Today's News

  • Bears stop Gallatin, 72-66


    The Spencer County Bears defeated Gallatin County, 72-66, Saturday afternoon in a game held at Henry County, a place the Bears would like to return to later next month as it is the traditional host of the boys 8th region tournament.

    The Bears and Wildcats battled early on with the two teams trading the lead for much of the first quarter before Spencer County’s Sam Conley scored six straight points on a drive and a foul, and then a three-pointer to put the Bears up 11-8.

  • Lady Bears pick up district win over Shelby, 62-45


    After an embarrassing outing the previous week against district foe Anderson County, the Spencer County Lady Bears were looking to bounce back when they jumped back into district action Friday hosting Shelby County. They did so in convincing fashion, taking a 62-45 win over the Lady Rockets.

    “I told them they had to play with a chip on their shoulders and continue to earn the respect from our district opponents,” said Lady Bears Coach Brandy Scott. “We were ready.”

  • Spencer Co. youth baseball signups

    Signups for youth baseball will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Spencer County Elementary School.

    Children  ages 4-18 will need a copy of their birth certificate and registration forms, which were handed out at local schools. Forms will also be available at the sign-up location. Concession and team fees will require two separate checks.

  • Can you find the keys?

    Did you ever notice that we all have an autopilot?  We get in our little routines and never even think about them.  For example, getting up in the morning, I bet you have a pretty set routine.  Mine is to sit on the side of the bed for a minute and wish I could go back to sleep (I am NOT a morning person), then off to the bathroom to brush my teeth and shave.

  • Church Happenings - Week of January 25, 2017

    Open House at Spencer Christian School

  • Outdoors - Deer harvest near 140,000


    It’s often said these are the good old days for deer hunting in Kentucky, but for those of a certain age, or new to hunting, it’s all they have ever known.

    The world was tip-toeing into a new millennium the last time Kentucky’s deer harvest did not break 100,000 for a season. The 2016-17 season cleared that mark and surpassed 130,000 for the fifth consecutive season.

  • Jenna Russell signs to Lindsey Wilson College


    Jenna Russell, a senior at Spencer County High School, recently signed her letter of intent to play collegiately at Lindsey Wilson College. Russell, a standout for the Lady Bears, is thankful for her past coaches and teammates, and said she is planning to major in Elementary Education and wants to minor in Journalism.

  • SCMS Dancers place first


    The Spencer County Middle School dance team placed first recently  at the Battle of the Bluegrass dance competition held at the Frankfort Convention Center. The team went up against two other middle school hip hop dance teams and brought home the win.

  • Card skimmers found at pumps


    Kentucky State Police are investigating after two skimmers were found and removed from gas pumps from Elk Creek Grocery Store last week.

    Trooper Bermis Napier, Public Affairs Officer from KSP Post 12 in Frankfort, confirmed Tuesday that one skimmer was found earlier last week and another was removed on Friday. Chatter on social media has suggested that other businesses may have been hit as well, but Napier said Elk Creek Grocery is the only place that’s been confirmed.

  • Magnet wins KPA First Place General Excellence Award second year in a row


    For the second year in a row, the Spencer Magnet was awarded First Place General Excellence in Advertising, the overall award for the best newspapers in the state, at the 37th annual Kentucky Press Association Convention held recently in Louisville.

    Publisher Lynette Mason said, “You just never know what to expect at the awards ceremony, especially since a different state’s press association judges your contest each year. This year, it was the Georgia Press Association that judged all of the Kentucky newspapers’ entries.”