Today's News

  • Campground ribbon cutting


    Local officials  and the Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce joined with the owners of the Taylorsville RV Park and Boat Storage for a ribbon cutting to dedicate the opening of the refurbished campground  located at 11 Hunter Rd. The owners of the facility are Charlie and Sheila Fields, and David and Paula Roe.

  • Robinson earns Master’s degree


    Chelsey Joan Robinson of Taylorsville recently received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Campbellsville University.  The graduation ceremony was held on May 12th, 2017 at the Ransdel Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.  Chelsey had previously received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in May of 2016 and is currently employed at Oaklawn Health and Rehabilitation Center in Louisville.

  • What’s Happening - Week of June 28, 2017

    Spencer Magnet holiday hours

    The Spencer Magnet will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, to observe Independence Day. Our deadlines this week will be moved up one day. For sports or church news, you must submit items by this Thursday. For community news, the deadline is Thursday at noon. Advertising deadlines are Thursday at noon.

    Circuit Clerk’s office closed for July 4th

  • Guthrie ready to talk issues at meeting July 5

    Voters want congress to begin focusing on the issues that matter to them, said Congressman Brett Guthrie Monday afternoon during a phone interview with The Spencer Magnet. Guthrie, a Republican representing the 2nd Congressional District, which includes the southern portion of Spencer County, will be in Taylorsville next Wednesday to hear constituent’s concerns during a meeting scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office.

  • Bridge work on KY 2885 delayed


  • Slaughter earns FFA Degree

    Leslie Slaughter of Taylorsville was awarded the Honorary State FFA Degree at a special ceremony during the 88th State FFA Convention in Lexington.  The Honorary Degree is awarded to adults who have made a significant contribution to the state association.

    Past recipients of the award have included several Kentucky Governors, various leaders in agriculture and education, and numerous individuals who have provided service to the organization over the course of multiple years.

  • Ochs retires after 50 years of caring for Spencer Co. land


  • K of C donates to Vets


    Gary Kehne of All Saints Catholic Church Knights of Columbus presented a check to AMVETS Post 129 Commander Jerry Thornton this past weekend for $250.00. The Knights of Columbus have Four Principles and Reasons that they follow, Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.

  • California bans state travel to Kentucky over religious-freedom law

    California’s attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Kentucky and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

    Chris Hartman, the director of Louisville’s Fairness Campaign, said that the bill the California AG is retaliating against, Senate Bill 17, could have indirect repercussions on the LGBT community in one of the nation’s more gay-friendly cities.

  • Outdoors - More anglers now choosing kayaks