Today's News

  • Gribbins and Johnson will marry May 4


  • Mattingly and Livers will marry May 4


    Donald and Betty Mattingly announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Julia Mattingly, to Jimmy Livers, son of Joe Livers and Sylvia Marcum.
    The wedding will be held at 2 p.m. May 4, 2013, at Sportsman Lake with a reception immediately following.

  • Bright ends basic training


    PFC Dylan Bright graduated basic training from Fort Jackson, S.C. on April 11, 2013 and will move on to AIT training at the same army base.
    Bright is a 2012 graduate of Marion County High School. While in high school he was a member of the Jr. ROTC for the entire four years. He will return to his studies and ROTC at Eastern Kentucky University when AIT training is complete.
    He is the son of Robert and Lisa Bright of Loretto. His grandparents are Viella and Anna Mattingly of Loretto and Sam and Donna Smothers of Lebanon.

  • 4-24-13 School Menus

    Monday, April 29: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 30: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, May 1: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, grapes, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, May 2: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, orange wedges, variety of juice, milk.

  • 4-24-13 Marion County High School Students of the Month
  • Faculty, staff and students receive end-of-year awards


  • NAACP seeking scholarship applicants

    The Marion County Chapter of the NAACP is pleased to announce that it will be awarding two scholarships to Marion County High School seniors in 2013.
    The deadline to submit applications is May 15. One scholarship will be provided by the Marion County Chapter of the NAACP. The other scholarship will be provided by family members of the late Verda Calhoun, who was a long-term president of the Marion County NAACP. Each scholarship is $500.
    For more information or an application, contact Jerry Evans at (270) 692-5579.

  • 4-24-13 Police Log

    March 17
    – Derek Werner reported that first-degree burglary occurred between March 8 and 17 at 332 Lee Avenue in Lebanon. An H&R 20-gauge shotgun and a Beeman .22 pellet gun with scope were reported stolen. The pellet gun, with an estimated value of $175, was recovered at Kwik Kash Pawn in Bardstown on March 27. The missing shotgun has an estimated value of $200.
    April 8

  • KSP accepting applications for Citizen’s Police Academy

    Kentucky State Police, Post 15, is now accepting applications for the 2013 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy. The 10-week academy is slated to begin Monday, May 6, and will meet every Monday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT through graduation on Monday, July 8. Attendees will learn about the many facets of the Kentucky State Police to include class room topics such as criminal patrol, criminal investigations and drug investigations. Participants will also take part in simulated traffic stops, crime scene scenarios and evidence collection.

  • Earth Day