Today's News

  • SCMS football season set to begin

    The first day of practice and equipment issue day for Spencer County Middle School Grizzly football will be Wednesday, July 15 at 6 p.m.

    Any rising Spencer County Middle School student grades 6th through 8th is encouraged to participate.

    You must have a current KHSAA Physcial (Form #4) in order to play (copies are available online and in the SCMS office).

    All necessary equipment is provided, free of charge. There is also no registration fee.

    For more information, please contact Coach J.T. Bass at 477-0162 or 643-5142.


  • A show for all ages

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    The Spencer County Youth Service Center Drama Camp invites you to join them this Friday for “Storybook Theater.” This event will be catered toward elementary-aged students with segments from the children’s books “Where the Wild Things Are,” and “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” The drama camp performance will be held in the middle school auditorium beginning at 11 a.m. Admission to the event is free. The production will be directed by Kathy Fickel and Vickie Vincent.

  • 4-H shooting sports

    With over 120 participates in the Washington County Tournament, Spencer County 4-H shooters held their own amid the competition.


    Bow hunter class

    9-11 age group - Patrick Rood, 4th

    12 – 14 age group - Austin Gibson, 2nd

    15 – 18 age group - Sean Brewerk, 9th

    Target class

    9-11 age group - Patrick Rood, 6th

    Bare bow class

    12-14 age group - Shelby Wertz ,14th


    9-11 age group - Zach Morgan, 10th; Harry Lloyd, 11th.

  • Grand jury indictments

    Jason Morgan, of 3449 Love Lane, in Taylorsville was indicted on seven counts that occurred about March 31, 2009; one felony count of manufacturing methamphetamine, three felony counts of trafficking illegal substances, two counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance and one count of illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Young missionaries reach out to those in need

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • A day of fun in the sun at the Baseball Bash

    The 2009 Baseball Bash at Ray Jewell Park Saturday drew hundreds of players and their families for an end of the season celebration.

    “It was hot, but it turned out to be great. We probably had 600 to 700 people there,” said Daniel Cole, president of the Spencer County Youth Baseball Association.

    The annual fundraiser brought in an estimated $5,000 that will be used toward dirt, brick dust conditioner and possibly even lights.

    With 32 baseball and softball teams, scheduling games can be difficult, said Cole. 

  • LETTER: Local Habitat reaches beyond borders

    An Aguan family thanks Spencer Countians and Spencer County Habitat for Humanity for their generosity and compassion.

    Just months after finishing the first Habitat house in Spencer County, your local Habitat began another build-this time in Agua, in Honduras, Latin America.

  • Superintendent Adams earns high marks

    Chuck Adams has mastered his role as superintendent. That’s essentially what the Spencer County School Board said when they presented his evaluation Monday night.

  • Relay for Life begins Friday

    There’s probably not a person in Spencer County that has not been affected by cancer. You’ve heard the numbers cited before and there’s no real reason to repeat them because the truth is, everyone reading this has or will know someone who will be inflicted by this terrible disease.

    But rather than brace for the inevitable, many in the community find the best way to address the disease is head-on, and that’s what will be taking place this weekend at the Spencer County Middle School parking lot on KY 44 during the annual Relay for Life.

  • Flash flooding closes roads, strands one motorist

    Flood waters closed roads and left one motorist stranded after a thunderstorm Monday evening.

    Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Martin helped a man get out of his truck as water swept across KY 44/Mt. Washington Road near River Heights subdivision. Martin said the man was attempting to drive through the flooded roadway when his engine stalled.

    Martin said even as the rain and flood were subsiding, water still hit just below his knees as he escorted the man to safety.