Today's Features

  • Submitted by Elizabeth Creed

    The Marion County Extension Homemaker Association held the second annual Kentucky Bluegrass Quilt Show in conjunction with the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Marion County High School. The show was more than a success with 81 quilts entered into the show and over 200 people in attendance. Along with the Grand Champion money winners, below are the categorical winners:


  • Calvary Congress
    The Calvary Congress 4-H Club met in Ms. Parman’s 5th grade class at Calvary Elementary on Nov. 11, 2011. To start things off, Santana Alvarez, vice-president, lead the 4-H pledge. The Calvary Congress is ready for Thanksgiving! As the club presented their program, we tried to get their class into the Thanksgiving spirit. After the presentation they began talking about Election Day. As we closed up our meeting, two members of our club, Jaxon Wheatley and Travis Wiser, both motioned for the meeting to be adjourned.

  • The Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Farm, Home and Garden Show is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 and Sunday April 15. The show is free.
    This event will be held in Lebanon at the former tobacco servicing station. New exhibitors are welcome. For more information, please contact the Marion County Chamber of Commerce at (270) 692-9594 or e-mail smattingly@marioncountykychamber.com. The application deadline is March 19. You may also visit www.marioncountykychamber.com to download an application and pay online.

  • 50 years ago
    Jan. 25, 1963
    Enters monastery

    Arch S. O’Daniel III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arch S. O’Daniel, Lebanon, has entered Our Lady of Gethsemani monastery in Nelson County to become a lay brother. O’Daniel, who is 21 years old, entered the Trappist monastery Jan. 1.

    40 years ago
    Jan. 27, 1972
    Hippies meet



  • Come & See Weekend
    Feb. 17 - 19, 2012 - The Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana are holding a “Come & See” event for high school girls, freshmen to seniors. This is a chance to learn what it is like to be a nun in today’s world. Pray, eat, and recreate with the sisters. For more information call Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at 800-738-9999, or visit our web page www.thedome.org, where you can also register online. Parent permission is required.
    Black history program

  • Mr. and Mrs. John Bouie of New Jersey announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Ann Bouie, to Robert Leon Smith, son of George R. Smith and Rose L. and James Graves, all of Lebanon.
    Bouie is a graduate of New Jersey High School and is employed at the U.S. Postal Service.
    Smith is a graduate of Marion County High School and is employed at Canton Cooperage in Lebanon.
    The wedding is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Sherman Chapel AME Zion Church in Lebanon.