For twenty years, gourd lovers across Kentucky and neighboring states have traveled to Taylorsville each May for the Kentucky Gourd Art Show. They’ll do so again this weekend.
Janet Barnett, past president of the Kentucky Gourd Society, was instrumental in starting both the society and the art show. She said it continues to be a premier event among enthusiasts that draws gourd artists from all over.
Spencer County Preschool/Headstart Early Childhood Screenings will be held on May 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Early Childhood screening is by appointment only. This will be the only scheduled preschool screening prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school year. Please call the Preschool at 502-477-3210 to set up an appointment or for additional information.
When soldiers are away from their families, it’s the little things that mean the most. Even if you’re only across the river for a training exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.
For soldiers of the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade, comfort was in the form of America’s favorite chocolate, shortbread and lemon-flavored cookies that only come out one time a year. And thanks to the Taylorsville Girl Scout Troop 1199, it was the perfect treat at the end of a 12-hour shift.
One of our greatest presidents and Kentucky native, Abraham Lincoln, once said of our country, “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” That quote comes to mind as we gather in the coming days to honor those who have fought and died in wars foreign and domestic to continue to guarantee the freedom that makes us the envy of other nations and their people around the world.
Each Memorial Day, since 1988, members of the 2nd Platoon of Kilo Company Marines, join together. They say Memorial Day isn’t about them. It’s about honoring those who didn’t come home. They reunite, share a few beers, have a cigar, catch up and talk about their families. They reminisce.
Little Mount Baptist Church will be having an infants and children’s only yard sale indoors May 21-23 from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.. All items new or gently used. All proceeds to benefit non-profit organizations.
Do you know of any financial assistance programs or other resources that can help seniors with home improvement projects? I would like to help my 86-year-old father make a few modifications to his house so he can live there as long as possible, but money is very tight.
The Spencer County Bears notched two big wins to begin play last week, routing Nelson County in Bardstown 12-5 on Tuesday, and then topping Bullitt Central 13-5 on Thursday in Shepherdsville.
Blake Lambdin allowed four hits through four innings from the mound, and also delivered a two-run single in a four-run seventh inning to pace the Bears to the victory over Nelson County. Jaret Cannon delivered a strong three innings in relief.