Today's News

  • Lady Bears move to 3-1
  • Volleyball team defeats Henry County
  • Rockets blast Bears, 48-25


  • Children suffer in divorce, too

    Well, beginning this month there will be a new program in Spencer County bearing the name of New Directions. It’s a program developed for a target audience as it relates to  the subject of divorce.
    Those who are already divorced and those who are currently active in the process of divorce are the “target audience” and the only people who will be in attendance. The date for the initial meeting is Thursday, Sept. 19, and the program will continue each Thursday thereafter.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Assistance programs that help seniors with health care costs

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any programs that you know of that help seniors with their Medicare expenses? I’m 67 and live primarily on my Social Security, and am having a hard time paying my Medicare premiums, deductibles, co-pays and prescription drug costs.
    Need Some Help

    Dear Need,

  • PHOTOS: Some fine swine
  • Church happenings -- The week of Sept. 4

    Risen Lord Lutheran to host sale Saturday
    Risen Lord Lutheran Church will host a "sale of sales" Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at 5138 Taylorsville Road.
    Proceeds will benefit the church's building fund.
    The sale will include clothing, hand tools, law and garden equipment, antiques, kitchen utensils and more.
    Food and drinks will be for sale while you shop. The church will also have a cake wheel for a chance to win homemade cakes and cookies.
    In case of rain, the sale will be Sept. 14.

  • Is it time to clean the junk drawer?

    In every home we have ever lived in, we have had a junk drawer. It is usually in the kitchen somewhere and it collects just about everything. Looking for a rubber band? It’ll probably be in the junk drawer. Looking for one of those wire tie things? Junk drawer. What happened to the scissors? They are probably hiding in the junk drawer.

  • Faith is a gift from God

    A reading from Hebrews Chapter 11, verses 1 and 6:
    Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. And without faith it is impossible to please God.
    Today I would like to spend our time together talking about faith, what it is and where it comes from. Let’s start out by defining what faith is. The simplest definition of faith is “trust in God.”
    Let me give you some examples:

  • Taylorsville police citations Aug. 13-19

    The Taylorsville Police Department issued the following citations from Aug. 13 to Aug. 19:

    Serenity H. Barmore, 21, of the 3200 block of Love Lane in Coxs Creek, was cited Aug. 13 for failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession, no registration plates and no registration receipt.

    Mark C. Holbrook, 43, of the 500 block of Day Road, was cited Aug. 13 for no registration plates, no registration receipt and failure to produce insurance card.