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Today's News

  • Legislative Updates: Senator Gary Tapp

    This week, as the 2009 Session resumed, we passed or moved along bills aimed at holding your government and electoral processes visible and publically accountable, from campaigns to officeholders to lobbyists.

  • Main Street: Second phase right around the corner

    The second phase of the Main Street renovation project was shifted into drive after Taylorsville City Commissioners approved a design concept last Tuesday night.

    Presenting the design was Main Street Committee Chairman John Shircliffe, who provided commissioners with a glimpse of what the area could look like using several computer-generated drawings. Shircliffe said plans now are to contact private property owners and businesses along the affected area to make sure they are still in agreement with the parking configuration between Main Cross and Jefferson Street.

  • Local students make 2009 all-state choir

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Spencer County High School students Danielle Curtsinger and Christi Shindlebower were selected to the Kentucky Music Educators Association 2009 All State Choir. The two joined other Kentucky music students selected for participation following auditions, and spent three days rehearsing in Louisville, culminating with a performance at the Kentucky Center for the Arts last month.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The following Spencer County Grand Jury indictments were filed February 19, 2009.

    • Troy S. Waldridge, of 108 Railroad Street, was indicted on three drug-related felony charges for an incident that occurred about December 17, 2008. Waldridge faces manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking and possession of meth and possession of drug parahernalia, a Class A misdemenor.

    • Justin Stahmer, of Louisville, is facing a Class C felony indictment for assault in the second degree for an incident occurring around September 23, 2008 in Spencer County.

  • SCMS archery team heads to district

    The Spencer County Middle School archery team placed third in a regional tournament Saturday held at Moore Traditional School.

  • Faith for Today: Learning to forgive

    Mary Karr’s uncle had endured long enough!  The tall Texan grabbed his chain saw and began to separate his own house into two halves.  He was sick and tired of living with such an unforgiving woman to whom he had not spoken in months.  He had enough.  He divided his house and moved her portion a few hundred feet away.  The two of them finished their years on earth living on the same farm, in the same house… living two very separate lives.

  • School news briefs

    Kindergarten

    registration

    Spencer County Elementary kindergarten registration will be held through March 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Children who will be five years old by October 1, 2009 and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool should register.

    To be fully enrolled the following must be on file:

    • Proof of residency

    • A copy of the original birth certificate (not a hospital certificate)

    • A copy of the student’s Social Security card

    • Current immunization certificate

  • Warrior class (Capt.) Mike Casey battles on " and you can help

    Warrior class.

    It’s blue blood national image aside, the bricks and mortar that underpin University of Kentucky’s basketball success story for more than half century has been a rich mix of blue collar grit, tenacity, pride, stamina and courage.

    A warrior class.

    Jodie Meeks is one, and Patrick Patterson qualifies. Jeff Sheppard was, and Tayshaun Prince. Names fans today find familiar. In fact, they are the latest in a long line of warriors.

  • SCHS boys fall in district play to Shelby

    Having watched the Lady Bears make history minutes before, the Spencer County Bears took the floor with little to lose in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament as they squared off against an older, bigger Shelby County squad.

    While the young Bears made a game of it early, the magic surrounding the girls’ first ever district tournament win couldn’t work any wonders for the boys, as their long season came to close with a 69-41 defeat.

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

    Knights Kafé

    Lenten fish fry

    Lenten Friday night fish fry will be held every Friday through Lent from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church. Menu items available will be fish, shrimp, frog legs, onion rings, macaroni & cheese, coleslaw, baked beans, home-made desserts and assorted beverages. Carry out will be available. All proceeds will go to charitable works in our community by the Knights of Columbus. All Saints Catholic Church is located at 410 Main Cross St.

    Country Ham Breakfast