Today's News

  • WEDDING: Shepherd, Green wed. Sept. 25

    Carla Shepherd and Bradley Green of Taylorsville were married Sept. 25, 2012, by a justice of the peace. The bride is a daughter of Carl Shepherd and Dee Metz. The groom is a son of Charles Ernest Green and Patricia Green. The groom is employed at American Roofing Contractors. The couple will reside in Taylorsville.

  • BACK IN TIME: Hanging with the Colonel
  • UNLEASHED: Chapter 3

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

  • Sports briefs - 9.26.12

    Bears to face Atherton
    in homecoming game
    The Spencer County High School Bears football team will take on Atherton High School on Friday night at 7:30. This is the homecoming football game.
    Community members are asked to come support the Bears and support the student council by buying a chance in the 50/50 raffle.

  • PHOTO: Going for the goal!

    Landon Pund takes a shot at the goal during a recent soccer game at Waterford Park. Landon’s mother, Melissa, submitted this picture . To submit a picture of your star athlete, email editor@spencermagnet.com or call 477-2239 ext. 22 or 24 for more information.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court Sept. 7 and 14

    The following cases were heard in Spencer District Court on Sept. 7, 2012 by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Carl L. Barnes Jr. (1978), public intoxication of a controlled substance excluding alcohol, guilty, $50 fine and $153 court costs, to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

    Robert Flynn (1966), third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, $25 fine and $153 court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Don't let the flu get to you!

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any new or different types of vaccines being recommended to seniors this flu season?
    Health Conscious Carol

    Dear Carol,
    There are actually several different types of flu shots available to seniors this year, along with a new FDA-approved shot for pneumonia. Here are your options.

    Flu Shots

  • COLUMN: Anger — does it manage you?

    That question looms strong in the lives of many people: young and old, male and female. And, if you don’t learn the most effective “tools” and methods to manage your anger, it can either explode, with the potential for hurting others — physically and/or emotionally — or it can implode, go inside of you and cause physical/emotional pain, even a serious disorder.

  • PHOTO: A team behind the team

    The game between the Bears and Titans last Friday at Martha Layne Collins High School was a game not to miss. The stands were packed and the fans were ready for a battle to the end.  It takes several teams for each school to participate in the sport of football, and one of those teams is pictured at left. They call themselves the ‘ Water Girls,’ and they make sure that the Bears are well-hydrated. Hats off to this team for volunteering time and effort support the Bears.

  • PHOTO: Boys’ soccer at 5-8 on the season

    Derek Clemens sends the ball downfield during a recent game for the Spencer County Bears soccer team. The boys are 5-8 on the season and suffered three losses last week. They fell 5-1 at home to John Hardin, 7-0 at Shelby County and 5-2 at Whitefield Academy. They were scheduled to be at Carroll County on Tuesday and will host Fairdale this Saturday at 2 p.m.