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Today's Features

  • Tickets for the Christmas Home Tour will be on sale this weekend at The Red Scooter for $15. The event will be December 5 from 3 to 8 p.m. and begin at The Red Scooter with refreshments. Attendees can check out the gingerbread houses submitted for a recent contest before beginning the tour.

    The tour will feature First Baptist Church and three homes, so far, said organizer Beverly Ingram, who is looking for a fourth home to add. She calls the event a home-town tradition.

  •  Carrie Underwood has a song named ‘Jesus Take The Wheel’. One time when I heard her sing this song I began to think just how many of us want Jesus to take the wheel and guide us through our life?

    In Romans 10:9-16, it says, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

  • Members of the Spencer Co HS FFA Chapter were one of 41 teams participating in the 2009 National FFA Farm Business Management Career Development Event (CDE).  The competition was held Oct.21-24, during the 82nd National FFA Convention.

    Team members pictured are: Hannah  Clayton, William Holmes, Alison  McGaughey, Gabriel Stodghill along with their FFA Advisor, Darryl Matherly.

  • The Spencer County Elementary School’s Student Council sponsor, Julie Wise, invited Kentucky State Representative Brad Montell and Taylorsville’s Mayor Don Pay to speak with the council regarding leadership, service and elections. They spoke with the council before  the election process for council leaders for 2009-2010, began.

    The students acquired necessary information to make informed decisions regarding elections for a president, vice-president and secretary.

  • Basketball, cheerleading signups

    Signups are taking place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for the Upward Basketball and Cheerleading program at First Baptist Church of Fisherville. Evaluations will take place at the following dates and times: November 19, 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.; November 21 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; and November 23 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. For more information please call the church office at 267-5605.

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  • Members of the Spencer Co HS FFA Chapter were one of 44 teams participating in the 2009 National FFA Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event (CDE). The competition was held Oct.21-24, during the 82nd National FFA Convention.

    Team members pictured are: Kevin Herndon, Casey Kerns, Karla Lewis, Alex  Poole, Madison Shanks, Shelby Smith along with their FFA Advisor, Bland Baird.

  • ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

    Organizers of the Hickstock music festival donated the proceeds from their Sept. 12 event to Shop With A Cop. The group presented a check for $600 to Sheriff Steve Coulter Saturday morning. Pictured from left are: (front) Sherrie Fowler holding Hayden Madden, Mike Fulkerson, Coulter, Karen Spencer, Teresa Schott, (back, left) Les Deal, Caleb Fulkerson, Brian Marcesseault, Donnie Spencer and Glenn Zelch.  Coulter said the money would help two more children in the community have a Christmas this year.

  • Educators recently attended the Graduate Kentucky Summit in Frankfort.  This summit was hosted by Governor Steve Beshear and included speakers and session presenters from across the nation.  Graduate Kentucky is a new program which focuses on dropout prevention in Kentucky Schools.  Pictured at left are FCCLA State VP of Peer Education Helisha Smith (left), Governor Steve Beshear and FCCLA Adviser Jeanice Prather. -Photo submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer congratulated the Commonwealth’s top youth livestock exhibitors at the sixth annual Kentucky Proud Points luncheon Oct. 31 in Frankfort.

    Dwayne Montgomery, of Taylorsville, won in the breeder category for swine.

    “The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is pleased to fund programs like Kentucky Proud Points that involve our youth in a positive activity,” Commissioner Farmer said. “An investment in our young people is an investment in our future.”

    Winners recognized at the luncheon included:

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