Today's News

  • Fresh garden ingredients make a great dip

    I tried a new Chili con Queso Dip recipe this past Sunday when I was seeking refuge in my air-conditioned kitchen.
    I had been out earlier in the day to pick onions, tomatoes and jalapeno peppers, and I realized I had all the ingredients to put in this dish.  I decided to try it, and if it was good, I’d put it in my column.  
    Well, I did, and it was, and here’s the recipe.

  • Marion countians attend state FFA convention

    The Marion County FFA traveled to Rupp Arena in Lexington from June 7-9 for the 82nd annual Kentucky State FFA Convention.  While there, the chapter received numerous recognitions and awards including:
    - Gold Emblem Chapter - selected as one of the 14 best FFA chapters in the state and will advance to National competition
    - Top 10 You Tube Video entitled “Kentucky Farmers Care”

  • Marion County FFA and 4-H members participate in Summer Agriculture Tour
  • Marion County Fair
  • What a summer



  • Find the food source, catch the bass

    One of those deep thinking, psychological kind of guys once said, “to understand the owl, study the mouse.”
    That’s okay, if you’re into owls, but since they’re a protected bird, you can’t legally shoot one. Most of my friends would better relate to something like “to know the bass, know the shad-crawfish-bluegill-worm.” Simply, everything eats, so if you find the food source you’ll find the bass.

  • MCHS has a new athletic trainer

    Jennifer May, 24, of Carterville, Ill., was recently hired by KORT Physical Therapy to be a certified athletic trainer for Marion County High School. May, who graduated from Southern Illinois University in May of 2010, moved to Lebanon this past Friday and officially began her new job Monday.
    In April, Glen Richardson, who was the athletic trainer for nearly nine years, resigned to begin a new athletic training position at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

  • Team prepares for a winning season

    With the school year fast approaching, some teams have already began practicing and preparing for the upcoming season. The 2011 volleyball team is one of these, and hopes to capture a fourth straight district title and make a push for a regional title. This year’s squad will be what Head Coach David Hibbard calls, “a power hitting and strong blocking squad.” Hibbard said this could be one of the best teams in program history.

  • Annual tounament held at Rosewood

    Over the second weekend of July, Rosewood Golf Club played host to their annual member guest golf tournament. Twenty-three four person teams participated in the tournament, which was a new record. Players came from all across the state to play, and some came from as far as Georgia to play in this tournament.

  • Youth Football Camp