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Today's News

  • From the front lines of the Republican National Convention

    Editor’s note: As Republican Party alternative delegates Steve and Lynn Hesselbrock had the opportunity to view the presidential electoral process first hand. We asked them to report back to the Spencer Magnet about their experiences.

  • Grizzlies take down two foes

    SCMS 14, North Oldham 6

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Football team travelled to Goshen on Tuesday night to take on North Oldham Middle.

    The game started with North Oldham driving down the field surprisingly easy. They would score on a 2-yard run off tackle and the extra point to take the lead 7-0.

  • FAITH FOR TODAY: Is anyone listening?

    Is anyone listening? It is a question that often echoes in my head. God created one mouth and two ears on people, which I assume means we should spend twice as much time listening as we do talking. Unfortunately, even when we are not talking, many times we are not listening either. How many times have you formulated what you were going to say to someone as they were talking and waited with baited breath for them to finish so that you could put in your two cents? If I had two cents for every time I have done that I would be very wealthy.

  • What's happening

    Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast Saturday from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    THS Class of 1963 Reunion

    The Taylorsville High School Class of 1963 will be having their reunion on September 13. If you have not received a letter with details of the reunion, please call Charlotte Nedros at 477-8459 or Nancy Inman at 477-2954.

    Benefit for ALS

  • FFA TODAY: Learning AG

    We are often asked, “Why should I become a member of the Spencer County FFA chapter?”

    Simply put, the Spencer County FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agriculture education.

  • Soccer: Girls tie, boys lose

    The Spencer County boys and girls soccer teams will get a bit of a break this week after completing the first part of their schedules Tuesday.

    The girls have comprised a record of two wins, no losses and one tie following a see-saw affair at home against Western Hills Thursday that ended in a stalemate.

    Western Hills struck first with a goal at the 15:47 mark to take a 1-0 lead, which is where the score stood at the half.

    In the second half, senior Shelby Pfeiffer got the Lady Bears on the board with a goal of her own, to knott the score at 1-1.

  • Jury hands down indictments in Froman break-in

    The man who reportedly used his neighbor’s stolen truck as a battering ram to break into Froman’s pharmacy last December has been formally indicted by the Spencer County Grand Jury with 23 felony counts.

    John Tyler Nation, of 298 Elk Creek Road, is facing nine counts of theft of a controlled substance, and 16 counts for theft of a legend drug, first offense. All are considered Class D felonies and if convicted could potentially carry a sentence of one to five years imprisonment for each count or a fine of not less than $1,000 and no more than $10,000.

  • Sports update

    Girls golf record 6-0

    The girls won another match against Washington County yesterday to improve their record to 6-0 to remain undefeated. The low score goes to Kaelin Russell and Whitney Lyons.

     

    Cross country back on the trail

    Spencer County Cross Country was back in action Aug. 30 at the Saint Xavier Tiger Run.

  • PHOTOS: A lot of fuss over an extra "S"

    The start of school can be confusing, especially when traffic patterns are changed. But the Spencer County School District’s attempt to clarify directions for parents driving their kids to school only created chaos when buzz began over the sign at the middle school.

    Director of Operations Brett Beaverson said he intentionally spelled the plural word for bus two ways because that is how it is listed in the dictionary. Don’t believe it? Look it up yourself.

  • Student gains more than knowledge in Georgia

    War stories from the country of Georgia may have been moved from the front pages, but memories of the friends Katie Hesselbrock made this summer are still first in her thoughts each morning.

    “That was my home for two and a half months,” said Katie, a recent college graduate. “It’s unbelievable they have to go through something like this.”