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Today's News

  • COLUMN: The Easter message is a simple truth

    Sometimes we make things so difficult.  We take the simple and wrap it up in complicated explanations.  We use big words where little ones will do.  And as pastors, sometimes we’ll throw in a little Greek or Hebrew just for fun!
    This time of year we can see the simple truth of God’s plan for us very clearly.  It is simply written in the difference between Friday and Sunday.  It is just a little difference that makes all the difference in the world.

  • COLUMN: This week’s paper is on us

    Many of you were surprised when you went to your mailboxes and found today’s edition of the Spencer Magnet. And, don’t worry – you will not be receiving a bill for this edition – because this one is on us!
    It is important to us to do whatever we can to see that everyone has access to today’s issue because it not only contains our regular A and B sections, but it also has a C section that focuses on health, and it includes our annual Easter section.

  • Last Supper portrayed at Fisherville Baptist

    First Baptist Church of Fisherville will present its Last Supper pageant at 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 21.  There is no admission charge and childcare will be provided.
    The drama will be in full costume with complete staging, lights and music.  Each disciple will share his experience and relationship to Jesus.  The portrayal of the Last Supper then follows. The disciples are all members of The First Baptist Church of Fisherville.

  • Democrats host vote drive

    The Spencer County Democrats hosted a “Get out the Vote” drive on Saturday.
    Carmin Gaines, Winford Sweazy, Diane Sheeley, Betty Schmidt and Jane Schultz participated.
    “We signed up several new voters,” Gaines said.

  • Baby Nethery born March 10

    Josh and Heather Nethery of Mount Eden welcomed their baby boy, Ethan Todd Nethery, to the world March 10 at 2:20 a.m.
    Ethan was born at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, weighing 8 pounds, 14.3 ounces. He was 20.5 inches long.
    Ethan was also welcomed by his grandparents, Gary and Teri Nethery, Ken Moore and Ruth Moore-May; and his great-grandmother, Oneita Moore.

  • Local roads to close for work Thursday and Friday

    Temporary lane closures on Ky. 44 in Spencer County between the Bullitt/Spencer County line and Saddlebrook Road (mile points 0 and 2) are scheduled for later this week, according to a news release from the Department of Highways District 5 Office.
    These lane closures are scheduled for Thursday and Friday to allow for roadway resurfacing.
    The actual starting date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur, the news release said.

  • Local VFW, Ladies Auxiliary meet second Thursday of the month

    Taylorsville VFW Post #11426 and the Ladies Auxiliary have their monthly meeting the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The post is located at 106 Washington Street, Taylorsville. All veterans and their spouses are encouraged to attend.
     

  • Fairgrounds gets a facelift

    The Spencer County Fairgrounds will soon be sporting lots of new features thanks to a matching grant from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Jenkins DUI trial starts Thursday

    The trial of former Spencer County Judge-Executive David Jenkins is set to begin Thursday in Shelby County. Jenkins is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

  • A wish come true

    In a lot of ways, the crippling effects of Huntington’s Disease have taken 17-year-old Cody Goodlett prisoner. But last Wednesday, Goodlett, who lives in Little Mount with his mother, step-father and siblings, got to taste a bit of freedom that he hasn’t experienced since his startling diagnosis in January 2008.