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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers July 23 edition

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s office for June, 2014:

    June 9, 2014: Goebel Crossings, LLC of Taylorsville to Anthony Earl Risinger Jr. of Thomas Trace, Fisherville, lot 94 and lot 95 of Goebel Crossing, phase III as shown in plat cabinet 4, slide 81 in the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $50,000.

    June 11, 2014: Arthur R. Watson and Ronda L. Watson of Yoder-Tipton Rd., Taylorsville and Kyrstin D. Manning of Yoder-Tipton Rd., Taylorsville, property located at 1279 Yoder-Tipton Rd, $71,000.

  • Youth shine at Lady Bears summer camp
  • Counselor's Corner: Attitude: It can make or break you

    The story is told of the colorful, nineteenth-century gifted violinist, Niccolo Paganini, who on one occasion was performing before a packed house, playing a difficult piece of music, accompanied by a full orchestra giving him magnificent support.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Low-cost and free cell phone options for seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What are the cheapest cell phone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls.
    Seldom Calling Senior

    Dear Seldom,
    For financially challenged seniors who only want a cell phone for emergency purposes or occasional calls, there are a number of inexpensive no contract plans you can get. Or, depending on your income level, there are also free cell phones and monthly airtime minutes you may qualify for. Here’s where to find some of the cheapest deals.

  • Church happenings — Week of July 23

    Open Door Christian hosting Vacation Bible School
    Open Door Christian Center at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield is hosting Vacation Bible School July 21-24 from 6-8 p.m. Children through ages 12 are welcome and the event is free. This year’s theme is God’s Backyard Bible Camp.

  • Taking out the trash and cleaning up our lives

    I get to take out the trash.  Occasionally I’ll be the one to gather the trash up in the house, but I admit, my wife is usually quicker at that.  But I’m almost always the one who hauls it out to the street. Once a week I roll that big garbage can up the hill and get it ready to go.

  • A planting for the Lord

    In the parable from Matthew 13, Jesus compares sharing the Gospel to planting a crop. It seems that the farmer in this parable had some mixed results from his planting efforts. Let’s take a look at the text and see what we can learn.

  • Teen places second in 3 AAU events
  • Practice safety at the shooting range

    The cooler temperatures and lower humidity that spread across Kentucky this week made it feel more like early fall than the dog days of summer.
    Fall hunting season seems closer with a crispness in the air in mid-July. And in reality, it isn’t far off. Early fall squirrel season in Kentucky opens in less than a month.
    Spending time at the shooting range now not only is fun but it’s also a surefire way to ensure you’ll be ready when it counts this fall.

  • College football is 6 Fridays away

    College football season in Kentucky is six weekends away, right? Wrong.
    Tis half-dozen Fridays away. In Bowling Green, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers host Bowling Green U., August 29.