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Today's News

  • PHOTO: First Assembly of God helps out in Henryville

    A group from First Assembly of God poses for a picture in Henryville, Ind. The group met up with other Assembly of God churches from the area and traveled to Henryville to work with Samaritan’s Purse in the tornado cleanup efforts.

  • COLUMN: Living a generous life in the name of Christ

    A few weeks ago a series of devastating tornadoes hit communities in Kentucky and Indiana.  In just a few seconds, life changed dramatically for the families who live in those areas.  Homes and schools gone, lives turned upside down, in some cases lives lost.  My family survived a tornado several years ago and I know the physical and emotional toll it can take.

  • COLUMN: Jesus must be both savior and Lord

    Revelation 3:20 says, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will sup with him and he with me.”
    I believe many people have opened the door and invited Jesus in their heart, but many times they forget to make Jesus the lord of their life because they start thinking about a sin they cannot give up. If this happens, sin will devour you.

  • Spencer County High School senior project letters

    Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks, The Spencer Magnet will publish letters from Spencer County High School seniors written as part of their senior projects. The students chose their own topics and did their own research. As with all letters submitted to The Spencer Magnet, they may appear edited for space or content purposes.

    Censorship is all around us

  • COLUMN: Hornback says last week’s efforts were focused on budget

  • EDITORIAL: From our office to your mailbox

    This time next week, you may just find a surprise in your mailbox.
    Twice each year, The Spencer Magnet publishes a countywide sample, which is mailed to every household in Spencer County. Next Wednesday, April 4, is the first of those editions this year.
    We hear in life that nothing is truly free, but we at the Magnet beg to differ.

  • Branham graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Steffen J. Branham graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Motorcycle road skills testing resumes April 12

    Motorcycle road skills testing will resume next month beginning Thursday, April 12 and continue until Oct. 11.
    Testing will be on the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. if weather permits. If on the day of testing, you are unsure about the testing due to weather conditions, the examiner will have made a decision by 9:30 a.m. Call the circuit clerk’s office at 477-3220 to find out his decision.
    The location for the testing has been moved to Waterford Park on Ky. 44, five miles west of Taylorsville

  • Two deputies complete training in Richmond

    Darren Todd McClease and Andrew Scott Ware, deputies with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office, graduated March 16 with law enforcement officers from 20 agencies across the state from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • Fiscal Court to vote Monday on zoning repeal

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court could decide Monday to take its agricultural, residential, commercial and industrial zoning classifications back to those enforced prior to 2010.
    The court will hear the second reading of an ordinance to do just that based on the recommendation of the Taylorsville-Spencer County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission.