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Today's Features

  • The results for the 2011 Gingerbread House contest, hosted by the Red Scooter, have been released. For the first time, we had co-winning mother and daughter entries.  Sheila Bramer is a repeat winner, and this year daughter Sarah Bramer was a winner with her first-ever gingerbread house.
    Another first this year was the entry of Halloween themed houses, although the judges were not nearly as fond of them as they were of the Christmas themes.

  • It can be difficult to come up with gift ideas for loved ones. It is hard to come up with new ideas year after year that will be used and appreciated. The wow factor is always a plus, too.

  • While many are mentioned in the scriptures as it relates to the story of the first Christmas, many were unaware of the impact of this event.

    The first of those who missed Christmas was quite obviously the innkeeper, although his name is not actually mentioned. In the hustle and bustle of his life, he missed it, although one would think that, of all those mentioned, he should not have missed it.

    Mary and Joseph must have come to the desk of the innkeeper, and the child was born in a stable because “there was no room for them in the inn.”

  • I love Christmas. With decorations and music and all the things to remind us whose birthday is being celebrated. It’s that time of year when we kick back in our recliners and flip on the game as the aroma of a freshly cut tree fills the house.

    Wish I had a recliner. I once had a recliner, but wore it out. Now, I’m just as comfortable sitting on a pillow in a straight back chair. But back to the important subject matter. It is time to celebrate the birth of our Lord and savior.

  • The Taylorsville Elementary School November Students of the Month are Leah Elmore, Noah Young, Aidan Sweet, Andrew Basham, Madison Crisp and Kassidy Pulliam.

  • The following students were named Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for October or November: Jacob Summerhill, Lindsey Miller, Wayne Redmon, Nathen Ryan, Aarika Castle, Jacob Coke, Bryan Downs, Kaleigh Jolly, Joey Abell, Haley Keeling, Sarah Durbin, Hannah Jonason, Cameron Curran, Amber Hahn, Sarah Strain, Cody Stone, Michaela Keown, Brianna Goeing, Alex Cruz, Nicholas Fuller, Cameron Chesser, Alexis Adams, Ashton Hamilton, Cody Spears and Kayla Reece.

  • Recently Taylorsville Elementary fourth and fifth graders explored the life of Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln through the HistoryMobile.

  • Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 92nd annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s J. Fritz Giesecke as Second Vice-President. They comprise KFB’s Executive Committee along with Executive Vice President David S. Beck.

  • I like the winter landscape because I can see past the green canvas of summer into neighboring fields where horses graze and a pet cow that is almost as old as me slumbers. I can see mistletoe everywhere, too, driving down the interstate, walking in the park, sitting at a traffic light. It is there if you look into the canopies of trees devoid of their leafy-ness. We are obviously not the first to notice round globs of greenery nestled in tree tops.