Today's News

  • Shuck is Cadet of the Month
  • LWC welcomes new national honor society


  • Meteorologist Kristin Walls visits GES
  • 3-14-12 MCHS Students of the Week
  • 3-14-12 School Menus

    Monday, March 19: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 20: Granola breakfast cookie and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, sliced peaches or variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 21: Scrambled eggs and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 22: Baked ham and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • 5K PROM-enade

    The Marion County High School Prom Committee will be hosting a 5K PROM-enade walk/run event at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 24. Pre-registration cost is $15 and continues from now until March 15. Registration will begin on March 16 and the cost is $20. All registration forms can be found at MCHS website. For more details, contact Holly Wood or Amber Ervin at (270) 692-6066 or (270) 465-1884.

  • Baby steps

    Bailey Basham will be very familiar with Kosair Children's Hospital as he gets older.
    On Jan. 9, he went for his first pamidronate treatment, which will help strengthen his bones. Bailey was born with Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. It's exactly what it sounds like. Bailey's bones do not have collagen, which makes them highly susceptible to breaks.

  • Bullrider recovering after accident

    A 17-year-old bullrider is recovering after being knocked out during a competition at XB Arena, located outside of Loretto, March 3.
    According to the dispatch report, the rider, Taylor Brady, had been knocked out, but he was sitting up and responsive when the call was made. The report also reads that a bull stepped on his left foot and his jaw hurt.
    Scott Ballard, the owner of XB Arena, said he checked on Brady and learned he was back home the night of the incident.
    "He didn't even have a concussion," Ballard said.

  • Animal control official at Bradfordsville March 14

    Sarah Gribbins of Marion County Animal Shelter is coming to Bradfordsville to discuss pet owner responsibilities and the Bradfordsville animal ordinance.
    Gribbins will attend the Bradfordsville City Commissioners meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the civic center.
    All pet owners in the community are encouraged to attend.

  • Jim Beam warehouses remain under discussion

    Local officials remain in contact with the Beam Company about the possible construction of additional Maker's Mark warehouses. During the March 6 Marion County Industrial Foundation meeting, Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly said they have told distillery representatives that they would like the warehouses to be built here.
    Mattingly added that Beam officials have asked for improvements on the road leading to Maker's Mark in anticipation of increased tourist traffic in that area.
    In other matters: