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Today's News

  • Church is called to pray for others

    Everyone could use a little prayer once and a while – particularly this time of the year when expectations for creating a perfect holiday are high, and the likelihood of achieving that perfection is extremely low.

    In spite of the brightly-colored decorations and caroling music at every turn, Christmas can create stress, or even depression, if not careful.

    “People can be so caught up with themselves this time of year,” said Emily Manica, as holiday shoppers fight traffic and search through crowded malls for just the right gift.

  • House destroyed in fire

    A wood stove was determined to be the cause of a fire in a home on Houghlin Road Friday night according to Spencer County Fire Chief Nathan Nation.

    The Charles Jewell family fortunately escaped without injury, unfortunately, their home had significant damage.

    Nation said it appeared the fire began in the construction above the wood stove and then quickly moved into the walls, the attic and throughout the house.

    The Red Cross came to the aid of the family, assisting them with clothing and housing.

  • November TES students of the month

     

    The Taylorsville Elementary School: November Students of the Month maintained great behavior for the entire month of November.  They each received a Tiger Pride T-shirt and attended a special lunch with the school counselor, Miss Heiss.

  • Higher Ed Report Card Shows KY making gains

    Kentucky has made progress in four of five categories of postsecondary education performance, according to Measuring Up 2008: The National Report Card on Higher Education.

  • LETTER: Show was a true blessing

    It’s too late for a chance to see this year’s performance of “Christmas at Frank & Al’s Diner,” but it’s never too late to express a sincere thank you to all those who brought such joy and laughter to the audience who were blessed to see the show this past weekend at Spencer Christian Church.

  • Still time to get vaccinated against the flu

    State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.

  • KY farm economy sees record cash for second year

     

     

  • GUEST COLUMNIST: Christmas already? How the year has flown

    “What’s to-day!” cried Scrooge, calling down to a boy in Sunday clothes. “What’s today, my fine fellow?” said Scrooge.

    “Today!” replied the boy. “Why, Christmas Day.”

    “It’s Christmas day!” said Scrooge to himself. “I haven’t missed it. The Spirits have done it all in one night.”

  • Church happenings

     Christmas Musical at Elk Creek Baptist Church

  • Whooping Cough on the Rise in Kentucky

     

    More Kentuckians, particularly older children and teens, should get a booster vaccine to prevent the onset of pertussis, a highly contagious disease more commonly known as whooping cough, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) announced today.