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Today's News

  • Campbellsville graduates 136 in December commencement

    Campbellsville Univer-sity’s 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Friday, Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.
    The following students have been awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:
    Chase Summers Burdette of Lebanon, a graduate of Marion County High School, the son of Lewis and Debbie Burdette of Lebanon. The student graduated with a bachelor of science in mathematics.
    Elizabeth Claire Turner of Lebanon graduated with a master of arts in special education.

  • Students win with the Lottery in 2010 without ever buying a ticket

    Students in central Kentucky last year received nearly $55 million in college scholarships and grants paid for by Kentucky Lottery proceeds. This is according to newly-released figures from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). These funds were used to award more than 35,500 scholarships and grants to Central Kentucky students.
    Statewide, more than $189.4 million in Kentucky Lottery proceeds paid for more than 122,700 scholarships and grants awarded during the 2010 fiscal year.

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  • Have a merry life, this Christmas

    “We are so happy to be alive. Life means a lot more today than yesterday,” said Panama City, Fla., School Board member, Jerry Register, the day after deranged gunman, Clay Duke, opened fire on the school board and the school Superintendent William Husfelt.

  • Church Briefs

    Living Nativity
    Lebanon United Methodist Church will continue the Living Nativity Tradition Dec, 22 thru the 24 from 6-8:30 p.m. each night.

    Communion service
    Lebanon United Methodist Church will be having a Christmas Eve “Come and Go” Communion Service from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24.

  • Four county officials have taken the oath of office

    Four Marion County elected officials took the oath of office shortly after noon Dec. 20 at the Marion County courthouse.

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly, Marion County Jailer Barry Brady, Marion County Sheriff-Elect Jimmy Clements and Marion County Clerk Karen Spalding took the oath of office. Circuit Judge Allan Bertram administered the oath.

    Mattingly, Brady and Spalding were re-elected Nov. 2. Sheriff-elect Clements does not officially become the sheriff until Jan. 1, but he was required to take the oath of office on or before that date.

  • One Call Now apologizes for glitch

    Pam Spalding, the administrative assistant for the Marion County Board of Education, sent an email Thursday afternoon regarding the One Call Now system that is used to notify teachers and parents of school closings.

    According to the email, there was a glitch as a result of "update maintenance" performed Dec. 14. The email reads that Lynn Williams from One Call Now called to apologize for the glitch that meant some parents and teachers were not notified of the school cancellation Dec. 16.

  • Marion County man dies during hunting outing

    By Donna Carman

    Landmark News Service

     

    A father-son hunting trip turned tragic Saturday as a Marion County man was found dead in a rugged wooded area in Casey County following an extensive search in brutal weather.

    William "Bill" Gruber, 51, of Bradfordsville, was pronounced dead about 1:30 a.m. Sunday by Casey County Coroner Tommy Clark, most likely the result of a heart attack.

  • Big decision

    No one is perfect.

    We all make mistakes. We don't always use the best judgment and, occasionally, we act before we think.

    We are human, after all.