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Today's News

  • CAUTION: Speed limit change on Glenview Drive

    County officials will reduce the speed limit on one residential street after neighbors there complained about fast drivers and dangerous conditions.  

    A speeding driver on Glenview Drive hit Tina Piercy’s family dog last week — it could’ve easily been a neighborhood child, she said.  

    The frustrated mother said neighbors have considered throwing a box of nails in the street to slow dangerous drivers.

  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • GUEST COLUMN: More work needed to stop prescription drug abuse

    by Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiard

  • Weight team takes 6th at Grant Co. Invitational

    The SCHS weight team competed on March 20th at the Grant County Invitational. The weight lifting competition consisted of the bench press, squat, and power clean. The team finished 6th overall, just missing a team trophy by 3 points.

  • Kids carry flag for 'Little League' congress

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    These kids participated, by carrying a flag, in the opening ceremony of the 25th Little League International Congress held in Lexington: Kobe Mitchell, Jackson Cole, Jacob Mitchell, Audrey Michels, Ethan Michels, Emily Sibert, Rachel Sibert, Jacob Cole, Halle Cotton, Brodye Manning, Cutter Whitely

  • Trageser to run as independent

    Lawrence Trageser, 44, filed a statement of candidacy Monday. He will be seeking the office of Taylorsville Magistrate District 1.

    Trageser will be listed on the general election ballot as an independent candidate, but he considers himself a representative of the Tea Party – a movement focused on fiscal conservatism.

    “I want to rid this county of the cancer that is in local politics,” said Trageser.

    He also questioned the benefit of the occupational and insurance premium taxes for county residents.

  • Junior star

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Donated dresses bring prom dreams to life

    From the moment the model stepped on stage there was a buzz in the audience. The strapless, red gown shimmered as the young brunette glided under the spotlights. When she turned in small circles, the delicate beadwork glittered like stardust.

    “Let’s start the bidding at $2,” said Eleschia Murphy. “Okay, I have two, now do I have three?”

  • FEATURE: Patchwork beauties

    The only way Jan Milby of Fisherville ever learned to quilt was sitting at a long wooden quilt frame with her mother and grandmother. That’s how she learned as a child. She made her first quilt in 1990-91. It too her that long to hand-stitch it.

    For the past year, she’s been learning to machine quilt.

    “It’s much faster and so fun and rewarding,” she said. “I can quilt a wall and hanging in an afternoon. My goal is to receive a shower or wedding invitation and make a quilt by the time the event happens.”

  • Big blue blues

    One and done for Kentucky. One step short that is, of a Final Four.

    Basketball season in the Commonwealth did not end last Saturday, merely changed seasons.

    We move on to silver linings.

    • Kentucky is going to the Final Four. Well, Lexington native Shelvin Mack is.

    • Kentucky’s Lady Cats are a win away from a Final Four (at this writing).

    • Butler U. is the New Hoosiers. Milan legend Bobby Plump and Jimmy Chitwood, will enjoy another 15 minutes of fame too. Wait for it.