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Today's News

  • WKU announces dean’s, president’s lists

    Below are the names of the Western Kentucky University students who were named to the dean’s and president’s list for the fall 2012 semester.
    Students making the dean’s list have a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the president’s list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0 and are indicated by an asterisk (*). To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

    Taylorsville
    Justin M. Thornsberry
    Michele L. Snipp
    Kayla M. Perkins*

  • Moorman named to UC dean’s list

    In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced the students that have been named to the University of the Cumberlands dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester.
    Taylorsville native Marissa Moorman earned dean’s list honors for the fall semester.
    To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

  • EKU announces dean’s list for fall 2012 semester

    The following students were named to the dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the fall 2012 semester:
    Kaitlin Tess Culver, of Fisherville, a junior agriculture major.
    Caleb David Hodgson, of Fisherville, a junior criminal justice major.
    Marissa Beth Wente, of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major.
    Hannah Leslie Kathryn Beaverson, of Taylorsville, a freshman pre-occupational science major.
    Taylor Corinne Clayton, of Taylorsville, a senior biology pre-medical science major.

  • Martin named to Centre dean’s list

    Amber Martin of Taylorsville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Martin is the daughter of Kyle and Catherine Martin of Taylorsville and is a graduate of Spencer County High School.
     

  • Spencer Elementary kindergarten registration approaching

    Spencer County Elementary kindergarten registration will be held March 4-8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    This registration is for children who will be five years old by Oct. 1, 2013 and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool. To be fully enrolled the following must be on file:

    • Proof of residency (not a driver’s license)
    • A copy of the original birth certificate (not a hospital certificate)
    • A copy of the student’s Social Security card
    • A current immunization certificate

  • These Taylorsville Elementary students are GREAT

    HICKERSON
    Mason Grubb, Alexis King, Wyatt Lockard, Brittany Nethery, Yelismar Perez, Haylee Piercy, Jaylea Rheaume, Ilana Royalty, Jaclyn Summitt, Makayla Warford

    PENCE
    Savannah Baldwin, Jakahri Brown, Keziah Davis, Ayvah Hall, Ivan Lester, Kasey Moffett, Jenna Moore,
    Serra Murphy, Gracie Searcy, Katelynn Smith, Alexandra Thompson, Dylan Waldridge, Cynthia Wimsatt

    SZTANYA

  • Offers extended Thursday to four charged in July cocaine case

    Four Spencer Countians facing charges that came as a result of a cocaine bust in Taylorsville in July 2012 appeared in Spencer Circuit Court on Thursday.
    Raymond Birdsong, 62, and Margaret F. Tingle, 76, both of Hardin Court, were indicted on charges of first-degree complicity trafficking in a controlled substance-cocaine, first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance-cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

  • COLUMN: High-profile topics in 30-day session

    The 2013 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in full swing; the House of Representatives is considering several high-profile topics during this short, 30-day session.

  • COLUMN: 110 bills introduced in first session day after break

    After a three-week break, members of the General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week for part two of the 2013 Legislative Session. For the next five weeks the House and Senate will debate numerous proposals.

  • COLUMN: Public employee pension bill is first passed by Senate

    This week was a busy one as the General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday to a full agenda, including committee meetings and the passage of several pieces of important legislation.
    As a result of the hard work over the summer and fall by a bipartisan task force made up of Senate and House members, the Senate was able to work quickly to take the first step to address the huge unfunded liability in our public employee pension system.