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Today's Opinions

  • EDITORIAL: Cold temps, canceled meetings?

    Editor's note: The Spencer Magnet received notice Wednesday morning that Thursday's special meeting of the City Commission will be rescheduled because of broken pipes and water issues in the City Hall Annex.

     

  • COLUMN: Representatives, senators prepare for the 2014 General Assembly

    I send my best regards to you and your family for the New Year. The holidays are behind us now, and we strive to get back into our routine with school and work. For me, Jan. 7 convened the 2014 General Assembly, a 60-day legislative session creating the next two year budget for Kentucky. This year is loaded with issues that require legislative action as the Senate Majority strives to make pathways for economic growth and fight for fiscal responsibility.

  • LETTER: Thanks to Toys for Tots supporters

    Toys for Tots organizers would like to thank Chad Goodlett and First Assembly of God, Bill Dunning and First Christian Church and Becky Wilson, Vonda Martin and the Spencer County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers for their help with the program. Thank you also to all of the drop-off locations and everyone that gave. Your generosity made this season’s program a success.
    Bruce Kapfhammer
    Taylorsville

  • POINT COUNTERPOINT: Robertson may be ‘next great American hero’

    Phil Robertson, the bearded, straight-shooting and straight-talking patriarch from the Louisiana Duck Dynasty family may be the next great American hero.
    Phil has reminded Americans that it’s both okay and admirable to speak your mind. It may not be without backlash or consequences, but dadgum it, don’t let anyone intimidate you from having or expressing an opinion. It’s a lesson we need today more than ever.

  • POINT COUNTERPOINT: First Amendment still ‘alive and well’

    In March 2012, a group led by Jane Fonda called “The Woman’s Media Center” publically called for the FCC to remove Rush Limbaugh from the airwaves. Their argument was basically that because (as they see it) Mr. Limbaugh belittles and mocks a wide range of groups that he is not acting “in the public interest” whatever that means.

  • LETTER: Public input sought from levee commissioner

    The levee protecting the Taylorsville downtown (old town) area from the flood waters of Salt River and Brashear’s Creek since 1948 is under a federal mandate to spend between $300,000 and $400,000 to remain accredited. Accreditation prevents Taylorsville from being in a flood zone and eligible for federal assistance in times of disaster.

  • LETTER: Thanks to Dr. Dill and staff

    To Dr. Gerry Dill and his staff, thank for all the help over the years. Your expertise, knowledge, and friendship, contributed greatly to our success here on the farm. It was always a welcome sight to see you coming up the road to help out in veterinary emergencies.I can think of dozens of times if you had not come we would have lost that cow.
    Big thanks to Ann, too, as she taught two of our children and helped mold them into who they are today.
    I believe in karma, so your goodwill you have generated is certain to make your retirement the best it can be.

  • Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus