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Today's News

  • Riverside Heritage Festival to take place on October 11

    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.

  • LETTER: Thank you for helping

    September 13, 2008, was the Greater Louisville Walk for Juvenile Diabetes. I would like to personally thank all that participated in the walk. Spencer County was well represented with over 250 walkers. It is a great feeling that a community can come together for such a worthy cause! As of this date, the walk has generated over $815,000 for a cure! I’d also like to thank Hometown Pizza, Froman Drug, Country Mart, Dairy Queen, and On the Way Café for their support. Thank you also to the Spencer County elementary and  middle school dance teams for performing!

  • Kentucky’s Signature Lincoln Exhibition Opens to the Public October 21

    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.

     

  • PHOTO: Colonels take command at Bears game

    Christi Shindlebower battles an Oldham County player during Saturday morning’s contest that ended with a 11-1 loss to the highly ranked Lady Colonels. Shindlebower scored the Lady Bear’s only goal on a nice assist from Shelby Pfieffer in the first half. The girls are in the midst of a tough three-game stretch where they will face all three Oldham County squads, which are all traditional soccer powers. They lost 10-0 to South Oldham Monday night at home.

  • Local is honored as EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

     

    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.

  • PHOTO: Eagle honors

    Boy Scout Troop 176, of Taylorsville, recently held an Eagle Court of Honor for Tyler Greenwell, a junior at Spencer County High School. ABOVE: Mayor Don Pay presented Eagle Scout Greenwell with a proclamation for his dedication and service to the community of Taylorsville.

  • FAITH FOR TODAY: Don't Worry - Be Happy

     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? 

  • District court

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on August 26, 2008.

    Civil:

    Winterwood Inc. v Jessica Edwards. Eviction granted.

    Winterwood Inc. v John and Melissa Rogers. Eviction granted.

    The Honorable Judge Stephen P. Ryan presided over the following cases in District Court August 29, 2008.

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  • LETTER: Once a proud Democrat

    I have been having discussions with several Democrats lately and I am amazed at what I’ve been hearing.  Let me begin by saying that I was a registered Democrat for 25 years.  I have been a Republican for only 19 years. What happened? The Democrat party went too far to the left and it has continued the drift.

  • HEADS AND TAILS - Chapter 2

     “It’s just a penny, Woody,” Chloe said as I showed her my treasure. “Sure, pennies are important, but I don’t understand why you think it’s a treasure.”  “Well,” I replied, “Haven’t you heard Mom say finding a penny brings good luck? I found this penny when I needed luck the most – 250 feet above ground on a Ferris wheel!