Today's News

  • EDITORIAL: Old case needs a new look

    Did Susan King of Mount Eden murder her former boyfriend Kyle “Deanie” Breeden of Shelbyville in 1998?
    That question, which for years haunted investigators and Mr. Breeden’s family, was thought to be at rest in 2008, when Ms. King was sent to prison.
    But now we have our own new set of questions about this case, including not only how the investigation has been handled but also who has a responsibility to ensure that Ms. King in fact did commit this crime.

  • Independent study names local district as one of state’s most efficient per-pupil spenders

    The Spencer County School District has recently been named one of the 10 most efficient per-pupil spenders based on ACT composite scores by independent think-tank the Bluegrass Institute, based in Bowling Green.

  • HOMEGROWN: Get ‘more than just a hairdo’ at Spencer County Cutting Crew

    If it hadn’t been for JoAnn Prewitt, Aimee Robinson may have never become a hairstylist.

  • Grizzlies rally, win 28-20

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzlies completed an amazing fourth-quarter rally to secure the school’s first-ever state playoff win with a 28-20 victory over the North Hardin Spartans Saturday evening in Radcliff.

  • Stallions host PRP Panthers

    The Spencer County Stallions hosted PRP in the final game of the regular season this past Saturday. The Mighty Mights (ages 5-7) played hard all day.

  • PHOTO: Boys soccer ends season 5-13-1

    Spencer County defender Nicholas Dysinger connects on a kick to send the ball upfield in a recent game against North Oldham. The boys fell in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament, 9-0 to Collins. The Bears ended their season with a mark of 5-13-1.

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears named district runner-up

    The Spencer County High School Lady Bears soccer team was named runner-up in the 30th district. The Lady Bears defeated Collins 2-1 last Monday, but fell to Anderson County in the championship. The team moved onto the 8th Region tournament and defeated Owen County 7-0 and was scheduled to face South Oldham in the second round on Tuesday after press time.

  • PHOTO: McKinley, McManus, Ratchford named to all-district team

    Spencer County girls’ soccer players, from left, Cheyenne McKinley, Haylee McManus and Madison Ratchford were named to the 30th District All-Tournament team after last Wednesday’s district championship game at Collins High School. Anderson County defeated Spencer County, 2-0, for the title.

  • City commission forum is Oct. 25

    Taylorsville voters will have a chance to get their questions answered by candidates running for City Commission this fall as The Spencer Magnet partners with the Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce to host a candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 25.
    The forum will take place at the Chamber building on Main Street from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • What's Happening — Week of Oct. 17

    JD Shelburne to perform free concert Saturday
    JD Shelburne will return to his hometown of Taylorsville on Saturday at 5 p.m. to perform a free concert at the Country Mart parking lot for his fans and community.
    Shelburne will release his Nashville debut album first in Taylorsville that afternoon and will perform a full band show. The concert is free to the public and all ages are welcome.
    This will mark Shelburne’s first return to his hometown since July 2009 to perform an actual concert. Shelburne will be hitting the road in 2013.