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Today's News

  • In like a lion...out like a lamb

    The old saying, “In like a lion…” has held true so far for the month of March. It seems that in the first couple of weeks we have seen many facing troubled times, for some, the worst times of their lives. The truth is that some, even in our own church, are struggling in different ways that many of you are not aware of.

    We each have different ways of dealing with struggle, in whatever form it takes. Some share their struggles, while others hold in and seemingly walk around as if everything is great.

  • Church Happenings - Week of March 22, 2017

    Lenten services at Risen Lord Lutheran Church

    Risen Lord Lutheran Church will have a Lenten Service on Wednesday evening starting at 7:00 p.m. Risen Lord Lutheran Church is located at 5138 Taylorsville Rd (across from Elk Creek gas station).

    Second Baptist announces Lenten services

    Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville will be hosting Lenten services through April 12. These services will be held on Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m.
    The following ministers will deliver a sermonette:

  • Debit card theft returns

     

    Criminals seem to be targeting Spencer Countians once again through a high-tech form of theft. A local bank is working with local and state law enforcement officials to track down the source of the latest skimmer operation, in which credit and debit card information is stolen and then used to make fraudulent purchases.

  • Living like a dog to prove a point

    A TV news report about conditions in several area animal shelters has cast a misleading shadow on Spencer County’s facility said local officials. To combat that negative image, a volunteer is going to live in the shelter this weekend to prove that conditions are safe and healthy.

  • A Century worth of living - Hormann still active at 100

     

    If you want a glimpse into the last 100 years of American history, you can pick up a book or you could sit a spell and talk to Harold Hormann, who on Saturday, turned 100 years old.

    The Spencer County man has lived here with his son, Ed, since late 1999, but his life touched those across the Midwest and the nation because of his work during World War II.

  • What’s happening - Week of March 15, 2017

    Relay for Life

    There will be a Relay For Life meeting on Tuesday March 21st at 6:30 p.m. at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church on Main St. in Taylorsville. It’s free to register. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting and discuss this year’s Relay for Life event.

    Library programs this week

    Here is the schedule of library programming for March 15-21.
    March 15
    9 a.m. - Walk Wise: a light exercise program

  • Education - SCHS student accepted to WKU’s Gatton Academy

     

  • “Tim Tebow Bill” passes House

    On March 7, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed House Bill 58, informally dubbed the ‘Tim Tebow’ bill. If signed into law, House Bill 58 would allow homeschool students to participate in public school extracurricular activities for the school in their respective district.

  • Reflecting on 54 years behind a barber’s chair

     

  • Girl Scout Troop 1199

     

    The members of Girl Scout Troop 1199 had the privilege to be Kentucky State Representive James Tipton’s personal pages for the General Assembly Session recently. The girls were given an historic tour of the Capitol, and Tipton spent some time talking to the girls about Kentucky’s most famous leaders. Later during the day, State Senator Jimmy Higdon talked to the troop about the pathway to becoming a State Senator.