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Today's News

  • PHOTO: First place in dairy judging

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    The Spencer County FFA Dairy Judging team  (from left) Allie McGaughey, Lauren Brown, Stetson Baird, and Jacob Walker placed first in the Eastern Kentucky University Dairy Judging contest  held July 26.   Stetson Baird was high individual.

  • Getting ready for start of school

    The first day of school is just around the corner for Spencer County Public School students and there is some important information both parents and students should know before showing up on Aug. 11.

    Taylorsville Elementary School

    Taylorsville Elementary students can expect few changes this school year.

  • HISTORY: Officer owed his life to Firehouse fire

     It had been another grueling day and night of work for Taylorsville Police Officer Floyd Snare.

    Because of the resignation of daytime officer W.M. Cook 12 days earlier, Snare was doing double duty, covering both the day and night shifts. He was exhausted by the time he was able to go home to his apartment on the second floor of the Taylorsville Firehouse about 3:15 in the morning, Saturday, Feb. 13, 1941. Snare’s wife was in Hickman because of the death of her mother. 

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    Octoberfest information

    Spencer County October fest, will be October 1 and 2. The theme will be “Down On The Farm.”

    For booth rental contact Gary Kehne at 376-2376. For parade registrations , call Keith Thomas at 572-5555 and for pageant information, contact Patsy Lewis at 321-0093.

     Meet the GOP candidates

  • FROM THE WORD: Heaven and hell

    Some people call me an old time preacher. They may be right, I am old enough! I am 80 years old and still like the challenge Jesus Christ gives me in serving him.

    I preach that heaven is a beautiful place which God has prepared for the ones who have given their heart to him through his son, Jesus Christ. I believe Christ is sitting on the right hand of God the father, interceding our prayers.

  • LETTER: What airport issue was really about

    When the airport issue hit Spencer County, it was not about anyone’s backyard as much as it was the wrong thing for the wrong purpose.  Our family farm’s potential runway site was immediately pulled from one of the three original priority sites because of my barking and biting dog way of doing things.

  • Meat prices reflect supply, demand

    Consumers may be in the driver’s seat when it comes to higher meat prices. Indications are that retail meat prices may rise to record highs later this year, according to a University of Kentucky agricultural economist, and it all rests on that bedrock of free market economics – supply and demand.

  • Sports update: Find out what's going on in area sports

    Stallions football board meeting

    The Spencer County Stallions board will be having an open board meeting Sunday, August 8, at 2 p.m. at the Fiscal Court building. All parents are encouraged to attend.

    Alumni game

    The Spencer County High School soccer “Once a Bear ALWAYS a Bear” alumni game will be held August 13 at 6 p.m. Know a former player that would be interested in participating,  contact Teresa Pfeiffer at teresalpfeiffer@insightbb.com or 502-599-3382.

  • LETTER: Deputies staying with Coulter
  • LETTER: Fire department not soliciting for money

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire District is not soliciting any donations.  The phone calls being made in our community are on behalf of the Louisville Professional Firefighters Union.  This is in no way associated with the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire District.

    Nathan B. Nation

    Chief of Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire