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Local News

  • 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.

  • Getting students college ready

    Spencer County students could be graduating from high school a bit more prepared thanks to a AmeriCorps grant received by the Kentucky Campus Compact organization that will benefit dozens of school districts in the state including Spencer County.

  • Mixed predictions on Tuesday's voter turnout

    As the competition surrounding this year’s heated election reaches a fever pitch, it’s hard to tell if voters will actually exercise their rights Nov. 2 and make an appearance at the polls.

    Although the election season in Spencer County and across the nation has been very active with political candidates sounding off on all sorts of issues, Spencer County Clerk Judy Puckett isn’t sure that voters will be knocking down the doors of the polling places on election day.

  • Audit questions clerk's expenditures

    A state audit reveals the Spencer County Clerk’s office inappropriately spent $210 last year on Sam’s Club memberships for at least six office employees.

    Itemized receipts and spending statements relating to the County Clerk’s purchases could not be obtained by the Spencer Magnet as early as today, after the newspaper filed an open records request to view those records.

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

    4-H Shooting Sports and Teen Council to host Haunted trail

    The 4-H Shooting Sports and Teen Council is sponsoring a Haunted Trail on Oct. 29 at The Fish and Game Club.

    For more information, contact Spencer County Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent Mollie Tichenor at 502-477-2217.

    Fall roadside litter pickup

  • ELECTION 2010: Check out our election coverage in today's newspaper!

    Make sure to pick up a copy of this week's Spencer Magnet to check out part 1 of the 2010 Voter Guide.

    This week candidates running for Spencer County magistrate, clerk, jailer, constable and Taylorsville City Commission responded to questionnaires prepared by The Spencer Magnet.

    Pick up your copy today so you can be informed about the upcoming election!

  • Community mourns a friend in Tichenor

    When close friends shared their memories of Steve Tichenor, they all agreed that he loved Spencer County and wanted to make it a better place.

    Tichenor, a well-known local businessman, farmer, public servant and developer, died at the age of 61 Friday after battling cancer.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    Pig Roast fundraiser at Pleasant Hill

    Pleasant Hill Christian Church is hosting a pig roast fundraiser Oct. 23 to benefit the church’s building fund.

    The event will be from 1 p.m. until dark and will include special musical guests.

    Pleasant Hill is located at the intersection of Highways 44 and 1579 between the Glensboro and Mount Eden communities.

    For more information, call 502-220-6275.

    Promiseland Pentecostal to host benefit gospel sing