Today's News

  • POLL: Do you remember where you were on 9/11?

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  • COLUMN: New columnist to address a myriad of family issues

    By Dr. JOHN LAPP, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

    Editor’s note: The Spencer Magnet welcomes columnist Dr. John Lapp to our regular list of contributing writers. Dr. Lapp has decades of experience as a professional psychologist and counselor.
    Well, how do we begin a new column in the Spencer Magnet? How about an introduction to some topics, beginning with this one: marriage.

  • Container gardening offers options for fall growing season

    The summer planting season is nearly over, but it is not too late to plan for next year or even for this fall in the garden. Fall crops can be planted in containers, and raised beds can be prepared to be ready for next spring. Using containers and raised beds can help a gardener get more enjoyment out of less work.

  • Kentucky was a Union state during the Civil War

    A map of the Confederate States of America shows Kentucky among the states that seceded from the Union prior to the American Civil War.

    Artist George Kirchner of Brentwood, Tenn., says he drew the map and based it on acts of the Kentucky Confederate Legislature and Congress of the Confederate States of America. Under those criteria, he also lists Missouri and the Arizona territory as also parts of the Confederacy.

  • Mother and daughter win pageant

  • ENGAGEMENT: Thomas, Slucher to wed

    Brittany Thomas and Joseph Slucher announce their upcoming marriage this fall. The bride-to-be is a daughter of Keith and Sharon Thomas of Taylorsville.
    She is a 2008 graduate of Spencer County High School and is currently employed as a nurse at Signature Healthcare. The groom-to-be is a son of Darris and Terri Slucher of Taylorsville.  He is a 2004 graduate of Spencer County High School and is currently employed with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    The couple will reside in Taylorsville.

  • Remember when . . .

    The 1966 Class of Taylorsville High School gathered Aug. 5 to celebrate its 45-year class reunion at the Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce Community Center. Approximately 60 classmates and guests were in attendance. The graduates invited anyone that started from middle

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court Records March-April 2011

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong in Spencer County District Court March 25, 2011

    Lydia J. Allison (1992), possession of marijuana, pled guilty, $153 costs.

    Adam Blanford (1982), theft by deception-including cold checks under $500, 12 months, conditionally discharged 2 years, $183 costs.

    David Bowens, theft by unlawful taking/disp-all others, amended to theft by deception under $500, pled guilty, $183 costs.

  • Volleyball Bears go 1-4 in tournament

  • Spencer County battles to a tie with North Bullitt

    The Spencer County Bears fought to a 2-2 tie against North Bullitt last Thursday in a game that felt more like a loss because of the way the Eagles scored the tying goal late in the contest.

    With the Bears up 2-1 with less than 10 minutes remaining, a Spencer County player went down hard with a leg injury. There’s typically no stoppage of play in soccer when a player is injured, but unwritten rules of sportsmanship dictate that the ball is usually kicked out of bounds after a short period of time to allow the player to be tended to.