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Today's News

  • Public Record: District Court January 2012

    The following court cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong on Jan. 13, 2012:

    Traffic:
    Jacob S. Alvey (1993), speeding 15 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $173 court costs and fines to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

    Susan H. Kronk (1966), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $175 court costs and fines paid.

    William M. Parman (1957), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $143 court costs, six months diversion to be completed June 13, 2012.

  • Goodall celebrates 90th birthday

    Irene Goodall, second from right, celebrated her 90th birthday with family on Jan. 3 in Taylorsville. Goodall has nine children, several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

  • Shindlebower elected to Seven Counties board

    Steve Moss, chair of Seven Counties Services, Inc.’s board of directors, announces the election of John Shindlebower to its board.

    Shindlebower will represent Spencer County on the Seven Counties’ board.
    He is currently the associate director of communications for Sunrise Children’s Services, but has spent nearly 20 years in community journalism as reporter, editor and general manager.

  • BIRTH: Carrolls welcome Madison Faith

    Steven and Stephanie Carroll of Mount Eden announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Faith Carroll, on Dec. 22, 2011, at 9:11 p.m.

    She weighed 7 pounds and was 21 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Mike and Cheryl Klotz of Taylorsville.
    Her paternal grandparents are Robert and Tammy Vanderpool of London.
    Great-grandparents are Ben and Carol Fessler of Crestwood, Frederick Klotz III of Taylorsville and Jim and Peggy Allison of Louisville.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Heady, Curtsinger announce engagement

    Dollie Heady and Justin LeeWayne Curtsinger, both of Shelbyville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a daughter of Paula and Robert Wayne Heady of Mount Eden.
    The groom-to-be is a son of Rebecca Fair and Jesse and Amanda Curtsinger, of Spencer County.
    A fall wedding is planned in Shepherdsville, but a date and time are yet to be determined.
    Invitations will be sent.

  • The Far Middle: Jan. 25
  • Mary Snider’s photo scroll filled with 1911 images of birthday celebration

    The scene was Boston.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Heartburn: Minor nuisance or sign of serious problem?

    Dear Savvy Senior:
    Is heartburn considered to be an uncomfortable inconvenience or a symptom of a more serious problem? I’ve had mild heartburn for years, but it has gotten worse since I’ve gotten older. What can you tell me and what should I do?
    Rolaids Eating Ron

    Dear Ron,
    Almost everyone experiences the discomfort of heartburn or acid indigestion from time to time, but frequent episodes can signal a much more serious problem. Here’s what you should know, along with some tips and treatments to help relieve your symptoms.

  • COLUMN: Carlin offers good advice, amazing wisdom

    Part of this week’s column was not written by me, but in it you will find some of the best wisdom. This was written by a man just after the death of his wife.
    This man was a gross and mouthy comedian of the ‘70s and ‘80s, yet this, you will most likely think, is eloquent and appropriate.

  • Bears keep it close with Bullitt East

    On an emotional night at Spencer County High School, the Bears played one of their best games of the season, battling a highly-ranked Bullitt East team the whole game before losing 58-46 in front of a packed house.