http://www.spencermagnet.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Head-on collision kills one http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/head-collision-kills-one <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9979.jpg" alt="Members of the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office looked over the scene of Thursday’s fatal accident on KY 155. An Indiana man was killed when his car collided with a commercial truck, and three other vehicles were also involved, but resulted in no severe injuries. " title="Members of the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office looked over the scene of Thursday’s fatal accident on KY 155. An Indiana man was killed when his car collided with a commercial truck, and three other vehicles were also involved, but resulted in no severe injuries. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Moore named to court http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/moore-named-court <p> Roger Moore has been a familiar face at Spencer County Fiscal Court meetings for several months as an interested citizen. Now his role will become more official after he was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin last Friday to fill a seat left vacant in November following the passing of former 1st District Magistrate Jim Williams.</p> <p> The announcement came Friday afternoon from the Governor&rsquo;s office, which had reviewed a number of different candidates who had submitted applications to fill the seat vacated more than six weeks ago.</p> TES redistricting to be discussed at forum http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/tes-redistricting-be-discussed-forum <p> When the new Taylorsville Elementary School opens next August, students who are accustomed to attending classes in a building that their grandparents or even great-grandparents attended, will be walking into the newest of facilities. There will also be some room for some students from Spencer County Elementary School, but which ones are yet to be determined, although the district may shed some light on those plans at a public forum slated for Monday night.</p> Senior program asks city for financial help http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/senior-program-asks-city-financial-help <p> A group that provides services to the elderly, which includes meals, heating assistance and a variety of social programs, appealed to the City of Taylorsville for additional funding during the Taylorsville City Commission meeting last Tuesday evening.</p> <p> Kim Embrey-Hill, executive director of Multi-Purpose Community Action, explained that funding has not kept up with expenses over the past several years, which could put continuation of some of their services in jeopardy.</p> Habitat for Humanity celebrates family’s new home http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/habitat-humanity-celebrates-family%E2%80%99s-new-home <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/habitat_ribbon.jpg" alt="Gina Hedden, second from right, was flanked by family members as she cut the ribbon to her new home during a celebration Sunday marking the completion of Spencer County’s Habitat for Humanity’s third completed project. " title="Gina Hedden, second from right, was flanked by family members as she cut the ribbon to her new home during a celebration Sunday marking the completion of Spencer County’s Habitat for Humanity’s third completed project. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> This Old House - Couple finds their country home http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/old-house-couple-finds-their-country-home <img src="http://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0028_0.jpg" alt="The 1880s home of Kerry and Alicia Norton at Rivals" title="The 1880s home of Kerry and Alicia Norton at Rivals" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> What’s happening - Week of January 18, 2017 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/what%E2%80%99s-happening-week-january-18-2017 <p> <strong>Habitat Valentine Dinner and Silent Auction</strong><br /> <br /> Flu widespread in Kentucky http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/flu-widespread-kentucky <p> The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is raising the influenza (flu) level in the state from &ldquo;regional&rdquo; to &ldquo;widespread.&rdquo; Widespread activity is the highest level of flu activity, which indicates increased flu-like activity or flu outbreaks in at least half of the regions in the state.<br /> <br />