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Today's News

  • Gay marriage: How not to respond

    If you’re saddened at the direction our nation has turned, a direction now realized after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, you may be having a difficult time reconciling that according to your Christian beliefs.

    After all Christians are called to love others and hate sin and this often causes a spiritual division. Many are left to wonder how they should respond.

  • VBS Schedule

    Spencer Christian Church

    Spencer Christian Church will host its Vacation Bible School from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, through Friday, July 31. The theme will be “Everest – Conquering Challenges Through God’s Mighty Power.”
     

  • Church Happenings - Week of July 22

    Revival at Wakefiled Christian

    Revival services will be held at Wakefield Christian Church starting Wednesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. and lasting until Sunday, July 26. Wednesday’s speaker will be James Nale. On Thursday, Kim Lutz will bring the message. On Friday, Mark Turner will speak, with Anthony Noe speaking on Saturday evening. On Sunday, Mavis Bennett will speak in the morning with Lonnie Hill finishing the revival services Sunday night.

    Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

  • Local news matters

    Twice a year, we do a county-wide mailing of the Spencer Magnet. That means every address in the county receives a copy of our newspaper, whether you subscribe or not.

    For many of you, receiving the Magnet is a weekly occurrence. You’ve grown accustomed to opening up your mailbox each week, then opening up the pages to find out what’s happening in your community.

  • Fighting for Kentucky jobs

    For years, the Obama administration and its overzealous bureaucratic regulators at the EPA have waged a war against Kentucky coal jobs, miners, and their families. And I’ve vowed to do all I can to stop them. I’m pleased to report that recently the Senate Appropriations Committee, on which I serve, took an important step towards using Congress’s power of the purse to rein in the agency on several fronts, efforts that should help those not only in the coal industry but also farmers and Kentucky job creators.

  • From our readers: Show respect for veterans

    Growing up in a military family, I was taught to respect a veteran, because they risk their lives to protect us so we could be free.

    So how do we thank them? We put up flags and tombstones. Then we feel good about ourselves, pat each other on the backs. Then what happens? No one remembers to maintain it. And in time, it begins to show its age.

  • From our readers: City strives to improve

    This letter is being written to make the public aware of issues that the County and City face on a daily basis. Spencer County has been an agriculture county since the pioneer days. The impounding of Salt River and the creation of Taylorsville Lake in 1982 by the U.S. Corps of Engineers has brought in millions of dollars in needed revenues related to “boating and fishing” activities.

  • Agriculture - Local students attend FFA Leadership Camp

     

    Forty-one members of the Spencer County FFA Chapter attended the Kentucky FFA leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg the week of June 6-10. While there, members participated in a variety of leadership development classes, special interest classes, and recreational activities.

  • Agriculture - Mobley Named Kentucky FFA Star in Production

     

  • Agriculture - Summer tips for beef cattle

    Beef cattle production is a year-round job. There are certain things you can do to make things more organized, whether you have a spring-calving or a fall-calving herd.