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  • County turns over funds

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court turned over a little more than $16,000 to a nonprofit group, whose mission is to provide care for stray animals, following a vote at Monday night’s meeting. The 3-2 vote came over the objections of Judge Executive John Riley who said the county was holding the funds to ensure they would be used specifically for the building of a new shelter.

  • Court ruling enabling pay for kindship care will assist families

    For Kentucky grandparents raising their grandchildren, or other relatives tasked with raising children not their own, the job of parenting these children can be challenging enough. It’s often made even more difficult with the new financial burden it can bring.

  • A PLAN IN PROGRESS

     

  • Decision 2018

     

    EDITOR’S NOTE: In an effort to help citizens make an informed decision during the  upcoming elections, The Spencer Magnet is conducting surveys of candidates who will be facing opposition in the upcoming May Primary.
    Each week, we will feature candidates for various races. This week, we begin with the race for Spencer County Sheriff. Steve Coulter, a Democrat, is running unopposed. The survey begins on page A6.

  • Man shoots self during traffic stop

    A traffic stop last weekend ended in a bizarre shooting that claimed the life of a Fisherville man.
    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Bernis Napier, of public affairs, Taylorsville City Police pulled over a vehicle driven by Harley Ford, 61, in the early morning hours of March 10. Napier said that Ford, got out of his vehicle with a handgun in his hand, and shot himself in the head. Napier said the incident took place “in just a matter of a few seconds.”

  • County turns over funds

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court turned over a little more than $16,000 to a nonprofit group, whose mission is to provide care for stray animals, following a vote at Monday night’s meeting. The 3-2 vote came over the objections of Judge Executive John Riley who said the county was holding the funds to ensure they would be used specifically for the building of a new shelter.

  • Paintin’ the town Mural bridges decades of Main Street

     

  • New programs, more users at new library

     

  • Giving faces to the names

     

  • Decision 2018

    In an effort to help citizens make an informed decision during the  upcoming elections, The Spencer Magnet is conducting surveys of candidates who will be facing opposition in the upcoming May Primary.
    Each week, we will feature candidates for various races. This week, we begin with the race for County Judge-Executive. Bobby Smith, a Democrat, is running unopposed. The survey begins on page A13.