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  • In 2002, Lauren Collins was named Miss Spencer County Fair, creating a family tradition. Her mother (and Spencer Magnet employee) Susan Collins was named Miss Spencer County Fair in 1967.

  • Back in July 1992, the Spencer County Fair was in full swing. These three pictures were published in the July 15, 1992, edition of The Spencer Magnet.
     

  • 50 years ago
    July 5, 1962

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    Mount Eden Christian Church will feature the “Journeymen” during its 11 a.m. service on Sunday.  The church is located at 12441 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden. The community is invited to attend.

  • More years ago than I care to remember, my wife and I were living in California and we took a trip to the Sequoia National Forest and then up to Yosemite.  Both of these are beautiful amazing places that I would recommend highly.  What I would not recommend is the route we took between the two.

  • Little Union Baptist to host VBS
    Little Union Baptist Church, located at 4620 Little Union Road, will host VBS through Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for children ages kindergarten through age 12.
    Commencement exercises will be Sunday morning.

    ‘64 to Grayson’ to perform at Spencer Christian
    Spencer County’s Craig Cunningham and Laura Jones will perform live in their band “64 to Grayson” at Spencer Christian Church at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.

  • Students across Spencer County in grades K-8 are having fun while learning this summer as participants in the district’s new summer enrichment program. The program was designed to reemphasize and bolster concepts learned during the school year, especially reading and math. Students who would benefit the most from the program were identified at Taylorsville and Spencer County Elementary schools, as well as Spencer Middle. Although participation was not required, the program is being offered free of charge and lunch is provided.

  • Reeser graduates from Murray State
    Danielle N. Reeser graduated cum laude from Murray State University on May 12.
    She received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture.
    Reeser is a 2008 graduate of Spencer County High School and is the daughter of Richard  and Linda Reeser of Fisherville.
    She has accepted a teaching position at Ballard Memorial High School in Barlow.

    UK announces Spring dean’s list

  • Resuscitate — what in the world does that big word mean? Well, I’m sure that the Spencer County EMT personnel know that a resuscitator is an apparatus used to restore respiration to a partially asphyxiated person, even to a person who may be unable to be restored. That doesn’t mean that they give up without trying.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any resources or programs that help seniors with the high cost of hearing aids?
    Can’t Afford To Hear

    Dear Can’t,

  • Eighteen members of the Taylorsville High School Class of 1952 celebrated their 60th anniversary since graduating high school by gathering on June 9 at the Spencer Coutny-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce building.

  • Steve and Tina Kendall, along with Roxane and Tim Perry, announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Wesley Kendall and Sarah Perry.
    The groom-to-be is employed with Voith Ind. Services at the Ford KTP, and  the bride-to-be is employed at the Training Wheels Daycare in Taylorsville.
    The wedding will take place at the Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Eden on Oct. 6, 2012, time to be announced.
    Everyone is welcome to attend that knows the couple.

  • Dear Savvy Senior:
    What types of simple cellphones can you recommend to seniors that are easy to use, without all the bells and whistles? My 77-year-old mother has had a cell phone for two years but never uses it because she finds it too confusing.
    Shopping For Mom

    Dear Shopping,