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Today's Features

  • At the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, two Spencer County FFA members received the highest degree awarded by the organization.

  • The Spencer County FFA recently competed in the state FFA land judging career development event at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Camp in Hardinsburg.

  • I seriously cannot believe it is almost December. It is time to start decorating for the holidays, which includes the poinsettia. The poinsettia has been a fixture in American homes as a holiday decoration for as long as most of us can remember. I think it is fair to say that it is considered the “official” Christmas flower. In fact the U.S. Census Bureau says that over 75 million plants were sold last holiday season.

  • On Nov. 19, several students from the band program at Spencer County Middle School traveled to Morehead State University to participate in the ninth-annual Tri-State Honors Band. For the ninth year in a row, the Morehead State University’s Department of Music has hosted a middle school honors band that encourages band programs from West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky to send their top students to a day of rehearsal and then a performance that night. Overall, there are six bands with full instrumentation and more than 600 students participated that day.

  • Spencer County Superintendent Chuck Adams and school board members were pleased to hear at the November board meeting that, unlike the previous year, the July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011 independent auditor’s report came back free of deficiencies.

  • I went through the bank windows and had a check made out to my wife and wanted to cash it. The teller told me if I wanted to get it cashed, I would have to sign it, too. Of course it was no big deal, so I signed it. When she brought me the cash, I said, “When we married 52 years ago we became one.”
    In Matthew 19 it says, “We do become one flesh,” when the Pharisees were asking Jesus about putting away your wife.

  • Here are some tips that will help you throw a stylish, low-stress party that will make your guests merry without spending a bundle.

  • This holiday season, if you’re looking for exceptional new recipes that come together with ease, look to some Old World culinary classics.
    Dishes like this Pea Bowtie Pasta create a homey, hearty menu ideal for any holiday party.
    Whether it’s an elegant dinner or an impromptu gathering with friends, this recipe that uses meats and cheeses that will bring cheer to all your guests. And they come together surprisingly fast, so they’ll bring a smile to your face, too.

    Prosciutto and Pea
    Bowtie Pasta
    Serves 4

  • Well, here we are, another Thanksgiving Day — my 75th. I remember many of them with fond memories of family gatherings here and yonder.
    No, it’s not Turkey Day (as some call it), but a day that has been set aside in our wonderfully blessed country to always come on the fourth Thursday of November, and in Canada, on the second Monday in October.
    So what does it mean to truly be thankful?