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Today's News

  • Top of the class: Achievement abounds in local education

    Richards named to Bethlehem High honor roll

    The following Spencer County students have been named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2010-11 academic year at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown, Kentucky.
     
    “A-B” Honor Roll: Grade 9 – Katherine J. Richards of Spencer County.

    Locals named to Center College dean's list

  • A 'Love' story

     The name “Salt River Tom” is familiar to many Spencer County residents, but in case you don’t know who he was, here’s a primer.

  • Combatting insects on indoor plants important

    Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the under side of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lack luster. Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.

  • Veggielicious: Now is the time to plan your garden

    Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2011 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.

  • Veggielicious: Now is the time to plan your garden

    Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2011 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.

  • Public Record: Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recently recorded from the Spencer County Clerk’s Office:

    Master Commissioner’s Deed, to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., McLean, Va., 701 Crescent Ridge Drive, Taylorsville, $250,000.

    Brian C. Drain and Marie E. Drain, Mt. Eden, to Samuel W. Murray and Lorie A. Murray, Mt. Eden, Lot 45 Audubon P ark, Phase II, $129,000.

    Household Finance Corp., Pomona, Calif., to Paul H. Allgeier, Lots 9, 10, 11 Tindle Ridge Estates, 293 Paul Avenue, Taylorsville, $133,000.

  • A promise to serve: Bentley joins department

    The Spencer County Sheriff’s Department welcomed deputy  Jonathan Bentley recently to its staff. Bentley, pictured above in middle, is sworn in by Judge David Hayse of Fayette County.

  • Neighborly service: Local man lends helping hand when snow strikes

    Mitchell Keeling, pictured above, enjoys helping others in times of need. According to neighbors, every time it snows in Spencer County, Keeling gets out his tractor and scrapes several of the driveways near his home on Dale Lane.

  • Waits joins Magnet

    The Spencer Magnet welcomes Taylorsville resident Michael Waits as our new graphic designer and production assistant – bringing with him many years of fruitful experience in the field of advertising and graphic design.

    Michael joins the Magnet staff after having worked for nearly 10 years as an artist at Hillsdale Furniture, LLC., located in Louisville, KY.

  • Out in the cold?

    This past week the expression “out in the cold” has really meant something.

    With temperatures in the single digits and snow covering the ground, I don’t think I want to be left out in the cold. Between the wind whipping into every little crease in my clothes, the snow blowing in my face, or the slippery ice under my feet, it can be downright uncomfortable.