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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers January 21 edition

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s office for October and November, 2014:

    October 23, 2014: Chester Akins, Jr. and Modenia Akins of Mt. Washington Rd., Taylorsville to Tammatha Akins McCarthy of Mt. Washington Rd., Taylorsville, a property more specifically described in deed book 263 pages 528 and 529, in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office, $10,360.

  • What to do with your unwanted gift cards

    By David Uffington

  • SAVVY SENIOR: How to keep tabs on an elderly parent

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Can you recommend any caregiving devices or technology products that help families keep an eye on an elderly parent that lives alone? Over the holidays, my sister and I noticed that my dad’s health has slipped, so we would like to find something that helps us keep closer tabs on him when we’re not around.
    Concerned Son

  • Church happenings — Week of Jan. 21

    FBC presents
    women’s Bible study class
    First Baptist Church Women’s Bible Study: “Bad Girls of the Bible and What We Can Learn from Them,” by Liz Curtis Higgs begins Feb. 2. There are two separate sessions for this 11 week study: Mondays at 9:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    Both sessions will be in the media center at the church. The cost of the book is $15. All women of the community are invited to attend. If you have questions, please contact the church office at 477-8197 or Charlotte Nedros at 477-8459.

  • Eagerly awaiting the better things in life

    What do you eagerly wait for? For example, you may be a movie buff, so you wait eagerly for the newest blockbuster movie. Maybe you are one of those people who eagerly await Friday afternoon so you can chuck your job for the weekend. You could be a sports person, eagerly awaiting the next big game.

  • Predictions for the new year

    By Ned Way

  • The meaning behind baptism

    A Reading from Mark 1:9-11- At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. As Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”

  • Winter backyard birding basics

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten the most leaden days.

  • Hard not to look ahead to Lady Bears’ future

    It’s not always wise to look too far down the road, as twists and turns and obstacles can often dictate a change of course, but the temptation to imagine what’s ahead is hard to resist.
    I struggle with that at times as I’m watching the Spencer County Lady Bears this season on the basketball court. There are some struggles as their 7-11 record would indicate. But when you consider that of the 14 girls on the roster, only two are seniors, only one is a junior, and there are eight who are freshmen or younger, it’s hard not to be optimistic.

  • Lady Bears pick up impressive win over Louisville Moore