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Today's News

  • The Far Middle (returns): Oct. 19
  • Local students selected for all-district chorus

    Students from Spencer County’s elementary schools participated in the all-district choral event Oct. 8 at Spencer County Middle School. Students from Spencer, Shelby and Bullitt counties participated in all-day rehearsals, and their fans arrived for a 5 p.m. concert that featured a half-dozen songs of various sorts. The auditorium was packed to standing room only.

  • TES names September Students of the Month

    The Taylorsville Elementary School students of the month for September are Macy Nation, Bradley Teague, Dalton Mefford, Riley Collins-Shultz, Ashlyn Propheter and Lucas Maddox.

  • Grizzly Heroes named for August and September

    Pictured are Spencer County Middle School’s August and September Grizzly Heroes. The heroes include Justin Lewis, Chris Morris, Dustin Westphal, Kayleigh Eldridge, Mallory Pfieffer, Cody Spears, Blake Smith, Dalton Croxton, Emilee Hardin, Lilli Hanik, Gavin Mattingly, Amber Hahn, Jose Lopez, Alyssa Kennison, Emily Skibinski, Ryan Barrick, Ashley Medley, Jaret Cannon, Sarah Strain, Marshal Smith and Linda McCoy.
     

  • Middle School names August students of the month

    Pictured are Spencer County Middle School’s August students of the month. In back, from left, are Will Dakin, Chase Lawson and Alex Cruz. Pictured front, left to right, are Emily Skibinski, Catherine Jarboe and Madisyn Caudill.

  • COLUMN: Too busy to give God your time?

    It seems that all the labor saving devices and fast food restaurants have only helped us exhaust ourselves. We get up earlier, go to bed later and run ourselves ragged in between.
    We get up and get the kids ready for school and then run off to work ourselves. Most jobs are doing more with less these days so if you are blessed to have a job, there is not much time for a coffee break.

  • COLUMN: Columnist: Put Christ first or our country will fail

    We are living in a time in America when our leaders do not look at the word of God.
    2 Timothy 4:3 says, “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they reap to themselves teachers, having itching ears.”
    Doesn’t this sound like some national politicians today? Each one tells us that they have the answer to bring us out of the depression we are in.

  • COLUMN: Recycle aluminum and save energy

    As you read this, the Waste Tire Amnesty is history for four years, the Fall Rumpke Curbside Pickup is finished, and we have our non-profit groups lined up to collect the roadside litter for our Fall Litter Abatement Program.
    If you missed the Waste Tire Amnesty, please call me and tell me why, so I can make the necessary adjustments in our method of announcing events to the public at large. If, for some reason, you missed the curbside junk pickup notices, call me and tell me what could be done that would catch your attention.

  • GUEST COLUMN: Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    One day I was wearing my red ribbon lapel pin and a close friend of 15 years asked about its meaning. I said it was in support of Red Ribbon Week. When she asked me what Red Ribbon Week was, I was taken aback.

  • PHOTO: Judd receives honor from Association of the Century

    Association of the Century past president Chief Warrant Officer Four Hobert Judd (USA Ret) was inducted into the organization’s Corridor of the Century during the 30th annual meeting in Louisville.