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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Taylorsville High School Class of ‘73

    The Taylorsville class of 1973 held its 35th reunion on October 25, at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville.

  • Ugly end to Bears’ first season in the playoffs

    Spencer County’s football season came to an ugly end Friday night as they suffered a 32-19 loss to Louisville Shawnee in the opening round of the 3A playoffs in a game that exposed the consequences of a poor finish.

    There was the failure to finish a game-opening drive by the Bears after they drove the ball to inside the one-yard line of Shawnee, a failure to finish the season strong and a failure to finish with class as the game ended with a brawl brought on by poor sportsmanship on both sides.

  • Circuit Court Clerk goes to College

    Becky M. Robinson, circuit court clerk for Spencer County, participated in the 2008 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College hosted Oct. 22-24 in Louisville by the Administrative Office of the Courts. Circuit court clerks have offices in all 120 Kentucky counties and are responsible for managing the records of circuit and district courts.

  • Developer has plans for 500 new homes

    Spencer County Planning and Zoning decided Thursday night they would not move forward with plans to rezone more than 400 acres located just west of Spencer County Elementary. Instead, members urged the developer of a subdivision with 500 projected homes to first seek the approval of Taylorsville city officials.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: District court

    The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on October 17, 2008.

    Traffic:

    Dustin W. Thomas. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. State traffic school.

    John C. Wheelock. Speeding 25 mph over the limit. State traffic school.

    Eric S. Wigginton Jr. Charge #1, disregarding traffic control device, traffic light. Guilty. $20 fine plus $143 court costs. Charge #2, failure to illuminate headlamps. Dismissed/merged.

  • Proposal to turn jail into a museum

    As the county seeks to utilize their limited resources as efficiently as possible, a local historical group is hoping to convince fiscal court to turn one of those resources into a museum.

    For the past several months, the old jail house sitting behind the county courthouse has been vacant. Once used as a local craft store by the Spencer County Gourd Society, the jail is now being considered by magistrates as a location to safely store the county’s voting machines.

  • Tickets now available for Christmas Home Tour

    Members of the Main Street Committee are hoping to repeat last year’s success with the Christmas Home Tour with over a 100 visitors discovering the wonder of the season in private homes across the county.

    “I think people enjoy seeing other people’s homes,” said event organizer Beverly Ingram. “Not only does it put you in a festive mood, but it shows what we have to offer here” in terms of history.

    Like the arts-and-craft bungalow owned by Loretta Bivens located just outside of Taylorsville proper on Townhill Road.

  • Flames get in some Kick or Treat action

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • KY Women in Agriculture

     During their 9th Annual Meeting, the Kentucky Women in Agriculture (KWIA) elected officers and district delegates to their Board of Directors. 

  • TES Oct Perfect Attendance