Local News

  • Robinson earns Master’s degree


    Chelsey Joan Robinson of Taylorsville recently received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Campbellsville University.  The graduation ceremony was held on May 12th, 2017 at the Ransdel Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.  Chelsey had previously received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in May of 2016 and is currently employed at Oaklawn Health and Rehabilitation Center in Louisville.

  • What’s Happening - Week of June 28, 2017

    Spencer Magnet holiday hours

    The Spencer Magnet will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, to observe Independence Day. Our deadlines this week will be moved up one day. For sports or church news, you must submit items by this Thursday. For community news, the deadline is Thursday at noon. Advertising deadlines are Thursday at noon.

    Circuit Clerk’s office closed for July 4th

  • Guthrie ready to talk issues at meeting July 5

    Voters want congress to begin focusing on the issues that matter to them, said Congressman Brett Guthrie Monday afternoon during a phone interview with The Spencer Magnet. Guthrie, a Republican representing the 2nd Congressional District, which includes the southern portion of Spencer County, will be in Taylorsville next Wednesday to hear constituent’s concerns during a meeting scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office.

  • Bridge work on KY 2885 delayed


  • Slaughter earns FFA Degree

    Leslie Slaughter of Taylorsville was awarded the Honorary State FFA Degree at a special ceremony during the 88th State FFA Convention in Lexington.  The Honorary Degree is awarded to adults who have made a significant contribution to the state association.

    Past recipients of the award have included several Kentucky Governors, various leaders in agriculture and education, and numerous individuals who have provided service to the organization over the course of multiple years.

  • Teacher retiring to his farm


  • Girl’s Washington D.C. trip one to treasure


  • Local woman charged with meth possession


    A Taylorsville woman was arraigned last week in Spencer County District Court following her arrest earlier this month after officers allegedly found her to be in possession of methamphetamine.

  • Adams’ contract extended


    Spencer County Schools Superintendent Chuck Adams got impressive marks during his annual evaluation Monday night during a lengthy meeting of the school board, one that ended with a vote to extend his contract out to the year 2021.
    An executive session to conduct an annual evaluation for Adams took up the bulk of the four hour meeting.

  • Fine feathered friends


    A volunteer from Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky displays a red-tailed hawk during a program at the Spencer County Library last week. Teens got to see some large birds of prey up close and learn about the efforts to help injured birds rehabilitate.