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Today's Features

  • Two of the 16 National FFA American Star finalists are members of Spencer County FFA, the National FFA Organization has announced.

    “I want to congratulate Andrew Baird and Stephanie Mitchell on this outstanding achievement,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “This is the first time Kentucky has had two American Star finalists in the same year, and having them come from the same chapter is even more remarkable. These young people are to be commended for their hard work and discipline.

  • Attitudes of the heart - Part I

  • Damon C. Jewell, of the Louisville International Airport Department of Public Safety, graduated July 17 from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Center. The Department of Criminal Justice Training Center is a state agency on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus in Richmond.

  •  Blue Grass Energy announced today that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2009 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award.

     This award recognizes Blue Grass Energy’s efforts to promote energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by sponsoring an ENERGY STAR for New Homes program in its service area last year.

     Blue Grass Energy first began using Energy Star guidelines for its Touchstone Energy Home program in 2005. BGEnergy members get a free home energy rating (HERS), valued at $500.

  • The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was this past Saturday, July 18, with Warren Beeler from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture judging.

    There were showmanship classes for all ages, including novice.

    Supreme Breeding Gilt Champion went to Ashley Montgomery with her Yorkshire. Reserve Supreme Breeding Gilt Champion went to Danielle Montgomery with her Duroc.

  • Masonic Lodge Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    O.R.N.A.I.C. meal and meeting

  • Tonight across Kentucky, some 7,000 children are not sleeping in their own homes but rather, they have been removed to the care of foster homes or residential facilities because of some form of abuse or neglect. May is Foster Care Awareness month and a perfect time to recognize that the need for foster parents continues to rise for a number of reasons.

  • Old Gospel Barn Special Singing 

    The Old Gospel Barn, located at 11286 Louisville Road (Hwy 31E), Cox's Creek, will be having a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Performances will be by the Sexton family of Munsfordville, the Cumbos, and more.  Admission is free. Plan to come and bring your family and friends.

    VBS at Mt. Eden Christian

  • Spencer County 4-H went to 4-H camp July 6-10.  Pictured are some of the campers, teens, camp staff, and most of the adults that attended Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp with Spencer County.   We had a total of 91 adults, teens and campers from Spencer County to attend.  A great week was had by all.  Spencer County will be going to camp in 2010, so if you are interested, please contact the Extension Office for additional information next spring.

    - Submitted by Mollie Tichenor, CEA for 4-H Youth Development

     

  • CATHY BARNES/The Spencer Magnet

    Twenty high school and college-bound students from Spencer County will perform “Monty Python and The Holy Grail.” The drama was organized by Shelby Steege, the middle school drama teacher. Here, Christian Sibinski and Erik Kolehmainen rehearse a scene on Monday afternoon. Performances will be held Thursday and Friday night at 7 p.m. in the Spencer County Middle School auditorium. Admission is $2.