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    4-H youth from across the nation will be “Keeping It Green” as they celebrate 2008 National 4-H Week October 5-11 by raising awareness about environmental issues and initiating environmental projects that make a positive difference in their communities .

  • Annual Chili Supper sponsored by Senior Class of 2009

    Come enjoy the annual chili supper at the high school,  Friday from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Meal includes a bowl of chili, drink and dessert.  Adults $6;  children 6 and under $3.  And take out is available.

    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.

    Water outage Oct. 15

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    While it’s true Kentucky beef producers have enjoyed higher prices in the past couple of years, feed costs have soared leaving producers wondering what the future holds. The Kentucky Beef Conference Oct. 28 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office aims to teach producers how to plan today for tomorrow’s markets.

  •  The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ Law Enforcement Division is looking for a different kind of recruit. Only those with four legs and a tail need apply.

    The division’s K-9 unit needs four new donated dogs to add to its patrol. Nine dogs currently assist Kentucky conservation officers with their duties.

  •  As I opened my eyes, I was dizzy and confused; my familiar world was gone. My computer had disappeared, my bright desk lamp was now an oil lantern and the TV had vanished! As I tried to digest what I saw, it became clear. While holding the penny tightly and closing my eyes, I had traveled back in time. I didn’t know if it was an overactive imagination or the traumatic experience of the Ferris wheel, but somehow, I had journeyed to 1909 – and had brought my family with me.

  •  As we look at Revelation and judgement day which all of us will face one day, 

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  •  The SCES dance team partcipated at the Kentucky State Fair dance competition through NDA on August 23 in the youth Hip Hop division. The girls received first place and a bid to NDA nationals.

     

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    ESL Class at Parkland Hills Baptist Church

         Parkland Hills Baptist Church at 9614 Taylorsville Road  (Hwy 155 at the Spencer/Jefferson County Line) offers a free “English As a Second Language” (ESL) Class each Sunday evening at 6 p.m. If you would like to attend or desire details, please call the church at 477-2222.

  •  Life as a potato digger was tough. For starters, I had to get up with the chickens. After a hearty breakfast, Mom handed me a lunch pail that usually contained a left over biscuit and a piece of bacon from breakfast, and then I walked what seemed an endless two-mile trek to the potato garden. I remembered reading a book about Abraham Lincoln that said he once walked 20 miles to borrow a book. I decided I shouldn’t complain, but be thankful that I didn’t have 18 miles to go.

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    Briar Ridge Christian Church 

    Wednesday Night Studies

  •  James 1:5-8 “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord. A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.”

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    Spencer County Fire Department visited Taylorsville Elementary to teach the students about fire safety.

  •  The 160th Annual Meeting of the Nelson Baptist Association (NBA) will be held Monday, October 6, at the People’s Church of Central Kentucky located on Wildcat Lane which intersects with Hwy 62 East (Bloomfield Road) in Bardstown.  Doug Bunch is the pastor.

  •  In short, the Smile Kentucky! dental program is coming to your school system to provide free dental screenings and education at school. Over those two days, about 500 students in grades  3-6 will get a free dental screening; all students at Spencer Co. Elementary, Taylorsville Elementary and Spencer Co. Middle (6th grade) will take part in education programs.

  • Perryville battlefield State Historic Site will again play host to the re-enactment of the largest battle of the Civil War in Kentucky Oct. 11-12.

     

    The two-day event will include demonstrations of infantry, cavalry and artillery, along with authentic campsites, battleground tours and expert speakers. The highlight each day will be a 2 p.m. battle.

     

  • Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing invites everyone to its annual Riverside Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 11, from noon-5 p.m. This free family festival features great music, food, traditional craft demonstrations, and activities for children and adults of all ages. Musical entertainment will be provided by regional favorites Fresh Cut Grass (Noon to 2 p.m.) and the Juggernaut Jug Band (2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m). Young and old are invited to participate in Riverside’s ongoing archaeological dig under the guidance of archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.

  • Imagine Abraham Lincoln. Now, during the bicentennial commemoration of his birth, prepare to see Lincoln differently. Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, the commonwealth’s signature Lincoln bicentennial exhibition, opens to the public Tuesday, October 21, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

     

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    Spencer County Middle School Principal, Ed Downs presented Robyn Baxter, Media Center Specialist with the Educator of the Year award from the Kentucky P.T.A.  Baxter had been nominated by the middle school’s P.T.A.

  •  That’s easier said than done these days, isn’t it?  It’s a lot easier to front a smile or to text a smiley than to actually feel happy.  How often have you walked into work or church and put on your happy face just for appearances?  How often have you texted ‘lol’ but felt DOA?