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Today's Features

  • GRAND CHAMPION STEER — Taylor Tolle, far right, of Taylorsville, exhibited the Grand Champion Steer during the 4-H & FFA Sale of Champions at the Kentucky State Fair. Also at the award presentation were Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, center right (in blue shirt), and fair board member Bill Tolle, left (holding banner), who is Taylor’s grandfather. (Photo by Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Division of Public Relations)

  • Spencer County Middle School would like to announce their Grizzly Heroes for August. These students were chosen because they took a stand and lent a hand. Pictured are: Maddie Kapfhammer, Justin Goodlett, Bailea Bryant, Nicholas Fuller, Audrey Miller, Britney Chesser, Angel King, Shelby Hughes and Katie Smith (not pictured).

  • Being a stay-at-home mom is a full time job.  However, for many different reasons moms may need to seek out other avenues that actually bring in some cash.  I am currently one of those moms.  Trying to find a job in this economy is tough.  Add to the fact that the hours I am available to work are after the kids have gone to school in the morning and only until they get out of school in the afternoon.  Oh, one more thing, I haven’t been employed outside the home in over twelve years.  Makes for a very interesting resume.

  • The Kentucky Department of Agriculture sponsored an Agricultural Field Day at Deutsch Farm  August 23 featuring the research that they have conducted on their farm on mum productions and the use of black plastic and drip irrigation. During the event, participants were taken on a hay ride to see the farm’s mum and vegetable crops, and hear speakers from the University of Kentucky. Dinner was catered by Barrel Smoked BBQ in Elk Creek.

    “We did a demo plot on growing mums for the University of Kentucky Agriculture Department,” said Sandi Deutsch.

  • Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    O.R.N.A.I.C. meal and meeting

  • Anne Patton Schubert, of Taylorsville, recently participated in the 2010 All-American Angus Breeders’ Futurity Roll of Victory (ROV) Show in Louisville. During the show, APS Marshall (seen above) won intermediate champion bull and APS Black Out Scot won junior bull calf champion. Photo by Shelia Stannard, American Angus Association.

     

  • Laurita Aubrey made her pasta salad for the first time the day that she served it at the August meeting of the Spencer County Garden Club. She created the recipe using ingredients she found in her kitchen.

    “I looked around, saw what I had and put it together,” said Aubrey.

    Aubrey is interested in simple food and simple methods of preparation. Cooking is not her favorite activity, so she prefers to spend little time working on it.

  • I was recently thinking about one of my best friends who had gone on to be with the Lord. His name was Wilson Shelburne. He was a God-fearing man. We would sit and talk about how great Jesus Christ is and often we would bring up Paul, Peter or some of the other people in the Bible.

  • The Spencer County FFA had a banner year in the Kentucky State CDE competitions in 2010, taking first place in 9   state CDE events, a state record.

    The Dairy Judging team consisting of Stetson Baird, Jacob Walker, Lauren Brown, and Alie McGaughey  bested 44 other teams to take top honors.

    Agronomy team members   Shelby Hall, Cecilia Petersen, Colling Travis, Brennan Noel, and Marianne Gaddie   were first among eighteen teams.  Brennan was high individual, and the team had the top four individual members.

  • Gospel sing

    Join in fun and fellowship this Saturday for an old fashioned gospel sing at the Old Gospel Barn beginning at 7:30 p.m. Musical guests will be Brighter Day and the Cumbos. The Old Gospel Barn is located at 11286 Louisville Rd. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.

    Shelburne and

     family sing

    Wakefield Baptist Church will be hosting a fifth Sunday singing event with David and Alisa Shelburne and family Sunday at 5 p.m. Stay for fellowship after the singing in the fellowship hall.