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Today's News

  • Rural communities could access broadband through USDA grant

    USDA Rural Utilities Service Administrator Jonathan Adelstein has announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to provide broadband access in rural communities currently without broadband service.  Joining him to make the announcement was Aneesh Chopra, chief technology officer, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

  • COLUMN: First-time gardeners should try out a vegetable plot

    If you have never had a vegetable garden before, this year is the year to do it.
    Grocery prices are encouragement enough; gas prices are high and grain reserves low so food prices won’t be coming down anytime soon. Plus, growing your own provides a degree of satisfaction that is hard to come by otherwise.

  • COLUMN: More farmers could choose corn as high prices, demand control market

    With grain prices at high levels, many farmers may switch from cattle or pasture to corn this year. Because of increased demand, moving to corn can lead to average gains of $100 per acre, vs. $30 per acre for cattle. Corn is predicted to be a strong commodity in the coming months because of a confluence of events, including a low global stockpile from production problems in other parts of the world and large purchases from China and other countries.

  • Middle school names January’s Grizzly Heroes

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the month of January pose for a picture. Pictured are Halee Hood, Joshua Baunach, Derrick King, Joey Abell, Jarred Peak, Meghan Marks, Madison Carrico, Mac Oder and Joe Quintero. Also named Grizzly Heroes, but not pictured are Greg Barkham, Adam Light, Rachel Clark, Hunter Bruce and Hannah Brooks.

  • The Far Middle: March 23
  • Camp invention at TES

    Coming to Taylorsville Elementary School, June 13 — 17, the Camp Invention program is a weeklong adventure in creativity that immerses children entering grades one through six in exciting, hands-on learning disguised as fun activities.  

  • Sen. Hornback visits TES

    Sen. Paul Hornback recently visited Ruth Ann Sweazy and Mary Forberger’s classes at Taylorsville Elementary School.

  • TES February students of the month

    Taylorsville Elementary School February Students of the Month were Trish Vires, Kaelin Koppel, Jamie Wheatley, Stanley Shivers, Kaleb Whitlock, and Cameron Swanson.
    These students received a certificate, Tiger Pride shirt, and joined Heidi Heiss, school counselor, for lunch.

  • PLAY BALL!

    Junior Michael Vuick pitched Monday as the Spencer County Bears opened their season with a 3-0 loss to Bethlehem at home. The Bears began a seven game road stretch on Tuesday when they traveled to Bardstown and will not have another home game until they host Eminence on April 12.

  • A fish out of water

    Snagging a huge fish would seem exciting for most fishermen, but the 60-pound bighead carp that local youngster Brian Raisor recently caught in Taylorsville Lake’s tail waters raised some eyebrows with Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists.