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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Full velvet

    Brian Marchesseault harvested this 9 point buck still in full velvet and a drop tine October 18 with a muzzleloader at 193 yds.

    -Photo submitted

  • FAITH FOR TODAY: Working together

    Lately, I have been reading through Mark and reflecting on sermons delivered during a recent revival.  It is amazing how the theme of unity in Christ keeps popping up.

    In Mark 3 Jesus says, “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.”

    How divided we are sometimes. 

  • October wettest on record for some

    There’s no doubt October 2009 was a soggy month most agricultural producers would rather forget. The record rainfall made everything more complicated. From delayed harvests to tobacco curing problems, farmers were soaked to the bone. When the month finally ended and the numbers came together, it was official – it was the third wettest October on record for the state and the wettest for western parts of the state.

  • GUEST COLUMNIST: Kentucky’s obligation is to children

    Few things are as clear-cut or urgent as the need to get Kentucky’s children off to a healthy start in life.

     One, whether you’re a parent or a politician, it’s a moral obligation. I firmly believe that. Two, Kentucky’s future depends on our ability to create a talented, inquisitive and productive work force.       

     One year ago, my administration launched an aggressive plan to tackle, head on, one of the biggest hurdles to our children’s and our state’s future: lack of health insurance.

  • Kleinjan, Garcia and Shawver head to state

    SCHS cross country suffered disappointments at their Regional meet on November 7th, where illnesses prevented both the girls and boys teams from qualifying for State.

    The #4 ranked SCHS girls struggled due to team member Chelsey Talley becoming ill early in the race and being unable to finish.  Her teammates kept on running and placed 5th in team scoring, 25 points behind Presentation. 

  • McDonald's window smashed

    Jordan T. Waddell, of Louisville, was charged with criminal mischief for damaging a window at McDonald’s restaurant in Taylorsville recently.

    Witnesses told police that Waddell, 18, was arguing with his girlfriend on the phone when he suddenly picked up a chair and threw it at one of the front windows.

    Police apprehended the teenager a short time later driving out of the strip mall parking lot.

    Estimated damages range from $1,500 to $2,000 to replace and install a new window, said Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis.

  • Chesser bags first buck

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Hunter W. Chesser, age 7, killed his first buck during the Spencer County Youth Hunt weekend.

  • No bull, he tagged an Elk

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Local Spencer County resident Barry L. Smith drew a second week Bull Elk tag for the 2009 Kentucky Elk Hunt. On October 11 from 450 plus yards, he harvested this Kentucky born and bred 5X5 bull Elk at Cow Creek Mountain KY with a 300 Win Mag rifle.

  • SCMS runners wrap up season, prepare for regionals

    The SCMS cross country team and the young runners from TES attended the KTCCCA Meet of Champions on October 31.  The meet, held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington, is the state championship for both middle and elementary schools. 

  • Church happenings

    Holiday Bazaar at First Baptist Church of

    Fisherville

    First Baptist Church of Fisherville, located at 15001 Old Taylorsville Road in Fisherville, will be having their holiday bazaar Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for gifts, crafts, food and fun.

    Bethesday Church of God revival