Today's Features

  • Spencer Magnet reader Severa Jacobs of Lexington submitted this clip, which first published in The Spencer Magnet on Feb. 24, 1999, and asked for it to be rerun on the Back in Time page. Have a suggestion of something you’d like to see on this page? Let us know by emailing editor@spencermagnet.com.

  • Over the many years I have been a professional counselor, I have met many people who would qualify as perfectionists. Some are easy to be around, very pleasant and non-judgmental. Others seem to have an attitude that things should be done a certain way, usually projecting that too many people do things the “wrong” way, of course with the belief that they actually know the “right” way.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    Can you recommend some good do-it-yourself resources to help me write my will? At age 62, I want to get my affairs organized, but I hate paying a high-priced attorney fee if I can do it myself.
    Don’t Have Much

    Dear Don’t,

  • Last week, my daughter and I went to Huber’s with some family members. It was a beautiful fall day, and I loved taking pictures of her sitting in the pumpkins and scarecrows. Often when we are on a trip, I take pictures of my daughter by herself, and with the other people with us. This day, though, I handed my camera off and asked to be in the picture, too.

  • Chapter 8

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.
    I’d lost my breakfast over Red River Gorge, fallen off my horse in the Daniel Boone National Forest, and now I was 65 feet in the air with my nose stuck in a woodpecker hole.
    Chloe was the first to notice. “Woody, look at this.”

  • The bright orange color of pumpkin is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. In the conversion to vitamin A, beta carotene performs many important functions in overall health.

  • The Spencer County 4-H Livestock Club sent three members, Danielle Montgomery, Ashley Montgomery and Brayden Morrow, to Manhattan, Kan., to compete in the American Royal on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the National 4-H Meats Judging Contest at Kansas State University.

  • Plum Creek Baptist plans ‘Trunk or Treat’
    Plum Creek Baptist Church invites the community to attend “Trunk or Treat” today (Wednesday) at 5:30 p.m. The theme is “Heroes Unmasked,” and adults and children are asked to come in their best heroes costume.
    The event will feature games, children’s stories, hot dogs and chili. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume and the best decorated car trunk.
    The church is located at the Ky. 44 and Plum Creek Road in Waterford.

  • This is the third article on the churches in Revelation.

  • Masks are everywhere today. On Main Street tonight kids in costumes will be searching for candy and goodies. Maybe in your neighborhood you’ll see a few trick-or-treaters. You may have kids or grandkids that enjoy dressing up. You may even put on a plastic mask or a wig or a pair of goofy glasses just to have a little fun. It is just that time of year.