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Today's Features

  • Each year, I like to pass along the following tips and information about the most popular plant of the holiday season, the poinsettia.
    Traditional red and green colors are well represented in the flowers available for the holidays. Poinsettias, the most popular and spectacular holiday flowers, can combine both these colors.

  • Seven local students graduated from Mid-Continent University on Dec. 3.
    Those students, their cities of residence, degrees earned and any honors received are as follows:
    • Laura L. Andrade, Taylorsville, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude
    • Amy Quiroa, Fisherville, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude
    • Rana Raymond Kaissieh, Coxs Creek, Associate of Science, cum laude
    • Sharon B. Wyatt, Coxs Creek, Associate of Science
    • Cessna H. Brown IV, Coxs Creek, Bachelor of Science

  • The following Taylorsville Elementary School students were named TES GREATS for the first nine weeks. These students maintained model behavior for the entire 1st 9 weeks grading period.

  • “But it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man the things which God hath prepared for them that love him” (1 Corinthians 2:9).
    As I look at this verse in the Bible, one thing is for sure, I am going to see what God has prepared for me. One question: are you going to see what God has prepared for you? Many times while speaking in churches and traveling in different states, I have heard many things said from people who claim to be Christian.
    Here are some:

  • Many will not realize it, but today is an important day. Many will pass this day without a thought, but somehow it always sticks with me.  Though it happened before I was born, Dec. 7, 1941 is a day that lives in my memory.  

  • When you were a child, you were aware of your need to be nurtured and supported. However, as you grow up, the need changes, but is still there.
    Everyone wants someone who is accepting, understanding, protective and genuinely caring. When, for the most part, this is absent, it is a frequent cause of dissatisfaction with a relationship, whether being single or married.

  • The Christmas season is such a special time, filled with lots of events and opportunities for making memories. For years I have collected Christmas photos along with stories in an album to share with my family. Last year, I changed up my formula a little and documented Christmas in two different ways.

  • After proof to the Kentucky Historical Society that Historical Marker 594 in front of the Spencer County Courthouse is wrong, the state has agreed to correct and replace it.

  • The family of Louise Carter Gash is hosting an open house in honor of her 90th birthday on Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., at Fox Creek Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall. The church is located on U.S. 62 in Lawrenceburg.
    Family and friends are invited, but no gifts, please.