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  • The Spencer County FFA  is lead by   the Executive Council, which is made up of the chapter officers,  committee chairmen, and co-committee chairmen. 

  •  September 1, Reverend Joshua McFarland began serving as the new Pastor of Elk Creek Baptist Church. Pastor Josh and the leaders of the church are very excited about what God is doing at Elk Creek and are looking forward to reaching out to the needs of the people in Spencer County.

  • Waterford Homecoming

  •  It’s a treasure, a rare jewel and extraordinary gift!

     

  • Infinite Campus is a statewide program that enables our district to maintain student data.  Spencer County Public Schools began using Infinite Campus for student information management August 2008. 

  •  As we look at Ephesians we can easily see what God requires us to do concerning the church and each other. 

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  • “It just felt like God was sending me this way,”  said Virginia Smith of Taylorsville.  “Because, it’s all working out.” Smith prepared packages for the soldiers of her son-in-laws Army Unit out of Fort Hood, now serving in Iraq.  She was able to do this with money raised through; her church, All Saint’s Catholic, her pinochle club and her family and friends. Boxes filled with some necessities to make soldiers lives a bit easier, while hopefully making them feel a bit closer to home were to be sent out Thursday, September 4, to Iraq.

  • “Time for dinner...” echoing down the hallway and into my bedroom was one of my favorite things to hear as a child.  Now yes, if you know me, you know I like to eat and I always have.  But it wasn’t just the great home cooked meals my mother put on the table I was excited about.  Maybe you’ve heard of it, it was called sitting at the table as a family to eat together.  It was a remarkable thing.  It was a time that we chatted about the happenings of our day, a time we let out parents know if something was bothering us, a time to laugh at each

  • Spencer County Middle School is proud to announce they are saving register tapes for educational equipment. Register tapes can be collected from Country Mart and redeemed for valuable educational equipment such as computers, science, band or sports equipment and more. The program kicked off on September 1, and register tapes can be collected until March 31, 2009. The students and faculty of Spencer County Middle School would appreciate your support by saving your register tapes from Country Mart in order to help them receive their needed equipment.

  • Corey Thomas, a freshman at Spencer County High School, attended the 2008/2009 National Young Leaders State Conference held in Nashville last week.

    Corey’s recent accomplishments have included: Placing third in the district competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Science, placing fourth in district competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Social Studies, placing fourth in regional competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Social Studies, and finishing in a tie for 21st out of 100 in the state competition in 2008 State Geography Bee.

  • Brianna Brown, a junior at Spencer County High School, was chosen to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED)for students interested in a future career in the medical field. Students are accepted based on grades, rigor of their high school coursework, recommendations and their expressed interest in the medical field. The NYLF/MED is a course of study on the Emory University campus in Atlanta featuring a total knee replacement surgery.

  • Front Row:  Zach Smith, Kynan Smith, Hannah Baker

    Back Row:  Lauren Leichty, Donnie Smith, Shiley Ayres

     

  • John 4:23-24 – “But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.”

    As we look at what Jesus is telling us in these two verses, we see that we are to let the Holy Spirit take over our prayer life and our worship services. If we do not, we will get very little good out of either one.

  • The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Bardstown, will host Ronnie Cottingham of Lucedale, Mississippi in concert Sunday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m.  The author and composer of “You’re the Only Bible that Some People Read,” Ron Cottingham has sung in well-known gospel quartets, but now sings solo.

    All are invited to this free concert of gospel music. Following the concert, an offering will be received for Mr. Cottingham’s music ministry.

  • This article is a little different than most.

     

    I have had so many good comments about the articles I write for the paper, so I thought I would let you know where I’m coming from. One person told me, “I know from reading your article you don’t just get up and say I’m going to go in there and write an article.”

    How right she was.

  • Anne Patton Schubert, of Taylorsville, has been elected as a delegate to the 125th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, November 17 in Louisville, Kentucky, reports Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of the American Angus Association.

  • Tyler Milburn won the Senior Division of the KY State Fair Lawn Tractor contest, while Marty Mayer on the Junior Division.

  • Trim Masters Inc., an international company with a manufacturing facility and a Tool and Die Division in Bardstown, presented a check for $5000 to Habitat for Humanity of Spencer County to help fund items needed to assist with the completion of the house for Habitat’s partner family.

    “It was with great pleasure Trim Masters was able to assist with the project,” said Lynelle Coomes, Trim Masters Inc. human resource manager.

    Coomes and Vice President Operations Steve Hesselbrock are both residents of Spencer County.

  • Baby Boot Camp

    First Baptist Church, at 115 W. Main Street, is having “Baby Boot Camp” on September 20, 2008, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This is a baby shower for expectant teenage and young adult mothers. The special day will include baby care/wellness, inspirational encouragement from experienced moms, breakfast and lunch, and a surprise at the shower.

    Please register by September 15 at the Spencer County Family Resource Center. Call Becky Wilson at 477-3202 or 477-0199. Limited to 10.

    Women's Bible study at First Baptist Church