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  • What's Happening

    Halloween Photos

    Just a reminder! If you had your child’s photo taken at the Spencer Magnet during Trick or Treat on Main, the photos are in and may picked up any time M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Letters to Santa due today

  • Spencer County 8th highest in state unemployment rates

    Unemployment rates rose in 112 Kentucky counties between October 2007 and October 2008, fell in six counties and stayed the same in two, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Marriages, district court

    Marriage licenses

    The following marriage licenses were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of August 2008.

    Sara Elizabeth Rogers, 19, Taylorsville to Preston Ryan Holmes, 19, Taylorsville.

    Angela Christina Nolen, 28, Taylorsville, to Michael Scott Cecil, 32, Taylorsville.

    The following marriage licenses were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of September 2008.

    Pauline Dominque Michelle Boisgerault, 18, Taylorsville to Jon H. Bennington, 53, Taylorsville.

  • Meet author Shirley Bullock Saturday

     

    In 1888, the U. S. president was Grover Cleveland, Jack the Ripper terrorized London, the Dutch painter Van Gogh cut off the lower part of his left ear in a bout of mental illness, and the Great Blizzard hit the eastern seaboard of the U. S. killing over 400 people.

  • Four teens killed in Bell County

    Kentucky State Police have reported that thirteen people died in nine separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, December 1 through Sunday, December 7, – including four teenagers.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Road crews prepare for winter storm

    State and local road crews are preparing for the season's first ice storm as a wintry front heads toward Spencer and neighboring counties today.

    "We're ready for snow, ice or whatever," said Collis Rogers, Spencer County road supervisor.

    Rogers said his crew of nine employees are prepared to be called out at a moments notice if road conditions worsen with falling temperatures. Their plan of action would be to spread cinders across 200 miles of county-maintained roads.

  • School board, other Monday night meetings cancelled

    All Spencer County School events, including tonight's school board meeting, have been cancelled due to inclement weather.

    The school board meeting is expected to be reschelduled for later this week or early part of next week.

    In other cancellations:

    Monday night's Spencer County Extension Council meeting has been reschelduled for Monday, January 26 at 6 p.m.

    If you know of additional cancellations, call the Spencer Magnet at 477-2239, ext. 5.

     

  • Hickman, Myles attend Circuit Judge’s College

    Court of Justice offers continuing legal education for Circuit Court and Family Court judges

     

    Circuit Judges Charles R. Hickman and John David Myles, who serve Anderson, Shelby and Spencer counties, participated in the 2008 Circuit Judge’s College held Oct. 26-30 in Covington. The Administrative Office of the Courts offered the college for Circuit Court judges and Family Court judges throughout the state.

  • PHOTO: Three taken to hospital after accident on Bloomfield Rd. Sunday

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Roll over accident – The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department responded to a one vehicle injury accident with a rescue in the 3700 block of Bloomfield Road Sunday.  Firefighters and EMS workers found three people still inside the vehicle.  Three people were transported via ambulance to Jewish Shelbyville Hospital.

  • Disc golf, flying here soon

    Within six months of playing his first round of disc golf, Michael Waits realized what thousands before him had discovered – this game is addictively fun.

    As a resident of Taylorsville, however, if Waits wanted to get a fix for his newfound healthy habit, he had to drive to Louisville, Lexington or even Elizabethtown to find a course.