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Today's News

  • REGION RUNNER-UP

     

  • Russell earns Master of Science in Nursing at Loyola

    Loyola University New Orleans awarded 1,036 degrees at its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, May 11.
    Laarni Domagas Russell, from Fisherville, received a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the College of Social Sciences.

  • UK releases dean’s list for spring semester

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the Spring 2013 semester. A total of 5,196 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.
    Students from Spencer County who made the dean’s list are listed below with their year and major:
    Rachel Leigh Allgeier, junior, secondary education - English education
    Ryan James Barr, senior, human nutrition
    Arden Shayn Cooper, sophomore, interior design
    Kevin Douglas Herndon, senior, career and technical education

  • PHOTO: Guest conductor visits middle school

    Morehead State University Professor Greg Wing guest conducts the Spencer County Middle School 8th grade band. Wing recently visited the school and students had the opportunity to experience different conducting styles.

  • Business Briefcase

    Cauley attends educational seminar
    John Cauley of Taylorsville, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, recently completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill.
    The program focused on helping families plan for life and reach their financial goals with Modern Woodmen. Speakers also covered topics including technology, fraternalism, underwriting and a number of other areas vital for success.

  • Basham leaves desk job to share her love for people, animals at Groomingdales

     

  • ‘PALS’ visit Spencer Elementary

    Bland Baird and his “PALS” (Partners in Active Learning Support) visited and taught the students at Spencer County Elementary. The students enjoyed their high energy and teaching techniques.

  • COLUMN: New writer joins Magnet staff for 10-week internship

    Readers will have a new writer for the Spencer Magnet, but not for long. I’m the summer intern and will be spending 10 weeks in Taylorsville working at the paper.
    I’m 20 years old and will be starting my third year at the University of Kentucky this fall. With Spencer County’s relative close proximity to Louisville and the Cardinals, I only hope that won’t be held against me.

  • Fire districts raise more than $41,000 for WHAS Crusade for Children

    Cameron Canan, of the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire District collects donations during a road block last Friday for the WHAS Crusade for children. Through its collections, the TSCFD raised $15,885.
    The Mount Eden Fire Department raised $25,600, as well, through door-to-door collections and road blocks, according to Chief Doug Herndon.

  • Barnett graduates from basic training

    Army National Guard Spec. Alexander T. Barnett recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.