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Today's News

  • Court Records

    It is the policy of The Spencer Magnet to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Spencer Magnet. Names appearing in the public records will be published without exceptions. Public records are published as a news service to our readers. District court records are published as defendants enter pleas (guilty or Alford) or are found guilty.

    Judge J. R. Robards heard the following cases on March 4, in Spencer District Court:

    Felony:

  • SCHS athletes in state track meet

     

    A school record was set during the Spencer County High School track and field team’s performance at the KHSAA State Track Meet in Richmond during the last weekend of May.

    The boys 4x800 relay team of Zach Williams, Riley McClain, Joel Wafford and Hunter Wethington set the new SCHS mark with a time of 8:36.70, chipping nine seconds off the previous school best time, and finishing 12th in the state 2A meet.

  • Relay for Life this Friday

    Local cancer survivors will gather Friday with friends and supporters at the Spencer County High School parking lot for the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life.

    With activities starting at 5 p.m., this year’s Relay will have a Dr. Seuss-inspired theme: “I don’t like cancer here or there; I don’t like cancer anywhere.” A judged contest will seek the best character from a Dr. Seuss book, and each team will incorporate the theme at its tent.

  • Bright future for Lady Bears

     

    With the tying run just 60 feet away and a monumental upset within reach, you might excuse Spencer County High School softball coach Jimmy Schmidt for being down in the dumps when his Lady Bears came up just short last Monday night, falling 2-1 to eighth-ranked Anderson County in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of June 1, 2016

    Lady Bears Hoops camp

    The SCHS Lady Bears basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8. The camp will be held at the high school from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50, and includes a T-shirt. If you register by June 1, the cost is $40. There are also family discounts available for siblings. For more information, contact Coach Brandy Scott at brandy.scott@spencer.kyschools.us or call 558-9646.

    Habitat for Humanity golf scramble

  • Youth Soccer Champs
  • 4-H Shooting Sport meet winners

    On Saturday, May 21 Spencer County 4-H Shooting Sports hosted the eighth annual Spencer County Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club. This year, over 375 youth, ranging from 9-18, competed in this event, representing 16 counties.

    With all of the dedication of the Shooting Sports leaders and coaches, along with the Spencer County Fish and Game Club members, this tournament continues to grow and expand each year. There were people everywhere on the 21st at the Fish and Game Club, which is a huge accomplishment.

  • Diamonds are a girl’s best friend
  • Value of hard work

    Usually we associate hard work with sweat on the brow and perhaps aching muscles, and there is certainly a lot of that to be done.  There are houses to be built, crops to be planted and harvested, there are roads to be repaired, cars to be built - you know what I mean.

    There are other people that work hard every day who never break a sweat. They work in offices or in stores; they sell insurance or help us buy houses. Some of these folks work long hours in front of a computer screen or talking on the phone or, well, maybe even teaching in our local schools.

  • Church Happenings - Week of June 1, 2016

    VBS at First Baptist of Taylorsville