he could have all the money he ever wanted.

  • Congratulations to the Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the months of November and December.

  • Spencer County native and former resident James Allen Cox found his recipe for Farmer’s Seafood Boil at the Texas State Fair.

    “I picked this up at the Texas State Fair over twenty years ago, and it has not failed me yet,” said Cox. “It is an easy one pot meal.”

    Cox reads this paper online and decided to share one of his favorite recipes with his hometown.

    The recipe was created by the Texas Extension Service.

  • What do mashed potatoes and martinis have in common? Not much unless you attended Terri Cooper’s Mashed Potato bunco party in February. It was Cooper’s turn to host the monthly bunco club, and she thought it was time for something a little different.

    “I felt like we were all tired of winter and tired of the same old thing,” said Cooper. “I wanted to do something fun to get us out of the winter blues.”

    Cooper told all of her guests to bring their favorite martini glasses and dress in ‘50s attire.