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Today's News

  • SCMS January students of the month

    SCMS January Students of the Month are:  Madison Ratchford, Sydney Shirley, Jacob Barnett, Kazey Chesser, Nick Zinner, and Cody Nevitt.

  • BUSINESS MATTERS: Ad contest benefits all

    Much more was gained during our recent Logos & Slogans Contest than the monies awarded to our four contest winners. Fortunately, I had the chance to talk with many of the people who were involved in this promotion from the business owner, to some who entered the contest, and finally to the four prize winners. By the end of the contest, I had heard quite a lot and most of what I heard was very positive.

  • 2 fires in 2 days

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department responded to assist the Northeast Nelson Fire District on a working structure fire in the City of Fairfield last Tuesday.

    The the following day, firefighters responded to a fully-involved barn fire in the 300 block Lilly Pike that was fueled by high winds.  With most of the barn destroyed by the blaze, firefighters protected the surrounding five structures.

    -photos provided by TSCFD

  • Neglected pets need intervention
  • Eastern Star donates to SCMS

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    SCMS Principal Ed Downs received a $1,000 donation for the Science department from the Purity Chapter #116, O.E.S. (order of the Eastern Star, Mabel G. Stockoff Trust Award).

  • Local historian to be honored

    Tom Watson has long had a love-affair with news. It started when his father was able to tinker with an old radio and reconfigure the inner-workings to allow him to broadcast his voice over the air. That began his interest in broadcasting.

  • Spelling bee champ

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Paige Newson, third grade student, Spencer County Elementary Spelling Bee Champion.

  • School news briefs

    Schools open March 13

    The Spencer County School Board voted at a recent meeting to hold classes Friday, March 13. The day was originally designated as a records day, meaning students were scheduled to have the day off. The school board’s decision to hold classes was an effort to make up one of several snow days missed this year.

    Bears Baseball

    chili supper and auction

  • SCHS German class gets a long distance visit

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Louisville is precisely where Pitino wants them

    Louisville was grinding with West Virginia Saturday night. At stake for the Cards, first place and tournament top seed in college basketball’s premier conference. UofL would be 16-2 in a league so good three-quarters of its members could beat the Knicks and almost that many will be invited to the NCAAs.