Today's News

  • Maxine Ethington found

    The body of Maxine Ethington was found Sunday afternoon next to her vehicle off Beckley Station Road near Middletown.

    Shelbyville Police reported a body was found next to the car but would not identify that body. A family member later confirmed to The Sentinel-News that the body was believed to be Ethington’s. A coroner’s report was pending.

    Shelbyville Police said no foul play is suspected. The car apparently still was engaged and had run out of gas after being driven off the road, more than 20 miles from Ethington’s home on Craig Ave. in Shelbyville.

  • Veterans Day Celebration Saturday

    With another Election Day in the history books, it’s time to move on to the next big holiday. No, not Thanksgiving – Veterans Day – that time of year when patriotic Americans across the country take time to appreciate the sacrifices of all service men and women.

    This year will mark the third time Guard Duty has organized a veterans event in Spencer County, and each year it continues to grow said organizer D.J. Fee.

    “We started with the honor service, a parade and a static display,” said Fee.

  • Church happenings


    Bethesda Church of God

  • LETTER: Better fire service, not lower insurance

    We have had many calls within the last few weeks about homeowner insurance rates in areas that city water and fire hydrants are being added. While this will improve our water supply for firefighting this will not reduce your cost for homeowner insurance.

  • Halloween meth bust

    While a successful Halloween on Main Street was winding down Friday night, and all the trick-or-treaters were making their way home to inventory their bags of goodies, the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department raided an active methamphetamine lab at 1014 Bloomfield Road.

    The house is currently empty as its owner, Michael Grubb, is still being held in the Shelby County jail for allegedly running down his estranged wife in the center of Taylorsville just a few weeks ago.

  • Faith For Today: One Way to Heaven

     In Acts Chapter 2, we see the church of Jesus Christ coming alive. 

  • Parent - Teacher - Student Conference Day

     Parent-Teacher-Student Conference Day at Spencer County High School is November 4, from 12 p.m. to 6  p.m.  

  • PHOTO: Mayor proclaims November Home Health Month
  • Red Ribbon Week

     October 23-31 has been declared National Red Ribbon Week. David Jenkins, county judge executive, signed a proclamation making it Red Ribbon week in Spencer County. 

  • SCES Dance Team does it again

     Submitted to The Spencer Magnet The SCES Dance Team danced at Jamfest in Evansville, Indiana on Saturday, October 25, and placed first in the hip hop category.