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Today's News

  • FROM THE WORD: Becoming a new creature

    John 3:1-7 – There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born?

  • LETTER: Gracie, one of God’s creatures

    She laid downcast and huddled in a small kennel at an animal supply store. One mat, one bowl, no attention from the customers. Her eyes no longer held the shine of a beloved pet, her body language gave no sign of hope. She was alone…forgotten. Her frail, abused, and severely malnourished body did not attract any potential new owner. Her abuser did a good job of breaking her spirit.

  • LETTER: Response to “Floodwall failure” story
  • BELIEVE IN HIM: Are you religious?

    “There are so many religions, can I know which one is correct?”  “Is Allah and God the same?”  “Don’t all religions lead to the same place?”  “Can I be a Buddhist and a Christian?”

  • Heart Gallery photos shows need for adoption in Kentucky

    It does not take a magic ring or being from another planet to be a hero.  It does not take a mind-blowing, mystical experience to be a saint.  All it really takes is love, compassion and a commitment to a child’s future.

    Adoptive parents Michael and Tracy Crossfield may not consider themselves heroes to their two adopted boys Tallas, 7, and Samuel, 6, – but they know their lives are blessed. 

  • LETTER: Thanks for helping Dare to Care

    Those involved with First Baptist Church of Taylorsville’s Dare to Care ministry would like to extend a special thanks to Country Mart, Faulkner Meats, Painters Local #118 of Louisville and the Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 for their donations.

    These efforts would not be possible without great community support.

    The First Baptist Church of Taylorsville

    Dare to Care

    Committee

     

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: District court

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on January 16, 2009.

    Traffic:

    Jennifer C. Brinkley. Unauthorized parking in a handicapped zone. Pled guilty. $250 fine, $143 court costs.

    Lisa N. Kendrick. Speeding 10 mph over the limit. Pled guilty. State traffic school. $143 court costs.

    Leslie G. Zoeller. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. Pled guilty. State traffic school. $143 court costs.

  • School board says teachers will keep their jobs

    Despite a stagnant economy and concerns for the immediate future, the Spencer County School Board voted unanimously Monday night to approve staffing allocations that reflect little change from the current year.

  • Celebrate the centennial of KY 4-H

    Kentucky 4-H has impacted the lives of thousands of youths since its inception. As it reaches its 100th anniversary, current and former 4-H’ers will be celebrating the organization’s past, relishing in its present and anxiously anticipating its future. You can help 4-H celebrate this milestone by showing your support for the organization throughout 2009.

  • Welcome home Babbit the rabbit

    Mrs. Baird’s class at Spencer County Elementary School had a welcome home party in honor of their class pet, Babbit the rabbit, after a brief stay at the vet’s office. Dr. Bennett was presented with a plaque thanking Elk Creek Animal Hospital for their outstanding community service.

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet