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Today's News

  • Focus continues on Asian carp

     

    The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past 12 months and envisioning the possibilities for the new year.
    The directors of the Fisheries, Wildlife and Wildlife Diversity divisions at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently previewed what’s ahead in 2017.

  • Public Record - Week of January 1, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office from September 28, 2016 through October 10, 2016.

    Minor Chapel AME Church/Kentucky Annual Conference, Nashville, TN to Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville, KY, Inc., Taylorsville, KY. Property on Jefferson Street. $10,000.

    Gary D. Ford and Gloria L. Ford, Taylorsville, KY to Monica L. Stine and Stephen Daniel Stine, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 33A in Cottonwood Estates. $334,000.

  • USDA eases land transfer process for farm owners

    Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam today announced that beginning Jan. 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer an early termination opportunity for certain Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts, making it easier to transfer property to the next generation of farmers and ranchers, including family members. The land that is eligible for the early termination is among the least environmentally sensitive land enrolled in CRP.

  • Gov. Bevin declares 2017 as Year of the Bible

     The “Year of the Bible” will apparently last 24 months in Kentucky.

    Gov. Matt Bevin has declared 2017 the “Year of the Bible” in Kentucky even though he proclaimed 2016 the “Year of the Bible” last December.

    Both proclamations pleased Pastor Mark Harrell of Victory Christian Fellowship church in Somerset, who said Wednesday that Bevin’s actions are in support of a statewide Bible reading marathon.

  • Church Happenings - Week of December 28, 2016

    Financial Peace class at Spencer Christian Church

  • Car rams into home - Homeowner uninjured, driver charged

     

    Pauline Ingram got the shock of her life Wednesday afternoon when a car came crashing through her house, where she was sitting on the couch, recovering from open heart surgery.

    It happened so fast at her home on Mount Eden Road that, at first, she wasn’t even sure what happened.

  • City ready to begin pipe work on floodwall

    The City of Taylorsville has ordered the materials to complete the pipe work needed for the recertification for the levee.
    Earlier this month, members of the Levee Commission appealed to the city for help in installing permanent pipes that will carry rain water from large flood basins over the floodwall and into the Salt River. The pipes are a requirement for the recertification process.

  • Nation sworn in as new city commissioner

     

  • Sheriff ignores call to return equipment

    A week after the Spencer County Fiscal Court ordered Sheriff Buddy Stump to return equipment, used for issuing identification cards, to the Emergency Management Director, that equipment remains in the Sheriff’s possession and Judge-Executive John Riley is trying to determine what action to take next.

  • What’s happening - Week of December 28, 2016

    Spencer Magnet early deadlines and holiday office hours
     
    The Spencer Magnet will have early advertising and news deadlines for the New Year’s Day holiday.
    The deadline for the January 4th edition is Thursday, Dec. 29th at noon.
    The Spencer Magnet will be closed on Monday, January 2nd.

    Circuit Clerk’s Office holiday closings