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Today's News

  • Police still searching for MAC inmate walk away

    The Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate a Middlesboro, Ky, man that walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center on Tuesday, May 29.

    George Wesley Upton, 33, was serving a 10-year sentence for first-degree wanton endangerment on a police officer and first-degree fleeing and evading.

    Upton is a 5'11", 173 pound, white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos on his back, chest, neck and both arms.

  • Child treated for multiple fractures after single-vehicle accident on Hwy. 49

    A 10-year-old child was transferred to Kosair Children's Hospital for treatment of multiple fractures following a single vehicle accident June 6 on Hwy. 49, approximately three miles north of Loretto.

    The driver, Jessica R. Lyvers, and four other children (all 10 or under) were treated at the scene by Marion County EMS, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

  • Fairground Road transfer station not accepting brush

    The Marion County Waste Transfer Station will not be accepting brush this week or next week, according to Marion County Solid Waste and Environmental Coordinator Keith Brock.
    During this time, contractor equipment will be on site to grind brush for waste-to-energy conversion.
    The transfer station will resume brush staging on June 18.

  • Zink becomes consultant with Tastefully Simple

    Emily Zink of Lebanon has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
    As an independent business owner, Zink offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.

  • Job training program offered

    Unemployed veterans aged 35 - 60 may qualify for up to 12 months of job training through the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). VRAP will provide training for programs of education that lead to a high-demand occupation. The program, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor, will start July 1, 2012.

  • Twelve Patriots earn academic all-conference honors
  • Ag Day
  • Local students graduate

    Saturday, May 12, Dr. Robert Imhoff, president of Mid-Continent University, conferred degrees for more than 400 students. Commencement ceremonies were held at 3 p.m. at Graves County High School in Mayfield.
    The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. W. Baldwin Spencer, was Mid-Continent University’s commencement speaker.

  • Honors’ list announced

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 2012 semester.

  • Elder receives scholarship

    Alesha Elder from Lebanon, a graduate of Marion County High School, has been named a recipient of the 2012 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship.
    Bluegrass Cellular awarded 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to students in the company’s 40-county service area. This is the eleventh year Bluegrass Cellular has recognized high school students through its scholarship program.