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Today's News

  • Schubert elected as Angus Association delegate

    Anne Patton Schubert of Taylorsville was elected as a delegate to the 128th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 14 in Louisville, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

    Schubert, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., is one of 332 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members in their state to serve as a representative at the annual meeting.

  • Supplemental revenue assistance program coming to a close

    Authority for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance (SURE) program, authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill, will draw to a close Sept. 30, 2011.

    “FSA wants to ensure that all eligible producers are aware of the approaching deadline,” said FSA State Executive Director, John W. McCauley.

  • The tomato trials of 2011

    The first piece of good news is that this year turned out better than last.

    In 2010, I wrote, “Sadly this year was sort of a bust for the vast majority of what I planted.” I can’t do that year after year, so thank goodness the tomatoes and zucchini kept pace this time around.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Five Spencer County High students attend Governor's Scholars Program 2011

    Five students from Spencer County were named as participants in the Governor’s Scholar Program for 2011 in last week’s edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    When recognized by the Governor’s office, Governor’s Scholar students are organized and recognized in the Congressional district determined by their home residency.

  • Seven Spencer students name Sent. Jeff Green scholars

    Seven students from Spencer County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards.

    Their awards may be renewed each year of college if they continue high scholastic achievement, making the total value of their KEES worth $10,000.

  • Spencer students benefit from early college program

    By CHRISTINA L. KERN, Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University recently served as host to students from Spencer County participating in an early college program.
    The program was for students who just completed eighth grade and are going into high school this fall, according to Dr. DeWayne Frazier, associate vice president for academic affairs.

  • Covenant churches plan 25th anniversary celebration

    The Covenant Churches of Taylorsville – All Saints Roman Catholic Church, First Christian Church of Taylorsville (Disciples of Christ) and Taylorsville United Methodist Church – are planning an anniversary celebration, marking 25 years since they entered into a covenant with one another.

    The celebration will be Sunday at 5 p.m. at First Christian Church, which is located at 403 Main Cross St. A meal will follow the service in the church’s fellowship hall.

  • COLUMN: God gets things done

    People come to me and ask me: “Why don’t the leaders promote the county like you did?” I really don’t know why; but, one thing I do know is that our fiscal court and I had a lot of faith in Jesus Christ.

    Many times we would bring up things that needed to be done and before we jumped into trying to do them we would go home and pray about them. By doing this, we would find out Jesus knew a lot more about doing the things we were trying to do than we did.