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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Thanksgiving or Turkey Day?

    It seems that the tradition of turkey on the day we refer to as Thanksgiving Day will be here forever. I noticed this week at Country Mart in Taylorsville (my favorite place to shop) the huge display of “gobblers” from small to large, just in time to have our mouths water at the soon-to-be experience of that aroma that beats all other aromas ... roasted turkey.
    But with all the opportunities to have our taste buds stimulated, let’s now turn our attention to the topic: “what are you thankful for, not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day?”

  • COLUMN: Try this yummy, pumpkin twist on snickerdoodles

    Last week, I shared a recipe for pumpkin whoopie pies, which I discovered through a search on Pinterest, an online visual search tool. When I was looking around Pinterest for pumpkin whoopie pie recipes, I found another recipe for cookies made with pumpkin that I decided I had to try: snickerdoodle and pumpkin cream cheese sandwiches. Since I did not use the entire can of pumpkin for the whoopie pies, I had just enough left to make half of a batch of pumpkin cream cheese.

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  • SCHS boys’ basketball team to host dodgeball tourney

    Spencer County High School Boys’ Basketball will host a dodgeball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 5 to 9 p.m. in the high school gym.
    The tournament is open to ages 13 and up, and teams should have 10 people. The cost is $5 per person to be on a team.
    The tournament is single elimination. Overall winning team will win prizes (to be announced).
    Admission to watch the tournament is $3 for adults and $1 for children.

  • COLUMN: Reasons to be thankful

    As the passing show slows for Thanksgiving, there are people who parade through our lives whom I am immensely thankful.
    1. Joe ‘Joker’ Phillips came this way. Three seasons into a five-year deal, he’s out. Some will forget that Kentucky fans abandoned him. Some of us won’t.

  • Basketball teams to open season at home with double-header Monday

     

  • PHOTO: Sheriff’s Shining Stars

    The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department is currently collecting funds to support the second-annual Sheriff’s Shining Stars Christmas gift-giving program which benefits the children of local families.

  • PHOTO: Taylorsville Police, KSP sponsor ‘Cram the Cruiser’

    The Taylorsville Police Department and Kentucky State Police Post 12 in Frankfort are partnering to “Cram the Cruiser” — two cruisers, actually.  A Taylorsville Police cruiser and a KSP cruiser are parked outside of Country Mart with the agencies’ goal of collecting enough food to fill them both, then deliver to families in need in the community. To help, drop off non-perishable items at The Spencer Magnet, Hometown Pizza, Country Mart or The Tea Cup. Pictured are TPD Chief Toby Lewis and KSP Sgt. Scott Felder.

  • Robinson to sing with CU Concert Chorus

    The Campbellsville University Concert Chorus will present part one of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary of Campbellsville Baptist Church, located at 530 North Central Avenue, Campbellsville.
    Chelsey Robinson, a freshman from Taylorsville, will perform singing soprano with Campbellsville University’s Concert Chorus.
    “Elijah” is a major oratorio by Mendelssohn that tells the story of the biblical character, Elijah, in various historical settings.

  • PHOTO: Celebrating grandparents and their service

    Several veterans visited the classroom of Sherry Baird at Spencer County Elementary School last week as part of Grandparents Day and Veterans Day festivities. Pictured from left are McKenzie Woods with her grandfather Ray Thornton who served in WWII, Kelsey Lear with her grandfather Darrel Flener who served during the Cold War, Chase Goodlett with his grandfather Danny Altizer who served in Vietnam, and Micah McCarthy with his grandfather, William Addison who also served in Vietnam.