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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Some ‘plants’ are too good to be true

  • BIRTH: Grayson Shane born Nov. 21

    Josh and Lisa Long of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Grayson Shane Long, on Nov. 21, 2012 at 5:09 p.m. at Norton Suburban Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Lilly Long.
    He is the grandson of Rod and Debbie Cundiff, Joe and Patty Maupin, and Joe and DeeDee Long.
    His great-grandparents are Joe and Mattie Cundiff.

  • Bears fall to 9-9, lose three of four

    The Spencer County Bears dropped three of four games last week but perhaps played their best in a 77-63 loss to highly ranked John Hardin Friday night.

  • Lady Bears defeat Aussie traveling team

    With well over a month left remaining in their season, the Spencer County Lady Bears equaled their total win amount from last season with a 57-50 win over a traveling Australian squad Monday night at home.

  • COLUMN: Louisville earns A+, Kentucky C-

    Mid-January report cards on big dogs.
    Louisville. Polls aside, the Cardinals are ranked best in America where it counts, defensive efficiency. Poll position? Not relevant for another six weeks.
    Kentucky. Normally, this Wildcat collection would get an ‘I’ for incomplete, except it has underachieved, responded poorly to Camp Cal and in-your-face antics by its coach and lost twice at home. C-minus.
    Looking ahead ...

  • COLUMN: Caring for lawn and garden equipment is important

    We had our Scag mower serviced a few weeks back, she had suffered from some sort of oil leak all summer and looked a little weary and unkempt, so I felt a bit negligent when I dropped her off. Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment was something that was pounded into my world view of farm responsibilities when I was growing up. Plus, I am well aware that if you don’t take care of your stuff it means it doesn’t work when you need it.

  • COLUMN: Farm Toy Show successful

    The 23rd annual Spencer County FFA Farm Toy Show was Dec. 14 and 15 in Taylorsville.

  • PHOTO: Retired Teachers participate in special food drive

    As a result of receiving a matching grant from AARP and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, the Spencer County teachers were able to donate more that 200 cans of vegetables to Dare to Care at First Baptist Church to be distributed to those in need. Pictured is Charlotte Nedros, left, president of Spencer County Retired Teachers, presenting Linda Dudukovich 206 cans of vegetables to be distributed through the Dare to Care program at First Baptist.
     

  • Commission unanimously supports fourth-class city resolution

    If Kentucky’s General Assembly considers a bill that would allow Taylorsville to become a fourth-class city, that bill will have the unanimous support of the Taylorsville City Commission.
    The new commission, which with its current members, Jack Proctor, Beverly Ingram, Kathy Spears, Ellen Redmon and Mayor Don Pay, met for the first time last Tuesday, voted unanimously to send a resolution to the General Assembly in favor of reclassifying Taylorsville from a fifth-class city to a fourth-class city.

  • COLUMN: Follow this year’s legislative action

    As I write to you, we’ve just completed the first week of the 2013 General Assembly Session. We’ll take a break for three weeks for everyone from newly-elected members, newly-elected leaders as well as committee chairs to get settled in. We’ll reconvene Feb. 5 for the remaining 26 days of session.