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Today's News

  • Police looking for vehicle

    Taylorsville Police are looking for a vehicle that struck a parked car on East Main Street Sunday, October 25.

    Chief Toby Lewis said that a two-door, blue Mercury Cougar was side-swiped, possibly Sunday morning, by an unknown vehicle. From evidence at the scene, police believe the vehicle to be silver or white and likely traveling east bound at the time of the accident. No injuries were reported.

    Anyone with information is encouraged to call TPD at 477-3231.

     

  • Joe Marathon

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Veterans Celebration Saturday

    The fourth annual Veterans Celebration is shaping up to be an eventful day in Taylorsville.

    “It seems to build each year,” said organizer D.J. Fee. “This Saturday is going to be glorious.”

    The Celebration grew out of Fee’s outreach organization Guard Duty, which she founded when her son Sam Atkinson deployed to Iraq. This year’s event will be extra-special for her as Sam came home on Halloween.

  • Candidates needed for weatherization, credit help and foreclosure rescue

    Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency needs applicants for its weatherization, credit management and foreclosure rescue programs.

    An influx of grant money, more than half a million dollars, has given MPCAA the ability to help more people in need throughout Shelby, Spencer and Bullitt counties.

    General qualification standards are based on sliding-scale poverty guidelines. For example, a 4-person household can make a gross monthly income of no more than $3,676.

  • H1N1 nasal vaccines available Thursday

    Spencer County Health Department will provide 2009 H1N1 influenza intra-nasal vaccine on Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.

    The vaccine will be available to eligible population on first come first serve basis. People who are eligible to get the vaccine include:

    • People within the age-groups 2-49 years old with no known chronic conditions.

    The clinic will follow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and administer vaccine to the following target groups:

  • Bears end season with devastating loss

    The Spencer County Bears suffered their most lopsided loss of the season Friday night, falling to 5A power Anderson County 60-18 in Lawrenceburg. The loss was the fifth in a row for the Bears and they’ll open postseason play Friday night at two-time and defending state champion Louisville Central.

    On the surface, there’s not much to be optimistic about, but head coach Wes Napper said he has faith in the team and thinks they’ve shown the ability to play with anybody in 3A.

  • Drafting an alcohol ordinance

    The 60-day clock is ticking, but county officials are well on their way in creating an alcohol ordinance following voters’ repeal of prohibition in Spencer County.

    County Attorney Ruth Hollan presented a 15-page draft ordinance to fiscal court Monday afternoon modeled after an ordinance from Paintsville.

  • IN THE WORD: Jesus paid it all to give us victory

    At our Lay Witness Mission retreat his year, the theme song was “Victory In Jesus”. What a great song.

    More than the song, just think, we have victory in Jesus over all the sins of this world.

  • Billy G. pleads guilty, apologizes

    The third time wasn’t a charm for Billy Gillispie.

    Gillispie pleaded guilty Monday morning to driving under the influence earlier this year in Lawrenceburg, marking the first time being charged with that offense has stuck with the former University of Kentucky basketball coach.

    Gillispie was previously charged twice with driving under the influence but never convicted.

  • Internet marketing, beef productin focus of upcoming meetings

    The Spencer County Cooperative Extension Service will be sponsoring some upcoming meetings that may be of interest to you.

    On Wednesday, November 4, I will be hosting an Internet Marketing training.  During this meeting, we’ll discuss how to purchase a domain name, how to host your website, and we will even show you how to set up an online store.