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Today's News

  • Contract extension passes on split vote

    When Superintendent Chuck Adams took the helm as the leader of Spencer County Schools almost four years ago, he said improving the struggling district was a daunting challenge.
    “It’s been absolutely overwhelming at times. When you come in to a divisive situation, your first order of business is to reassemble a vision and direction, and to bring in as many supporters as you can,” said Adams, who was recently awarded a contract extension by the Spencer County Board of Education.

  • Man dies in wreck on Ky. 48

    A Springfield man died Friday afternoon after crashing his truck into an embankment on Ky. 48.

  • Bears fall to Oldham County

    Spencer County's dream season came to an end Tuesday night as the Bears fell to the Oldham County Colonels by a final score of 70-50 in the championship game of the Eighth Region tournament.

    For complete details, see Wednesday's edition of The Spencer Magnet.

  • VIDEO: Bears get big send-off to region finals

    The Spencer County High School Bears basketball team got a big send-off Tuesday evening.

    The Bears play Oldham County for the Eighth Region championship tonight at 7.

    Scroll down to view a video of this evening's parade.

    Check our website and Wednesday's paper for game results.

  • Bears beat North Oldham, to play for region title Tuesday

    The Spencer County High School boys' basketball team defeated North Oldham 60-52 on Monday night and will play for the Region 8 title on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

    The Bears will face Oldham County, who defeated Henry County on Monday night by a score of 34-32.

    The Region 8 tournament is being played at Henry County High School.

    For more information, check back here and look for special coverage of the Region 8 tournament in Wednesday's paper.

  • One person airlifted from accident on Hwy. 48

    Highway 48, west of Lilly Pike, was closed part of Friday afternoon after what appeared to be a one-vehicle accident.

    One person was airlifted from the scene around 3 p.m. That person's identity and other details about the accident were not immediately available.

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire District, the Spencer County Sheriff's Department and the Spencer County EMS were among those responding.

    Check next week's paper for more information.

     

  • Bears advance with 50-46 win over Gallatin; play Monday at 8 p.m.

    The dream season for the Spencer County Bears moves forward following a 50-46 victory over Gallatin County in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament in New Castle on Thursday night.

  • POLL: What's your take on a water rate increase?

    Will you be upset if the city raises water rates to help finance the Taylorsville wastewater project?

    Click here to vote!

  • Shindlebower, Davis to wed
  • Baby Washburn welcomed

    Gerald and Amanda Washburn of Taylorsville welcomed their son, Nolan Trent Washburn, Feb. 3, 2011, at 11:30 a.m.
    Washburn was born at Baptist Hospital East, weighing 4 pounds, 15 ounces. He was 17 inches long.
    He was welcomed by his older brother, James Robert Hughes Jr. and by his grandparents, Earl and Shelley Lewis and Deanna Young Lewis of Wilsonville; and Gerald Washburn and Gwen Washburn, both of Taylorsville.