Local News

  • Sheriff’s Office free of mold says Co. Attorney

    The Spencer County’s Sheriff’s Office is safe, declared County Attorney Ken Jones, as the fiscal court approved spending up to $5,500 for painting and up to $3,000 for new carpet as workers complete the repair work following mold remediation efforts.

    Magistrate Hobert Judd questioned whether the repairs were being done correctly, and the court then recessed for a few minutes as magistrates walked next door to view the areas that are being repaired. During this site visit, Stump asked the Spencer Magnet reporter to leave the building.

  • Spencer County Elementary School hosts STEAM day


    Spencer County Elementary School hosted their STEAM day which was an event designed to demonstrate to students how their lives are impacted by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. More than two dozen stations were set up where students could see first hand how these disciplines have shaped their lives.

  • What’s happening - Week of April 5, 2017

    School Drama Department to present “Annie”

    The Spencer County Middle School and High School Drama Department presents “Annie” on April 21-23 at the Spencer County Middle School auditorium. The Friday performance will begin at 7 p.m. with Saturday showings at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

    Early Childhood Screenings

    Spencer County Preschool and Headstart Early Childhood Screening is being offered on April 28th from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and May 12, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • Mt. Eden woman cleared of murder can sue KSP

    A Mt. Eden woman who was exonerated for a homicide after spending more than six years behind bars can sue the Kentucky State Police detective she says framed her.

    The U.S Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday reinstated a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution filed by Susan Jean King against Lt. Todd Harwood.

  • Road work closes KY 1633


  • KET puts Taylorsville in the spotlight


    KET (Kentucky Educational Television) was in Taylorsville Monday filming a “Kentucky Life” segment which will air statewide on KET on Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. The crew filmed in several locations around town, including: The Red Scooter, The Tea Cup, Bennett’s Hardware and The Sassy Bunny.

  • This Old House - A link to Kentucky’s earliest days


    A portrait of Nathan Cain hangs over the mantel in the front parlor of this majestic house on Bloomfield Road. A member of the Kentucky militia who fought in the War of 1812, a veteran keelboat operator and cooper who transported the barrels he made down the Salt River to destinations downriver on the Ohio and Mississippi, Cain wasn’t the first member of his family to call this farm home, and he wasn’t the last.

  • Marking 150 years of The Spencer Magnet


  • Couple face neglect charges

    A Cox’s Creek couple were arraigned last Friday on two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor and ten counts of animal cruelty.

    Grant T. McCubbins, 40, and Miranda McCubbins, 38, were in court last week for their first appearance following their arrest in late January after officials found children and animals living in poor conditions.

  • Lt. Governor leadership tips with SCMS students


    Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton encouraged students to find the leader within themselves as she spoke Friday at Spencer County Middle School.