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  • Campbellsville woman indicted for March murder

    Brandy Roth, 33, of 4694 Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville was indicted for murder, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property of $10,000 or more and first-degree persistent felony offender in Marion Circuit Court recently.

  • Nickel tax approved

     

  • Nickel tax approved

    It was standing room only at the Marion County Board of Education’s special-called meeting Thursday evening, March 31, when the board unanimously passed the recallable nickel.

    "It's going to cost us $40 million to upgrade our facilities," Board Member Kaelin Reed said during Thursday's meeting. ";The only way for the foreseeable future that we can do this is by segregating funds through the nickel tax.

  • School board unanimously approves recallable nickel

    It was standing room only at the Marion County Board of Education’s special-called meeting Thursday evening, March 31, when the board unanimously passed the recallable nickel.
    “It’s going to cost us $40 million to upgrade our facilities,” Board Member Kaelin Reed said during Thursday’s meeting. “The only way for the foreseeable future that we can do this is by segregating funds with the nickel tax. Is this a plan of last resort? Yes. We are at that point. We are at that point to take a drastic measure.”

  • New MCHS band director is hired

    Marion County High School has hired a new band director.
    MCHS Principal Michael Abell sent an email Thursday afternoon, March 31, announcing that Daniel Beams has been hired to fill the position, which was left vacant after Curtis Bennett resigned in February after being accused of inappropriate activity with a female student.
    Beams is a graduate of Campbellsville University and previously held positions as the coordinator of the 21st Century Community Learning Center in Lebanon and middle school band director at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Special-called school board meeting Thursday

    The Marion County Board of Education will be holding a special-called meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the administration building located at 755 East Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda includes:

  • Aviation fascination

    Michael Riensche’s love for aviation began when he was a kid growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska. His dad worked as a police officer at an airport there, and he and his mother would go out to the airport often and watch the airplanes take off.
    “It was always fascinating to me,” Riensche said.

  • Red Cross needs type O negative blood

    The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.
    Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood, hospitals depend on frequent O negative donations to ensure it’s always available for patients in need.

  • Easter egg hunt fun

    The Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. Center in Lebanon held an Easter egg hunt and Easter craft activity recently.

  • 30 more days to pay delinquent garbage accounts

    If you haven’t paid your delinquent trash bills, Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty is going to give you a 30-day extension to pay up. If you still refuse to pay, you could end up in court.