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Today's News

  • Back in Time: Briar Ridge Christian Church

    Yet another photo from the files of Finchville resident David Clark, this depicts the congregation of the Upper Briar Ridge Christian Church in the 1940s. Clark said he can pick out his father in the picture and knows that he, himself, is in there, but isn’t sure where he is. Do you know anyone in this photo? Email us at editor@spencermagnet.com or call 477-2239 ext. 24 to share your memories of this day or if you see yourself or a relative in the photo.

  • Soccer Association ends season with 'Fun Day'

    The most recent Spencer County Soccer Association “Fun Day” event was perfect. This event is held at the end of each soccer season for all members of the club.  Everyone could enjoy jumping in the inflatables, challenging themselves at the kicking inflatable, watching exciting soccer matches throughout the day, taking a chance at winning a raffled item, having their faces painted, purchasing spirit wear, and enjoying a bite to eat with the family. 

  • First Deer
  • Unleashed: Chapter 7

    Chapter 7

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

    When I saw, “Welcome to California,” my heart stopped. “Dad, I’m sorry! I read the directions wrong. Surely Doc Albert didn’t want us in California!”

  • State police remind drivers to be on lookout for deer in the roadways

    State police are reminding Kentucky drivers that it’s fall and that means the state’s deer population is very active. Motorists will see more deer crossing roadways. And deer hunting season begins Nov. 10 and that means motorists will see even more of the animals on or near highways.

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, state police spokesman, said in a news release that motorists need to take extra precautions when driving during fall months.

  • Public Record

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer District Court on Sept. 28, 2012:

    Charlotte R. Ferguson (1971), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school, $143 court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

    Mark Holbrook (1970), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possession, guilty, $163 in fines and court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • Here are a few tips for seniors who are worried about memory problems

    Dear Savvy Senior,

    My mother, who’s 72, has become very forgetful lately and is worried she may have Alzheimer’s. Is her forgetfulness really something we should worry about? What should we do?

    Worried Daughter

    Dear Worried,

  • Capture the moment

    I got my first camera for Christmas when I was almost 9 years old. The first pictures I ever took were of my brothers opening presents.

    Over the years, I took many photos, often of family, friends and our home, but occasionally stranger subjects. (My mother got increasingly frustrated by the photos I kept taking of the trees in our front yard.)

  • Encouragement: A meaningful gift for everyone

    He was about 14 years old, had been taking trumpet lessons for a couple of years and appeared to be excelling in his talent. Finally, he was asked to do a trumpet solo at his small local church on a Sunday evening service with about 60 people in attendance. In preparation, on several occasions, he had practiced with the church piano player and now felt ready.

  • SCMS cross country team earns first trophy

    Several members of the Spencer County Middle School Cross Country team didn’t relax during fall break — they attended the Shelby County Middle and Elementary Invitational Meet on Oct. 16.

    Every SCMS team member that attended medaled in the meet. As a team, the boys earned second place, and received the first ever trophy for the cross country team.

    Upcoming events include the KTCCA Meet of Champions in Lexington on Saturday.