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Today's News

  • A year-end message from Kentucky's governor

    I ran for governor to better position Kentucky to compete in the future.

     And despite inheriting a budget mess and dealing with an historic national recession that is damaging our economy while limiting state government’s resources, my goals for Kentucky haven’t changed.

     When we emerge from this recession, Kentucky must emerge not shell-shocked and shattered but stronger than before.

  • Trailer fire on West River Rd.

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

    Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department responded to an unoccupied trailer fire in the 3000 block of West River Rd. Thursday. Fire Chief Nathan Nation said the blaze started because of an electrical short. The home was in the process of being remodeled. No injuries were reported.

  • SCHS coat drive

    During the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 4, the National Honor Society held its annual coat drive at Spencer County High School.  With the help of students from Mrs.

  • District's site search continues

    In a special-called meeting December 10, the Spencer County Board of Education voted to re-advertise for a location for the future elementary school and discussed student achievement with principals and Site Based Decision Making representatives.

    The re-advertisement would drop 5-miles from the city center criteria for the property. Board member Scott Travis said he took a recent ride around and outside of Taylorsville.

  • Mt. Eden presents fire awards

    The Mt. Eden Fire Department held its annual Christmas Banquet  Saturday, Dec. 5. Captain Harold Herndon was presented the “Officer of the Year” Award and Firefighter/EMT Jon Yates was presented the “Firefighter of the Year” award.

  • Montell supports fourth class move

    Representative Brad Montell (R) pre-filed a bill last Monday that, if passed by the 2010 General Assembly, would change Taylorsville’s status from a fifth class to a fourth class city. The reclassification would allow the city commission to adopt ordinances to regulate and tax alcohol sales within the city limits.

    Montell said earlier this week that he anticipated the bill would pass.

  • Lady Bears fall to Anderson County

    The Spencer County Lady Bears dropped a 73-35 decision to a tough Anderson County team Saturday afternoon at the middle school.

    Facing what will surely be one of the favorites to reach Bowling Green from the region, the Lady Bears fell behind early and never were able to seriously challenge the visiting Bearcats.

    The visitors used their superior size inside to score easy baskets and the cause was not helped when senior Chelsea Gross went down with an injury and couldn’t play for most of the second half.

  • Fruit and vegetable conference Jan. 4-5 in Lexington

    The 2010 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will have something of interest for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production. This year’s event convenes January 4 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel, and concludes around 5 p.m. on January 5.

  • Judge denies Revard's request

    Raymond Revard, Jr. will still have to wear a monitoring device around his ankle, but can now attend church and school events with his children, said Circuit Judge Charles Hickman Friday. Revard remains on a home incarceration program after being charged in January for the shooting death of his wife, Lea Revard.

  • SCHS players make All-Star team

    If you followed the Spencer County Bears on the football field this past season, Cameron Smith stood out for his exciting play and any glance at the post-game stance would have your attention drawn to David Cross, whose consistency on the defensive side was evident.

    Both of these seniors were recognized for their outstanding play recently by being selected to the Greater Louisville Coaches Association All-Star Team, which played in the annual All-Star game this past Saturday afternoon at Southern High School in Louisville.