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Today's News

  • A silver-lining in this election?

    This time next week, we will know who the next president of the United States will be.

    I actually do not feel entirely confident in that opening statement. Too much can, and likely will, happen between now and next Tuesday. This has already been the most bizarre presidential election in history and the only thing that will surprise me at this point is if the last few days pass by without new bombshells, email leaks, allegations or other unexpected twists and turns.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 2, 2016

    Veterans Honor Service

  • Nominees for the RRHOF

    Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, along with the rest of the Walt Disney Company, have changed their minds about trying to purchase Twitter, Inc. All concerned worried about the negative impact brought out in using this communication service. Disney is always concerned about the clean cut image that they try to keep impeccable. Disney has a history of acquiring other companies such as Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Although Twitter has the market value of $12 billion they are currently losing money. So, no Twitter for Goofy.

  • Tickets on sale for FBC Tree of Life musical

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” Christmas musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of  the birth and life of Christ.

    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • TSCFD receives $12,000 grant

    Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security have announced that the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District has been awarded a $12,000 grant to purchase personal protective equipment for firefighting.   

  • Education - TES Great Students

     

    Taylorsville Elementary School’s great students for the month of September were: , from back row: left to right, Alexis Barrick, Chloe Chesser, Mary Beth Taylor, Noah Frank, and front row, Mackenzie Baldwin and Brennan Guzman.

  • Education - Miss KY visits SCES

     

    On October 27th SCES welcomed Spencer County’s own, Laura Jones, center, who is the current Miss Kentucky. Jones went on to be in the top 12 of the Miss America competition. She now travels the state to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

  • Education - Toss it Thursday

     

    On October 13th SCES celebrated their students during Toss It Thursday.  After participating in various activities, many students were recognized for scoring Proficient or Distinguished on KPREP.

  • Agriculture - UK study helping bats roost, recover

    Thousands of bats lie, heaped high on cave floors, sometimes as many as 10,000 at one site. Fragile, winged mammals that have succumbed to the ravages of white nose syndrome and dropped, flightless, from their roosts on cave ceilings. Biologists report coming upon this tragic scene and finding, among the piles of tiny corpses, living bats, struggling to survive hibernation by burrowing among the bodies of their colony for residual warmth.

  • Agriculture - All about the bark

    There are certain trees that consistently remain my favorites.  When I think about their common characteristics, one thing stands out: the bark.  Interesting bark is always there, whether the tree is leafing out, blooming, or showing dramatic fall color.  Bark remains constant whether the tree is good, bad, pretty or ugly.