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Today's News

  • 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

  • Bears baseball at 4-4

    The Spencer County Bears baseball team sits at .500 on the season with a 4-4 record after they split a pair of games last week in a schedule shortened by rains.

    On Tuesday, the boys took a 6-0 victory over Louisville Atherton but dropped a 13-4 decision to Gallatin County at home the following day.

    This week, the boys are scheduled to host South Oldham on Friday and then travel to Trimble County on Saturday. They’ll return home for two games early next week, hosting Bardstown on Monday and hosting Shelby County on Tuesday.

     

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Propery transfers and District court

    District court

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on February 24, 2009.

    Civil:

    Robinson’s Insulation and Drywall v Darren Neuling. Judgment for Robinson’s Insulation for $2200 plus interest and costs.

    The Honorable Judge Linda Armstrong presided over the following cases in District Court on February 27, 2009.

    Traffic:

    Terry M. Stout. Speeding 15 mph over the limit. Amended to defective equipment. Pled guilty. $193 fine and court costs.

  • Ribbon cutting: New 4 You

    BRENT SCHANDING/Landmark News Service

  • Perfect attendance at TES

    The following students at Taylorsville Elementary School had perfect attendance for March:

    Ms. Eye: Andrew Basham, Kinley Borum, Makayla Burgin, Chase Goins, Shawn Hardin, Matthew Louis, Whitney Moffett.

    Ms. Sweazy: Colin Bradham, Brenton Galeoti, Jeremiah Knight, Garrett Smith, Grayce Stewart, Austin Wade, Taylor Yancey.

    Ms. Cundiff: Allyson Alexander, Nicolas Harris, Aaron Persons, Jacob Sandusky.

  • Elk hunt deadline April 30

    Hunters who dream of harvesting an elk in Kentucky have just a few short weeks left to buy a chance at that opportunity.

    Kentucky’s elk quota hunt application deadline is midnight, April 30. One thousand lucky applicants will be drawn to hunt elk this year.

    Elk lottery applications are available for $10 online at fw.ky.gov, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ website. Applications are not sold in stores or through the department’s phone license sales vendor.

  • LETTER: Alcohol is “devil’s tool”

    The headline in the Magnet brought back memories of when I was sheriff 34 years ago. I was not for alcohol then and in the 34 years since, I have not changed by mind!

    If anyone would admit the truth, they would have to say alcohol is one of the greatest tools the devil has because it kills innocent people on the highways, in the home, and not only that, it causes innocent children to go hungry, be abused, and suffer from all kinds of other disastrous treatment.