Today's News

  • 10-5-11 Marion County Circuit Court News

    Stephanie J. Nichols, 34, and Bradley Underwood, 37, both of 870 Tatum Lane in Lebanon received a dismissal of charges of first-degree sodomy incapable of consent/physically helpless. Charges of first-degree sex abuse victim under 12 (two counts) were also dismissed against Underwood.
    Nichols and Underwood had been indicted in 2010 on accusations involving a 12-year-old.
    The charges were dismissed with leave to reinstate within one year. The defendants both stipulated to probable cause.

    In other circuit court news:

  • 10-5-11 Cotton's Corner

  • Your cheatin’ heart will tell on you




    By Dr. David B. Whitlock

  • Pleasant Hill Baptist Church celebrates homecoming

    Pleasant Hill Baptist Church held their homecoming Sept. 11. The church had a moment of prayer in observance of the Sept. 11 loss. The youth and adult choir sang several hymns and read verses from the Bible. There was also a special song sung by Ara, Sami and Matry Tungate. A message was given by Pastor Robert Shockley.

  • 10-5-11 Church briefs

    First Baptist Church, N. Depot St., will celebrate its 151st church anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. Guest speaker will be Rev. Darrell Briscoe of First Baptist Church, Danville.

    Mission trip

    On Oct. 9 Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Gravel Switch will have Carolyn Bottoms and Sandy Lane tell about their two-week missionary trip to Haiti. They will also have a display of some things from Haiti. For more information call (859) 332-0201.

    Religious life

  • Conference scholarships available; application deadline is Oct. 14

    Kentucky Women in Agriculture in partnership with the Kentucky Farm Start Program is offering special conference scholarships for beginning farmers who wish to attend the 12th Annual Conference: Our Farms to Your Home to be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House in Lexington.  
    “Working with Kentucky Farm Start is a great opportunity to nurture women who are beginning to farm,” said Sharon Furches, KWIA president.  

  • Youth celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8

    Oct. 2-8 is National 4-H Week, and Marion County is celebrating the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community, and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. To celebrate National 4-H Week, several events are planned for Marion County youth.

  • Annual meeting set for Oct. 10

    The Marion County Farm Bureau will hold their 73rd annual meeting Monday, Oct. 10, at the Lebanon Masonic Hall. The dinner meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Speaker for this year’s event will be David Givens, senator in the Kentucky Legislature.
    Directors will be elected from each district. Nominated are George Gribbins, Gravel Switch/Bradfordsville, Mike Ford, Calvary/Phillipsburg, Sharon Browning, Lebanon, John G. Mattingly, Raywick/Jessietown/New Market, and Kaye Peterson, Loretto/St. Mary.

  • Chinese chestnuts ready for harvest



  • Add flavor to pork chops