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Today's News

  • Spencer County FFA named National Model of Excellence Chapter

    Kentucky and Spencer County FFA were well represented at the 85th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 24-27 in Indianapolis. An all-time record of 56,107 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States.

  • Local FFA chapter noted for big achievements at national convention
  • Church Happenings — Week of Nov. 14

    Grief ministry meetings resume
    Grief ministry meetings hosted at Spencer Christian Church have resumed. The next meeting is tonight (Wednesday) at 6:45 p.m.
    A dinner will be available at 6 p.m. for those who wish to attend.

    Finchville Baptist announces events
    Finchville Baptist Church recently announced the following events:
    •The church is hosting a canned food drive with the intent of collecting stuffing mix and instant potatoes on Sunday.

  • COLUMN: We don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to give thanks to God

    Believe it or not Thanksgiving is next Thursday. I remember sharing Thanksgiving at my grandparents’ house, lots of kids, lots of food, and lots of fun. I hope you have a lot of memories like that.
    But I also remember my grandfather’s prayers. After everybody finally showed up and all the kids were finally corralled, we would bow our heads. Then my grandfather would pray, he would give thanks for the food, he would give thanks for the family, and sometimes he would even call us by name. As a child I remember

  • COLUMN: Make Jesus your first love

    When Paul wrote 1 Timothy 6:10, he really knew a lot of people and where their heart was. 1 Timothy 6:10 says, “For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”

  • EDITORIAL: Think your vote doesn't count? Think again

    We hear it all the time in Kentucky, especially during presidential election years — “Why should I vote? My vote doesn’t count anyway.”
    And we certainly understand the frustration and the sentiment. During presidential primaries, before Kentuckians even have a chance to have their say, the candidates are selected through the number of elections held in other states prior to ours in May.

  • Ribbon cuttings around Taylorsville
  • The Red Scooter features smiles, multitude of items and events

    “As a kid, I wondered, ‘why can’t we have anything new?’ And now, here I am.”
    —Beverly Bentley Ingram on her family’s love of antiques

    Owner: Beverly Bentley Ingram
    Address: 32 E. Main St.
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    In business: For nearly 16 years
    Number of employees: 6: Ingram, plus Bettye Neal, Lois Platt, Janis Parker, Glenora Pace and Jo Woodward.

  • Wolfpack wins State Soccer Cup

    The SCSA was well represented by three teams this season in the State Cup. The Galaxy defeated CCS 2-0 and lost to Vine Grove 0-3 in the semi-finals. The Galaxy, a young U14 mixed team, had a great season under coach Brad Gunter and will perform even better next season as they gain experience.

  • Polson — 10 points better wearing blue?

    A sparkle in college basketball shines through the money now-and-then.
    How perfect that freshman-hyped Kentucky would stagger through a season opener and be saved at the end by Opie Taylor?
    Jarrod Polson, kid from the heartland who Rupp Arena fans have urged to shooooooooooooooot! every time he showed up the last two seasons, showed up last week.