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Today's News

  • 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.

  • SCES class makes cards to spread holiday cheer

    Sometime this holiday season, a service man or woman serving overseas, in a military hospital or another location will receive a card from one of Spencer County Elementary teacher Sharon Baird’s fifth grade students and will know that some of the country’s youngest boys and girls appreciate the sacrifice.

  • Travis named finalist for KFB 2012 Farmer of the Year

    Spencer Countian Scott Travis has been named as a finalist for the Kentucky Farm Bureau 2012 Farmer of the Year award.

  • COLUMN: Wake up and smell the... stink bugs?

    As the temperature drops, many insects will search for shelter for the winter months — many times in private residences. This year, people may notice a new insect coming indoors.
    This insect is the brown marmorated stink bug, and University of Kentucky entomologists already are receiving calls from homeowners concerning its appearance and offensive odor, said Ric Bessin, extension entomologist with the UK College of Agriculture.

  • COLUMN: Sweet potatoes — they’re not just for Thanksgiving

  • PHOTOS: Stodghill, Mann named national winners at FFA convention
  • Church Happenings — Week of Nov. 21

    Cumbos to host gospel sing
    The Cumbos Old Gospel Barn will host a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with special guests The Blessed Duet and the Cumbos.
    The event is free and open to the public.

    New Hope Tabernacle announces revival
    New Hope Tabernacle, located at 722 Townhill Road, will host revival services Sunday, Nov. 25 through Wednesday, Nov. 28.
    Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Monday through Wednesday will be at 7 p.m.
    Pastor Joe Vires invites the community to attend.

  • COLUMN: Jesus’ plan for your life is far better than the devil’s

    In the Gospel of John chapter 8, Jesus said to those listening to him: “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  
    With these words, Jesus teaches us that truth is the means to freedom.  
    Truth is a very important part of Jesus’ teaching.  He called himself the truth when he said, [John 14:6] “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”