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Today's News

  • School bus gets stuck Friday afternoon

    Some Marion County students were delayed getting home when a school bus got stuck while trying to turn around Friday afternoon.

    Bus No. 992, which was driven by Fred Browning, got hung up on the edge of the road at the intersection of George Beaven Road and Hwy. 52.

    No one was injured in the incident and a second bus came to get the students and the driver, according to Scott Spalding, transportation director for Marion County Public Schools.

  • Cinema at the Square has been CANCELLED for tonight

    The Marion County Public Library has decided to cancel its Cinema at the Square event, which was scheduled for tonight (Friday, Aug. 19), due to weather concerns.

    The event has been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 2.

    Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the movie “Tangled” will start at dark.

    Additional activities will include games and inflatables, and vendors will be selling food at the event.

  • Donors to prove they bleed Wildcat blue or Cardinal red

    Do Marion County residents bleed Wildcat blue or Cardinal red?

    On Tuesday they will have the opportunity to prove which color they bleed during the Battle of the Bluegrass blood drive at Centre Square Gym.

    Tuesday, Aug. 23

    2-6 p.m.

    Centre Square Gym

    239 Spalding Ave.

    Lebanon

  • Search for Larry Lee will continue Saturday in Falmouth

    Another search for Larry Lee, who has been missing since Aug. 4, is planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, in Falmouth, Ky.

    According to Bob O’Daniel, anyone who would like to participate in the search should meet at the Masonic Temple parking lot in Lebanon between 6:30-6:45 a.m. Saturday. If people want to carpool, that is encouraged.

  • The Wipeout has been cancelled

    A day's worth of activities that had been planned for Saturday at Centre Square has been cancelled.

    Les Rakes had scheduled an event he named The Wipeout for Aug. 20, but that event will not take place.

     Originally, The Wipeout was planned to include a variety of games and activities, such as bingo, a karaoke contest and musical performances.    

  • Wind generator is installed

    The newly installed Windspire® located on the Inter-County Energy property at 1009 Hustonville Road in Danville gives new meaning to the old Bob Dylan tune, “Blowing in the Wind.” As hoped, the generator is producing both energy and interest in alternative energy sources.
    Jim Jacobus, president and CEO of Inter-County Energy, and his staff never tire of hearing the question about the unusual device located at the entrance to the cooperative’s community room: What is that and what does it do?

  • Participation in food program announced

    Central Kentucky Community Action announces participation in the Family Day Care Homes in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.
    In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
    Income guidelines for participants are:
    • Household size of one: $20,147 annually; $1,679 monthly; or $388 weekly.

  • Truitt named grants & development analyst

     

  • Tech center students build and sell home

     

  • Twenty-six students earn AP Scholar Awards

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
    The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.