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Today's Features

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    Spencer County Fire Department visited Taylorsville Elementary to teach the students about fire safety.

  •  The 160th Annual Meeting of the Nelson Baptist Association (NBA) will be held Monday, October 6, at the People’s Church of Central Kentucky located on Wildcat Lane which intersects with Hwy 62 East (Bloomfield Road) in Bardstown.  Doug Bunch is the pastor.

  •  In short, the Smile Kentucky! dental program is coming to your school system to provide free dental screenings and education at school. Over those two days, about 500 students in grades  3-6 will get a free dental screening; all students at Spencer Co. Elementary, Taylorsville Elementary and Spencer Co. Middle (6th grade) will take part in education programs.

  • Perryville battlefield State Historic Site will again play host to the re-enactment of the largest battle of the Civil War in Kentucky Oct. 11-12.

     

    The two-day event will include demonstrations of infantry, cavalry and artillery, along with authentic campsites, battleground tours and expert speakers. The highlight each day will be a 2 p.m. battle.

     

  • Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing invites everyone to its annual Riverside Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 11, from noon-5 p.m. This free family festival features great music, food, traditional craft demonstrations, and activities for children and adults of all ages. Musical entertainment will be provided by regional favorites Fresh Cut Grass (Noon to 2 p.m.) and the Juggernaut Jug Band (2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m). Young and old are invited to participate in Riverside’s ongoing archaeological dig under the guidance of archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.

  • Imagine Abraham Lincoln. Now, during the bicentennial commemoration of his birth, prepare to see Lincoln differently. Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, the commonwealth’s signature Lincoln bicentennial exhibition, opens to the public Tuesday, October 21, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

     

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    Spencer County Middle School Principal, Ed Downs presented Robyn Baxter, Media Center Specialist with the Educator of the Year award from the Kentucky P.T.A.  Baxter had been nominated by the middle school’s P.T.A.

  •  That’s easier said than done these days, isn’t it?  It’s a lot easier to front a smile or to text a smiley than to actually feel happy.  How often have you walked into work or church and put on your happy face just for appearances?  How often have you texted ‘lol’ but felt DOA? 

  •  “It’s just a penny, Woody,” Chloe said as I showed her my treasure. “Sure, pennies are important, but I don’t understand why you think it’s a treasure.”  “Well,” I replied, “Haven’t you heard Mom say finding a penny brings good luck? I found this penny when I needed luck the most – 250 feet above ground on a Ferris wheel!

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    Parkland Hills Baptist 

    annual winter clothing drive