Today's News

  • Howie joins 1,000 point club


  • Taylorsville Lake is hot spot for winter crappie

    Winter is a season of nesting for many Kentuckians. Hot cocoa and a book by the fireplace is more appealing than getting outside in the wet and cold.

    However, for those who enjoy solitude and having lakes completely to themselves, winter is the best time to get outside and fish. Contrary to the stubborn belief of many anglers, fish bite all winter long.

  • First Christmas

    It is easy to forget that Christmas was not always what we have experienced all our lives.  The trees and toys, the TV specials and holiday movies, the shopping and Black Friday, it seems like they have been around forever.  The truth is that all of that is fairly new.

  • Church Happenings - Week of December 21, 2016

    Christmas services at All Saints Catholic Church

    All Saints Catholic Church will have Mass on Christmas Eve at 4 p.m. and again on Christmas Day at 9 a.m. The church is located at 410 Main Cross in Taylorsville.

  • The Birth of Christ

    This is the birth of Christ, as recorded in Luke 2:1-15 (NIV):

    In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And everyone went to their own town to register).

  • Bridge tolls begin next week

    Drivers have a final chance this week to open RiverLink accounts, ensuring they’re paying the lowest rates when tolling begins on Friday over three Ohio River bridges in the Louisville area.

    Drivers were encouraged to open their RiverLink accounts by the end of last week to help ensure they receive their transponders before the start of tolling. While drivers who set up their accounts this week may not receive their transponders before the start of tolling, they will be paying the lowest rates on the first day of tolling, a news release said.

  • Sheriff’s Shining Star Christmas Gifts for Children


    Spencer County Sheriff Buddy Stump was joined by friends at the Taylorsville Masonic Lodge Thursday as they loaded up a truck full of Christmas toys and presents as part of the Sheriff’s Shining Star Christmas Gifts for Children.

    He was joined by Sharon Thomas, a member of his staff,  and also Barbara Perkins, Ray and Francis Garman and Charlie and Donetta Jewell.

  • What’s happening - Week of December 21, 2016

    Spencer Magnet early deadlines and holiday office hours
    The Spencer Magnet will have early advertising and news deadlines for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

    The deadline for the December 28th edition is Thursday, Dec. 22nd at noon.

    The deadline for the January 4th edition is Thursday, Dec. 29th at noon.

  • McCartney to reissue ‘89 album

    Sir Paul McCartney is to reissue his 1989 album Flowers in the Dirt on March 24. I actually bought this CD (and still have it) when it first came out. This was his eighth solo studio album which will also include some bonus demo tracks recorded with Elvis Costello. Elvis collaborated with McCartney on writing some songs for this album.

  • Bill would set minimum age for criminal charges

    A bill filed for consideration during next year’s General Assembly would set a minimum age at which a juvenile could be charged with a criminal offense.

    The bill was filed by Rep. Darryl Owens, a Louisville Democrat who was chairman of the House Judiciary Committee during the 2016 legislative session. Kentucky does not have a minimum “age of criminal responsibility,” so it’s possible for very young children to be charged with crimes.