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Today's News

  • LETTER: Scott Williams for Salt River Electric Board of Directors

     It’s the middle of the night and your power goes off. You find the phone book, call the toll free number and get the recording, saying there is a power outage. But you’d like to know why the power is out and get a better idea of when it will come back on.

  • LETTER: Lincoln Logs closes

    It is with sadness and a sense of great loss we will lock the doors to Lincoln Logs Child Care this Friday for the last time. Due to the declining enrollment/economy we are forced to close our doors.

    I could not walk away without publicly commending the staff for their loyalty and service. We had a great team. A well trained staff that was dedicated to providing the best of care and the best of themselves to our children and their families.

    I will miss seeing you all everyday, but the friendships will go on.

  • Bowman bags a 20 lbs. gobbler

    Michael Bowman got his first turkey while hunting on the first day of Youth Hunt, April 4th.  The gobbler weighed over 20 lbs and had a 10.5” beard.

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Two trucks ignite call to fire dept.

    Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a pick-up truck fire last Thursday on Briar Ridge Road. The owner of the truck had been making repairs at the time and left the truck running. When he returned, the owner discovered not one, but two of his vehicles on fire. No one was injured.

    Provided by TSCFD

  • KFB: Food prices decrease for a second quarter

     Retail food prices at Kentucky’s supermarkets dropped for the second consecutive quarter, according to the latest Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey.

  • Lady Bears beat North Oldham

    Spring rains have been the toughest opponent the Lady Bears have faced this early season as wet weather has postponed a number of softball games. But the girls are 1-2 on the season after squeezing in a 4-1 victory over North Oldham in their lone game last week.

    They’ll hope for better weather this week as they were scheduled to travel to Shelby County on Tuesday and to Louisville Holy Cross on Wednesday. This weekend they’ll participate in a tournament at West Jessamine High School and will return home next Tuesday to host Eminence.

     

  • McCoughtry is Kentucky hoops queen

    Basketball queen of Kentucky is Angel McCoughtry. Her coronation was mostly lost last week between things-Calipari, Baseball openers and The Masters.

    A man’s world.

    Yet, McCoughtry’s is a prime story - Good things do come to those who wait ... and grow up. She has. Best No. 35 at Louisville since No. 35 in 1980.

  • Burley growers should have a market plan

    In the past six months, the economics for growing burley tobacco have changed. Given the current economic situation, growers need to have a sound marketing plan to make a profit this year, said Will Snell, extension agricultural economist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    “Farmers need to be mindful of the current supply and demand balance,” he said. “Tobacco farmers have never had problems selling their crop in the past, but it could be more difficult this year.”

  • School happenings

    SCHS/SCMS Freshman Orientation

    SCHS/SCMS Freshman Orientation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday  at the SCHS gym. All 8th grade students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Students will complete a pre-scheduling form for their freshman classes.

    Nominations for SCMS SBDM

  • Responding to car crashes

    The Taylorsville -Spencer County Fire Department responded to an accident on Little Union Road Friday and had to remove the roof before EMS could transport the one patient.  On Saturday, TSCFD were called to a second one-car accident on Little Mount Road.

    Provided by TSCFD