https://www.spencermagnet.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en One dead after head-on collision https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/one-dead-after-head-collision <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/accident_at_deerfield_ii.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Voting rolls need updated https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/voting-rolls-need-updated <p> A United States Supreme Court ruling that allows for the purging of voter registration rolls could provide some much-needed help for Kentucky&rsquo;s bloated rolls, said Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock.<br /> Court okays budget https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/court-okays-budget <p> With little discussion and no debate Monday night, the Spencer County Fiscal Court&nbsp; approved the 2018-19 budget on a 5-0 vote.<br /> The nearly $7.2 million spending plan provides nearly $929,000 for the Sheriff&rsquo;s Department, $937,000 for EMS, $1.5 million for road maintenance and nearly $540,000 in the jail budget. Unlike recent years in the past, the budget process went relatively smoothly from the time Judge-Executive John Riley presented the first draft in late April.<br /> The budget will take effect on July 1, with the beginning of the new fiscal year.<br /> Unsightly lines about to be paved over https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/unsightly-lines-about-be-paved-over <p> Those squiggly black lines along the four-lane KY 44 that have created a lot of negative buzz from motorists, are about to disappear. But they served a purpose.<br /> The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for a preventive maintenance project on KY 44 in Spencer County. This project involves application of a cost-effective treatment, known as a cape seal, to extend the life of the pavement. The construction limits are from KY 55 to KY 248 (mile markers 9.7 to 14.8).<br /> Stump running for Judge https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/stump-running-judge <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/stump_buddy_media.jpg" alt="Sheriff Buddy Stump" title="Sheriff Buddy Stump" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Lawsuit claims Fire, EMS were negligent in woman’s death https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/lawsuit-claims-fire-ems-were-negligent-woman%E2%80%99s-death <p> A wrongful death lawsuit claiming first responders acted &ldquo;carelessly and negligently&rdquo; during a medical run last year has been filed in Spencer County Circuit Court.&nbsp; The suit names the Spencer County Fiscal Court, Spencer County EMS and the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department as defendants.<br /> GED graduates celebrate their journey https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/ged-graduates-celebrate-their-journey <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ged_2.jpg" alt="Five graduates who completed their General Education Degree stand before their family, friends and guests before receiving their degrees. The five graduates were Chelsae Hilbert, Melissa Johnson, Rebecca Price, Donald Kroeger, Casey Sherrard and Eva Quire." title="Five graduates who completed their General Education Degree stand before their family, friends and guests before receiving their degrees. The five graduates were Chelsae Hilbert, Melissa Johnson, Rebecca Price, Donald Kroeger, Casey Sherrard and Eva Quire." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> Two injured when dump truck overturns https://www.spencermagnet.com/content/two-injured-when-dump-truck-overturns <img src="https://www.spencermagnet.com/sites/www.spencermagnet.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dump_truck_wreck.jpg" alt="Members of the TSCFD checked out the driver and a passenger of this dump truck after the vehicle overturned on Plum Creek Road last Tuesday afternoon. Both men were treated on the scene from some cuts and bruises but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening." title="Members of the TSCFD checked out the driver and a passenger of this dump truck after the vehicle overturned on Plum Creek Road last Tuesday afternoon. Both men were treated on the scene from some cuts and bruises but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p>