Today's News

  • Volleyball record not a reflection of team’s growth

    First year volleyball coach Chris Peer seemed pretty calm as his Spencer County Lady Bears battled Bullitt East to the very end of an exciting three set loss last week. He says the wins and losses right now are not indicative of the progress the squad has made, even those important numbers have improved.

  • Judge denies summary judgement in Charter case

    Supporters of the Charter government effort were dealt another blow when the county’s request for a summary judgement was denied recently in Spencer County Circuit Court.

    Senior Status Judge Tom McDonald’s decision overruled the county’s request for a ruling without a trial and granted the city’s motion to bifurcate, or separate certain issues in the case for further examination.

  • Kentucky Beef Conference focus is planning for tomorrow’s markets


    While it’s true Kentucky beef producers have enjoyed higher prices in the past couple of years, feed costs have soared leaving producers wondering what the future holds. The Kentucky Beef Conference Oct. 28 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office aims to teach producers how to plan today for tomorrow’s markets.

  • Looking for a few good dogs

     The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ Law Enforcement Division is looking for a different kind of recruit. Only those with four legs and a tail need apply.

    The division’s K-9 unit needs four new donated dogs to add to its patrol. Nine dogs currently assist Kentucky conservation officers with their duties.

  • PHOTO: Taylorsville Lake Clean Sweep

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Approximately 270 people participated in the annual Taylorsville Lake’s Clean Sweep last Saturday.

  • Heads and Tails - Chapter 3

     As I opened my eyes, I was dizzy and confused; my familiar world was gone. My computer had disappeared, my bright desk lamp was now an oil lantern and the TV had vanished! As I tried to digest what I saw, it became clear. While holding the penny tightly and closing my eyes, I had traveled back in time. I didn’t know if it was an overactive imagination or the traumatic experience of the Ferris wheel, but somehow, I had journeyed to 1909 – and had brought my family with me.

  • Make sure your name is in the Book of Life

     As we look at Revelation and judgement day which all of us will face one day, 

  • Kentucky Kids Day



  • Somber senior night as teams lose to BEHS

    The Spencer County boys and girls soccer teams have bid their formal farewell to seniors, but they’ve still got a few games left in the season, including opening games of their district tournament that begins next Monday night.

    The squads took a few moments last Thursdsay to honor their seniors between games. For the boys, the ceremony came on the heels of a disappointing 8-1 loss to Bullitt East. Senior Jamie Fleig scored the lone goal for the Bears in the first half, but the visiting Chargers pulled away in the second period for the win.

  • LETTER: Just wondering

    I have a few more questions about the place we love:

    Why was gas 13 cents cheaper in Shelbyville this morning than it was here?  (That’s 16 cents with a Wal-Mart gift card, folks!)