What's Happening — Week of Jan. 16

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Tea Party to meet
The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Building, 695 Taylorsville Road, next to Dairy Queen.  Gun control and other constitutional issues of immediate concern will be on the agenda.
For more information, contact Carol Ferriell at 618-1940 or Rick Devine at 641-2346.

Magnet office closed for MLK Jr. Day
The Spencer Magnet office will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
All advertisements must be placed by noon Thursday for the Jan. 23 edition.
The Magnet office will reopen Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Circuit Clerk’s office to close for MLK Jr. Day
The Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The office will reopen Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.

Boys varsity basketball team to host dodgeball tourney
The Spencer County High School boys varsity basketball team will host a dodgeball tournament on Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. at Spencer County Middle School.
The cost is $50 per team with 10 players per team.
Entry forms and payment are due by 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 26.
For more information, contact Rhonda Dockery at 220-8925, Staci Dennis at 502-487-1437 or Sissy Miller at 502-262-8616.

MPCAA board to meet
Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Monday, Jan. 28, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Spencer County Fiscal Court Room located in Taylorsville. The public is invited to attend. Multi-Purpose CAA provides services in Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer counties.

PVA news for homeowners age 65+ or on total disability
Are you 65 years of age or over? Homeowners age 65 or over may be eligible to receive the homestead exemption if they reside in the home. This may reduce your real estate assessment on which your property tax bill is based. Are you receiving total disability payments? Homeowners who receive benefits for total disability may be entitled to receive a reduction in their real estate assessment on which your property tax bill is based. If you have any questions, please contact the Spencer County PVA office at 477-3207.

Habitat seeks donations for silent auction at Valentine dinner
Spencer County Habitat for Humanity is planning its first Valentine’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Friday, Feb. 15. Currently, the organization is seeking donations for items to be sold at a silent auction to be held the same night.
Call Scott Street at 477-2206 to arrange pickup of silent auction items.
Ticket information for the dinner will be announced at a later date.