https://www.spencermagnet.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Locals cast in fishing show https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/locals-cast-fishing-show <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/whole_group.jpg" alt="Mark Stowe, third from right, checks out a catfish held by Spencer County High School football coach Mike Marksbury during a fishing outing last year that was filmed as part of Stowe’s TV fishing show – “The Direction.” The episode which features several Spencer County youth, will air next Tuesday night." title="Mark Stowe, third from right, checks out a catfish held by Spencer County High School football coach Mike Marksbury during a fishing outing last year that was filmed as part of Stowe’s TV fishing show – “The Direction.” The episode which features several Spencer County youth, will air next Tuesday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Court hints at raising insurance tax https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/court-hints-raising-insurance-tax <p> Harsh fiscal realities seemed to set in for members of the Spencer County Fiscal Court Monday as the toll of expected expenses began piling up during Monday&rsquo;s regular meeting.<br /> Volunteers march on with Strategic Plan https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/volunteers-march-strategic-plan <p> Members of the Strategic Planning Committee met last Thursday to discuss plans, progress and possibilities for Taylorsville and Spencer County&rsquo;s future.<br /> Bank stops scam attempt https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bank-stops-scam-attempt <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ftpscam-cub.jpg" alt="Hilda Plante (left) who works in customer service at CUB Bank Shelbyville and Branch Manager Michael Campbell helped thwart a fraud incident recently that would have cost their client $30,000." title="Hilda Plante (left) who works in customer service at CUB Bank Shelbyville and Branch Manager Michael Campbell helped thwart a fraud incident recently that would have cost their client $30,000." align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> KY 155: A rash of wrecks https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/ky-155-rash-wrecks <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/accident_155_and_goebel.jpg" alt="First responders worked to free an injured driver from the wreckage after an accident on KY 155 last Tuesday in Elk Creek. Two people were injured in the accident on a stretch of road that’s seen a rash of bad accidents recently. Another bad accident Monday a few miles away in Jefferson County resulted in one driver critically injured. " title="First responders worked to free an injured driver from the wreckage after an accident on KY 155 last Tuesday in Elk Creek. Two people were injured in the accident on a stretch of road that’s seen a rash of bad accidents recently. Another bad accident Monday a few miles away in Jefferson County resulted in one driver critically injured. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> 911 Committee asks court to update radios for Sheriff https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/911-committee-asks-court-update-radios-sheriff <p> Upgrading the radio systems for first responders in Spencer County could save lives, but it could also cost tens of thousands in tax dollars. That&rsquo;s the issue members of the fiscal court will have to resolve following a lengthy discussion Monday night that resulted in no action.<br /> Pet owners warn others of danger after dog dies https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/pet-owners-warn-others-danger-after-dog-dies <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dog_ranger.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Bevin touts success of business growth https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/bevin-touts-success-business-growth <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc01531.jpg" alt="Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, R, spoke with a gathering of reporters from around Kentucky earlier last month to talk about economic growth and other issues. Last week, Bevin officially filed his papers to seek a second term, and will be running with State Senator Ralph Alvarado, a Clark County physician." title="Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, R, spoke with a gathering of reporters from around Kentucky earlier last month to talk about economic growth and other issues. Last week, Bevin officially filed his papers to seek a second term, and will be running with State Senator Ralph Alvarado, a Clark County physician." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p>