Today's News

  • SCMS Lady Grizzlies Soccer wins title

    The Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies beat Marion County last Tuesday and Shepherdsville on Wednesday to claim the Middle Kentucky Athletic Conference.

    In the final game, a 4-0 win over Shepherdsville, Maria Welch scored the first goal, followed by a goal by Ella Kennedy off an assist by Sara Williamson. The two paired up again on the third goal, with Kennedy passing to Williamson for the goal, and Allie Campbell scored the final goal for the girls. This is the second consecutive season the Lady Grizzlies have won the title.

  • Education - Governor’s Scholars


    Five juniors from Spencer County High School were recently selected to participate in the 2017 Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Girl Scouts honored


  • Murder suspect appears in court


  • Stump defends record

    Just days after Spencer County Judge-Executive John Riley blasted him in a letter to the editor printed in last week’s Spencer Magnet, Sheriff Buddy Stump defended his record, and several others spoke in his defense during Monday morning’s Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Pavers scam local man

    A local man and the Better Business Bureau are urging local residents to watch for red flags when dealing with black top scam artists.

  • Community aids family’s adoption effort

    Somewhere in Haiti, there is a little girl who may soon call Taylorsville home. When she arrives, she’ll be welcomed into a loving family and surrounded by a community that has shown their love and support for her even before they learn her name.

    Chad and Wendy Goodlett are in the process of adopting a child, they just don’t know who she is or when she’ll arrive.

    “We haven’t been matched with a child yet,” said Chad. “We only know (somewhat for sure) that it is a girl between the ages of four and ten,” he said.

  • County benefits from audit of past phone bills


    An audit of the county’s phone service will net the county $20,000 in refunds. Carl Overton, of Telecom Audit reported that a review of the county’s phone bills revealed more than $40,000 in overpayments and inaccurate charges.

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court last year contracted with Telecom Audit to review their phone expenses and Overton explained at Monday’s meeting that they were able tto locate overcharges, as well as negotiate refunds from the phone company.

  • Traffic fatalities in state up nearly ten percent

    Last year, 834 people died on Kentucky highways, the state police and Kentucky Office of Highway Safety announced Thursday.

    That’s up from 761 traffic deaths in 2015, a 9.6 percent increase. The most recent year when there were more than 800 traffic fatalities in Kentucky was 2008, when 826 people died.

  • What’s happening - Week of May 3, 2017

    Spencer County Animal Shelter fundraiser at Fairgrounds

    “A Ruff Day at the Fairgrounds” will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Taylorsville.

    Judge Angus will be performing from 3p.m. until 5 p.m. along with Adam Spears & The Nameless Band taking the stage from 5 - 8 p.m.