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Today's News

  • SCHS Dance team named season grand champions

    Ask any SCHS dancer to show you her new RING!  The team won the Jam Madness Championship rings.

    All teams’ scores from all over the country are tracked by JamFest over the entire season starting in August ‘08 and ending in May ‘09.  The team with the highest score wins the Season Championship.  

  • County creates 9-1-1 board

    Spencer County Fiscal Court will be getting a little expert advice when it comes to making decisions about emergency communication services.

    Magistrates approved the creation of a 9-1-1 Advisory Board Monday. The last time a similar committee existed was nearly 20 years ago.

    On the recommendation of Magistrates John Riley and Hobert Judd, fiscal court approved the 9-1-1 Advisory Board’s make-up and a list of duties that include evaluating the current dispatch service, communications equipment and making suggestions for improvement.

  • Strikers take 2nd

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • SCHS Dance team grand champs at HallowJam

    SCHS Dance Team won Grand Champion at HallowJam. The dance team defended their title from last year and won first place in Varsity Hip Hop, Grand Champion and the Judges Choice Award.  The team will travel to Floyd Central to compete on Nov. 7. Pictured above are: (front, from left) Leah Spears, Chelsea Livingston, Cassandra Smith, Taylor Fowler, Lauren Cox, Emma Baxter, Sydney Boatright, (middle) Alex Poole, Stephanie Coulter, Taylor Stone, Morgan Swisher, Sernah Ray, (back) Laurin Bennett, Alexis Hardin, Kelsey Jennings and Hannah Little.

  • State Auditor: Jenkins "likely" used card

    A state audit of Kentucky Association of Counties found that not only did David Jenkins contribute to the “self-serving culture” of the organization while president in 2008, but he was most likely the person who used his KACo credit card at two Louisville strip clubs and a Lexington escort service. 

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

    Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    Lions Club meeting

    The Spencer County Lions Club  will be meeting Monday at Elk Creek Restaurant and Grocery at 7 p.m.

    VFW Ladies Auxiliary chili supper

  • LETTER: Don't force religion on others
  • Spencer FFA competes at National Convention

    Spencer County FFA members represented the Kentucky FFA Association in a number of activities at the National FFA Convention was held October 20-24th in Indianapolis, Indiana.  

    Highlights of the convention were when Stephanie Mitchell was named one of the four national Star Finalists in Agriscience and Andrew Baird was selected as one of the four Star Finalists for Star Farmer. This was a first for the Spencer Chapter and for Kentucky. Mitchell and Baird were among finalist selected from over 1,200 members who received the American degree.

  • Fairness and charter governments

    Exactly what were lawmakers thinking when they created Kentucky’s statute on charter governments?

    Circuit Judge Charles Hickman hopes to discover what transpired during that process as the case of City of Taylorsville v. Spencer County Fiscal Court continues into its second year.

    “I think it is important that we look into the legislative history,” said Hickman Friday. “What was the need for enacting the statute?”

  • Free smoke detectors

    Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department plans to start going door to door installing 100 donated smoke detectors, thanks to the generosity of Wal-Mart, said TSCFD Chief Nathan Nation.

    “The goal of the program is to install smoke detectors in homes of the elderly, families of small children, lower income families and those who live in manufactured or mobile homes,” said Nation.

    If you are in need a smoke detector please call the TSCFD at 502-477-3228.