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Today's News

  • Church happenings

    Biblical advice in difficult times featuring Dave Ramsey

    Elk Creek Baptist Church invites you to join them on Sunday night at 6 p.m.,  May 3 and May 17  for a video driven series by financial expert Dave Ramsey.  Topics covered include: The Basics of Biblical Finance, Breaking the Bondage of Debt, & The #1 Myth about Money.  A discussion group will meet at 7 p.m.  the Wednesday following each session to further discuss the topics covered.  For more info, call 477-2730.

    Honor service for Armed Forces

  • Saturday’s thunder at Churchill Downs

    The Kentucky Derby. Pageantry and history around Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May has drawn more flowered adjectives and poetic elegance than all other horse races combined.

    Pity the main event lasts half an hour or so.

    This Saturday, 22 contenders will saddle up, stroll from the paddock, hear  call to the post, saunter to the starting gate as we listen to the late Happy Chandler’s favorite song. Then, load ‘em, ring the bell and charge!

  • LETTER: A really different view

    When something like this Wet/Dry issue comes up, I often hear that we should begin weighing the pros and cons of the matter but today I want to give you a different perspective on the idea of pros and cons.  First off a cons point of view that has come to my mind is the golf course problem, do you really want some people getting tipsy as they hit a ball around the golf course.  I mean is a slurred scream of fore really enough warning to realize you’re in the line of fire from someone swinging  a deadly nine iron with a wobbly sense of direction?  Can you imagine th

  • LETTER: Reader wants police patrols

    I just want to give my opinion of the Spencer County Sheriff’s department. I live out in the county and it is so hard to get anyone to come out here and do anything. You can call them and report a problem and they just let it blow by. I do not understand why this is happening. Are they that shorthanded that they can not cover the whole county like they are paid to do? 

  • Sport summary: a round up of local teams

    SCHS softball

    It was a winning week for the Lady Bears Softball team, as they went 3-2 in a five game span, including a 16-0 home victory over Eminence on a blustery day that ended mercifully with a run limit.

    The girls went on the road the next day, traveling to Shelby County where they dropped a 7-2 decision to the Lady Rockets.

    On Friday, the Lady Bears traveled to Frankfort for a double-header, and split the pair, winning the first game 12-3, but dropping a close 3-2 decision in the second contest.

  • Fraud alert issued on stimulus scams

    Attorney General Jack Conway and Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Janie Miller are warning consumers who receive Social Security and other disability payments against possible scams as the federal government prepares to distribute a one-time economic stimulus payment.

  • School happenings

    Early Childhood Screening

    Call Spencer Co. Preschool at 477-3210 for a brief prescreening interview if you have concerns that your child’s development may be delayed in the areas of hearing, vision, cognitive thinking skills, speech/language, self-help adaptive skills, socialization, and/or motor development. This screening is offered to Spencer County children 3 or 4 years of age. The screening will be held May 26-27 by appointment at Spencer County Preschool.

    Project Graduation

    cookbooks

  • Campbellsville bound

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • American Lung Association golf tour book

    The 2009 Kentucky Golf Tour Book offers reduced rates at over 400 golf courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities with all proceeds from their sale going to fight lung disease. Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville is just one of many nearby facilities listed in this year’s book.

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    Movie Night

    fundraiser

    There will be a movie night fundraiser for Invisible Children on Friday at SCHS beginning at 7 p.m. This is a free event but donations will be accepted. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. Concessions will be available.

    Country Ham

    Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    County Clerk’s

    office closed