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Today's News

  • What's Happening

    Halloween Photos

    Just a reminder! If you had your child’s photo taken at the Spencer Magnet during Trick or Treat on Main, the photos are in and may picked up any time M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Letters to Santa due today

  • BBB advises how to avoid dangerous toys this season

     While toy manufacturers have increased product testing in order to reduce the number of unsafe toys on the market, unfortunately, dangerous toys continue to be sold in the U.S. BBB is offering advice to holiday shoppers to help them avoid purchasing unsafe toys, as well as guidance for parents if they find a recalled toy in their child’s toy box. 

  • Spencer County 8th highest in state unemployment rates

    Unemployment rates rose in 112 Kentucky counties between October 2007 and October 2008, fell in six counties and stayed the same in two, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Young Bears drop first three

    Spencer County Coach Jacob Bamore knew his young Bears might struggle out the gate this season, but his emphasis isn’t on how they begin, but how they end as he faces the task of building a young team into a confident squad by year’s end.

  • LETTER: Taxing the joy out of Christmas
  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Marriages, district court

    Marriage licenses

    The following marriage licenses were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of August 2008.

    Sara Elizabeth Rogers, 19, Taylorsville to Preston Ryan Holmes, 19, Taylorsville.

    Angela Christina Nolen, 28, Taylorsville, to Michael Scott Cecil, 32, Taylorsville.

    The following marriage licenses were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of September 2008.

    Pauline Dominque Michelle Boisgerault, 18, Taylorsville to Jon H. Bennington, 53, Taylorsville.

  • TES Christmas performance

     

    Taylorsville Elementary presents “I Need a Little Christmas Vacation”,  with performances by the chorus, a music ensemble, and the drama club Thursday, at 7 p.m. in the Taylorsville Elementary Gymnasium.

  • LETTER: Just wondering, again

    I have a few more questions about the place we love:

    Why was gas 10 cents cheaper yesterday in Shelbyville than it was here? Would it still be that way today if Cricketz didn’t lead the way lowering prices around here?

    Can the metro-McDonald’s area get us into that World Records book? Do we have the closest 8 stop signs in the world now? If not, do we have the 9 stop signs closest to a red light?

  • From the Word: Work for the Lord

     

     

     

  • Meet author Shirley Bullock Saturday

     

    In 1888, the U. S. president was Grover Cleveland, Jack the Ripper terrorized London, the Dutch painter Van Gogh cut off the lower part of his left ear in a bout of mental illness, and the Great Blizzard hit the eastern seaboard of the U. S. killing over 400 people.