Today's News

  • County nuisances still a nuisance

    By Jonna Spelbring Priester
    Landmark News Service

    The Marion County Fiscal Court discussed, again, a nuisance ordinance, but took no action during Thursday’s regular monthly meeting.
    Judge/Executive David Daugherty said the court discussed nuisance ordinances several times last year, but “kind of put it on the back burner.” After saying that the county has been receiving multiple calls about “junked up” properties, he proposed talking with other judge-executives in other counties.

  • Absentee voting for May Primary will be available April 15

    The Marion County Board of Elections will be inspecting the electronic voting machines for the May 17 Primary Election at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14. The Marion County Board of Elections will meet at the Marion County Clerk’s Office prior to making the inspections.
    In-house absentee voting will be available for the May 17 Primary Election beginning on the following day, Friday, April 15.

  • MCPS reading celebration is April 19

    The Marion County Public School’s annual Reading Celebration is the week of April 18-22, and the annual community event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at Marion County High School.
    The theme this year is “Where I am From.” While most of the event centers around reading, event attendees have also enjoyed everything in the past from yoga classes to a petting zoo.

  • Junior Mister is April 23

    The 11th Annual Junior Mister Show will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 23, in the Marion County High School gymnasium. Sixteen young men will compete for the title of Junior Mister. This year's theme is James Bond, and all proceeds for the show will go to Kosair Children's Hospital, the Marion County Autism Awareness Center and the Marion County Animal Shelter. Advanced tickets will be $5 and may be purchased in the MCHS lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 20-22. Tickets at the door will be $7.

  • Pick up your free house number sign by April 25

    For months now, the county has been distributing free house number signs for people to use to post their address numbers on their property, which is now a county-wide law.
    The house number signs can be picked up Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the county judge’s office, which is located on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Center.
    In order to pick up your sign, you must know your house number and you must sign a piece of paper showing you picked up your sign.

  • Truth and Consequences event is April 28
  • Nickel tax approved

    It was standing room only at the Marion County Board of Education’s special-called meeting Thursday evening, March 31, when the board unanimously passed the recallable nickel.

    "It's going to cost us $40 million to upgrade our facilities," Board Member Kaelin Reed said during Thursday's meeting. ";The only way for the foreseeable future that we can do this is by segregating funds through the nickel tax.

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  • Campbellsville woman indicted for March murder

    Brandy Roth, 33, of 4694 Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville was indicted for murder, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property of $10,000 or more and first-degree persistent felony offender in Marion Circuit Court recently.

  • Lebanon woman injured in fatal accident

    Landmark News Service

    A Louisville woman was killed Saturday after a deadly collision at the intersection of Templin Avenue and New Shepherdsville Road in Bardstown.