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Today's News

  • What farmers should plan for in 2014

    By David Kessler

    Marion County Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources

    Happy New Year! I hope everyone enjoyed the Christmas holiday and all will have a healthy, pleasant and prosperous 2014. Thank you for allowing me to serve as your county agent another year!

  • Winter settles in and a new year begins

     While the winter slowdown has not yet happened it does seem to be around the corner. Or, is that just wishful thinking? 

    At any rate, winter is a time to regroup and plan for another year for the farm. We have some serious infrastructure planning to do thanks to a grant from Animal Welfare Approved, which will allow us to add some fox proof fencing for our free-ranging laying hens; and some improvements to our sheep pastures that will allow for more organized rotational grazing and sorting. 

  • Budget is top priority for General Assembly

    While there are dozens of issues considered during a legislative session, the General Assembly’s top priority in even-numbered years is always the same: Adopt a budget to run state government.

  • Our New Year’s wishes

    Today is the first day of 2014. Make it a good one.
    With a new year comes a new start, another chance to get it right.
    We are certain all of us have some regrets from 2013. Things we did. Things we didn’t do. Things we should have done. And while we can’t turn back time, or erase any of those regrets, we have 365 days in front of us to try again. We can push the reset button, so to speak.

  • GES Distinguished Students

     Pictured are the proficient and distinguished students at A.C. Glasscock Elementary School who were recognized at a special rally Dec 20.

  • Birthdays

    Dudley
    Zoey Virginia Dudley celebrated her 1st birthday Dec. 18, 2013. She is the daughter of Derek and Alethea Dudley of Mundfordville. Grandparents are Katherine Bogikes of Albany, David Goeson of Edmonton and Nancy and Gleason Dudley of Bradfordsville.

    Dye
    William Dye celebrated his third birthday on Dec. 24, 2013. His parents are Billy and Christy Dye of Lebanon.
     

  • GES Students of the Month

     Glasscock Elementary School December Students of the Month are front row, from left, Jordan Browning, Niesha Porter, Alexis Brown, Alex Huerta, Joey Coon, Brandon Blandford, Haley Hoeck, Aleaha Couch, and Jr. Cruz; second row, Amber Cox, DeShaila Newby, PJ Lanham, Clayton Coulter, Kaden Wright, Ciara Brady, Lakin Sickles, Aleigha Mays, and Ava Akers; and back row: Nevaeh Hardin, Isabelle Wheeler, Samantha Abell, Madison Sapp, David Smalley, Carlee Jo Wethington, Gracey Loudenburg, and Joshua Heseman.  

  • Birth announcement: Bryce Axis Lee

    Bruce Lee and Jeri Jo Bright of New Hope announce the birth of a 6-pound, 14-ounce son, Bryce Axis Lee, born Nov. 26, 2013 at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Bright and Beverly Durham and the late Sonny Durham, all of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Earl and Donna Lee of Raywick.
    Great-grandparents are Cecilia Thomas of Lebanon and Joe and Maudie Mitchell of Raywick.
     

  • School menus, Jan. 1

     BREAKFAST

    Monday, Jan. 6: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.

    Tuesday, Jan. 7: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, milk.

    Wednesday, Jan. 8: Scrambled eggs and biscuit or cereal and toast, applesauce, variety of juice, milk.

  • Senior citizens menu Jan. 6-10, 2014

    Monday, Jan. 6: Potato soup, half peanut butter and jelly sandwich, pickled beets, orange slices, bread.
    Tuesday, Jan. 7: Beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, roll.
    Wednesday, Jan. 8: Brown bag.
    Thursday, Jan. 9: Hamburger, relish plate, potato salad, pork and beans, banana, bun.
    Friday, Jan. 10: Beef vegetable soup, pimento cheese half sandwich, mandarin oranges, yellow sheet cake, whipped topping, crackers.