Today's News

  • Outdoors - It’s trophy largemouth season


  • Girls Soccer


    The Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies took a 2-1 victory over Marion County last week. Sara Williamson scored a goal off an assist from Ellie Brown and Ella Kennedy scored the other goal. Shown above is Lizzy Mallory, who helped provide a strong defense for the girls.

  • Tractor-trailer accident on KY 55


    Members of the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department used the jaws of life to help extricate a victim of a two-vehicle accident that occurred last Tuesday.  The accident caused a tractor-trailer to overturn and left the driver of this pickup truck entrapped. She suffered non-life threatening injuries. The accident was investigated by the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office but no report was ready as of press time.

  • Stump irked by questions

    While repairs to the sheriff’s office near completion, there seems to be no mend in the rift between Sheriff Buddy Stump and some on the fiscal court.

    In a contentious moment during Monday morning’s regular meeting of the court, Stump indicated he was through answering questions posed to him by County Attorney Ken Jones and Magistrate Roger Moore concerning an inventory of ammunition for his office and where it is stored.

    “I’m not going to have a conversation about how I run my office. This conversation is over,” said Stump.

  • Elk Creek house fire claims one life


    A Spencer County man died Monday evening after sustaining injuries in a house fire last week in Elk Creek.

    Gary Pace, 61, passed away shortly before 6 p.m. at the University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Sheriff’s Office free of mold says Co. Attorney

    The Spencer County’s Sheriff’s Office is safe, declared County Attorney Ken Jones, as the fiscal court approved spending up to $5,500 for painting and up to $3,000 for new carpet as workers complete the repair work following mold remediation efforts.

    Magistrate Hobert Judd questioned whether the repairs were being done correctly, and the court then recessed for a few minutes as magistrates walked next door to view the areas that are being repaired. During this site visit, Stump asked the Spencer Magnet reporter to leave the building.

  • Spencer County Elementary School hosts STEAM day


    Spencer County Elementary School hosted their STEAM day which was an event designed to demonstrate to students how their lives are impacted by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. More than two dozen stations were set up where students could see first hand how these disciplines have shaped their lives.

  • What’s happening - Week of April 5, 2017

    School Drama Department to present “Annie”

    The Spencer County Middle School and High School Drama Department presents “Annie” on April 21-23 at the Spencer County Middle School auditorium. The Friday performance will begin at 7 p.m. with Saturday showings at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

    Early Childhood Screenings

    Spencer County Preschool and Headstart Early Childhood Screening is being offered on April 28th from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and May 12, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • From our readers - CASA volunteers serve children who suffer abuse and neglect

    Each year over 28,000 children experience abuse and neglect in Kentucky. To paint a picture of the need, the average Kentucky elementary school has 500 students. The 28,000 abused and neglected children could fill 56 elementary schools. This number includes 69 children in Spencer County.

  • Public servants work for you

    Elected officials are given enormous responsibilities by those who elect them. Perhaps the most important is to remember that they serve the public and are accountable to the taxpayer.

    For that reason, elected officials must be transparent, especially when it comes to the use of taxpayer dollars and equipment, supplies and materials purchased with those tax dollars.