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Today's News

  • Crash kills two on US 31

    Two people died Thursday morning as a result of a head-on collision on US 31-E in the southwestern portion of Spencer County.

    Phyllis M. Cook, 56, of Lebanon was driving northbound when she apparently lost control of her vehicle in a curve, said Trooper Ron Turley, Kentucky State Police public information officer. Her 2007 Chevrolet crossed the center line into the path of an oncoming vehicle driven by John V. Maradits, 43, of Louisville. Neither vehicle had passengers.

    Maradits was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bullitt County Coroner’s office.

  • Hell is real and can be avoided

    Did you know that more people believe in heaven than hell? Even if they do not believe in the actual existence of the place, almost everyone has their own concept. Some people believe it’s where all the “cool people” go, and that only fuddy-duddies go to heaven. They laugh and joke about the wild parties that take place, and that the “real” party won’t start until once they arrive. Others believe we are living in hell now and that our only escape is by death into heaven.

  • Free sports physicals

    Free sports physicals will be held at Spencer County Physical Therapy on Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.  Also,during the physicals, Dr. James Ransdell and Elk Creek Dental Care( located in the Physical Therapy Building) will be offering free custom sports mouthguards to the first 50 Spencer Co. athletes. Parents must be present to receive the free mouthguard. If anyone has any questions, please call Spencer County Physical Therapy at 477-0300 or Elk Creek Dental Care at 477-5800.  

     

  • Crossroads: Farm-City Funfest

    On Monday evening, June 15, the Spencer County Extension Service, along with the Spencer and Jefferson County Farm Bureaus and the Jefferson County Extension Service, is sponsoring the Crossroads:  Farm-City Funfest on the farm of Tommee Clark in Jeffersontown.  Sunny Acres Farm is located at 6516 Echo Trail in Jeffersontown.

        This year’s event will be focusing on buying locally produced goods and items.  There will be Farmers Market vendors set up along with many other displays relating to buying local. 

  • Napper named head coach

    A week after Matt Powenski resigned as head football coach at Spencer County High School, his chief assistant was named to replace him at the helm of the Bears’ program.

    Wes Napper was named last week officially as the new head football coach and inherits a program that Powenski helped guide to three straight playoff appearances.

    SCHS Athletic Director Brian Higdon made the announcement this week, calling Napper the “obvious choice.”

  • Take another look at God’s stimulus plan

    Here is the stimulas package America needs to come up with. It is very simple.

    Just look at 2 Chronicles 7:14:

    If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

  • Edwards joins teammates at NAIA World Series

     Campbellsville University’s baseball team made their first-ever appearance in the NAIA World Series recently with hometown athlete Craig Edwards. Edwards is a 2008 graduate of Spencer County and is pictured in the second row, third from right.

    NAIA World Series highlights:

    Campbellsville def. #4 William Penn, 5-2

    Kansas Wesleyan def. #1-Campbellsville, 5-4

    Campbellsville def. #2-Lindenwood, 17-8

    Campbellsville def. #3-Kansas Wesleyan, 11-0

    Campbellsville def. #3-Kansas Wesleyan, 4-0

  • Knights donate to Backpack Buddies

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • Body, Mind and Spirit awards

    This is the third year for the Jewish Hospital-Shelbyville Auxiliary’s Body Mind & Spirit Awards.  The Auxiliary created these awards to honor women in our community – not with a focus on business or industry, but to recognize the contributions of women who serve as examples to the rest of us for their stewardship of home, health or spiritual matters.

  • Church happenings

    “Beyond the

    Ashes” concert

    Beyond the Ashes will be in concert Saturday at 6 p.m. at Mount Eden Christian Church, located at 12241 Mount Eden Road (Hwy 53), in Mount Eden. A love offering will be taken following the concert. This group will be performing at the Grand Ole Opry in the weeks following their Mount Eden appearance.

    Big Spring dinner and music benefit