Today's News

  • 12 die on state roads

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 12 people died in 12 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, April 4, through Sunday, April 10, 2011.
    Eight of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and four of the victims were not wearing a seat belt.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Adair, Ballard, Barren, Calloway, Floyd, Lewis, Rowan and Taylor counties. The crash in Rowan County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    One ATV involved fatality occurred in Greenup County and the victim was not wearing a helmet.

  • 4-13 Police Log

    March 28
    - Richard B. Wright of Loretto Road reported an incident of third-degree criminal mischief and alcohol intoxication. A window valued at around $200 was broken out of a door at his residence.

    April 3
    - Eric Washington of East Walnut Street in Lebanon reported the theft of a 1995 Kawasaki sports motorcycle worth $3,500.

    April 5
    - Between April 5 and 7, three used vehicle batteries valued at $60 were stolen from Garrett’s Wrecker Service at 401 W. Main Street.

  • 4-14 Early Files

    75 years ago                    
    April 10, 1936

  • Legislative Session
  • Campus to go tobacco-free July 1

    People on the St. Catharine College campus will be able to breathe a little easier after July 1. That’s when a new tobacco-free policy goes into effect for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The policy targets all forms of tobacco including smokeless tobacco products.

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  • Opt for seafood appetizers this meatless Friday and skip dinner

    With another meatless Friday coming up, here are some great seafood appetizers that will make you forget all about dinner! I love stuff like this, so I really enjoyed trying these recipes out. SOMEBODY’S got to do it, right?
    The Shrimp Mold is a very old recipe. I remember seeing something like it at one of my grandma Ruth’s card parties. The recipe says to make it with canned shrimp (though any kind will do.) Back in Illinois in the 50s, canned shrimp was the only kind we could get.

  • Let's go camping

    By Rebecca Hill
    Marion County Extension Agent
    for 4-H Youth Development

    As daylight hours grow longer, so do our spring and summer “to do” lists.  Outdoor activities and adventures are at the top of that list for many Kentucky families.  4-H Summer Camp is an ideal place to explore the great outdoors, make new friends, and participate in fun group activities.   

  • Local students compete at Regonal FFA Day

    On March 17, 15 FFA members traveled to Elizabethtown Community College to compete in the annual Lincoln Trail Region FFA Day.  
    This allows students to showcase their skills in a variety of speaking contests and parliamentary procedure.  
    As a result of their efforts, two members advanced to state competition at the Kentucky FFA State Convention in Lexington on June 7.
    The two members that will advance to state are: Cody Rakes - Crop Impromptu - Superior 1st; Paige Hardin - Dairy Impromptu - Superior 2nd.  

  • Checks being distributed to Ag Credit Borrowers

    A total of $870,349 is now being distributed to borrowers of Central Kentucky Ag Credit throughout the Bluegrass Region. Jim Caldwell, president and CEO of the major financial cooperative, has confirmed that the patronage distribution is 58 percent larger than last year.