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Today's Features

  • Spring revival at Plum Creek Baptist

    Evangelist Dale Rose, of Grace Evangelistic Ministries, will be the featured speaker at the Plum Creek Baptist Church Spring Revival April 18 - 22. The revival will begin Sunday, April 18 at 11 a.m. and continue each evening at 7 p.m. The theme of each night is as follows:

    Sunday, April 18 – Sunday School Night

    Monday, April 19 – Friends Night Challenge

    Tuesday, April 20 – Youth Night and pizza

    Wednesday, April 21 – Family Night and dinner

  • Nationally-known speaker, author and teacher of the word Terry Tripp, of the LaVerne Tripp Family, will be at Big Springs Assembly of God Saturday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

    Enjoy an evening of music and ministry. Big Springs Assembly of God is located at 2345 Taylorsville Rd. in Bloomfield. This event is free. For more information, call (502) 252-9154.

     

  • The first place winning photo entered in the Community Heritage Photo Contest held at the Spencer County Public Library was entered by Noreen Day.  It shows the “Builders of Plum Creek Baptist Church,” completed in 1905, which overlooks the Spencer County Community of Waterford.  The second place photo “A View of Taylorsville,” taken in the early 1900s, possibly on a court day, was submitted by Jane Helton.  The “Taylorsville Hotel and Proprietors, Zach A.

  • Campbellsville University graduate student and Louisville native Matt Hodge, along with CU’s Chamber Choir, recently visited the State Capitol to perform for the governor and General Assembly, and to be recognized for their success.

    Hodge is the son of Roger and Monica Hodge, of Taylorsville.

  • Ten members of the Spencer County FFA competed at the University of Kentucky FFA Field Day on April 9. 

    The members competed in the Green Innovations in Agriculture contest along with Farm Business Management.  In both contests Spencer County had the top teams. 

  • Miss America 2000 Heather French Henry was the guest speaker at the annual Spencer County Friends of Scouting luncheon – an event to raise funds for local Boy Scout programs. Henry discussed how her experience with Girl Scouts influenced her life, how it helped her to be successful and be focused.

    Organizers raised $4,800 at the event, just shy of their $5,000 goal. The Boy Scouts of America thrives, in large part, due to support it receives in the community.

     Over 50 patrons attended the event and enjoyed lunch served by The Tea Cup.

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  • One of the biggest sins the devil has to use on us is adultery.

    As we look at five different people we see all five committing adultery, regardless of what we call it today.

    King David, President Clinton, John Edwards, Rick Pitino, and Tiger Woods.

    Now let’s look at what the Bible says about adultery.

    Exodus 20:14 Thou shall not commit adultery, this is one of the Ten Commandments.

    Proverbs 6:32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding, he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

  • Absentee voting machine open

    Spencer County residents who will be out of the county on Primary Election Day, May 18, will be eligible to vote absentee at the county clerk’s office during regular business hours. For more information, please call the clerk’s office at 477-3215.

    Youth football, cheerleading camp

  • Farmers markets are flourishing.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 5,000 exist today. 

    We have a nice Farmers Market right here in Spencer County and it is opening up on April 24.  It will be held in the parking lot of the Sanctuary Arts Center in downtown Taylorsville.  It will be open from 8 a.m. until no later than noon on Saturdays and Wednesdays.  The first Wednesday market will be April 28.

  • Joyce Baxter has been scouring the Internet everyday for jobs since being laid off as a supervisor at American Greeting company last June.

    “I’m not getting any bites,” said the Cox’s Creek woman.

    After two years with the company earning an annual salary of $50,000, Baxter said the loss of employment has reduced her family income by half. Even with her husband taking extra shifts and picking up jobs on the side, it is not even close to what the couple was making before the layoff.