Today's News

  • Bobby Rigdon arrested for murder

    William R. "Bobby" Rigdon of Lebanon was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with murder in the death of Wendall "Gleason" Pyles, who was shot and killed Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, while working at Tarter Gate Company in Dunnville.
    According to a media release from KSP Post 15, Rigdon, 27, was arrested at 8:52 p.m., three miles north of Lebanon on St. Rose Road. He was arrested by Kentucky State Troopers and detectives from Post 15 along with KSP Special Response Team members and assisted by deputies from the Marion County Sheriff's Department.

  • MCHS Lady Knights Volleyball Team Wins District

    On Tuesday night, the Marion County High School Lady Knights volleyball team defeated Taylor County in three straight sets to capture the 20th district title at Taylor County High School.  The team now has won the district in each of the last five seasons, and the win gives the team their seventh district title overall.  Seniors Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, Heather Roberts, and Katie McKinney were named to the all-tournament team.  The team will advance to regional competition which will be held at Marion County High School.  

  • Bicycle ride for arts rolls through county Oct. 6

    By Charlie Pearl


    Last fall I said I wouldn't be doing this again.

    I changed my mind.

    Along with 50 others, I'm participating this week in the ninth annual Governor's Autumn Bicycle Ride Across Kentucky.

  • High on the Hog

    It's customary for this newspaper to write an editorial the week after Marion County Country Ham Days to praise the Chamber of Commerce and the countless volunteers that make the annual fall festival such a huge success.

    Looking back in our archives, it's interesting to see how the festival has continually grown.

  • Fiscal court meets at 4 p.m. today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    Here is the agenda:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - First reading of a 2012-13 budget ordinance amendment

    - Agreement with the Marion County Historical Society regarding insurance

    - E-911 Advisory Board by-laws and procedures/appointments

    - Department reports

    - Payment of bills 

  • 10-3-12 School Menus

    Monday, Oct. 8: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Oct. 9: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, sliced peaches or variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Oct. 10: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Oct. 11: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Art auction held Oct. 14 at Henning’s

    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council will be holding their 8th annual art auction on Friday, Oct. 14, at Henning’s Restaurant. The event will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m., with live music to accompany the meal. Advance tickets are still available at Family Frame Shop, Farm Bureau or any of the arts council members. Come early and preview the auction items.

  • Native Americans are guest speakers at St. Catharine College
  • 10-3-12 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Oct. 8: Beef steak patty, new potatoes, mixed green salad, Ambrosia, roll, brown gravy, margarine.
    Tuesday, Oct. 9: Turkey, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel Food cake w/strawberry topping, wheat bread, dry roasted peanuts.
    Wednesday, Oct. 10: Chili w/beans and beef, carrot/raisin salad, orange, saltine crackers, chocolate pudding.
    Thursday, Oct. 11: Potluck.
    Friday, Oct. 12: Baked boneless BBQ chicken, pinto beans, turnip greens, cheesecake, cornbread.

  • Fall fruit recipes