Today's News

  • Leathers’ last hurrah

    Long time Marion County High School Coach Freddie Leathers recently decided he is walking away for good. He resigned from coaching girls’ basketball in 2006 and has been coaching golf up until now.
    Let me say up front, I am biased towards Leathers. I married his daughter so I’ve spent some time with him over the last six years. I try not to be a ‘homer’ in most instances. This will be a tough one so I’ll let his colleagues do most of the talking.

  • It's time to stop and count your blessings

    By Shelton Young
    Believe it or not, I’m often asked where I get ideas for my articles.
    Well, having a mind that’s a little warped helps. But, to be honest, the stories are a result of mostly just paying attention to people. I usually manage to embellish the stories a bit…just enough to add an element of entertainment.
    Do I lie in my tales? Absolutely not! We lie in order to deceive…and you all are too sharp to buy into that. We tell stories to entertain.

  • Fishermen
  • 15 die on state highways Nov. 15-21

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 15 people died in 14 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010.
    Eleven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and seven of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Barren, Elliott, Fayette, Franklin, Grayson, Henry, Jefferson, Madison, Mason, Shelby and Whitley counties. The suspected use of alcohol was a factor in the Whitley County crash.
    One fatal motorcycle crash occurred in Pulaski County and the victim was not wearing a helmet.

  • Be safe on the roads

    According to the American Automobile Association, approximately 39.7 million motorists will hit the road during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, a 12 percent increase from 2009.

  • School Menus

    Monday, Nov. 29: Donuts and oatmeal or cereal, toast, juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 30: Breakfast burritos or cereal, toast, juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Dec. 1: Mini maple pancakes or cereal, toast, juice, milk.
    Thursday, Dec. 2: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast, juice, milk.
    Friday, Dec. 3: Granola breakfast cookie or cereal, toast, juice, milk.

    Elementary schools

  • Lebanon Elementary Honor Rolls

    The following Lebanon Elementary School students achieved recognition for the first nine weeks of the 2010-11 school year.
    A Honor Roll
    • In the second grade: Whitney Badgett, Vincent Battcher, Rebeccah Bright, Gabbie Brockman, Myliah Brown, Will Fowler, Addison Gordon, Ashlee Grimes, Dalton Kehm, Dallas Kirkland, Davis Nelson, Brice Pirkle, Lindsey McCullough, Sammy Tate, Peyton Thomas and Mikayla Wiseheart.

  • MCHS students receive fitness awards
  • Author visits CES
  • St. Charles Middle School Chorus performs in Veteran's Day Program