Today's Features

  • A lot of important things happen while we are “on the way.”  Some of the best conversations my wife and I have had are in the car on the way somewhere.  The same thing has happened with my children and grandchildren.  While on my way across country, I have rejoiced at some of the most amazing scenery that our Lord ever created.

  • The first article I wrote in the paper, I wrote about hell. If you really want to go there, it is very easy. We were all born in sin, and if we don’t do anything, or if we don’t dedicate our life to Jesus Christ we will be sure and make it to hell.
    I heard a preacher preach my nephew’s funeral, and he said he had asked him, do you believe that Jesus Christ came to earth, lived and died, and rose again for your sins, and he said he did but did not go to church.

  • Jeremy and Casey Schmidt of Mount Washington announce the birth of their son, Chandler Joseph Schmidt, on July 7 at Baptist East Hospital.

  • Keith and Jamie McKinney, of Louisville, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Katelynn Gail McKinney.

  • Brian and Stephanie Sanford of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter, Aria Louise Sanford, on July 1 at Norton Suburban Hospital.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by a brother, Riley, 3.
    Her maternal grandparents are Danny and Patti Zirnheld.
    Her paternal grandmother is Clara Sanford.

  • Tiffany and Shawn Furman, of Taylorsville, announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Nicole Furman.

    Claire was born May 27, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces. She was 21 inches long.
    Her grandparents are Steve and Darlene Furman, of Taylorsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Hambrick, of Taylorsville.

  • Cemeteries don’t vanish, but when the headstones and footstones are thrown into a hollow or otherwise crushed by man or beast, evidence of their existence becomes rare.

  • For the first time, the Spencer County Library had an adult summer reading program in addition to the one hosted for children.

  • Several Spencer County 4-H members attended 4-H camp July 4-8. Pictured you will see all of the campers, teens, camp staff, and most of the adults that attended Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp with Spencer County. A great week was had by all, according to 4-H Extension Agent Mollie Tichenor. Anyone interestsed in attending 4-H camp in 2012 should contact the Extension Office next spring for additional information.

  • The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was this past Saturday, July 16.  A good time was had by all with Warren Beeler from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture judging.