Today's News

  • State will keep its promise to teachers

    As things have seemingly calmed down after the end of the 2015 Legislative Session in Frankfort, I would like to once again address the KTRS issue by reassuring all teachers that we are committed to finding a solution.

  • Kentucky to take on a bigger leading role in TV and movies

    Kentucky may be a couple of thousand miles away from Hollywood, but that hasn’t diminished our connections to the entertainment industry. Some of today’s most famous actors, for example – George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence and Johnny Depp – were born here, while Tom Cruise spent part of his youth in Louisville.

  • Kentucky businesses setting export records

    By Kim Huston

    When the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) office in Louisville - the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration - first approached Bardstown manufacturer Armag Corporation in 2009 about selling overseas, the company was busy running a well-known domestic business in a niche market. With products that can be up to 2,000 square feet in size and take a few months to build, exporting was not part of their business strategy.

  • Spring View Hospital Celebrity of the Quarter

    Marilyn Bland, RN, was recently selected as the Celebrity of the Quarter/DAISY Award Winner for the first quarter of 2015. Pictured with Marilyn are Katy Hallmark, director of the Women’s Center, and Linda Hunter, CNO.

  • Flood watch in effect until 3:45 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issue a flood watch until 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, for much of Central Kentucky, including Marion County.
    According to the weather service, local law enforcement officials are reporting that several low-lying roads are flooded. Drizzle will continue this afternoon, but measurable rain is expected to move out of the area, the weather service reported.
    Looking ahead, showers and thunderstorms are possible every day the rest of this week, according to the weather service.

  • KSP investigating Sunday morning stabbing

    A man was stabbed early Sunday morning, April 12, and the Kentucky State Police are investigating a case of first-degree assault.
    At 1:16 Sunday, the Lebanon Police Dispatch received a report of a stabbing at Three Pines Bar, which is located off Hwy. 49 between Lebanon and Bradfordsville.
    The victim, Jeremy Cox, 34, of Campbellsville was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS and later transferred to University Hospital in Louisville, according to KSP.

  • Part of Hwy. 49 temporarily closed

    Hwy. 49 is closed between the bridge and the sewer plant near Bradfordsville, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson.

    Due to recent rainfall, water is covering that portion of the road.

    Johnson added that other roads in Marion County may also be covered because of the recent rains. He advised drivers to avoid crossing roads that are covered by water.

  • Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival is Saturday

    Maker’s Mark is hosting the Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11.

    Vendors from all across the United States will be at the Loretto distillery to share a variety of hand-crafted items, including homewares, food and cocktails.

    Visitors also will have the opportunity to take self-guided tours and to meet Maker’s Mark CEO Rob Samuels.

    Maker’s Mark Distillery is located at 3350 Burks Spring Road in Loretto.

  • Game Plan, April 8

    April 10

    Lady Knights vs. Butler, 11 a.m. at Elizabethtown
    Lady Knights vs Bourbon Co, 1 p.m. at Elizabethtown

    April 13
    Adair Co at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.
    John Hardin at Knights, Lady Knight

    April 14

    Knights at Campbellsville, 5:30 p.m.
    Lady Knights at Taylor Co, 6 p.m.

  • Track: Bartley places in three events at Thomas Nelson

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent