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Today's News

  • Kentuckians moving away from landline phones

    Phones have come a long way in 139 years. And with the growing desire for more convenient and cost-efficient devices, landline phones could soon be joining pagers and rotary phones in the communication graveyard.
    Statistics show that the number of households still possessing a landline is decreasing rapidly, thanks to a plethora of cellular and broadband phone services.

  • Rain hampering Kentucky farmers

    Wet conditions continue to delay spring planting across Kentucky, pushing most farmers two to three weeks behind in planting corn.
    “Statewide, as a whole, we’re still too wet,” said Chad Lee, extension agronomist with the University of Kentucky.
    Western Kentucky is traditionally ahead of the rest of the state in planting corn, Lee said, due to a number of factors including climate.
    According to data from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, almost 30 percent of the corn acreage in Kentucky is normally planted by April 19.

  • Down on Main St.

    Do you remember your first date with your spouse? How about when you met your in-laws for the first time? If so, you know the value of a first impression.
    Perhaps you’ve interviewed people for a job, or your daughter brought home a boy for the first time - and once again, that initial greeting can send a powerful message.
    It’s the same with a community.

  • McConnell keeping his word in opposing Obama’s war on coal

    Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, who won re-election overwhelmingly last November, has been taking quite a pummeling from the left of late for daring to actually fulfill a campaign promise. Specifically, McConnell said he would take the fight to the Obama administration in its war on coal, which has already cost thousands of jobs in Kentucky.

  • Taylorsville Elementary Leadership Students

     

  • Taylorsville Elementary Students of the Month

     

    The students pictured maintained exemplary behavior for the month of March. They are: Eli Thompson, A.J. Peterman, Ivan Lester, Morgan Owens, Jesse Johnson and Blair Shivers. They ate lunch with their counselor and received a Tiger Pride T-shirt.

  • Five Spencer Countians named to GSP

     

  • Help available for college planning

    Gene Weis is available to assist Spencer County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.
    He is available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Weis can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

  • Local road projects

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.
    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • From our readers: Constitution and Bill of Rights

    George Washington was a Federalist and the first Congress was a majority Federalist assembly. That included both the Senate and House. The Federalists appointed the first Supreme Court and they began to form a Federalist leaning government by their interpretations of the Constitution. A Federalist is one who wants a strong Federal government with little or no States or Individual Rights. The Federalists formed the government that we now have and little has changed.