Today's News

  • HISTORIC PATHWAYS: Plumb Bob, Peanut Potato and a Horse’s Tooth

    Unusual items fascinate me. It’s a challenge to find out what they are, where they came from and how old they are.
    Claude Brock, Sr., found a heavy, hornshaped “thing” down by the Salt River a few years ago, Dolly brought it down to the Spencer Magnet office for me to examine, but I could shed no light on what it is.

  • Taylorsville PD gets new officer
  • Legislative Update

    Sen. Jimmy Higdon

  • Fire can ruin the best plans

    This week marks the second week that a fire has disrupted our newspaper production schedule. Regular readers of the Spencer Magnet are aware that last week, a fire at our plant in Shepherdsville required us to produce the paper several hours away in Tell City, Indiana.
    Because of the change, we were required to print only one section of the newspaper. The distance also disrupted our normal smooth delivery schedule resulting in late arrivals for most people’s newspaper last week.

  • Fiscal court revisits blue bridge

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court took another look at the Salt River Bridge issue Monday, by approving a resolution support the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s current plan for the bridge by a 4-1 vote.
    The court had previously unanimously approved a resolution asking the cabinet to consider an alternate proposal for the project.
    Spencer County Judge Executive John Riley cast the lone no vote on the measure stating that the current resolution is “180 degrees different” from the resolution unanimously approved by the court on Jan. 5.

  • Library has a new group of friends

    A new group started late last year hopes to be a major contributor to the ongoing fortunes of the Spencer County Public Library.
    The Friends of the Spencer County Public Library started in October, and already they have 17 active members, with continuing hopes to grow in the near future.
    Friends president Carla Fisher said that the group started as an idea discussed by members of the library’s “Sassy Readers” club.

  • Students get crash course in bullying

    By Stan Chesnut JR.

  • What’s happening - Week of March 4, 2015

    Country Ham Breakfast
    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available.

  • Church Happenings - Week of March 4, 2015

    Bethlehem Baptist to host yard sale to benefit missions
    Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1286 Briar Ridge Rd., Mt. Eden, is hosting an indoor yard sale to benefit their mission work, March 7, beginning at 8 a.m. The event will last until 1 p.m., with all proceeds going to the church’s mission fund. The yard sale will include clothing, household items, handmade items, baked goods and a variety of other items. For more information please contact Terrica Flowers terriflow@yahoo.com or 502-939-2278.

  • Midnight Rainbow

    by NED WAY
    Pastor of Chapel 73-Evangel, Taylorsville