Today's Features

  • Back to School Splash
    Open Arms Community Church, 2205 Danville Highway, Lebanon, will have a “Back to School Splash” on Sunday, Aug. 3. Inflatables and games will be held from 4-6 p.m. (No two piece bathing suits unless a tankini.) Games are free. Prizes are school items. Food will be served at 6 p.m. Every one is welcome. For more information, call (859) 583-4089.


  • Judy Bradshaw
    Council president
    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council met Tuesday, July 8, at the Farm Bureau conference room.  The main topic on the agenda was the Arts camp, which began Monday, July 14.

  • Blue ribbon entries will be accepted only in culinary, textiles, hobbies, or arts and crafts.
    Only items that meet the requirements of the state fair categories are eligible. All other state fair rules apply. The entry fee is $8 per department, not item. Entry forms must be accompanied by required fee or credit card information. Blue ribbon entry forms which are sent by mail should be postmarked by July 25. From July 25 to Aug. 2, entry forms should be faxed. All blue ribbon entry forms must be in our office by Aug. 2. No entry forms will be accepted after that date.

  • Monday, July 28: Beef stew, coleslaw, green peas, pineapple slices, whole wheat roll.
    Tuesday, July 29: Chicken salad on lettuce leaf, grapes, tomato slices, butterscotch pudding, whole wheat bun.
    Wednesday, July 30: Baked ham, baked beans, cauliflower w/cheese, ambrosia, whole wheat bread slice.
    Thursday, July 31: Closed.

  • Silvertooth Cocanougher
    The 39th annual reunion of the descendants of Jacob and Eleanor (Neley) Silvertooth Cocanougher  will be held at The American Legion Hall on West US 150 at Perryville Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Potluck dinner will be served about 1 p.m.  Bring family, friends, food, photos, family tree information, family artifacts, stories, and a smile.  If you need further information, contact Mike Crain 859-368-3853 Postcardlex@aol.com or Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones 859-236-9695.  


    Brenda and Tommy McIlvoy will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on July 27, 2014. The couple was married July 27, 1974 at Springfield Baptist Church in Springfield by Bro. Bradley.
    Brenda is the former Brenda Milburn. She is retired from the Marion County Board of Education. Tommy is retired from Inoac in Springfield. The couple has one son, Shawn McIlvoy.
    A private celebration will be held.