The ninth annual Holiday Bazaar at All-Saints Catholic Church will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event began as a way for the church to raise money for charity while allowing local craftspeople to sell their wares, said Penny Burns, who has chaired the event since its inception.
Rep. Brad Montell, R-Shelbyville (58th District), applauded Shane Greenwell of the Spencer County Future Farmers of America for being named one of 10 national winners in the FFA’s Agri-Entrepreneurship Contest sponsored by the USDA Rural Development.
There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year. Things like cleaning up old plant material; fertilizing trees, shrubs and lawns; and protecting tender plants like hybrid tea roses and French hydrangeas. These chores are all a part of garden maintenance and taking care of them now will improve the quality of your garden later. Here’s a checklist to remind you of what needs to be done to get the garden ready for winter:
Time is almost up for large-animal veterinarians, vet technicians and technologists to apply for the 2012 Kentucky Large/Food Animal Veterinary Incentive Program.
To help alleviate shortages in the state’s large-animal medical workforce, this program offers financial assistance to qualified veterinary graduates who have school loans to be repaid. Applications are being solicited for just two more weeks. All paperwork must be postmarked by Dec. 1.
Spencer County resident Joe Paul Smith traveled to Chicago for the 34th running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The 26.2-mile run was on Oct. 9. At the age of 62, Smith has now completed 37 marathons. Also running on this trip were Steve Hagan of Bardstown and Mandy and Eddie Benton of Lexington. All are members of the Kentucky Hill Runners.
First Baptist Church of Fisherville on Taylorsville Road is holding Upward Basketball signups for K5 through eighth grade boys and girls. Forms and registration fees may be dropped off at the church office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.