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Today's Features

  • Look no further than 210 W. Main St. to find three examples of community members who know the benefits of leading a healthy, active lifestyle.

    Tammy Butler, Dee Cox and Missy Verbeck work in the office of Verbeck and Kaleher and usually spend their lunch break taking in the sights of downtown Taylorsville by foot.

    The women have been taking their lunchtime walks on and off for a few years, and recognize the benefits of that almost daily physical activity.

  • The 2011 Spencer County 4-H Communications Day was held March 26 at Spencer County Elementary School. The day was filled with demonstrations, speeches, and specialty acts.  The participants that won first place will be going on the Area Communications Day held on April 16 in Oldham County.

  • Come on, Kentucky. Georgia and Alabama are leaving us in the dust! Yes, it’s just a friendly competition, but we need all the help we can get to prove Kentucky cares about the environment.
    Help the Commonwealth win the water conservation challenge by participating. Here’s how you can save 40 gallons of water a day for your county and Kentucky.

  • This Friday is Good Friday and Earth Day so we should all be in a good frame of mind to do our part to improve the world. Next Friday, we can put it to good use and plant some trees in celebration of Arbor Day.
    Surely we can top the first Arbor Day in 1872 when it was estimated that one million trees were planted in Nebraska alone.
    It all started with a man named J. Sterling Morton, who set out for Nebraska Territory in 1854 with his wife to set up a new homestead.

  • The Taylorsville Elementary GREATS for March were Gabe Bowling, Wyatt Buchter, Juan Hernandez, Jasmine Patterson, Max Sulliva (not pictured) and Shyla Vankannel.  The students showed exemplary behavior through the month of March.

  • The Spencer County Board of Education’s next regularly scheduled meeting is April 28, 6:30 p.m., in the Spencer County Elementary School cafeteria. The meeting is open to the public.

  • The Spencer County Schools Preventive Substance Abuse Committee is meeting May 5 in the Spencer County Middle School Media Center at 4 p.m.

  • The Kentucky Partnering to Empower Students orgnaization is sponsoring a local “PEP” rally April 30 from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville.
    The rally is for any and all parents and students in the region and will include lunch, activities for adults and school-aged children, door prizes, resource booths and more.
    For more information, call 1-800-251-4676 ext. 264.

  • “Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. And they shall turn away their ears from the truth and shall be turned unto fables. But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry” (2 Timothy 4:2-5).