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Today's News

  • SPICE IT UP: Veggie chili with avocado salsa an unlikely but tasty dish for any season

    Chili does not really sound like a summer dish, unless it’s one of those nights when you just want to pretend it is winter and crank the air conditioning. This summer, though, I found a chili that I consider to be perfect for summer, in part because it can be made with fresh ingredients.

  • Man indicted for murder of Mount Eden native

    A Michigan fugitive has been indicted by a Franklin County Grand Jury for the 2010 murder of Mount Eden native Obie Murphy.

  • School board to discuss tax rate Thursday

    Property owners in Spencer County won’t have to deal with an increased tax rate if the Spencer County School Board heeds Superintendent Chuck Adams’ advice to implement the compensating tax rate at Thursday’s board meeting.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court Records Feb. 2011

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer District Court Feb. 4, 2011:

    Traffic:

    Jennifer L. Sisco, speeding 10 miles over the limit, guilty, contempt of court, $25, $180 fine to be paid in installments.

    Corry E. Adams, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, $500 fine.

    Amanda J. Arnold, speeding 14 miles over the limit, guilty, state traffic school and $143 court cost.

  • Best of show: Local man brings home State Fair winemaking prize

    If you prod Ed Whitworth into revealing the secret ingredient in his award-winning homemade wines, he’ll answer, “Passion.”

  • Deputy resigns

    Deputy Gordon Miles submitted his resignation to the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, Sheriff Buddy Stump confirmed Thursday morning.
    “Dear Sheriff Buddy Stump, it is with my deepest regret to inform you that as of today I am resigning from the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department effective immediately,” Miles wrote in his resignation letter, obtained by The Spencer Magnet on Thursday afternoon through an open records request. “It was an honor to serve under you and to work with a great group of people.”

  • Fugitive arrested in Spencer County

    A Waddy woman wanted by the Kentucky State Police for several offenses was arrested Wednesday in Spencer County.

  • Deputy resigns following suspension

    Deputy Gordon Miles submitted his resignation to the Spencer County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, Sheriff Buddy Stump confirmed Thursday morning.

    "Dear Sheriff Buddy Stump," Miles wrote in his resignation letter, obtained by The Spencer Magnet on Thursday afternoon through an open records request. "It is with my deepest regret to inform you that as of today I am resigning from the Spencer County Sheriff's Department effective immediately. It was an honor to serve under you and to work with a great group of people."

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  • Walton, Shores announce engagement

    Robert L. and Anne E. Walton of Taylorsville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Deanna E. Walton, to Tyler Shores, son of Ross Shores of North Carolina and Nancy Shores of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a niece of Dennis and Betty Merz of Falls City, Neb., and John and Laurie Peltier of Long Branch, Wash.
    The groom-to-be is a foster son of Momma Holmes.
    A wedding is set for July 21, 2012 at the Mellwood Art Center.