Today's News

  • Cross country places in top 20 at Oldham County event

    Spencer County Cross Country attended the Rumble thru the Jungle in Oldham County on September 13.

    This meet, featuring over 2,200 runners and 25 of the top ranked teams in the state, promises to be the toughest meet of the season with the exception of the state championship.

    In addition to the tough competition and the sheer volume of runners, temperatures in the 90s also made conditions difficult for athletes and spectators alike.  Oldham County EMS treated at least half a dozen runners who went down as a result of the heat.

  • Elk Creek Baptist Church celebrates new Pastor

     September 1, Reverend Joshua McFarland began serving as the new Pastor of Elk Creek Baptist Church. Pastor Josh and the leaders of the church are very excited about what God is doing at Elk Creek and are looking forward to reaching out to the needs of the people in Spencer County.

  • What's Happening

    Waterford Homecoming

  • SCMS holds on to first place spot: St. Dominic 0, SCMS 39

    Spencer County Middle remained in first place in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference on Thursday with a win over the visiting Knights of St. Dominic School.


    The game began when the Grizzly Cody Buckman onside kicked the ball and then recovered it himself. On SCMS's second play from scrimmage, tailback Will Eldridge scored (untouched) from 42 yards out. Zack Smith would split the uprights on the PAT kick to make the score a quick 8-0, Spencer County.


  • Heads and Tails

     It’s a treasure, a rare jewel and extraordinary gift!


  • LETTER: A response to “Nobody Important"

    This letter is in response to “Nobody Important” who appeared in the September 10 edition of the Spencer Magnet.

    First of all, I wonder what’s really eating this person. It seems as though the writer is voting for Sarah Palin only because she is a woman. Don’t get me wrong. I voted for Senator Hillary Clinton, so this has nothing to do with me thinking that a woman can not handle the job.

  • Fire department awarded $45,000

    Local firefighters will be breathing a little bit easier in coming months following a Homeland Security grant that will be used to purchase nine high tech self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

    Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Chief Nathan Nation said the application process started back in April. After going through an evaluation process, the department was granted a total of $44,887 from the Federal Emergency Management and the Department of Homeland Security. The department will be required to provide a match of 5 percent, or $2,363 for the new equipment.

  • Spencer County Schools - Going Live

    Infinite Campus is a statewide program that enables our district to maintain student data.  Spencer County Public Schools began using Infinite Campus for student information management August 2008. 

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Propery transfers

    Virginia Cornett, executrix of the estate of Linda S. Elder, Taylorsville to Garry W. and Sandra H. Ramey, Louisville. 216 Valerie Court. $180,000.

    Chad E. and Stephanie A. Daggy, Louisville to Prudential Relocation Inc., Scottsdale AZ. Lot 38B Hickory Woods. $148,000.

    Prudential Relocation, Inc., Scottsdale AZ to James H. and Jenifer M. Thompson II, Taylorsville. Lot 38B Hickory Woods. $148,000.

  • LETTER: Lake clean-up next Saturday

    The Taylorsville Lake Conservation Association (TLCA) is once again hosting a lake clean-up on September 27. The event kicks off at the Possum Ridge pavilions at the State Park at 8 am. The clean-up will end by 12 p.m. with lunch, prizes, T-shirts, and an environmental education program from the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.