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Today's News

  • Edwards named to Campbellsville dean’s list

    Jonathan Craig Edwards, a senior from Mount Eden, was named to Campbellsville University’s dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester, Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs, announced in a news release.

  • Fisherville man graduates from Alabama’s Samford University

    Christopher Sean Duffy of Fisherville graduated from Samford University during spring commencement on May 14.
    Duffy earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.
    Founded in 1841, Samford is the largest private university in Alabama with more than 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled annually.

  • Three Taylorsville residents receive academic recognition at WKU

    Three Taylorsville residents earned academic recognition during the spring 2011 semester at Western Kentucky University.
    Kathryn E. Minyard was named to the dean’s list.
    Allison J. Beeson and Joel R. Fickel were named to the president’s list.
    Students making the dean’s list have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 on a 4.0 scale. Students on the president’s list have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0.
    To be eligible for either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • POLL: How would you rate the superintendent?

    How would you rate the performance of the Spencer County Schools superintendent?

    Click here to vote!

  • COLUMN: Everyone deserves a vacation

    I’m sure you didn’t notice, but I was absent from my post at The Spencer Magnet at the end of the week last week. My husband and I took a much needed trip to Chicago.
    I won’t linger on that, except to mention my bravery in stepping out onto the Skydeck at the Willis Tower. It makes one a wee bit woozy to step out onto glass, see-through flooring 103 floors up in the air. But I did it and have pictures to prove it.

  • Daughertys celebrate 65 years

    Archie and Rena Daugherty will be celebrating 65 years together this weekend. The couple was married July 3, 1946.

  • Sluchers celebrate 70 years

    Earl and Hazel Slucher celebrated 70 years of marriage June 27. The late Rev. Earl Curry united the couple in marriage.

  • Tea Party gets footing in Spencer

    Tea Party advocates in Spencer County now have an official forum in which they can voice their political opinions to like-minded individuals and soon rally support for candidates.

  • Road closures possible this week

    Lane closures and delays are possible on two state roadways this week because of pavement patching and roadway paving, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced in a news release.
    Ky. 636/Van Buren Road may be affected between Ky. 248 and Smitha Road (mile points 0 and 1) due to pavement patching.
    Ky. 2885/Bowman Lane may be affected between mile points six and seven due to roadway paving.

  • Activities available to seniors

    The Multi Purpose Community Action Senior Center is the place to be for ages 60 and older. There is food, crafts, games, and education. Lunch is served daily. Please call in advance to let them know you will be having lunch. Transportation is provided by Wheels. The facility is located at 44 Creekside Drive in Taylorsville and is open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, please call Susan at 477-8296.