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Today's News

  • What's Happening — Week of April 10

    Dancing with the Stars is Friday
    The Spencer County High School Dance Team and FFA are again teaming up for Dancing with the Stars this Friday at 6 p.m.
    Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. To order tickets, contact Misty Jewell at misty.jewell@spencer.kyschools.us or 502-645-7645.
    Proceeds will benefit the FFA and the dance team.

    Fish and Game Club to host safety day, open house
    The Spencer County Fish and Game Club will host a community safety day and open house on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Trust us for your news, business needs

    Newspapers are essential, no doubt. The newspaper industry is strongest today in smaller communities, much like our own. One reason this is true is because we have the luxury of knowing and caring about our neighbors and the greater majority of us have beloved family members residing here, too.
    Without reservation, I’ll say that in Spencer County, the community ties are strong.

  • COLUMN: Enjoy this week's sample — on us!

    Whether you’re reading our newspaper for very first time or you’ve been a faithful subscriber for decades, let me take this opportunity to thank you for spending a part of your week with us.
    This week is a special week at The Magnet because, as you may have noticed, the three sections of this week’s paper were mailed out to every household in Spencer County.

  • Clerk’s Office celebrates Donate Life Month in April

    April is Donate Life Month, and the Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s Office is spreading the word.
    “This April, and every day, I am proud of the impact this office has on the lives of others, especially those in need of life-saving organ transplants. I am humbled at the generosity of our community,” says Circuit Clerk Becky Robinson. “Even through tough economic times, our community is committed to helping others.”

  • Spencer area girls invited to Girl Scout Camp

    As the weather warms, this is the perfect time to think about the time-honored tradition of summer camp. From swimming and hiking, to singing songs around a campfire and newer challenges including a high ropes course, camp is the place to make memories that last a lifetime.
    Girls in grades one through 12 from the Spencer County area can build these kinds of memories this summer.  Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana will be holding summer camps at two locations on multiple dates from June through July.

  • PHOTO: Pulliam works as page for Rep. Montell

    Kassidy Pulliam was recently selected to be a legislative page for Rep. Brad Montell at the Kentucky State Capitol on Feb. 27.  Kassidy is a sixth-grader at Spencer County Middle School, and she is the daughter of David and Melinda Pulliam.

  • Students ‘engineer’ devices to help their classmates

    During the 23 years Andy Henderson has taught in Spencer County, his program has undergone numerous changes including transitioning from industrial arts to technology education his first year on the job.

  • Spencer County, Taylorsville elementary schools represent county well at regional Governor’s Cup

    The Spencer County Elementary School quick recall team finished fourth at the regional Governor’s Cup competition, and is pictured at right.
    Students from Spencer County and Taylorsville elementary schools who placed in the top five in competition are:
    Social studies written assessment: Josh Dunkelbeger, SCES, fifth place
    Language arts written assessment: Calvin Sosebee, SCES, first place; Caden Little, TES, fifth place
    Composition: Vanessa Velasquez, TES, second place

  • Locals named to dean’s list at Bellarmine University

    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local residents were named to the dean’s list:
    •Taylorsville resident Gabrielle Adams, a freshman who is majoring in elementary education, and previously attended Bethlehem High School.
    •Taylorsville resident Victoria Kute, a junior who is majoring in exercise science, and previously attended Bullitt East High School.

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