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Today's News

  • LETTER: Thank you from the Kentucky Gourd Society

    The Kentucky Gourd Society thanks everyone for their time and energy in getting downtown Taylorsville ready for the Kentucky Gourd Show. A lot of effort goes into getting a show ready for the public. The show visitors always shop in downtown Taylorsville, eat at our food places, stay in our hotels and camp at our facilities.
    As always, they are so complimentary of our town and folks that live here that  make them feel welcomed.

  • Strive toward trash-free county

    You will read this article, if you are quick to buy your Spencer Magnet, on Wednesday, June 27. This means we are a week into our official summer season, which means we are in the middle of the week set for our non-profit groups who wish to work in the Summer Roadside Litter Abatement Program to come in and sign up, get road assignments and get the supplies they need to collect the litter.

  • Puppet time with Aretta

     

    During the Spencer County Public Library’s summer reading program on June 12, Aretta told the Mexican tale about an ant who finds his confidence. At the end, all the children were given simple ant puppets and sang ‘The Ants Go Marching.’ The story introduced many Spanish words to the children.

  • Spencer County Public Library announces upcoming summer adult reading activities

    • Bingo: Complete a square by reading the type of book indicated. Submit a mini-review and have a staff member stamp the card. Each review enters the reader in a raffle.
    Prizes include a one-year subscription to The Spencer Magnet, book lights, Books A Million gift card, book bags and more.
     
    • Spencer County Public Library is offering free Yoga classes in July on Monday mornings and Tuesday evenings.
    Yoga starts July 2 at 10 a.m.  Register to reserve a spot and walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

  • Rifle raffle raises $7,000

     

  • American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

    Want to donate?
    A blood drive is scheduled for Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June, according to a news release. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year.

  • Alzheimers patients eligible for scholarship to provide ‘safe return’

    A grant from the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency is once again enabling the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter to offer 15 scholarships for enrollment into its MedicAlert + Safe Return program.  
    MedicAlert + Safe Return is a nationwide identification and support program that activates local law enforcement agencies and Alzheimer’s Association chapters when a person with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost, either locally or far from home.

  • Local library trustee attains state certification

    Natalie Cecil, a member of the Spencer County Public Library Board of Trustees, has completed the Kentucky Public Library Trustee Certification Program.
    The program is the first of its kind in the state and is available to all Kentucky public library trustees through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. It was created to provide trustees with tools to help them fulfill their responsibilities to the libraries and their communities.

  • What's Happening

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Farm Bureau Insurance Building (next to Dairy Queen), 695 Taylorsville Rd.  A 30-minute documentary of up-to-date information on the Muslim Brotherhood and Shariah Law will be shown, followed by guest speaker Ed Holloway, former Kentucky state representative.
    The dangers of Shariah Law will be the topic of discussion.

  • Mount Eden Christian to host 'Journeymen'

     

    Mount Eden Christian Church will feature the “Journeymen” during its 11 a.m. service on Sunday.  The church is located at 12441 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden. The community is invited to attend.