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Today's News

  • Help us Honor our Veterans

     

    Share a photo of your military family member past or present. On Wednesday, November 8, The Spencer Magnet will publish a special page honoring those who have served. There is a $5 fee per photo. All proceeds from our Veterans page will be donated to the Spencer County AMVETS Post 129.

    Drop off or e-mail your Veteran photo by 12:00 p.m. on November 3.

    Please send or drop off a picture clearly labeled with name, rank, years of service and service branch.

  • Lady Bears volleyball ends season with best record ever

    The Spencer County Lady Bears saw their season come to an end last Monday night in tough fashion, losing to Shelby County three games to two in the first round of the 30th District Volleyball tournament, hosted by Collins.

    Spencer County started off promising, winning the first two games by scores of 25-15 and 25-23. However, they lost two narrow games by identical scores of 25-22 as Shelby County evened things up, and the Lady Rockets then won the fifth and deciding game 15-8.

  • Bears bow out in 2nd round of Regional tourney

     

  • Bush 1st in Cross Country 5K

     

    Spencer County junior Lindsey Bush took first place at the MKAC Cross Country meet last Tuesday, hosted for the first time ever in Spencer County.

    Bush topped a field of nearly 70 varsity girl runners in the 5K event at Tanglewood Golf Club, finishing the course in a time of 20:30, which ties her personal best.

    Bush said she ran a race her freshman year in the same amount of time, but said it was on a flat course. “Technically, this was better because it was hilly,” she said.

  • Church Happenings - Week of October 25, 2017

    CCLC Soup Dinner fundraiser

    Christian Crossing Lifeline Center will have a fundraising soup dinner on Saturday, October 28 from noon until 5 p.m. at the church, located at 668 Taylorsville Road, next door to Moby Dick. There will be soup beans, potato soup, other soups and cornbread. The price is $5 per plate.

  • Trick or Treat on Main - October 31

     

    The date and hours for Trick or Treat on Main Street have been set. The fun will be held on Tuesday, October 31 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. A section of Main Street will be closed, so bring the kids for some safe downtown trick-or-treating.

  • Reading our heavenly blueprint

    I recently spent an afternoon with a young man as he was sharing about his search for personal direction. In his attempt to discover what type of life God wants for him, he’s hoping that he will eventually find happiness and contentment. I truly respect anyone (especially a teenager) that is trying to do the right thing and willing to invest the time it takes to search until they find it.

  • This Old House - Stately home provides a contrast

     

  • Motorist arrested for heroin

     

    A Louisville woman was arrested late Saturday night following a traffic stop and subsequent search that allegedly revealed her to be in possession of heroin.

  • Still kickin’ - Nearly severed leg couldn’t bench former Lady Bear

     

    McKenna Pfeiffer didn’t feel pain until she glanced down to see the exposed thigh muscle and bone.

    Her femur had snapped as soon as the dune buggy — which surged suddenly as her boyfriend’s muddy foot slipped onto the gas pedal — pinned her to the trailer.

    Pfeiffer was washing her hands behind the trailer when her boyfriend, Jordan Baker, tried to pull the buggy up alongside her. He went to steer right and the steering box ripped off the frame — but when he tried to brake, his foot hit the accelerator.