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Today's News

  • First turkey: Gaddie

    Brooklyn Gaddie killed her first turkey on April 7. It weighed 21 pounds, had a 10-inch beard and one-inch spurs. She is the daughter of Greg and Jill Gaddie.

  • Indoor soccer champs

    The Marion County Snappers U12 Indoor Soccer Team placed first in the winter 2 indoor soccer session at Kentucky Indoor Soccer and Sports in Lexington.
    Front row (from left): Cameron Huff, Ethan Spalding, Blake Thompson, Logan Spalding, and Justin Elder. Back row: Coach Greg Huff, Bryce Barnett, Noah Spalding, Luke Montgomery, Gregory Blake, Colby Hood and Coach Chad Hood.

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday, April 5

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for today's meeting includes:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting.

    - Budget transfers

    - Resolutions for National Autism Awareness Month in Marion County and proclaiming of April 23-29 as the Centennial Celebration of Ursuline Education and Ministry in Marion County,

    -   Transfer of funds for Marion County WMA to KDFW to Administer

  • County offices to close early Friday

    Several Marion County services will be affected by the Easter weekend, Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly has announced.

    The Marion County Road Department will run a shortened sanitation work schedule on Friday, April 6. The department will close as soon as the routes are finished that day, and the garbage trucks may run earlier than usual on Friday. Residents are asked to put their trash out earlier than normal for pick up on Friday morning.

  • Whitfill, Lemeron exchange vows

     

  • Kirkland and Gibson will marry April 21

     

  • 4-4-12 Birth Announcements

    David and Lori Lowry of Texas announce the birth of a 6-pound, 12.4-ounce daughter, Alexis Maxine Lowry, born Feb. 20, 2012, in Athens, Texas.
    Grandparents are Lynn and Joan Smith of Pine Creek, Texas, Steve Lowry of Texas and Barbara Gomez of Illinois. Great-grandparents are Maxine Wilkerson of Illinois, Gene Lowry of Florida, Ruth Clifton of Owenton and the late Dave Clifton, Virgie Smith of Elizabethtown and the late James “Red” Smith of Phillipsburg.
    Alexis has one half-sister, Kaitlan Lowry, and one brother, Kristian Lowry, both of Illinois.

  • 4-4-12 Birthday Announcement
  • 4-4-12 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, April 9: Herb baked chicken, potatoes with carrots, peas, butterscotch pudding, almonds, roll.
    Tuesday, April 10: Baked pork chops, buttered corn, lima beans, mandarin oranges, cornbread.
    Wednesday, April 11: Swiss steak, wild rice w/apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries and bananas, roll.
    Thursday, April 12: Chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, bread.
    Friday, April 13: Brown bag lunch.

  • 4-4-12 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 9: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 10: Assorted Poptarts and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, variety of juice or banana, milk.
    Wednesday, April 11: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, April 12: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.