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Today's News

  • LETTER: Upcoming Project Graduation events

    The senior and parents of Spencer County High School’s Class of 2010 are working very hard to raise funds for Project Graduation. Graduation and Project Graduation will be held this year May 29.

    This post party is designed for all seniors to have a drug-free, alcohol-free and smoke-free night in a safe, supervised environment filled with food, games, events and prizes. We are committed to providing this evening to our graduating class as they celebrate this achievement together.

  • Carnival for a cure

    Load up the kids. The carnival is coming to town.

    This Saturday promises non-stop thrills for all ages as the second annual Carnival for a Cure rolls into Taylorsville bringing fun with a purpose.

    Organizers hope to surpass last Spring’s success and raise $10,000 toward finding a cure for juvenile diabetes. Proceeds will be donated to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF), the world’s largest charitable organization advocating diabetes science.

  • PHOTO: Suspicious fire

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

     A firefighter with the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department prepares to extinguish a shed fire last Wednesday afternoon. The incident is under investigation by the Taylorsville Police Department. Anyone with information related to this fire is encouraged to call TPD at 477-3231.

  • SCHS paper mache winners

    The library media center at Spencer County High School has been displaying paper mache sculptures made by Ms. Capps’ classes. 

    Browsers to the display were encouraged to fill out an entry form finding all of the sculptures.  Prizes were given for their effort. 

    First place prize was given to Brittany Hopkins who listed the correct location for all of the sculptures. 

    Others who entered and won a prize are listed below.

    Other winners:     

    SUSAN MANN

    KYLE HOWARD

    CHRISTINA VIRES

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    County clerk office closed Saturday

    The Spencer County Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday due to the Juvenile Diabetes Carnival for a Cure. The carnival will be held in Taylorsville. Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 26.

    Farmers market opens

  • High five

    In a time of Tea Party fever, one-and-dones, Derby handicapping experts and more show-me-the-money, Sport stepped into the breech last week. Gave us a high-five (and half) heart string highlights.

    1. No. 42. Across Major League Baseball every player on every team wore No. 42, honoring Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.

    2. Lefty. At the Masters, champion Phil Mickelson and wife Amy touched our hearts with a nationally televised hug taking attention away from media’s latest kick-that-dog-again!, Tiger Woods.

  • Grand jury indictments

    Trafficking illegal drugs within site of a school topped the list of indictments handed down by the Spencer Grand Jury April 8.

    Bryan Baldwin, of 5273 Lilly Pike in Cox’s Creek, was indicted with three felony and four misdemeanors for an event that allegedly occurred Jan. 18.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Property transfers

    Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the month of  February 2010.

    Chase Home Finance, LLC and John W. Nagy by Charles S. Tichenor Master Commissioner of the Spencer Circuit Court, Taylorsville to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Nashville, TN. Lot No. 8 Point View Subdivision. $65,000.

  • New business: Taylorsville Pools

    Brent Schanding/Landmark News Service

  • Church happenings

    Spring revival at Plum Creek Baptist

    Evangelist Dale Rose, of Grace Evangelistic Ministries, will be the featured speaker at the Plum Creek Baptist Church Spring Revival April 18 - 22. The revival will begin Sunday, April 18 at 11 a.m. and continue each evening at 7 p.m. The theme of each night is as follows:

    Sunday, April 18 – Sunday School Night

    Monday, April 19 – Friends Night Challenge

    Tuesday, April 20 – Youth Night and pizza

    Wednesday, April 21 – Family Night and dinner