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Today's News

  • Historian digs up information at county clerk’s office

    Every year people who want to learn more about their family histories visit the office of the county clerk in Kentucky courthouses.

  • AutoZone open for business

    AutoZone is now open for business.

  • Seven Counties opens at new location

    The staff at Seven Counties poses for a picture during an open house on Monday afternoon. From left are Terri Williams, Amanda Goodlett, Melissa Davis, Sharon Trew, Elizabeth Reichert, Stephany Pond and Thom Cherry. Seven Counties hosted the open house to invite community members into its new, larger office located at 80 E. Main St. Seven Counties is the state-designated regional behavioral health and developmental services center which serves Spencer County, as well as Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby and Trimble counties.
     

  • Davis graduates from basic

    Army National Guard Pfc. Allison M. Davis graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Historical Society to present 'One-room School Days' program

    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical  Society’s annual dinner will be held upstairs at the Sanctuary Art Center,  95 East Main Street, at 6:30 p.m. on March 28.

  • Part 2: Big names in Spencer County history

    Editor’s note: The following is a continuation of local historian Tom Watson’s column on historical figures important to Spencer County. See last week’s edition of The Spencer Magnet for part one. Tom Watson also included the following note about last week's article: "Thanks to Charles Darnell for spotting a typo in the original article of March 9. John Speed was not a Confederate. It should have stated that he joined the Union service and was with Sherman's Army during the march to the sea."

  • A tad bit 'o luck

    “The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.” — Kendall Hailey



  • Soda bread offers a mild, smooth texture, flavor

    I discovered Irish soda bread the first time I went to the Irish Rover in Louisville 7 or 8 years ago. I love their fish and chips but the soda bread holds a special place in my heart. It is my favorite item at the Rover, and I order my food as quickly as I can so my basket of bread will arrive sooner than later.

  • COLUMN: A season to remember

    Last Wednesday’s rainy, gray skies surely didn’t help the mood around Spencer County following the disappointing loss the night before in the finals of the 8th Region Tournament. After a huge build-up and dreams of going to Rupp Arena were crushed in a 70-50 loss, you can’t blame players and fans for being a bit depressed.

  • Grizzlies are conference champs