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  • 60 Years Ago
    April 8, 1954

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    What can you tell me about reverse mortgages? I was considering one last year, but now I hear they are more difficult to get.
    Ready to Reverse

  • In your lifetime, have you ever experienced the emotional highs or lows that caused you to do things that hurt you or those around you? Those emotions often feel like a ping-pong ball bouncing across a table, and then we begin to wonder, “What is wrong with me?” Well, we all have moods.

  • Spencer Christian hosts community Easter service
    Spencer Christian Church invites the community to its community-wide Easter Sunday Service at Spencer County High School on April 20, 10 a.m. There will be a nursery and children’s programs for kids through second grade.

    Bethlehem Baptist to host Easter Celebration
    Bethlehem Baptist Church at 1286 Briar Ridge Road is hosting a community Easter Celebration April 19 at 11 a.m. The event will include an egg hunt, prizes, food and fun.

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  • 60 Years Ago
    April 1, 1954

    Illegal to Sell Quail For Food, Is Ruling
    The Kentucky Game and Fish Commission, at its regular March meeting, approved a regulation barring the sale of quail obtained from any source for food in Kentucky.
    The action was taken, Earl Wallace, Commissioner of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said, “to prevent sale of native quail under the guise of being out-of-state wildlife shipped into the state as food.”

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  • Spring in Spencer County is a great time of greening and warming, but it’s also a time when livestock producers need to watch out for grass tetany, also called spring tetany or grass staggers. Some people also refer to it as wheat pasture poisoning, winter tetany or lactation tetany. Regardless, it’s a condition caused by an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood.

  • I want to say spring has sprung, but it hasn’t. I have 160 Freedom Ranger chicks coming in the mail next week and lambs hitting the ground (don’t worry, that’s shepherd talk for lambs being born). I want warm not just for the new 2-legged and 4-legged arrivals but for my potatoes, onions and kale. I need warm before I can even think of putting a tomato, bean or cucumber out in the garden.

  • I am a fairly organized but not necessarily neat guy. For example my keys go in the same place each night. That spot may get filled with other scraps of paper or coins, but my keys will always be there. That way I can always find my keys.Most of us do the same sort of thing; we find ways to keep things from getting lost. The other day I went looking for a little gadget (a digital recorder) I always keep on my desk. I use it every Sunday, so I keep it in one place. Now my desk is a sort of natural disaster area. But I can usually find what I want.

  • Plum Creek to start offering two morning worship services
    Beginning Sunday, April 6, Plum Creek Baptist Church will have two morning worship services, one at 8:30 and one at 11. Sunday School will begin at 9:50 a.m. and end at 10:40 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
    Plum Creek Baptist is located at Ky. 44 and Plum Creek Road in Waterford.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,

    Where can I get help with my Medicare decisions? I’m approaching 65, and could use some help sorting through the different Medicare plan options that are available to me.
    Almost Eligible

  • Community invited to First Baptist revival kickoff breakfast and services
    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is hosting a spring revival April 6-9 with guest pastor J.D. Davis of Sparta, Tenn.
    Davis was formerly a youth pastor at Plum Creek Baptist Church.
    The community is invited to attend any and all services. The Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and services Monday-Wednesday will be at 7 p.m.
    There will also be a free community breakfast April 5 starting at 8 a.m. to kick off the revival. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • A reading from John 16:32-33:“Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”