Today's Features

  • Yet another photo from the files of Finchville resident David Clark, this depicts the congregation of the Upper Briar Ridge Christian Church in the 1940s. Clark said he can pick out his father in the picture and knows that he, himself, is in there, but isn’t sure where he is. Do you know anyone in this photo? Email us at editor@spencermagnet.com or call 477-2239 ext. 24 to share your memories of this day or if you see yourself or a relative in the photo.

  • Chapter 7

    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.

    When I saw, “Welcome to California,” my heart stopped. “Dad, I’m sorry! I read the directions wrong. Surely Doc Albert didn’t want us in California!”

  • Dear Savvy Senior,

    My mother, who’s 72, has become very forgetful lately and is worried she may have Alzheimer’s. Is her forgetfulness really something we should worry about? What should we do?

    Worried Daughter

    Dear Worried,

  • I got my first camera for Christmas when I was almost 9 years old. The first pictures I ever took were of my brothers opening presents.

    Over the years, I took many photos, often of family, friends and our home, but occasionally stranger subjects. (My mother got increasingly frustrated by the photos I kept taking of the trees in our front yard.)

  • He was about 14 years old, had been taking trumpet lessons for a couple of years and appeared to be excelling in his talent. Finally, he was asked to do a trumpet solo at his small local church on a Sunday evening service with about 60 people in attendance. In preparation, on several occasions, he had practiced with the church piano player and now felt ready.

  • Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus, and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

  • Trick-or-treaters won’t be the only ones in disguises this Halloween.  Potential hazards to children also might appear in disguises, or not be apparent.

  • Risen Lord plans trunk or treat event
    Risen Lord Lutheran Church will host a free trunk or treat from 6 to 9 p.m Saturday.
    There will be free food, games and candy.
    Risen Lord Lutheran is located across from the Elk Creek Grocery.
    For more information, call Julie at 477-6557

    Cumbos plan sing at Gospel Barn
    Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn, located at 11286 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek, will host a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
    The special guests will be the Face to Face Trio and the Cumbos.

  • Of all the churches Jesus told John to write about, Philadelphia is the church I chose for our church.