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Today's Features

  • Christmas Eve service at Mt. Eden Christian

    Mt. Eden Christian Church, located at 12441 Mt. Eden Road, will be having a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Christmas Eve service at Taylorsville United Methodist

  • During the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 4, the National Honor Society held its annual coat drive at Spencer County High School.  With the help of students from Mrs.

  • The Mt. Eden Fire Department held its annual Christmas Banquet  Saturday, Dec. 5. Captain Harold Herndon was presented the “Officer of the Year” Award and Firefighter/EMT Jon Yates was presented the “Firefighter of the Year” award.

  • The 2010 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will have something of interest for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production. This year’s event convenes January 4 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel, and concludes around 5 p.m. on January 5.

  • The Salt River Strutters chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation donated turkeys to the Family Resource Center so that some needy Spencer County residents would be able to have Thanksgiving dinner. Nancy Thomas, secretary Salt River Strutters chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, is pictured with Becky Wilson of the Family Resource Center.

  • When I grew up as a boy, one of the old sayings was when anyone has a doubt, someone would call them a doubting Thomas. In those days, I did not know where this saying came from.

    As we look at the book of John, we will see. It will also make us wonder how many doubting Thomases we have in the world today – or even in our churches.

  • Margie Porter was showered with gifts and adoration during a reception Saturday for devoting 50 years in service to Valley Cemetery.

    “I don’t think there are words that can describe what she has meant to us,” said Charles Johnson, president of the Valley Cemetery board.

    Yet, many words were used as friends and relatives touted Porter’s abilities. Words like kind, sweet and the phrase “a heart of gold.”

  • Are you facing this Christmas alone and saddened. Are you feeling despondent because no visitors will call bearing gifts? Are you not to be cheerful this Christmas because you grieve for a loved one? These are emotions not normally seen as part of the Christmas package, but sadly are.

  • ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • Foggy Bottom Farm is 400 acres on a bend in the Salt River. Michelle Armstrong and her husband Kevin have raised hogs, beef cattle, tobacco, corn, soybeans and hay on this fertile land that’s been in her family for three generations.

    Health issues pushed the Armstrongs to lease their farmland, but that hasn’t kept Michelle from being active in all things agriculture.

    Recently Armstrong was named vice president of the Kentucky Women in Agriculture, a 10-year-old organization dedicated to educating and providing a network for women farmers across the state.