Today's News

  • Elk Creek house fire claims one life


    A Spencer County man died Monday evening after sustaining injuries in a house fire last week in Elk Creek.

    Gary Pace, 61, passed away shortly before 6 p.m. at the University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Sheriff’s Office free of mold says Co. Attorney

    The Spencer County’s Sheriff’s Office is safe, declared County Attorney Ken Jones, as the fiscal court approved spending up to $5,500 for painting and up to $3,000 for new carpet as workers complete the repair work following mold remediation efforts.

    Magistrate Hobert Judd questioned whether the repairs were being done correctly, and the court then recessed for a few minutes as magistrates walked next door to view the areas that are being repaired. During this site visit, Stump asked the Spencer Magnet reporter to leave the building.

  • Spencer County Elementary School hosts STEAM day


    Spencer County Elementary School hosted their STEAM day which was an event designed to demonstrate to students how their lives are impacted by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. More than two dozen stations were set up where students could see first hand how these disciplines have shaped their lives.

  • What’s happening - Week of April 5, 2017

    School Drama Department to present “Annie”

    The Spencer County Middle School and High School Drama Department presents “Annie” on April 21-23 at the Spencer County Middle School auditorium. The Friday performance will begin at 7 p.m. with Saturday showings at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

    Early Childhood Screenings

    Spencer County Preschool and Headstart Early Childhood Screening is being offered on April 28th from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and May 12, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • From our readers - CASA volunteers serve children who suffer abuse and neglect

    Each year over 28,000 children experience abuse and neglect in Kentucky. To paint a picture of the need, the average Kentucky elementary school has 500 students. The 28,000 abused and neglected children could fill 56 elementary schools. This number includes 69 children in Spencer County.

  • Public servants work for you

    Elected officials are given enormous responsibilities by those who elect them. Perhaps the most important is to remember that they serve the public and are accountable to the taxpayer.

    For that reason, elected officials must be transparent, especially when it comes to the use of taxpayer dollars and equipment, supplies and materials purchased with those tax dollars.

  • Productive session ends

    The most productive and significant legislative session in modern history has officially come to an end. Although it was a short, 30-day session, the General Assembly has accomplished more in 2017 than we have in most 60-day sessions.

  • Much accomplished in 2017

    Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Minutes before the Senate gaveled out for good, Governor Matt Bevin called this session the most productive in history.  It was truly an honor to work alongside the governor with the new House Majority to pass many great initiatives for our commonwealth.

  • Mt. Eden woman cleared of murder can sue KSP

    A Mt. Eden woman who was exonerated for a homicide after spending more than six years behind bars can sue the Kentucky State Police detective she says framed her.

    The U.S Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday reinstated a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution filed by Susan Jean King against Lt. Todd Harwood.

  • Road work closes KY 1633