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  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court March 7, 14

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases in Spencer District Court March 7, 2014:

    Traffic:
    Bo Brady (1989), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs second offense, amended to third offense, amended to first offense, guilty, $728 fine and bench filing fee, 30 days suspended operator’s license, Alcohol and Drug Education Program. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • Spencer County prisoner's attempted escape thwarted by good samaritan

    by RANDY PATRICK, The Kentucky Standard

    A Good Samaritan truck driver passing near the 14-mile marker thwarted a potential prisoner escape on the westbound lane of the Blue Grass Parkway Wednesday afternoon.

    The unnamed prisoner, a juvenile, was back in custody by 4:35 and no one was injured.

  • Library programs include book club, tech week

    The following programs are at the Spencer County Public Library this March:
    • Brown Bag Book Club at the Spencer County Public Library at noon, March 14. Bring your lunch if you are on your lunch break; we will have refreshments. Participants can share their love of reading with new friends.
    • On March 15 community members can sign up for Kynect at the Spencer County Public Library from noon until 2 p.m.  Participants should call to make an appointment 477-8137.  

  • What's happening — Week of March 12, 2014

    Christmas on Main Committee to host kick-off meeting
    The local Christmas on Main Street committee is getting an early start on planning this year and will host its kick-off meeting March 13, 5:30 p.m., at the Taylorsville Community Church, formerly First Assembly of God, in the fellowship hall. Anyone wanting to be involved with the annual Christmas festival hosted in Taylorsville is encouraged to attend. 
    Committee chair Diana Hilbert can be reached at 502-422-1537 for more information.

  • Hometown Opry to benefit project graduation

    The Spencer County High School Class of 2014 is hosting the first Hometown Opry March 22 at the high school.The fundraiser will benefit the class of 2014’s Project Graduation and will feature all local talent, including The Lawson Brothers, Van Waylon, Victory Road, THIS (the band), The Hall Brothers, Bluzengrass, Maria Kellog, Samuel Firkins, Honky Tonk Road, Danielle Curtsinger, Megan Stout, Jarrad Mattingly and other musicians.

  • Carroll joins Spencer Magnet as new editor

     

  • Trial date set in Stevens case

    Trial dates have been set for a Bloomfield man facing child sex abuse charges in both Spencer and Estill counties.In Spencer County, Robert Michael Stevens, 35, of Franklin Road, is charged with three counts of first-degree rape involving a victim under 12 years of age, three counts of incest involving a victim under 12 or serious physical injury and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse victim under 12 years of age. His trial in Spencer County has been scheduled to start Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. according to court documents.

  • Sisler-Maggard contract questioned
  • STANDOFF: Levee vs. Blue Bridge

     

  • Fiscal court to allow Youth Baseball to lease concession stand

    by PHYLLIS MCLAUGHLIN, Special to The Spencer Magnet