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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    District court

    The Honorable Judge Matthew K. Eckert presided over the following cases in district court on September 8, 2009.

    Small claims:

    Aaron Scott Messer v Grider Home Improvements; David Grider. Judgment for Aaron Scott Messer in the amount of $750 plus costs and interest.

    Civil:

    Winterwood Inc. v Brittany Semones. Court finds for Winterwood Inc.

    Winterwood Inc. v Jenna Rader. Court finds for Winterwood Inc.

     

  • School happenings

    Family night at TES

  • Delivery day for All Saints

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

    All Saints Catholic Church had a special delivery Tuesday morning when a new steeple was delivered. Plans are to erect the structure this morning after the arrival of a crane. The church’s original steeple was damaged as a tornado swept through the area in Feb. 2008.

  • Fatal accident

    A Taylorsville man was killed in a multi-vehicle accident in the early morning hours of Oct. 11 in Mt. Washington.

    According to the Kentucky State Police, a vehicle operated by Kevin Sullivan, 22, of Mount Washington, was traveling north in the southbound lanes of US 31 East.

    Sullivan collided with a vehicle operated by Joseph Smith, 40, of Taylorsville and then a northbound vehicle operated by Michael L. Workman, 22, of Taylorsville.

    During the collision, the northbound vehicle of Robert Gaddie of Mt. Washington struck the rear of Workman’s car.

  • Losses keep Big Blue hoopla at bay for another week

    Following a hiccup, Kentucky’s Phase Two began at Auburn last week, fending off Big Blue hoops hoopla another week.

    Losing at South Carolina was a hiccup. Phase Two began on a wave of platinum numbers – zero penalties, first time since the quarterback was named Pookie 18 years ago; zero turnovers; 100 yards-plus rushing from two backs; A touchdown from each of three quarterbacks; and, defense that smothered Auburn and muffled a crowd of 85,000 leaving celebration to a gleeful section of blue-clads.

  • PHOTO: Girls soccer

    Spencer County’s Cheyenne McKinley battled three Henry County players during a recent home game. The Lady Bears’ had their season come to an end Monday night with a 7-0 loss to Shelby County in the opening round of the 16th District tournament. The girls ended their regular season with a tough 3-2 loss on the road to Bardstown and finished the season with a 5-9 record.

     

     

  • County roads to be paved

    With $200,000 to spend toward paving county roads, magistrates decided to split the amount up evenly between their five districts, giving each $40,000 worth of blacktop.

    On the list of roads with the greatest needs were Hickory Lane, Shagbark Drive, Carrithers Lane, Rolling Trail, Lakeside Drive, Murphy Lane, Goose Creek Road and Hochstrasser Road. In some cases, the funds will only allow portions of these roads to be coated with new asphalt.

    Magistrate John Riley objected to the county having to pave roads that were promised to be completed by developers.

  • Church happenings

    Plum Creek Baptist Church chili supper & Gospel concert

    There will be a chili supper and Gospel concert  at 5 p.m. Friday at Plum Creek Baptist Church.  For more information, please call the church office, 502-477-2582. Plum Creek Baptist Church is located at the corner of Highway 44 & Plum Creek Road in Waterford. 

    Old Gospel Barn Special Singing 

    The Old Gospel Barn, located at 11286 Louisville Road (Hwy 31E), Cox’s Creek, will be having a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

  • LETTER: Some have been quick to judge

    I have been thinking about all the publicity lately about our county judge and the views expressed by some of our citizens.

    Often we are influenced by others’ views without knowing all the facts, the people involved or the circumstances. We are quick to judge and express our views before listening to others with an open mind. It is so easy to sit back and pass judgment on others. Sometimes we forget that there may be other opinions different from our own.

  • JROTC builds future leaders

    Some two dozen high schoolers stood in neat rows beside the football field. No fidgeting, no comic grins.

    They’ve been coming out for the new JROTC program since August, and they know the drill. Clad in white t-shirts and black shorts, the students break rank only on command to begin laps around the track.

    Science teacher and Army Reserve 1st Lt. Robert Naylor joined the cadets on the run. When he started the program, teachers told him the kids wouldn’t last.