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Today's Features

  • In the news, we see a lot about the six-day war. If I remember correctly, we were in the Vietnam War at the time. Israel was attacked. Egypt and some of the other countries attacked them.

  • Michelle Griggs and Timothy Greer, both of Taylorsville, were married June 1.

    The bride is a daughter of the late Donald Johns.
    The groom is a son of Patricia VanMeter of Taylorsville.
    The couple plans to reside in Versailles.

  • My husband and I are working on increasing the number of healthy, nutritious and tasty meals that we serve in our home.

  • It is said that people who seem obsessed with history live with their minds in the past. I am happy to report that I have just a passing interest in the subject and really don’t care how old everything is, who lived where and when and if their great grandparents had a pet chimp. But I wonder what the chimp’s name was?
    My uncle Gilbert had a parrot that cursed, but that’s another story.

  • On Saturday, May 21. Spencer County 4-H Shooting Sports hosted the 3rd Annual Spencer County Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club.  This year, nearly 200 youth, ranging from 9-18, competed in this event, representing 10 counties.

  • Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around. It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads. It likes humid weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started. The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection, spacing, pruning and treatment before it spreads.

  • Maverick Devine, son of Rick and Connie Devine, has been awarded several scholarships to Bellarmine University.

    Devine has already registered for the computer engineering program and will begin classes in the fall semester.
    He is a senior at Spencer County High School.
    Devine played freshman basketball and baseball, junior varsity baseball, was on the tennis team his junior year, and was a member of the soccer team for four years. He joined the cheerleaders his senior year and will join the Knight’s cheerleading squad.

  • Deborah Lea Miller of Spencer County was named to the dean’s list at Bluegrass Community & Technical College for the 2011 spring semester.
    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Amy Quiroa of Taylorsville was recently named to the president’s list in Mid-Continent University’s Advantage program.
    To achieve president’s list status, students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale term.