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  • Godman enjoys documenting life, and thinks you will, too!

    I have been interested in documenting my life since I was a young child. I believe it was my obsession with Laura Ingalls Wilder that made me want to preserve my memories for the future. I hoped that I could write about my childhood the way she wrote about hers.

  • COLUMN: Healthy anger

    Is anger OK? When is it not OK? Well, that’s a good question but I’m not sure 1 can answer it! I can say, however, that anger appears to be “normal.”

  • PHOTO: Whitehouse is June’s Healthy Hero

    Jill Whitehouse is a healthy hero because she is a community advocate and volunteer. She works for the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, helping the residents of Spencer County get the resources they need. Jill quit smoking three years ago and started walking three miles a day. She is a certified instructor for Zumba and Zumba Gold. She taught free classes at Big Springs Assembly of God and is now teaching at Everybody’s Fitness. She also participated in the Spencer Co. Biggest Loser Program and taught Zumba classes during the program.

  • PHOTO: Windsor named July’s Healthy Hero

    Samantha Windsor is all about living a healthy, fit lifestyle. In 1999, she decided to get in shape. She tried all sorts of exercises, but she found nothing that she could stick to until January 2000, when she was introduced to Jazzercise. For three years she was a student, losing 60 pounds. In November 2003, she became an instructor, followed the next year by owning her own classes in Shelbyville and eventually in Taylorsville. Classes in Taylorsville take place at Risen Lord Lutheran Church, 5138 Taylorsville Road. For more information about Jazzercise, call 502-321-6402.

  • PHOTO: CASA focuses on need for volunteers

  • COLUMN: Don’t give up on the ‘late bloomers’

    “Will he/she ever amount to anything?”
    This question has been presented many times in my four decades as a professional. The parents address this issue when it appears that their child is not performing up to “standard,” which usually means that the child is not keeping up with classroom expectations.

  • Mother and daughter win pageant

  • ENGAGEMENT: Thomas, Slucher to wed

    Brittany Thomas and Joseph Slucher announce their upcoming marriage this fall. The bride-to-be is a daughter of Keith and Sharon Thomas of Taylorsville.
    She is a 2008 graduate of Spencer County High School and is currently employed as a nurse at Signature Healthcare. The groom-to-be is a son of Darris and Terri Slucher of Taylorsville.  He is a 2004 graduate of Spencer County High School and is currently employed with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    The couple will reside in Taylorsville.

  • Remember when . . .

    The 1966 Class of Taylorsville High School gathered Aug. 5 to celebrate its 45-year class reunion at the Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce Community Center. Approximately 60 classmates and guests were in attendance. The graduates invited anyone that started from middle

  • Library hosts September events for the whole family

    Pre School and Elementary
    Like dogs or working on reading skills?  Come read with WAGS Saturday at 10:30 a.m.  Read to the dogs, they are patient and love to hear a good story.  Gain confidence and find out how fun it can be to read.  It’s a treat just to meet these gentle dogs.  Sophie, a Great Pyrenees and her friends will be out the second Saturday of the month, come read to her.

    Teens