Today's News

  • Agriculture - For the biggest harvest, pick your vegetables daily

    One day missed in the vegetable garden can mean a big harvest, literally.  All of a sudden, or so it seems, your zucchini is the size of a torpedo and beans are bulging beneath the pod.  

  • New TES is top of the line


    At one time, there was a stigma attached to attending Taylorsville Elementary School. It was known as the old school, the lesser school, or the inferior school. Some of those labels were unfair, but the stigma was real. Today, that stigma has been destroyed.

    Come next week when students in Spencer County return to class, TES will be a showcase facility for the entire district.

    TES Principal Steven Rucker said it’s well-deserved for the students and staff and comes at a time when the school has turned the corner academically.

  • New incentive may delay school start dates
  • Public record - Week of August 2, 2017

    It is the policy of The Spencer Magnet to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Spencer Magnet. Names appearing in the public records will be published without exceptions. Public records are published as a news service to our readers. District court records are published as defendants enter pleas (guilty or Alford) or are found guilty.

    Judge  J. R. Robards heard the following cases on June 23, 2017, in Spencer District Court:

  • Public record - Property Transfers - Week of August 2, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of May 8 2017 until May 30, 2017.

    Johnny M. Moore and Sandra Moore, Louisville, KY, to Joseph Pierce and Callie Pierce, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 97 of Top Flight Landing. $275,000.

    Toby Harnice and Scarlett Harnice, Nicholasville, KY, to Jeffrey D. Ingram and Mary A. Ingram, Taylorsville, KY. Property at 236 Willis Way. $249,000

  • Some glamour for the slammer


  • What’s Happening - Week of August 2, 2017

    Masonic Lodge Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Reader offers his health care solution

    The United States of America has the best health care for its citizens when you look at its quality of service, health care technology, and responsiveness, that can’t be matched by any other nation on earth.  It is so important that we maintain this quality of health care services, but can we afford its cost?  

  • TES students should be thrilled

    I was neither a great nor eager student. By mid-September, I was already looking forward to the end of the school year. But like almost every kid, I found the first day of school to be exciting.

    It was pretty much the only time I was organized, with my pencils and papers neatly tucked away in my box or folder, my shoes free from dirty scuffs and a clean slate to impress my new teachers.

    The fresh start had me excited about school and at least for a few days, enthusiastic and motivated to do my best.

  • Family physicians play role in opioid epidemic

    Across Kentucky, community leaders, health care professionals, public policy makers and law enforcement officials are stepping up to address the opioid epidemic. The Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians is one of the many groups working to stop opioid abuse before it starts and to help those who are already struggling with opioid use disorders.