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Today's News

  • Cram the Cruiser and Community Food Drive

     

    A meeting to plan for the upcoming Cram the Cruiser and Community Food Drive was held at the Taylorsville Police Station on Friday.

    The campaign officially kicked off on Tuesday, November 22nd, and it will continue until December 12.

  • Christmas Homes Tour Preview

     

  • What’s happening - Week of November 23, 2016

    Annual Christmas Home Tour

    The Annual Christmas Home Tour will be Saturday, December 3 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Red Scooter. There will also be a Christmas Tea with a band at the Red Scooter during the event for $5, and a van will be available to take groups on the tour, with van tickets available for $5.

    Making Spirits Bright

  • Leon Russell’s musical legacy will live on
  • A time for Thanks and Giving

    On Thursday, most of us will gather with family and friends for a delicious meal. We’ll bow our heads and give thanks for all the blessings we’ve been given, including the bountiful feast that sits before us.

    We truly have much to be thankful for. Even in a nation that’s often divided by politics and in homes divided over sports teams and by generational gaps, we can all agree that the liberties and freedoms we have as Americans warrant a spirit of gratefulness.

  • From our readers - Two schools work together to recycle used books

    What do schools do with all those books? Of course the answer is students read them and it is apparent by how well our school district is doing.

    Have you ever wondered what happens when those well-used books need to be replaced? The answer is, more students read them. A statement that has never been so true about S.C.E.S and T.E.S.

  • Don’t fall for fake news

    In the wake of Donald Trump’s huge upset of Hillary Clinton earlier this month in the presidential election, the current finger of blame is being pointed at something called “fake news.”

    Those who are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how their polls were so wrong, are concluding that fictional or made-up stories that circulated on social media conspired to doom Clinton’s campaign. Thus, the newest issue being addressed by the media is the onslaught of what they call “fake news” and the need to combat it.

  • Agriculture - It’s time to talk turkey

    It that time of year when talk turns to turkeys. Technically, there is only one breed of turkey, with several varieties, although many people incorrectly refer to these varieties as breeds.

    Turkeys are raised only for meat. They are not raised for egg production, as with chickens, ducks and quail. As a result, turkeys do not produce very many eggs.

    The most common type of commercial turkey raised in the United States is the Broad-Breasted White. It has a larger breast than the other varieties of turkeys.

  • Agriculture - What are the origins of Indian Summer?
  • CUB merging with First Farmers of Owenton

    On Wednesday, November 16, Citizens Union Bancorp, Shelbyville, announced plans to merge its two wholly owned subsidiary Banks, Citizens Union Bank, Shelbyville KY, and First Farmers Bank, Owenton, KY.

    Steven Barker, Chairman of the Board at Citizens Union Bancorp said, “Strategically we concluded that we want to bring the two organizations together in order to further grow and prosper and better serve our customers.”