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Today's News

  • State auditor to examine KACo spending

    It was business as usual at Monday morning’s fiscal court meeting.

    No one breathed a word about last week’s Kentucky Association of Counties  credit card questions surrounding Spencer County Judge Executive David Jenkins. Magistrates did not publicly question his county credit card usage or the decadence shown while ringing up hefty KACo credit card bills at restaurants, bars and casinos on the backs of state taxpayers in 2008 – let alone the disputed charges to strip clubs and an escort service.

  • PHOTO: Miniature horse show winner

    Sarah Shelburne, of Taylorsville, seen here with her dad, Darren, won first place in the solid colored mare class at the miniature horse show at the Shelby County Fair recently.

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

    Holiday closings

    The Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s office and the County Clerk’s office will be closed Friday and Saturday in recognition of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume on Monday for the Circuit Clerk’s office and the new hours for the County Clerk’s office will resume on Monday.

    Country Ham Breakfast

  • LETTER: A plea for pets

    As temperatures rise, take care of your pets…please. 

    Did you know dogs can get sunburn and heat stroke?  Here’s a simple test--if it’s hot to you, it is hot for your pet. 

    Here are simple tips--Don’t leave your dog in the sun for long periods of time, give the dog plenty of fresh, cool water and access to shade throughout the day, and never, ever, leave your dog in your car. 

  • FROM THE WORD: Pouring of the Spirit

    After Christ was raised into heaven, the first sermon preached on earth. Acts 2 tells us how Jesus’s disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit and were speaking in tongues to every nation. They were telling these people in their own tongues the wonderful works of God. But some there accused them of being drunk. But Peter standing up with the eleven lifted up his voice and said unto them, “Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words.

  • Waterfill named president of Kentucky's ladies Auxiliary

    Joyce Waterfill has been named the newly-elected state president for the Department of Kentucky Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars. She was installed by Past National President Marion Watson on June 20 at the Crowne Plaza during the Department State Convention. Waterfill is the past president of the local Ladies Auxiliary to Post 11426 in Taylorsville.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    The Honorable Judge Donna Dutton presided over the following cases in District Court on May 1, 2009.

    Traffic:

    Joshua T. Ballinger. Speeding 10 mph over the limit. Paid, traffic school.

    Julie L. Harpe. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. Paid.

    Jeremy Thompson. Speeding 11 mph over the limit. Paid.

  • KSP needs help identifying suspects

    The Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary in Spencer County.

    The break-in happened on February, 28, when someone broke into a mobile home at 737 Featherbed Hollow Road by prying open the front door, Trooper Ron Turley said.

    Three suspects were involved in the burglary and were captured on video taken by a hunting camera set to detect motion.

    The suspects took a PSE hunting bow, a 7-inch Kenwood touch screen TV, an Orion subwoofer speaker and a PlayStation 2 from the residence.

  • PHOTO: Strutters donate to county

     Nancy Thomas, secretary of the Salt River Strutters chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation presenting a donation of $200 for the Archery in the Schools program to Duane Hume, archery instructor at SCMS. A $200 donation was also made to the 4-H shooting sports program.

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

     

  • Big showing at state livestock contest

    The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held June 16 at the Muhlenberg County Ag Center in Powderly, Ky. 

    Spencer County had 24 participants in the contest.  This is the largest group to represent Spencer County in this contest. 

    Walking through the contest as a Cloverbud was Casey Montgomery.  She gave her first set of reasons and received a score better than 50, which is the highest score given on a set of reasons!