Today's News

  • Obama, Whitfield, Mills win re-election

    Nov. 6 was a good night for incumbents on the national, state and local levels.

    President Barack Obama, a Democrat, secured his re-election with 332 electoral votes, well above the 270 needed to retain his seat in the White House. Republican challenger Mitt Romney received 206 electoral votes.

  • Remember to set clocks back tonight

    Remember to set your clocks back before you go to bed tonight.

    We will return to standard time at 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

    Enjoy your extra hour of sleep.

  • MAC walk-aways are back in custody

    Two inmates walked away from Marion Adjustment Center on Friday, and both of them are back in custody.

  • MAC escapee has been caught

    William Paul Monroe, 30, walked away from MAC on Sept. 30. He was captured at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 1 by the Harlan County Sheriff's Department. Monroe is being housed in the Harlan County Detention Center.
    Monroe was serving an eight-year sentence for second-degree robbery on a Harlan County charge. He was scheduled to see the parole board in January of 2013.

    With Thursday's arrest, Monroe will also be facing an additional charge of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

  • Fiscal court meets Nov. 1

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    Here is the agenda for the Nov. 1 meeting:

  • SCC to host ‘Catholics at the Capitol’

    St. Catharine College will host “Catholics at the Capitol” Saturday Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Pettus Auditorium in the Richard S. Hamilton Health and Science Building. Catholics and other concerned citizens are invited to the event, which will address the Catholic position of key issues coming before the Kentucky General Assembly and the Catholic social teachings and values underlying these positions.

  • Move peonies in the fall if blooms are scarce, don’t plant too deep


  • 10-31-12 Birth Announcements
  • 10-31-12 Senior Citizens Menu

    Monday, Nov. 5: Beef stew, salad, coleslaw, yogurt, assorted fruit, roll.
    Tuesday, Nov. 6: Baked pork or ham, Navy beans, greens, pineapple delight, cornbread.
    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Taco salad, white chili, chicken, salad greens, chopped onions, shredded cheese, mixed fruit, vanilla wafers, corn chips.
    Thursday, Nov. 8: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, tossed salad w/dressing, peaches w/chopped walnuts, bread.
    Friday, Nov. 9: Brown bag lunch.

  • 10-31-12 Church Briefs

    Grace Baptist Church Revival
    Grace Baptist Church will be hosting a revival Nov. 4-7. Times will be as follows: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4; 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5; 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6; 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7. There will be special singing. Also, if transportation is needed call (270) 692-2150 or 699-9341. A nursery will also be provided. The church is located at 350 East Main Street in Lebanon. The pastor is Bro. Clellan Hays.
    World Day of Prayer