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  • Submitted by Deanna Felts, M.S.

    Seven Counties Services Regional Prevention Center

    When I was growing up, we knew dinner was on the table by 6 p.m.  We always ate together as a family every night (except when my brother had practice for basketball or baseball, my sister with orchestra and plays and me with track or softball).  Even with our extracurricular activities, we ate together more often than not.  It was a time of talking with each other about our day at school, work, friends, family etc.

  • The Spencer County Cooperative Extension Service will be sponsoring a Marketing Conference Sept. 22 to aid local producers in selling their locally produced items.  The program starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Spencer Co. Extension Office.  We do request that you register for the meeting so that enough materials are prepared.  Please call 477-2217 to do so.

    There are several new marketing opportunities that are opening up in the very near future and we have some speakers coming to discuss these with those that are interested.

  • Matthew 7:13-14 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Luke 13:24-28 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

  • The VFW Post 11426 and the Ladies Auxiliary Scholarships are once again holding their Voice of Democracy essay contest.

  • Donna Blackthorn recently joined the staff at the Taylorsville Post Office as the new postmaster. She replaced Interim Postmaster Sandy Deapen who was filling the spot temporarily after David Jones left the postmaster position last December.

    Blackthorn brings with her 30 years experience with the United Postal Service, beginning as a distribution window clerk in St. Matthews in 1979. Since then, she has served in a variety of positions including payroll, accounting and information technology (IT), where she has worked for the past 17 years.

  • Faith Weaver Friends

  • It is no secret that people with high blood pressure have a greater chance of heart attack, stroke and kidney failure compared to those with regulated blood pressure. However, high blood pressure is not the problem itself but a symptom of an even larger problem dealing with the heart.

  • As we look at 2 Chronicles chapter 34 we see the priest and the workman cleaning out and repairing the house of the Lord and in the process they found  the Word of God.

  • Kentucky’s President, Joyce Waterfill of Taylorsville, a member of Taylorsville #11426, led the state delegation of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the U.S. at the 96th national convention held August 15-20 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix AZ.

    As leading representative of the state, she voiced the delegates’ votes during the election of national officers and played a key role in deciding the direction of the national organization for 2009-2010.

  • Pet Idol voting deadline

    Third round voting deadline for the Pet Idol contest is 5 p.m. Monday. Remember to get your votes in! Twenty-five percent of the pets with the fewest votes will be eliminated.

     Guthrie rep in town

  • Award-winning gardener, Maggie Cody, will reportedly be featured in an upcoming edition of Kentucky Living, after judges chose her vegetables “best overall” for the second consecutive year at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.

    It surprised even Cody, a former floral gardener who started growing vegetables at her Mike Brown Lane site just a few short years ago. She said her interest in vegetable gardening peaked after seeing some winners at a previous State Fair.

    “I looked at the vegetables and I said, ‘I can do that.’”

  • Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    O.R.N.A.I.C. meal and meeting

    The Ohio River Native American Intertribal Community (ORNAIC) will be having their monthly meeting on Sunday at the Spencer County Extension office on Spears Drive. They have a fellowship meal and socializing from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. and start their meeting at 4 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.

  • Plum Creek Baptist Church – Faith Weaver Friends

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    Cool temperatures and abundant rainfall have created ideal conditions for forage producers to establish or thicken grass pastures and hayfields.

    “The continuous rainfall this summer was very good for forage growth, and soil moisture levels are ideal across most of the state,” said Ray Smith, forage extension specialist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • As we look at the fifth chapter of James, we can easily see what our country needs from us Christians is prayer. Now let’s take a look at what the Lord can do.

  • The 105th Kentucky State Fair’s 4-H and FFA Sale of Champions concluded with $126,500 raised during the live auction, the second largest sum raised in its 30-year history. The annual sale brought in $127,250 in 2008, which was an all-time high for the event.

  • SAFE meeting

    SAFE will be holding an informational meeting on the upcoming wet/dry election Sunday at 6 p.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church, located on KY 44-West. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

    Main Street paving

  • The Meats  and Agronomy CDE teams took top honors at the Kentucky State Fair and will advance to the National Competition in October. 

    The meats team consisting of  Matthew Jeffiers, Danielle Montgomery, Stetson Baird, and Jacob Walker    placed first in their contest.  Matthew was high individual.

    Members of the Agronomy team taking first place honors were   Joseph Snider, Amanda Martin, Tevin Shouse, and Holly Ware.   Joseph tied for high individual.

  • Women’s Bible study at First Baptist

    The Women’s Ministry at First Baptist will begin their fall Bible study, Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed-A Study of David, by Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, and Kay Arthur on September 14.  This seven week study is based on their Deeper Still conference.  Each woman will teach a two week segment.  Times and locations are:

    Monday 9:15-11:15 a.m. at First Baptist Church.

    Monday 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the home of Charlotte Nedros.

  • This morning I woke up thinking about real true love. A few month’s ago I was ordained a Baptist preacher. When I got home I told my wife, Roberta, “You know, hon, you have been married to a sheriff, a judge, and now a preacher.” She said, “Yes, but, you know, I married a sawmiller.” I said, “You know, you are right.”