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  • School Board District Five candidate: Kay Carlew

    Kay Carlew   Age: 67   Address: 515 Nerinx Rd          Nerinx, Ky 40049   Educational Background:  AB from Webster University with a major in Education   MA from University of KY in Education   Work Experience: Teacher in the Washington County Public Schools for 10 years (Elementary, Middle and High School).

  • School board, St. Charles SBDM discuss improvements

    The Marion County Board of Education met for approximately 45 minutes with the St. Charles Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council. The discussion was part of the board's Oct. 26 meeting, which was held at St. Charles.   Much of the discussion centered around improving academic achievement at St. Charles. The school's scores declined in every area, except science, in the most recent test results.

  • Loretto City Commission candidate: Tom Brahm

    Tom Brahm

  • U.S. Senate candidate - Billy Ray Wilson

    Billy Ray Wilson   1. Why did you decide to run for Senate? I'm retired military, disabled, and the President and Congress, we have a 1998 Iraq Liberation Act that put our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan for no legitimate reason. And we're killing people. I have agent orange exposure. I got lymph problems. I've got you name it, I have it, diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, and I don't want our troops to come back and have the same problems that I have, when there was no legitimate reason to begin with to go to war.

  • School Board District Three candidate: Alex Ackermann

    Alex Ackermann   Age: 47   Address: 1395 Old Calvary Pike, Lebanon, Kentucky  40033   Educational background: University of Central Florida, Electrical Engineering   Work Experience: Active Present School Board Member for the past 3 years PTO President, Calvary Elementary for 7 years

  • Burnin' down the house!

    Marion County hosted the fourth annual fire school this past weekend and, according to Marion County Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly, it was a huge success.

    "We had a good year," he said. "We're really proud."

    And they should be. More than 250 participants took part in this year's fire school, some traveling all the way from Fulton and northern Kentucky, Mattingly said.

    Mattingly said Marion County plans to continue hosting the fire school, which offered 12 classes to firefighters and other emergency service workers free of charge.

  • Officer Ford's fellow officers react to arrest

    It's been almost two years since Lebanon Police Officer David Ford was found shot to death in his home in Campbellsville. Last week's arrest in connection with his murder was a day that Brandon Blair, Ford's former partner at the Lebanon Police Department, has been waiting for anxiously.

    "The indictment is only the start of this process, but after waiting 20 months, I can honestly say I can now begin the healing process with this arrest," Blair said.

  • Lebanon City Council candidate Kate Palagi

    Kate Palagi   Age:  37   Address: 437 N. Spalding Ave.   Educational background:  B.S.

  • Lebanon City Council candidate Denise Fogle

    Denise M. Fogle   Age: 55   Address: 345 Burton Lane, Lebanon, Ky 40033   Work Experience: I have been employed by Central Kentucky Community Action for 31 years. I am the Human Resources Director and the Drug and Alcohol Manager.    Family Information: I am married to Lee Fogle, and the mother of four children; Terrell Gerton, Myron Montgomery, Tara Montgomery, and Jasmine Fogle.

  • Officer's widow indicted for murder

    It has been nearly two years since her husband was found shot to death. Today, Tonya M. Ford sits in a jail cell, indicted last Tuesday with his murder.

    Though she has been charged with killing Lebanon Police Officer David M. Ford, the investigation into his death will continue. And the detective in charge of the case says that the investigation has been ongoing ever since Ford was shot and killed on Feb. 10, 2009.