Local News

  • Instagram post leads to student being charged, suspended

    UPDATE: Superintendent notifies parents of a possible second threat

  • Transplanting hope

    More than three years after joining the Be The Match Registry, the largest marrow registry in the world, Amy Corder Bland opened a letter she never expected to receive.

    Dear Amy,
    When you joined Be The Match Registry you did so knowing one day you may help save a life. You are a possible match for a patient considering life-saving marrow transplant.

  • Bradfordsville School Christmas Gala

    The Bradfordsville School Christmas Gala will be held this Friday, Dec. 8, in the Bradfordsville School gym. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for the meal. Music will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Clinton Spaulding with Kelly Casey and Christy Miller will perform.
    The meal will include roast pork tenderloin and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, hot rolls, dessert and drink all for $10.

  • ‘It’s A Country Christmas’ is Dec. 7-8

    “It’s A Country Christmas” concert is back on the Angelic Hall stage at Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square in Lebanon from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 7-8. Christmas classics with a country flare will be performed by local talent from Marion and the surrounding counties. Performers for the two-evening event are Tatum Riggs, the Brown Brothers, Ann Courtney Thompson, Brian Shirrell and Endless Road. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students/seniors and may be purchased at the door or online at www.kyclassicarts.com.

  • Santa to make stops throughout Marion County

    On Sunday, Dec. 17, Santa will be at the following locations: St. Joe Community Center from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., St. Mary’s Post Office from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the Raywick Fire House from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

  • Twilight Christmas Open House in Forkland Dec. 9

    Forkland Community Center will be hosting a Twilight Christmas Open House from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9. The community center is beautifully decorated both inside and out — like a winter wonderland. There will be light refreshments to eat, two gift shops where you can purchase items for holiday giving, special Christmas craft activities for children and Santa, too. The Forkland Community Center is located at 16479 Forkland Road in Gravel Switch. The cost is $5 for adults and $1 for children 12 and under.

  • The Caring Place’s wish list

    The Caring Place humbly asks for the community’s help in making Christmas a little bit brighter for the seven women and five children who are currently living at the shelter. The deadline to donate gifts is Dec. 15.
    The wish list information provided includes:
    • 19-year-old woman. Clothing size 3. Shoe size 7.
    • 24-year-old mother with a 3-year-old son. Mother’s clothing size is 14 and her shoe size is 8. The child wears 3T, shoe size 11 children’s.
    • 30-year-old woman. Clothes size 8. Shoe size 9.

  • ‘I just love what I do’

    Not everyone can say they love their job.
    Even fewer people can say their career is their calling.
    But, Elma Simpson can say both.
    She’s been working as a migrant advocate and educator in the Marion County Public School System for 14 years, and she truly loves working with children and families in the community. Her dedication and love for her job is why she was recently named the state’s “Recruiter of the Year” at the 2017 Migrant Fall Academy Awards banquet in Owensboro.

  • Most awarded and celebrated fiddler headlines Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff

    International Bluegrass Music Association’s 10-time Fiddle Performer of the Year and four-time Instrumental Group of the year, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, headline the 13th annual Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff 2018 in Lebanon.

  • Loretto Christmas Parade