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Today's Features

  • James 3:3-10 — Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.

  • “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me” (Galatians 2:20).

  • 200th anniversary events at Plum Creek Baptist

    Plum Creek Baptist Church is 200 years old! We hope you will join us Sunday for a frontier-style service beginning at 11 a.m. Then at the May 23 service, we welcome everyone to come dressed in the old-fashioned styles of 200 years ago. Our all-day homecoming service with dinner on the grounds will be held June 13. Former pastors and members will be there to celebrate this historic event.

    Gospel sing at the Old Gospel Barn

  • Taylorsville has suffered through fires and floods over the years, but perhaps nothing has produced suffering to compare with the 1935 typhoid fever epidemic.

    There were 190 cases of typhoid that year in Taylorsville and 17 people died. Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. In the United States, about 400 cases occur each year so Taylorsville had nearly half the national average in 1935.

  • The library media center at Spencer County High School has been displaying paper mache sculptures made by Ms. Capps’ classes. 

    Browsers to the display were encouraged to fill out an entry form finding all of the sculptures.  Prizes were given for their effort. 

    First place prize was given to Brittany Hopkins who listed the correct location for all of the sculptures. 

    Others who entered and won a prize are listed below.

    Other winners:     

    SUSAN MANN

    KYLE HOWARD

    CHRISTINA VIRES

  • County clerk office closed Saturday

    The Spencer County Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday due to the Juvenile Diabetes Carnival for a Cure. The carnival will be held in Taylorsville. Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 26.

    Farmers market opens

  • 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.