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Today's Features

  • ‘Prayer Fair’
    The Sanctuary of Lebanon United Methodist Church will be open from 9 a.m. to midnight on Friday, March 4 for a ‘Prayer Fair”.  Various prayer stations will be set up around the Sanctuary to help you focus your prayers, and hosts will be present to answer any questions you might have.  The entire community is invited to come out and pray. You can stay an hour or a minute. Lebanon United Methodist Church is located at 236 North Spalding Avenue.

    ‘Fearless Life’

  • By Marnie McAllister

    Dennis A. May, who was ordained a deacon Feb. 19 at St. Augustine Church, felt called to the diaconate after he started ministering to prisoners in Marion County.
    His ministry in local jails and prisons began about nine years ago when someone he knew was arrested. He discovered that Catholic inmates weren’t receiving the Eucharist or any other form of Catholic ministry.

  • By Rebecca A. Hill
    Marion Co. Extension Agent for 4-H

    When you see a 4-H clover in the springtime...what do you think of?
    4-H Speeches!  The Marion County 4-H Speech program has a long standing tradition of excellence.  We are known throughout the state for the quality and quantity of speeches presented.

  • Code Green 4-H

  • Some changes have occurred at the Spring View Hospital Women’s Center recently.
    Among those changes include a new service and a new suite.
    Of the brick and mortar variety, a new LDRP suite has been added. LDRP means that a woman giving birth is able to go through labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care all in the same room.

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  • According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food. That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income, that portion of income available for spending or saving, to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • By Tim Coolong
    UK Vegetable Specialist

    Although we’re in the midst of winter, it is never too soon to think about next growing season. This is particularly true if you want to grow onions.
    Onions are a good crop for Kentucky farmers. Typically in late winter, it takes eight to 10 weeks to produce a reasonably sized transplant. If you want to plant in late March or the beginning of April, you should have seeded your transplants in late January.

  • 75 years ago
    March 6, 1936
    State road aid
    Marion County will receive $15,231.58 annually to be spent for improvements of county roads under supervision of the State Highway Dept., according to a dispatch received here yesterday from Frankfort.

    County free of debt