Today's Features

  • 5 years ago
    Sept. 27, 1986
    Marion County named “exemplary” district
    The Marion County School District has exceeded the state’s accountability goals for four consecutive cycles. As a result, the district has been named an “exemplary growth district” by the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Forty of the 175 public school districts in the state received this designation in 2006.
    One school in Marion County received a special recognition this year.




  • The first clue is... It's the Pigasus Hunt for 2011!

    Just get out and follow your nose.

    The usual place is where to begin.

    What's at the end? The pig knows.


    The second clue is... Missing in "The Old Mare."


  • Eric and Cassie Downs of Loretto announce the birth of a 7-pound, 6-ounce daughter, Ava Ann Downs, born Aug. 3, 2011, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Frankie and Donna Hutchins of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Curtis and Irene Downs of Loretto.
    Great-grandparents are JoAnn and Charles Owen Smith of Lebanon and Marvin Hutchins and Nick and Ann Bickett, all of Loretto.
    Ava Ann has one brother, Caleb.


    Gary and Becky Graves of Bardstown announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Amber, to Brock Paul Miles, son of Andy and Brenda Miles of St. Francis.
    Graves is employed at Spring View Clinic in Springfield.
    Miles is employed at Heaven Hill in Bardstown.
    The wedding is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 23, 2011, in St. Francis. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Loretto Activity Center.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.



    C.W. and Shirley Farmer of Jessietown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 17, 2011. They celebrated earlier in the year with their family in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. They have two daughters, Debbie Thomas and Karen Gootee, and one son, Brad Farmer. They also have 5 grandchildren.

  • Lebanon Center
    Monday, Sept. 19: Beef stew, coleslaw, peas, roll, ambrosia, skim milk.
    Tuesday, Sept. 20: Chicken salad w/lettuce, three-bean salad, tomato slices, roll, orange rice pudding, skim milk.
    Wednesday, Sept. 21: Baked pork ham, baked beans, cauliflower, roll, pineapple slices, skim milk.
    Thursday, Sept. 22: Stuffed green pepper, corn, roll, blushings clings, skim milk.
    Friday, Sept. 23: BBQ pork, cole slaw, baked beans, orange, brownie, skim milk.