Local News

  • Dracula play a success


  • The people speak


    After a contentious election season, voters finally got a chance to go the the polls and cast their ballot in national, state and local elections on Tuesday.  In addition to the hotly contested presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, there were seats in U.S. Congress being elected, as well as a couple of local elections for City Commission and the school board. The Magnet will have all vote totals in our next issue.

  • Honoring Spencer County’s Veterans


  • China1A now open


    China1A is a restaurant serving authentic Chinese food which opened recently in Taylorsville for dine in or carryout. This is the first restaurant for Nicole Jiang, pictured above. China1A is located at 99 Settlers Center and the business hours are Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., and Sun. from noon - 10 p.m. The phone number is (502) 902-6255.

  • Police warn of internet counterfeit money scam

    Taylorsville City Police are warning against a possible counterfeit money scam that’s been reported in Shelby County that could target people here.

    TCP Chief Kenny Stewart said a Shelby County resident met a person on the internet who told her he was in the military, serving overseas, and was unable to wire money from their location and was wanting to send $2,000 to his daughter.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 9, 2016

    SC Middle School to host Veterans Pancake Breakfast and program

    Spencer County Middle School invites veterans and their spouses to a Pancakes for Patriots Breakfast and program on Friday, November 11. Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. at the middle school, located at 1263 Mt. Washington Road.

    Christmas on Main Street

  • Stump vs. County

    A hearing into Sheriff Buddy Stump’s lawsuit against the Spencer County Fiscal Court may be held on Monday.

    Spencer County Attorney Ken Jones said Monday evening that the date for the hearing, which was originally set to be held today in Spencer Circuit Court, has been moved to Monday, but as of Tuesday morning, there was no time specified. The Spencer County Fiscal Court will meet Monday morning, which means parties in the suit may wrap up their regular meeting and then walk across the street to the hearing.

  • Clown siting near school recorded

    A lone clown holding a red balloon and standing at the edge of the woods was enough to raise a red flag of concern for some Spencer County parents last week after their daughter captured the image on video.

  • Strategic planning group seeks more citizen input

    The effort to put the City of Taylorsville’s Strategic Plan into action continued last week, with a meeting of various committees and a call for increased involvement from citizens who want to see progress.

    More than three dozen people met at the City Hall Annex last Tuesday to hear updates on some of the projects, such as the levee trail and marketing and tourism development.

    Marty Nemes, who is serving on the Recreation, Tourism and Marketing committee chaired the meeting and said it’s important for the various groups to convene on a regular basis.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 2, 2016

    Veterans Honor Service