Today's News

  • PHOTO: Library volunteers
  • A tale of a breast cancer survivor

    Breast cancer survivor Lillie Shelburne wrote the following narrative poem in 2005:

    “Breast Cancer Survivor”
    In the fall of 2004, it was time for a mammogram, a yearly chore.
    Our lives are so busy, we hardly find time — we rush in for the films, never looking behind.
    We go right ahead full speed every day, but the telephone rings and we hear someone say,
    “I’m calling today (her voice cheerful and bright) about your mammogram films — something’s just not quite right.

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events - March 15 edition

    4-H Relay for Life team selling doughnuts
    The Spencer County Relay for Life 4-H team is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts to benefit the annual cancer research fundraiser. Glazed doughnuts are $7 per dozen and chocolate doughnuts are $8 per dozen. There are also other Krispy Kreme items available for purchase. The last day to order is Thursday. Anyone wishing to order should email Darla Browning at darla.browning@spencer.kyschools.us.

    First Assembly Relay for Life team plans tournament

  • COLUMN: Where we were and where we are

    When I was a kid, we did not have a large amount of waste to dispose of. The top of a tin can was saved to use when a mouse would chew a hole in the floor or baseboard of a building. The can was saved to store small items such as tacks. What was paper waste got burned. Everybody had a hollow or sinkhole to dispose of the unusable waste.

  • COLUMN: Plan your weekend right here

    Right around a decade ago – yes, that makes me feel old; you’ll see why – if you had stumbled into Bell County High School, you could have seen yours truly as Alice in “Alice in Wonderland” or Helena in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
    Some of the nights spent rehearsing and putting together props are some of my best memories from my senior year of high school.

  • Temple named April Student of the Month at SCHS

    Andrew Temple was selected as the April Student of the Month at Spencer County High School. He was nominated by his Spanish teacher, Whitney Reno, for his outstanding improvements over the course of the last semester.

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

  • Amyx graduates from Mid-Continent University

    Timothy R. Amyx of Taylorsville received a Bachelor of Science degree from Mid-Continent University.
    The university hosted its graduation ceremony on Saturday.
    Mid-Continent University is a private, non-profit, Southern Baptist affiliated organization. MCU is regionally accredited and headquartered in Mayfield.

  • Keeling graduates from McKendree

    The following local student is a McKendree University Class of 2013 graduate:
    Darrell Keeling of Taylorsville, Master’s of Business Administration.

  • Jonsson named to honor roll at Brevard

    Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., recently named Michael Jonsson of Taylorsville to the honor roll for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
    To be eligible for the honor roll, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49 during the semester.

  • Three graduate from Campbellsville

    Two Taylorsville residents and one from Mount Eden graduated earlier this month from Campbellsville University.
    Jarrad Lewis Mattingly of Taylorsville received a Bachelor of Science in worship arts.
    Kayla Nicole Hood of Taylorsville received a bachelor of social work degree.
    Jonathan Craig Edwards of Mount Eden received a Bachelor of Science in health education and physical education/primary-12.