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Today's News

  • HALLOWEEN: The legend of jack-o'-lanterns
  • HALLOWEEN: Many uses for leftover Halloween candy

    Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy.
    In just a few hours, trick-or-treaters can accumulate a substantial amount of assorted chocolates, confections and other sweet treats. Once everyone has had their fill of their favorite items, candy often gets relegated to a giant bowl on the kitchen table, where it beckons each resident who passes by.

  • State parks offer discounts to current military, retirees, veterans

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Parks are offering lodging discounts to current and former members of the armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1 to March 31, 2015.
    The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists. Proof of military service is required at check-in.

  • Louisville Zoo witnesses python's virgin births

    By James Bruggers
    Courier-Journal

    Who needs males?
    Not the world's largest snakes, and the Louisville Zoo has the reticulated python to prove it.
    Zoo officials said Thursday that one of their female reticulated pythons, Thelma, gave birth to six baby pythons without the aid of a male python. She shared exhibit space only with another female python, Louise.
    Go figure.

  • Up in the Air: Couple takes relationship to new heights

    By Ann Taylor
    News Enterprise

    Keith Stewart and Dottie Coven will get married Nov. 2 at an elevation with which they have become very familiar: 30,000 feet in the air.
    Keith Stewart and fiance Dottie Coven pose for a photo following a date at the Paragon Casino Resort Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The couple will marry at 30,000 feet in the air on a Southwest Airlines flight on Nov. 2.

  • Congressional candidate: Charles Hatchett

    Charles Hatchett, 63, of Benton

    1. Why are you running? 

  • Congressional candidate: Ed Whitfield

    Ed Whitfield, 61, of Hopkinsville

    1. Why are you running?

  • Fourth candidate files for Raywick City Commission

    Raywick should have a full city commission after the Nov. 4 election.
    Until last week, only three candidates — John Louis Morris, Alvin Morris and Ronnie Lamkin — had filed for the four seats on the commission. Ron Lucas has added his name as a write-in candidate, which gives Raywick enough candidates to fill all of its commission seats.
     

  • County judge rematch

    Some Marion County voters may experience a bit of déjà vu on Nov. 4.

    David Daugherty and Doug Mattingly, the same candidates who ran against one another in the primary election, are squaring off again in the general election.

    Daugherty won the primary with 2,452 votes to Mattingly’s 782 votes.

  • Guided by God

    On Sunday morning, Presbyterians gathered in Lebanon, which is not unusual in an of itself.

    What made Sunday’s gathering significant was that it was a celebration of 225 years of the church’s impact on the community - a community that came into existence precisely because of the settlers who found the church in 1789.