Today's News

  • TES perfect attendance

    The following Taylorsville Elementary School students were recently recognized for having perfect attendance during the month of April:

    Ms. Hickerson:
    Caden Cole, Mason Grubb, Kaydee Horner, Alexis King, Brittany Nethery, Jaylea Rheaume, Ilana Royalty, Caleb Waldridge, Chase Waldridge

    Ms. Pence:
    Savannah Baldwin, Ayvah Hall, Kasey Moffett, Jenna Moore, Gracie Searcy, Leland Smearcheck.

    Ms. Sztanya:

  • PHOTOS: Spencer Elementary chorus and percussion ensemble receive first place at festival

    SCES Chorus and Percussion Ensemble both received first place in their divisions at the ‘Music in the Parks’ festival at Kings Island on Saturday, May 18. The  Percussion Ensemble also earned “Best Overall Percussion Ensemble.”

  • Gregory first local student to graduate from Gatton

    When she walks across the stage at the end of this month to receive her diploma from Spencer County High School, it will mark the second graduation Adrian Gregory has completed in recent weeks.

  • Locals touched by vicious Oklahoma tornadoes

    A Spencer County family that recently relocated to Oklahoma got a terrifying glimpse of the state’s unpredictable spring weather last week when two destructive tornadoes, now known for claiming 24 lives, came uncomfortably close to their new home.

  • COLUMN: Witnessing artistic greatness

    Last Thursday evening, I had the opportunity to witness greatness on a number of levels.
    The Spencer Magnet was invited to attend and cover a “Night at the Museum” at Spencer County Middle School, pictures from which can be found in our B section this week.
    Art Teacher Stacy LaRue explained to our staff that each of her advanced art students and art club members would have a table of their work set up in the school’s cafeteria to display to friends and family.

  • COLUMN: AG: Teen drivers, drive safely this summer

    While some progress has been made regarding teen driver safety, motor vehicle crashes remain the number one killer of teenagers between the ages of 15 and 20. In 2012, nationally there were more than 25,200 crashes involving drivers under the age of 21. These crashes resulted in more than 8,000 injuries and 95 fatalities.

  • Collins honored with Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award

    Stephen L. Collins, of Shelbyville, was honored with the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Award during the 35th annual presentation of the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards. The memorial award is the highest honor the foundation bestows each year during the ceremony, which took place Thursday, May 23, at the Governor’s Mansion.

  • Spencer High School graduation this Friday in Frankfort

    Friends, family, community members and most importantly the members of Spencer County High School’s class of 2013 will gather at the Franfort Civic and Convention Center this Friday for the annual commencement ceremony.

  • New minister at Mt. Eden Christian

    The Mount Eden Christian Church family welcomes Larry Clarke as its senior minister. Clarke’s first Sunday was April 28. He resides in Lawrenceburg with his wife, Renita, and daughter, Elizabeth. Their oldest daughter, Sarah, is married and lives in Frankfort.
    Clarke brings years of secular experience, as well as ministry experience to the pulpit.
    Community members are welcome to be a part of the church’s fellowship each Sunday morning at 10, Sunday evening at 5:30, and Wednesday night Bible study at 6:30.

  • Library announces June programming for kids, teens

    Now is the time to register for summer reading at the Spencer County Public Library.  Kids that register and read get a coupon package after June 25. Register online at spencercountylibrary.us or come in to the library.  Stop in every Tuesday in June for a new adventure.  Kids programs are at 10:30 a.m. and teen programs are at 6:30 p.m. 
    June 4: 10:30 a.m. Amazon John is back with his wild animals.
    June 4: 6:30 p.m. Pottery with Albert Bauman
    June 11: 10:30 a.m. Magic show featuring Mr. Magic.