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Today's News

  • Obama wants relationship change with U.S. Chamber
  • Cities and their officials work hard for residents

    “And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”

    Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy was sworn into office and he delivered his famous inaugural speech, considered one of the best in history.

  • God can shed light and warmth on the dark, cold nights of life

    when life seems like a dreary winter day. It is grey, cheerless, and bitterly cold. The sun hides its face for days on end and the cold seems to seep into both bones and heart. Perhaps you have had those times.

  • The Far Middle
  • Dean's list announcements

    WKU Dean's List

    The names of the Western Kentucky University students who were named to the dean’s and president’s list for the Fall 2010 semester have been announced.

    The following Taylorsville students were named to the list: Brenda M. Sherlock, Kelsey L. Wagner, Stefanie J. Green, Allison J. Beeson, Brooke C. Armstrong and Kathryn E. Minyard.

  • High school to get 'near-peer' college coach

    Students at Spencer County High School may get help preparing for college by working with a coach from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    KHEAA has recruited recent college graduates to be “near-peer” coaches for high school students in 24 schools across the Commonwealth.

  • DJ Carey named SCHS student of the week

    Spencer County High School freshman DJ Carey has been named the school’s student of the week. Carey plans to get a job or go to college after graduating and is inspired by his parents. Outside of school, he enjoys riding ATVs, fishing and playing badminton. Carey said if he could describe himself in one word, it would be “quiet.” He hopes to one day visit Europe and his favorite food is pizza. If he had one superpower, he would create a machine that manufactures money, so he could have all the money he ever wanted.

  • Grizzly heroes recognized

    Congratulations to the Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the months of November and December.

  • Seafood boil offers a fun, tasty ways to prepare shrimp

    Spencer County native and former resident James Allen Cox found his recipe for Farmer’s Seafood Boil at the Texas State Fair.

    “I picked this up at the Texas State Fair over twenty years ago, and it has not failed me yet,” said Cox. “It is an easy one pot meal.”

    Cox reads this paper online and decided to share one of his favorite recipes with his hometown.

    The recipe was created by the Texas Extension Service.

  • Potato what?

    What do mashed potatoes and martinis have in common? Not much unless you attended Terri Cooper’s Mashed Potato bunco party in February. It was Cooper’s turn to host the monthly bunco club, and she thought it was time for something a little different.

    “I felt like we were all tired of winter and tired of the same old thing,” said Cooper. “I wanted to do something fun to get us out of the winter blues.”

    Cooper told all of her guests to bring their favorite martini glasses and dress in ‘50s attire.