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  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Spencer County's Community Calendar

    Trick-or-Treat on Main photos

    Photographs taken by the Spencer Magnet during Trick-or-Treat on Main will be available for pick up Monday, Nov. 8. The Spencer Magnet is located at 100 West Main St. in Taylorsville. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays.

    Tree Auction to benefit the Taylorsville Main Street Renovation Project

  • New to the Taylorsville police office

    Daniel Wills and Kenny Bledsoe were recently sworn in as Taylorsville Police officers.

    They will be filling in as temporary, part-time with department.

  • Work on floodwall could begin soon

    The process of re-certifying the Taylorsville levee is expected to begin later this month, said Mayor Don Pay – now that an engineering firm has been selected. Pay announced in Spencer County Fiscal Court Monday morning that DLZ Engineering, of Frankfort, was chosen from a list of three company proposals.

    “Once the work begins, we’re going to see a start and complete date that’s shorter than it took to get to this point,” said Pay.

  • Ethics complaint against sheriff, deputies

    The Spencer Magnet has received a copy of an ethics complaint dated Oct. 21, that was reportedly filed with the Spencer County Ethics Commission.

    Ethics Chairman Dwight Greenwell said any complaints filed are to remain confidential “until it gets to the second or third step. I can not confirm or deny that we have a complaint. It would be illegal to do so according to the code of ethics.”

  • Spencer County General Election results 2010

    The following results are from Spencer County precincts only. Note that final results from federal and state races could have different outcomes. Unopposed races are not listed.

    U.S. Senator

    Jack Conway - D - 2,562

    Rand Paul - R - 4,295

    U.S. Rep., 2nd Dist.

    (I)Brett Guthrie - R - 4,732

    Ed Marksberry - D - 2,006

    KY. Senator, 20th Dist.

    David Eaton - D -2,513

    Paul Hornback - R - 4,354

    District Judge, 53 Dist.,Div. 2

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    First Christian to host family fun night

    First Christian Church in Taylorsville will host a family fun night Nov. 5.

    Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for youth and children.

    The meal includes a porkchop sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, desert and a drink. Bingo will also be played.

    The community is invited to attend.

    Donate to Shop with a Cop

    Christmas is coming soon and your help is needed to make the Spencer County Sheriff’s office Shop with a Cop a success.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Burn ban lifted

    The county-wide burn ban has been lifted today.

    For more information contact the Spencer County Judge Executive's office at 502-477-3205.

  • Election results online tonight

    The Spencer Magnet will be posting results from the 2010 election online as they are available.

    Make sure to check out the website throughout the evening for more information!

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Spencer County's Community Calendar

    Clerk’s office announces upcoming closings

    The Spencer County Clerk’s Office will be closed on the following days:

    • Nov. 2 for Election Day. Only election-related business will be conducted that day. Regular business hours will resume Nov. 3 at 8 a.m.

    • Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day and Nov. 12 due to office renovations. The office will reopen for regular business Nov. 15 at 8 a.m.

    Spencer County GOP upcoming events

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    Little Union to host Truck ‘n Treat

    Little Union Baptist Church will be having Trunk ‘n Treat Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Prizes will be given for the best decorated trunk and for the best costume in each age category.

    Chili/soup and hot dogs will also be available.

    Harvest Hallelujah night

    Open Door Christian Center at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield is hosting a Harvest Hallelujah night on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. in the church’s gymnasium.

    The youth will be selling food and drinks.