Today's News

  • Puddle Jumpers
  • Southern States annual meeting held in Virginia

    The 88th annual stockholder’s meeting of Southern States Cooperative was held Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the cooperative’s Richmond, Va. headquarters. Members of Southern States’ Board of Directors, stockholders and guests were given an overview of the cooperative’s performance during fiscal 2010, which ended in June.

  • Elder returns to hardwood

    By Jesse Osbourne
    A little bit of old and a little bit of new will lead the Marion County High School boys’ basketball team this season.
    The little bit of old is the return of Chuck Elder, who spent last season on the bench after wrecking his knee during football season. The little bit of new is the start of former MCHS star Antony Epps’ career as a head coach.

  • Police Log

    Sunday, Nov.  14
    -  Los Mariachis Restaurant reported three plate glass windows were broken out of the business, causing $750  in damage.

    Monday, Nov. 15

    - At 9:26 p.m., the Lebanon Fire Department responded to a car fire at Maple Street Apartments. The scene was cleared at 9:53 p.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • Raywick man to serve 10 years on forged instrument charges

    Douglas F. Brady, 40, of 3235 St. Joe Road in Raywick was sentenced to 10 years in prison after his probation was revoked on an original charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument (nine counts) and knowingly exploiting an adult over $300. His probation was revoked for failure to report to the probation office. He received credit for an additional 108 days served. He was recommended for substance abuse program treatment.

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  • Inter-County Energy offers weather apps for iPhones and Android phones

    Members of Inter-County Energy now have access to the most up-to-date weather maps and storm alerts-right in the palm of their hand.
    WKYT-TV (Channel 27)’s state-of-the-art FirstAlert DEFENDER Radar recently became available through applications, or “apps,” that can be downloaded to iPhones and most Android mobile phones. (Androids use the Google-developed AndroidTM operating system.)

  • Thanks to volunteers, Chanler is healing

    By Sarah Gribbins
    Marion County Animal Shelter

    Happy Thanksgiving to all from the Marion County Animal Shelter. We have had a busy couple of weeks, winterizing.
    I guess my first order of business is to update everyone on our Boxer, Chanler’s progress. He is doing wonderful. He has gained a lot of much needed weight!

  • Serve pumpkin cheesecake for holiday dessert

    This wonderful pumpkin cheesecake will take the place of pumpkin pie at my Thanksgiving table this year. I’m a real cheesecake lover, and this is a good one for any time of year. Besides, I’ve never been able to make pies as good as my mother or grandmother did. My grandma Dillon made excellent pies, and pumpkin was one of her favorites. She started with a fresh pumpkin (no canned pumpkin for her!)

  • Girls' coaching staff accused of recruiting
  • Cranberry bogs bring in the harvest

    Did you know that the cranberry used to be called the “craneberry?”
    When the colonists first learned of this berry from their American Indian hosts in the New World they thought the blooms of the native shrub looked liked the long neck and bill of the crane.
    Eventually, as language goes, it was shortened to cranberry.