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Today's Features

  • So which type of tree reflects your holiday style?  Do you get a fresh cut, artificial, or balled and burlapped tree?  Or do you just go out-of-town and let someone else do the decorating?  All are certainly acceptable, but there are different rules that apply to each. Obviously, the artificial ilk has few restrictions, but there are some things to remember if you get a fresh cut or balled and burlapped tree for planting after the holidays.  

  • Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to show in words and pictures how food gets “From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate” in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) annual Poster and Essay Contest.

  • Deer season is upon us and that means Kentucky drivers must be particularly aware of their surroundings while traveling along Kentucky’s streets and highways. As an avid outdoorsman, I know how critical it is to pay attention to deer crossing the road during this time of year.

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    The Red Ribbon Week winners at Taylorsville Elementary School were announced recently. ABOVE: Caleb Ashby, Kindergarten; Yasmin Carcia Chavez, 1st grade; Ella Mattingly, 2nd grade; Aiden Trammell, 3rd grade; Addison Parrish, 4th grade, and Briana McCauley, 5th grade. This photo was taken by student photographer Claire Ballard.

  • When I was a kid, I thought a nail was just a nail. You know, if you’ve seen one nail, you’ve seen them all.  I am still a little that way. I mean, does it matter when you are hanging a picture what kind of nail you use?  Nobody is going to see it anyway.

  • Community Tree of Life tickets now on sale

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of the birth and life of Jesus Christ.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • As long as I can remember, I’ve been celebrating Thanksgiving with my family.  As a kid, I remember going to my grandparents and sitting at the kids table.  I remember that Pop-Pop’s prayers always seemed way too long.

  • Community Tree of Life tickets now on sale

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of the birth and life of Jesus Christ.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today.  Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants were chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection.