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Today's News

  • Church happenings

    Spencer Christian Women’s Bible study

  • LETTER: Taxes, traffic and earning a living wage

    Why is David Jenkins grinning on the front page about his new taxes’ averting a deficit?  I have a deficit for the second straight year--partly from medical bills, but partly from the three new local taxes.

    Why hasn’t the Taylorsville floodwall been a “stimulus bill” priority like the new Louisville bus wash?  People accused Bush of being at fault when New Orleans flooded, but this decision-making will really make Obama at fault when Taylorsville floods.

  • Teacher encourages “can do” attitude

    Achieving “Yes, I Can!” goals, receiving congratulations from Superintendent Chuck Adams, and enjoying delicious pizzas compliments of Papa John’s had Kathy Bryant’s and Harriett Hile’s third and fourth grade students pumped up Tuesday afternoon.

    Teaching kids to set goals and over-come obstacles is what the “Yes, I Can!” program is all about.  Developed by Kathy Bryant in 1997 the program has gained quite a bit of popularity, not only among students, but among parents and staff members as well.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    District Court

    The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on April 3, 2009.

    Traffic:

    Joshua H. Champion. Driving on DUI suspended license, first offense. Guilty. $100 fine, sentenced to 10 days conditionally discharged, KAPS.

    John P. Chesser. Speeding 16 mph over the limit. Guilty. Traffic school. $143 court costs.

    Kristin L. Davidson. No/expired registration plates. Guilty. $20 fine plus $143 court costs.

    Steven L. Dial. Speeding 25 mph over the limit. Traffic school. $143 court costs.

  • Louis Mulkey Memorial tournament

    Spencer County Middle School will host the 1st Annual Louis Mulkey Memorial 7 on 7 Passing Tournament this Saturday. The tournament will feature the following teams: Spencer County, Bloomfield, Frankfort, Gallatin County, Lexington Catholic, and TK Stone Middle Schools. Action will begin at 9:30 a.m.

  • PHOTO: Lindsey signs with Lindsey

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Spencer County High School senior Lindsey Kempf has signed with Lindsey Wilson College to play softball during the 2009-10 season.

  • Hillview graduates overcome obstacles to earn diplomas

    Hillview Academy’s graduation may not have had the pomp and circumstance that many high school students experienced this week, but their accomplishment is no less momentous.

  • A MATTER OF OPINION: Remembering not to forget

    Another Memorial Day has come and gone.

    It took a while, but gas grills throughout America are finally cooling down after searing all those burgers and hotdogs. Most of the lawn chairs have been put back in the garage, but someone forgot to take down their volleyball net a few streets away. It stands in the back yard as monument to the fun that was had by all.

  • True champs: Grizzly team wins in final game

    Grizzly baseball added another notch on their championship belt this season by defeating St. Dominic Middle School 10-7 in the 2009 MKAC Championship game last Tuesday.

    “It was definitely the hardest fought game that I have seen at any level,” said Coach Scott Noel. He describe the St. Dominic team as a powerhouse that compared to the higher level of competition the Grizzlies have come to expect from teams like Oldham County Middle.

  • PHOTO: Hail the king and queen

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Spencer County royalty – Congratulations to the reigning king and queen of the Spencer County High School prom. Seniors Joshua Ballinger and Breanna Ries proudly donned their crowns and posed for a photo together.

    Photo by Belinda Sheeley