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Today's News

  • The Far Middle: Feb. 22
  • PHOTO: January Students of the Month at TES

    Pictured are the Taylorsville Elementary School students who were recently named the January students of the month. Those receiving the honor were Haley Wohner, Dylan Galeoti (not pictured), Alyssa Hitch, Michael Nation, Tavin Hodgens, and Lindsey Bush.

  • TES kindergarten registration March 5-9

    Taylorsville Elementary kindergarten registration will be March 5–9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Evening registration will be on March 6 until 7 p.m.
    Bring the following to registration:
    • Proof of age (state-issued birth certificate)
    • Proof of residency (current lease or utility bill)
    • A copy of the student’s Social Security card
    • An immunization certificate (original and up-to-date)
    • A physical examination form (physical completed no more than one year prior to entrance)

  • Georgetown College releases its fall dean’s list

    The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the 2011 fall semester.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Dr. Rosemary Allen, provost/academic dean.
    •Allyson Patricia Wilbourn, of Fisherville, the daughter of R. Michael and Lynda Wilbourn of Fisherville.
    •Jessica L. Flores, of Taylorsville, the daughter of Robert and Vicki Flores of Taylorsville.

  • COLUMN: Be a ‘good samaritan’ to someone you meet

    Luke 10:25-37 says, “And behold a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him saying ‘Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said unto him, ‘What is written in the law? Have readest thou?’ And he answering said, ‘thou shalt love the Lord they God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.’

  • ONLINE-ONLY COLUMN: Kentucky’s Senate, a week in review

    We have reached the halfway point of the 2012 General Assembly Session. There are daily committee meetings, policy briefings, visits from constituents, and meetings with various advocacy groups.
    Senate Bill 103 passed the Senate last Tuesday with bipartisan support. It would add an ultrasound image to the informed consent process currently required before an abortion is performed. This measure is an effort to make sure women seeking abortions have as much information as possible, and my hope is that this will help women reconsider this life altering decision.

  • COLUMN: ‘Talking trash’ in 2012: preparing for the local litter abatement program

    As we enter 2012 with high expectations, there have been several changes in the direction litter abatement and waste removal have taken.
    Several of the largest cities in the U.S. have taken a look at the cost of garbage elimination, and have come up with new ideas on disposal.
    Landfills cost a lot of money to buy, regulate and operate due to health and environmental issues. We all know the fact that our government units are short of money in seemingly every area. So, the new idea is to recycle, renew, and reuse all possible scrap material.

  • COLUMN: Tragedies show how precious life is

    It would most likely sound cliche for me to say in light of recent events in Spencer County that life is precious — but are we ever really at risk of saying that too much?

  • Life of Fairfield Post Office draws to a close

    The Postal Regulatory Commission signed and delivered the fate of the Fairfield Post Office Feb. 9 with a split decision. In the event of a split, the commission sides with the Postal Service’s decision. The decision means the post office’s retail services will end on Friday, May 18.

  • Police searching for owner of recovered bicycle

    Taylorsville police have recovered a bicycle that was located within the city. Anyone in the community that has lost or had a bicycle stolen and believes they could be the owner, please contact Taylorsville Police at 502-477-3231. The caller must be able to give an accurate description of the bike before it will be returned.