Today's News

  • Basket guild to hold October retreat

    The Bluegrass Basket Guild October Retreat is being held at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville, Oct. 25-26. The event will include numerous basket workshops to teach differing techniques and skills.
    For additional information, contact Madonna Cash at  at 502-277-1817. Registration forms are also available at the Spencer County Cooperative Extension Service on Oak Tree Way off Ky. 44.

  • COLUMN: Foliar diseases enjoying the cool, wet summer

    The cool, wet weather for summer 2013 is certainly being enjoyed by all including those that are part of the fungi family. Gardeners wondered about the toadstools popping up in their lawns; others were confounded by the stinky, phallic-looking things poking through their mulch, a mushroom commonly called the stinkhorn; and the slimy orange globs on cedar trees got many thinking aliens had landed in their landscape.

  • BACK IN TIME: 10 years ago - July 9, 2003
  • Public Record: District Court July 5

    Judge Matthew Eckert heard the following cases in Spencer District Court on July 5, 2013:

    Jonathan H. Nation (1979), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possession, guilty, $20 fine and court costs.

    Marc L. Hershey (1993), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possesion, guilty, $20 fine and court costs.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Debt counseling programs can help seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What resources can you recommend to help seniors with financial problems? I hate to admit it, but I’ve fallen behind on my house payments and have accumulated quite a bit of credit card debt over the past few years. Where can we get help?
    Indebt At 70

    Dear Indebt,
    There are actually a number of free and low-cost resources available today that can help seniors who are struggling with credit card and/or mortgage debt. Here’s where you can turn to for help.

    Credit Counseling

  • COLUMN: It's not my fault!

    How easy it is for a child to project blame onto someone else when the parent knows, maybe has even visually witnessed, the child in the very act of wrongdoing. But, today’s column is not addressed to children, whatever age they may be, but to adult “children,” no matter what age they may be.
    Admitting you are wrong is not anything more than being human. That’s all.

  • Dairy delivers protein for active lifestyles

  • COLUMN: Warning lights ahead

    The other night my wife and I came upon an accident that had just happened.
    Thankfully no one was hurt, but the cars were stopped in the middle of a very dangerous stretch of road.  From either direction you couldn’t really see the wreck until you were right on it!

  • COLUMN: Jesus, tamer of demons

    Today’s scripture reference comes from Luke 8:26-39:

  • Church Happenings — Week of July 10

    First Baptist to collect unwanted scrap metal, copper
    First Baptist Church will host a two-day drive collecting copper and scrap metal. This is a chance to clean out your barns, garages and storage buildings. For more information, contact Janet Barnett, 477-8432.

    Mt. Moriah plans indoor yard sale
    Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Eden is hosting a “Come to the Country” indoor yard sale Saturday at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Set up will begin at 7 a.m.