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Today's News

  • Gingerbread contest winners

    The entries for this year’s Gingerbread House Contest will be on display at The Red Scooter through Christmas on Main Street Friday.

    There were 42 entries this year.

    The winners in the several different groups were as follows:

    SCHOOL WINNERS

    Fifth Grade Group -

    First Place went to Dee Ray, Marianne Rutherford, Kyle Alexander and Joe Quintero

    Second Place went to Taylor Jones, Shelby Santiago, Destiny Smith and Amber Hahn

    Fifth Grade Individual -

    First Place went to Michaela Cox

  • 150 attend grappling tournament

    Edgewater Sports and Taylorsville Spencer County Tourism sponsored the 1st Helio Soneca Grappling Tournament at Taylorsville Elementary School this past Saturday.

    The event organizer, Helio Soneca, felt there is a need for events such as these for practioners of the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to test themselves.

    Soneca said, “Taylorsville is an ideal place to host an event like this due to its central location and welcoming atmosphere.”

  • SCHS presents drama

    The Drama classes of SCHS will present DRAMA SHOWCASE on Friday at 7 p.m.

  • Career Day at SCHS - enlightens the future

     

  • LETTER: Join disc golf club

    I would like to thank the Spencer Magnet on last week’s story concerning the possibility of Taylorsville Lake State Park getting a world class disc golf course.

    Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports in the country and is rapidly gaining popularity worldwide. Disc golf can provide several benefits to this community because it promotes health and fitness, encourages recreation, and provides a healthy alternative to physical contact sports.

  • LETTER: Chief warns of home heating fires

    The recent tragic heating fire in Ashes Creek Community has left our community saddened and questioning. How could this happen here? We often hear of fires on television or in the newspaper, but we never imagine that one will hit so close to home.

  • Up and down arrows point to UK’s trip to Liberty

    Tongue-in-cheek this week, sorta ... a few UP arrows why one man thinks Kentucky (6-6) going to the Liberty Bowling is a good thing. And, a few DOWN arrows why it isn’t.

    UP ...

    1. 50th anniversary for Liberty ... special gifts for players, freebies for media and party time on Beale Street for everyone.

    2. Chance to beat one team in ‘08 with a winning record, East Carolina is 9-4.

    3. Chance to erase nose-dive finish (lost last three games).

    4. Chance for hat trick, finish above .500 last three seasons.

  • Holiday happenings: Christmas on Main

    “It’s all about the kids. Jesus loved the little children,” said Spencer County Judge David Jenkins. “Seeing their faces light up, even if you are an old scrooge. That’s what it is all about.”

    With so many Christmas activities planned for Christmas on Main Street, there should be no problem for even the scroogest of scrooges to get into the Christmas Spirit. Parents will have the opportunity to see their children’s eyes brighten time and time again this Friday.

  • Spencer County Farm Bureau recognized

     

  • TES Club goes to Signature Healthcare

     

    The Taylorsville Elementary Community Engagement Club organized the collection and delivered items donated to Signature Healthcare.