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Today's News

  • Outdoors - Spring fishing requires extra thought

     

    The weather forecast called for a redbud winter to hit last week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

  • Outdoors - Trail of Tears event at park

    Learn about the route of the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears in western Kentucky during Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park’s Trail of Tears Weekend May 12-13.

    The event, co-sponsored by the Friends of Pennyrile, will feature a bus tour of the trail in Caldwell, Crittenden and Livingston counties.  The bus will take participants to Mantle Rock Nature Preserve, which is an important point on Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

  • Outdoors - Paddle scenic Carter Caves

    Carter Caves State Resort Park is offering paddling excursions on Tygarts Creek this spring.

    This 6-mile canoe or kayak trip will go down Tygarts Creek, cutting through Kentucky’s most scenic limestone gorge. The excursions will last about 3.5 hours. The park will provide canoes, paddles, life vest, shuttle ride from the Welcome Center and guides for your trip. The park does not have kayaks, though paddlers have the option to bring their own kayak. Participants should have some paddle experience before signing up for these trips and be at least 12 years old.

  • All the difference

    Easter is coming in just a few days; bunnies and eggs and Easter baskets everywhere, Easter egg hunts and new clothes and even a few family gatherings.  Those things are great, but aren’t really what Easter is about.

  • Church Happenings - Week of April 12, 2017

    Community Easter Services

    The Spencer County Ministerial Association would like to invite you to the annual Community Easter Services.

    Good Friday Service will be held at noon on April 14 at First Baptist Church of Taylorsville. Brother Chad Goodlett of Taylorsville Community Church will bring the message.

  • Happy Easter! Taste all the joy this season brings

     

    A festive get-together for Easter

    Have you invited family or friends for brunch or dinner over the Easter weekend? This is the perfect opportunity to concoct some wonderful dishes, enjoy yourself and impress your guests. You can make sure the event is a roaring success by following these three suggestions.

    Invite spring into your home

  • Quilt auction to benefit new public library

     

    Several local quilters have spent the last several months designing and sewing book-themed quilts to raise money for the new Spencer County Library. Quilts range from popular children’s books like Dr. Seuss and Curious George to young adult books like Harry Potter and there’s even a Dr. Who quilt from the popular television show. The quilts will be up for auction at the library’s author fair on April 18 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

  • Church Happenings - Week of April 5, 2017

    Community Easter Services

    The Spencer County Ministerial Association would like to invite you to the annual Community Easter Services.

    Good Friday Service will be held at noon on April 14 at First Baptist Church of Taylorsville. Brother Chad Goodlett of Taylorsville Community Church will bring the message.

    Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 7 a.m. at Wakefield Baptist Church, with Brother Lewis of Second Baptist Church bringing the message.

  • I give up

    Did you ever submit an application for a job?  You know, you fill out the form with all your information and then hope they give you the job.  I’ve done that several times in my life, some of those jobs I got, some I didn’t.

    Another thing I remember is that at some point in time I quit those jobs.  I submitted an application, worked there for a while and then moved on to something else.  Most of us have done that from time to time.

  • SCHS Band receives donation

     

    Members of the Spencer County High School Band were thrilled to receive a shipment of 40 new music stands that were purchased thanks to a $1,000 donation from The Peoples Bank and the Porter family recently. The band has been trying to raise funds to replace aging equipment, some of which dates back more than 30 years.