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Today's Features

  • When I read 1 John 3:3-18, I thought of what I heard Billy Graham say years–ago that 60 percent of all church members were lost.

  • Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Joining the ranks of students heading back to school are a group of nine cousins, all attending Spencer County Elementary School: 5th grader David Gregory III, 4th grader Kori Curtsinger, 3rd grader Savannah Gregory, 2nd graders Tyler and Hannah Gregory, 1st grader Dylan Curtsinger and kindergarten triplets Emma, Tori, and Devon Rahrig.

     

  • CLOTHING, NEEDLEWORK, CRAFTS, & CERAMICS

    Child’s Dress: Cele Walker, Blue 1st

    Clothing Article, Other: Shelbi Edinger, Red 2nd

    Needlework, Table Runner: Barbara McMillian, Blue 1st

    Other Home Furnishing Article, sewn: Patti Davis, Blue 1st

    Crewel Embroidery Article: Barbara McMillan, Blue 1st

    Embroidered Article: Barbara McMillan, Blue 1st; Jean Morris, Red 2nd; Lunette Powell, White 3rd

    Crocheted Article (Afghan not included): Margie Sparrow, Blue 1st; Sue Day, Red 2nd

  • The Spencer County Fair Beef Show was held on Thursday, July 30th.  Thank you to Darryl Matherly for serving as the judge.

    In Senior Showmanship 1st Place went to Megan Crowe of Cox’s Creek, 2nd Place went to Janna Houk of Cox’s Creek, 3rd Place went to Matthew Jeffiers of Taylorsville (Spencer County Winner).

    In Junior Showmanship 1st Place went to Courtney Jeffiers of Taylorsville (Spencer County Winner) and 2nd Place went to Andrew Glass of Waddy.

  • All of us face the passing of time every day.  Sometimes it seems to fly by, and at other times it seems to drag.  Sometimes we can’t wait for some big event, and other times we wait in fearful anticipation.  But either way, there is one truth we must all face, our time is limited.  We have 24 hours in a day, seven days in a week, 52 weeks in a year, but we don’t know if we have tomorrow. 

  • The following is a list of winners in the 4-H division of the Spencer County Fair 2009.

    4-H RECORD BOOKS

    Courtney Jeffiers, Blue and Champion      

     

    4-H LEADERSHIP and COMMUNICATIONS

    10 years old: Paige Forberger, Blue

    4-H Club Scrapbook: Rebecca Mobley, Blue and Champion

     

    4-H NEEDLEWORK

    Needlepoint – beginner: Leah Shelburne, Blue and Champion; Lilli Hanik, Blue

    Quilting – Intermediate: Rebecca Mobley, Blue and Champion

     

  • The family of executed Confederate soldier John May Hamilton has directed and participated in the removal of his remains from Maple Grove Cemetery just south of Louisville to an Appalachian burying ground near his birthplace.

    Hamilton, 30, of Keaton in Johnson County, KY was one of two Rebel prisoners executed by a Union firing squad Aug. 3, 1864, in the Nelson County community of Bloomfield, some 30 miles southeast of Louisville.

  • Little Mr & Miss winners : (Left)Taylor Mae-Ree Ward  and Hunter Campanell – 1st Runner Up (Center)Aaliyah Ebertshauser and Joshua Hall – 2009 Winners (Right)Andrea and Andrew Ellison – 2nd Runner Up.

  • ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

    Pictured are the winners of the 2009 Miss Teen pageant at the Spencer County Fair: (from left) Miss Teen Taylor Sullivan, First runner up Emily Hume and Miss Congeniality Morgan Swisher.

  • ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

    Pictured are the winners of the 2009 Miss Pre-Teen pageant at the Spencer County Fair: (from left) Miss Pre-Teen Allison Dunbar, Second runner up Samantha Mullins and First runner up Hallie Helton.