Local News

  • Mini Relay for Life at SCES


    Students at Spencer County Elementary School participated in the Mini Relay for Life event at the school last week, helping to raise money for the Relay for Life program that honors cancer survivors, their caregivers and helps fund cancer research.

  • What’s happening - Week of May 10, 2017

    Spencer County Animal Shelter fundraiser at Fairgrounds

    “A Ruff Day at the Fairgrounds” will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Taylorsville.

    Judge Angus will be performing from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. along with Adam Spears & The Nameless Band taking the stage from 5 - 8 p.m.

    There also will be various vendors, face painting, dunking booth, food, children’s games, silent auction, corn hole tournament, and much more.

  • Spencer Co. High School student opinion articles


    EDITOR’S NOTE: Each year, some SCHS seniors elect to research a topic and write a letter to the editor about a subject of their choosing as part of their graduation requirements. We are running the final three this week:

    Put an end to shoplifting
    By Sawyer Brown

    I am a student a Spencer County High School doing my senior project on how shoplifters in stores/retail stores can affect our society and how we live in our everyday lives.

  • Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14


    Prepare a surprise Mother’s Day breakfast in bed

  • Active week for TSCFD

    Local first responders were busy this past week, working a number of calls, including at least two injury accidents.

    The Taylorsville Spencer County Fire Department reported the following calls this week:

    May 3 - Traffic accident at Waterford Park with injuries and utility lines down.

    May 3 - Abandoned house fire on Bloomfield Road. The house was a total loss and the fire is under investigation.

    May 4 - Injury accident on Louisville Road with entrapment.

  • Girl Scouts honored


  • Murder suspect appears in court


  • Stump defends record

    Just days after Spencer County Judge-Executive John Riley blasted him in a letter to the editor printed in last week’s Spencer Magnet, Sheriff Buddy Stump defended his record, and several others spoke in his defense during Monday morning’s Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Pavers scam local man

    A local man and the Better Business Bureau are urging local residents to watch for red flags when dealing with black top scam artists.

  • Community aids family’s adoption effort

    Somewhere in Haiti, there is a little girl who may soon call Taylorsville home. When she arrives, she’ll be welcomed into a loving family and surrounded by a community that has shown their love and support for her even before they learn her name.

    Chad and Wendy Goodlett are in the process of adopting a child, they just don’t know who she is or when she’ll arrive.

    “We haven’t been matched with a child yet,” said Chad. “We only know (somewhat for sure) that it is a girl between the ages of four and ten,” he said.