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Today's News

  • McDonald's window smashed

    Jordan T. Waddell, of Louisville, was charged with criminal mischief for damaging a window at McDonald’s restaurant in Taylorsville recently.

    Witnesses told police that Waddell, 18, was arguing with his girlfriend on the phone when he suddenly picked up a chair and threw it at one of the front windows.

    Police apprehended the teenager a short time later driving out of the strip mall parking lot.

    Estimated damages range from $1,500 to $2,000 to replace and install a new window, said Taylorsville Police Chief Toby Lewis.

  • Chesser bags first buck

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Hunter W. Chesser, age 7, killed his first buck during the Spencer County Youth Hunt weekend.

  • No bull, he tagged an Elk

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Local Spencer County resident Barry L. Smith drew a second week Bull Elk tag for the 2009 Kentucky Elk Hunt. On October 11 from 450 plus yards, he harvested this Kentucky born and bred 5X5 bull Elk at Cow Creek Mountain KY with a 300 Win Mag rifle.

  • SCMS runners wrap up season, prepare for regionals

    The SCMS cross country team and the young runners from TES attended the KTCCCA Meet of Champions on October 31.  The meet, held at Masterson Station Park in Lexington, is the state championship for both middle and elementary schools. 

  • Church happenings

    Holiday Bazaar at First Baptist Church of

    Fisherville

    First Baptist Church of Fisherville, located at 15001 Old Taylorsville Road in Fisherville, will be having their holiday bazaar Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for gifts, crafts, food and fun.

    Bethesday Church of God revival

  • NCAA got it right on Wall

    Like Baseball umpires and SEC football officials, the NCAA enforcement division doesn’t expect Christmas cards from college coaches and players. But it scored one out of two with the University of Kentucky this calendar year.

    Bad decision on football’s Jeremy Jarmon last spring, but the NCAA got it right on John Wall last week.

    • Put the kid in street clothes for two games lets him see past media worship and, “yep, this team really can get it done without me.”

  • LETTER: Suggestion for Magnet

    I am an educator in the Spencer County school system. Something I’m adamant about is instilling in my students the importance of reading and being informed about things going on in the world.

    I believe the Spencer Magnet does an excellent job of trying to keep its readers aware of the news in our area and beyond our community.

  • 'The Crucible' at SCMS this week

    Spencer County Middle and High Schools present Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’.  There are about 50 students involved in this production both onstage and backstage.  Arthur Miller’s classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in 17th century Salem is a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town’s most basic fears and suspicions.

  • SCHS Dance team named season grand champions

    Ask any SCHS dancer to show you her new RING!  The team won the Jam Madness Championship rings.

    All teams’ scores from all over the country are tracked by JamFest over the entire season starting in August ‘08 and ending in May ‘09.  The team with the highest score wins the Season Championship.  

  • County creates 9-1-1 board

    Spencer County Fiscal Court will be getting a little expert advice when it comes to making decisions about emergency communication services.

    Magistrates approved the creation of a 9-1-1 Advisory Board Monday. The last time a similar committee existed was nearly 20 years ago.

    On the recommendation of Magistrates John Riley and Hobert Judd, fiscal court approved the 9-1-1 Advisory Board’s make-up and a list of duties that include evaluating the current dispatch service, communications equipment and making suggestions for improvement.