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Today's Features

  • Last night I woke up laughing from a dream.  What I remember most vividly is an out of place baby elephant sitting in a watering trough spraying water all over my poor wife. Thinking about it even now I can’t help but chuckle, but I don’t know if I could explain it fully.  You’d have to know about the little white bull and the muddy cowboy for it to make sense!

  • It was historically known as the “Crutcher Tavern” and when it is fully restored, Taylorsville will have a restaurant to be called the “Polk House.” It will have the potential to rival famous historic Kentucky eateries.

  • “Close your eyes,” I told Mom and Dad before pulling the sheet off of our purchase. “I want to surprise you.”

  • Becky House, Physical Therapist and owner of Spencer County Physical Therapy, graduated in 1994 from the University of Louisville with a double bachelor’s degree, one for Physical Therapy and the second in Business Administration.

  • The family of Clyeda Hardin invites all friends to a 90th birthday celebration. The birthday party will be held in the fellowship hall of Elk Creek Baptist Church on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. No gifts please.
     

  • I spent most of the day on Sunday in the vegetable garden. It was both a beautiful day and a melancholy one because of the 10th anniversary of September 11th. This helps me stay on task actually…quiet contemplation and physical work is a good combination. I was motivated to get the garden cleaned up and replanted with some fall crops like turnips, beets and lettuces. The remaining empty beds were planted with a cover crop.  

  • Crop prospects as of August 1 appear to be mostly good for Kentucky crops in 2011. Yields are projected to be above 2010 levels, according to the Kentucky Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  • Mitchell Ingram of Spencer County was among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.
    Ingram received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School fifth graders participated in a special day to promote a positive, successful school year Aug. 19.

    The conference included teaching students about taking a stand against bullying, and how to have a bully-free school. The day was packed with activities designed to improve communication skills with peers, reduce incidences of relational aggression and help start the school year in a positive proactive way.