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Today's News

  • Bears’ winning streak at 9

     

  • Church Happenings

    Victory Road to perform at
    Elk Creek Baptist

    Elk Creek Baptist Church is excited to welcome Victory Road, a great local southern gospel group to the church at 5734 Elk Creek Rd. on February 24 at 7 p.m. for an evening of worship. A love offering will be received to help support the ministry of these men and their families. All are welcome to come, relax, and feel the Spirit.

    Lenten Fish Dinner Feb. 16

  • Lewis now senior pastor at Second Baptist

     

  • Best kind of love

    So today is one of those days that some of us love and some of us dread.  Those who love it look forward to flowers and evenings out and maybe a box of chocolates or something.  Then those of us who dread Valentine’s Day may be wondering how it slipped up on them, how they are going to pay for that nice dinner out, or they may be found wandering down the card aisle at the local big box store wondering why the Easter cards are out already!

  • Cold season weeds are waiting in the wings

    I was just thinking about spring,  but then I realized I should just live in the moment and be thankful that I do not have to battle weeds this time of the year!  Spring and cool season weeds will be here soon enough. The most common cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating once our soils warm a bit. It is amazing how quickly it can happen as our days get longer and the sun shines more frequently.

  • Prepare your garden for April showers

    There is no surer sign of spring than blooming gardens and flowerbeds, but what happens behind-the-scenes to get them to that point?
    Much of the work goes in before you even break the soil. Before you dig in, it’s important to choose the proper site, plan what you will be growing, and prepare the soil to yield the best possible results. A garden is nothing without a good foundation, making it extra important to choose the correct site.

  • Property Transfers February 14

    The follow property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of January 24, 2018 through February 7, 2018.
    Murrell C. Lawson and Kitty S. Lawson, Bloomfield, KY to Manuel Ramirez and Josefina Ramirez, Louisville, KY. Lot 39 of Heritage Hills. $14,500.
    Murrell C. Lawson and Kitty S. Lawson, Bloomfield, KY to Manuel Ramirez and Josefina Ramirez, Louisville, KY. Lot 40 of Heritage Hills. $14,500.

  • Local 4-H volunteers are recognized

     

  • Pension reform plan to be released soon

    Week six of the 2018 Legislative Session is in the books, and bills continued to move steadily through the Senate as work on the budget and pension reform continues. While we have not released a pension proposal just yet, we are hopeful that it will be made public in the coming days as we continue to sort out details on this complex issue. As for the budget bill, its fate currently is in the hands of the House, and we are hopeful that we in the Senate will receive a budget bill by early March.

  • One kind act at a time

    There’s a story often told of the little boy walking along the beach which has been cluttered with thousands of starfish washed up with the tide. A man watches as the little boy picks one up, and gently returns it to the ocean, then repeats it time and time again.
    “Young man, this beach is miles long and there’s no way you can make a difference for all these starfish before the tide rushes out,”