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Today's News

  • FCCLA says ‘Thanks

     

  • Local author to sign books at fair

    Taylorsville author Thomas Shelby Watson will be signing his book, Confederate Guerrilla Sue Mundy, at the 27th annual Kentucky Book Fair on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the downtown Frankfort Convention Center.

    The 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Book Fair is free and will feature more than 200 authors, artists and illustrators.

    Watson, a historian, was a writer for the Associated Press for 35 years.

  • Church happenings

    First Baptist Thanksgiving

    banquet tonight

    The First Baptist Church of Taylorsville will be hosting its Thanksgiving Banquet tonight at 6:30 pm. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children. The community is invited and encouraged to attend this event. Call 477-8197 for information.

    Community Thanksgiving service

  • SCES BOOK FAIR

    The SCES PTA Fall Book Fair will be taking place next weekt. It will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • SCHS student named Commonwealth Ambassador

     Taylor Carden was named Commonwealth Ambassador by Secretary of State Trey Grayson.  Carden was selected for outstanding leadership and commitment to community service. Taylor is a Hugh O’Brian Youth Leader (HOBY) and has been invited to serve as a People to People ambassador. The invitation would allow Carden to explore the iconic European capitals of London and Paris with 40 other outstanding students.

  • What's Happening

    Multi-Purpose

    Community Action

    Dr. J. Michael Benfield with MD2U will be at the Senior Center on November 17, at 11 a.m. to discuss, “Doctors Who Make House Calls.” No more trips to the doctor’s office! Please join us to learn of this new service.

    Snacks will be provided. RSVP Linda at 477-8296.

    Spencer County Extension District Board

  • Similarities between firewood and fine wine?

    What do firewood and a fine wine have in common? Both often improve with age. This is why firewood left from last year tends to burn more efficiently than wood bought during the current burning season. It’s all a matter of curing, or seasoning.

  • Spencer County FFA takes top honors at Nationals

    Move over boys. When it comes to dairy judging, these Spencer County girls know their stuff and they’re not afraid to prove it.

    SCHS seniors Kelli Smitha, Whitney Owen, Michella White and Casandra Petersen now hold the title of being first in the nation for winning the Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event at the National FFA Convention held October 22-25 in Indianapolis.

  • City of Taylorsville: Don’t call 9-1-1 in case of water outages

    The word emergency has many meanings for many people, but in the case of Taylorsville Waters Works, a water main leak doesn’t require a call to 9-1-1.

    “That’s not what dispatch is for,” said Fire Chief Nathan Nation of the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department.

  • A MATTER OF OPINION: Journalists, stay on the fence

    As editor of a community newspaper, I am always trying to walk the fence when it comes to writing news stories. I never want to be seen as being in someone’s camp, as they say, especially when it comes to covering local issues.