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Today's News

  • GUEST COLUMN: Thanks farmers, for all you do

    This season is known for the fall harvest, bountiful meals, and the many other blessings for which we all owe a debt of thanks. When you gather with family and friends around that crowded Thanksgiving table, keep in mind that the fruits (and vegetables, and meats, and bread) of that annual feast wouldn’t be possible without the labor of tens of thousands of farm families across the Commonwealth.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    Ministerial Association hosts Thanksgiving service

    The Spencer County Ministerial Association invites the community to the annual Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday, 7 p.m., at Grace Chapel on 60 Ray Drive.

    Please plan to attend this service. This is one of the few times during the year that the community has an opportunity to be together for worship.

    Everyone is invited.

    For more information, call 502-477-2582.

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  • PHOTO: Gill named November's Healthy Hero

    Bob Gill is the owner of Dairy Queen in Taylorsville and was the first to enforce his business as “Non Smoking”. He is truly an advocate for children. He has collaborated with the Spencer County School System in promotions of “Child Abuse Awareness” week and “Red Ribbon” week.

  • EDITORIAL CARTOON: Fighting each round

    Taking a look at the political fight American faces.

  • Mission trip leads local church to Canada

    Just a few weeks ago, eight members of Plum Creek Baptist Church took off on an adventure to Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. The goal was to help a ministry called Eagles Cove to reach out to the Native American population in the Ontario Province.

    Eagles Cove is associated with a Canadian ministry called the Shantyman’s Christian Association or SCA. They were founded about 100 years ago to reach the native population and the men working in the rough logging and fishing camps in the Canadian north.

  • Toy sale hoping to get a boost

    During a time when many parents are struggling to make ends meet — much less worry about buying Christmas presents for their children — the Spencer County Ministerial Association has for years offered assistance through its Christmas toy sale.

    But without the community’s support, the amount of families benefitting from the sale could be decreased.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    The following cases were heard in Spencer County District Court by the Hon. Linda Armstrong on Sept. 21, 2010.

    Traffic:

    Brandon S. Caffee, speeding 15 mph over limit. Paid $143.

    Tyler W. Case, speeding 19 mph over limit. Paid $180.

    Jeremy D. Clark, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. Paid $143.

    Donald L. Moore, failure to wear seat belts. Paid $25.

    James L. Morrow, speeding 15 mph over limit. Amended. $193.

    Melody A. Presley, speeding 23 mph over limit. State traffic school and $143.

  • 9th annual Holiday Workshop

    The Spencer County Homemakers hosted their 9th annual Holiday Workshop for the community on Tuesday, November 9th. Workshop participants are shown how to make simple holiday crafts and dishes.

    The cost this year was five dollars per person.

  • GUEST COLUMN: Enes Canter is free to do something right

    Enes Kanter was let go by the NCAA last week.

    In the Land of the Free, the ex-Turkish professional wannabe-an-amateur-again can examine a full range of good options.

    First, UK’s appeal to the NCAA decision that cited 33,000 reasons why it made Kanter permanently ineligible.

    He can ...

    1. Hang around Lexington, play YMCA ball until the NBA Draft next spring.

    2. Return to Istanbul, sign a pro contract like one he played under for three seasons.

  • Home cooking: Prater's Chili Mac

    Tabitha Prater created this chili mac recipe to give her family some variety in the chili dishes she usually makes. She took this version to a potluck meeting of the Bluegrass Basket Guild in September.

    “I make it fairly often,” said Prater. “Chili is one thing I can guarantee my son will eat. When it’s cold, I fix a lot of chili and chili mac type stuff.”