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Today's News

  • Pipe Dreams

    By Rick Arendt
    Guest Columnist

    I have attended three local informational meetings regarding the proposed pipeline project through our beautiful state and one in Elizabethtown, which was put on by the pipeline companies. I asked questions of the experts supplied and based on their answers I have concluded that absolutely no good can possibly come to the people of Kentucky by allowing this project to begin. It is a very bad idea for our environment, for our safety and for our land values.

  • Hill and Bailey will marry Sept. 14

     

  • Corrections and clarifications - Sept. 4, 2013

    The last paragraph of two stories in last week’s edition were cut off accidentally.
    The end of, "Abell values team work" about Mike Abell, the new Marion County High School Principal should have read: “I want to be involved,” he said. “I want to make myself available to the community.”
    "More valuable than the dollar figure" about Marion County residents who do now want a pipeline on their property, ended on a quote from Dorothee Sheehan, one of the property owners.

  • Backdoor deals

    “Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.” - Mark Twain
     
    “Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.” - Henry Rollins
     
    These two quotes resonate with me after last week’s school board meeting, and I’ll tell you why.

  • American Legion gives Boy Scout Troop $1,000 donation
  • Thompson competes at Kentucky State Fair
  • Crime rate decreases, respect for law enforcement should increase

    Every year since the late 1980s, the Kentucky State Police has published a highly detailed break-down of the previous year’s crimes, giving us a much closer look at – and appreciation of – the work done every day by our law enforcement officers.
    This information from local and state departments alike is also crucial for those who oversee the state’s criminal justice system, because it points out trends that might otherwise go unnoticed and helps us determine the effectiveness of programs designed to make Kentucky safer.

  • Girls got moves!

    The Marion County Youth Center’s dance team performed during the Generation Gap’s annual Block Party Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Cardinal Den on M.L. King Avenue.
     

  • Two involved in collision on Danville Highway Tuesday

    The Kentucky State Police are investigating a two-car collision that occured at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 27 on Danville Highway, approximately one mile east of Lebanon.

    James Linton, 60 was driving east on Danville Highway in a 2000 Ford Taurus when Elizabeth Lambe, 16 of Lebanon pulled out of Wooldridge Lane into Linton's path, according to the state police. Lambe was driving a 2001 Honda Civic.

    Both drivers were wearing seat belts and were transported to Spring View Hospital.

    State Trooper Josh Dicken is investigating the accident.

  • When the boomerang booms back