Today's News

  • We can’t go backward

    Sometimes, I think my son has a sixth sense.
    A couple of weeks ago – before groups of white supremacists held violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia – my son asked me to order a special t-shirt for him.
    My 11-year-old has suddenly become very interested in his wardrobe, and I assumed the t-shirt he wanted was going to be one promoting Nike, Steph Curry or some other athletic company, person or product.
    But, I was very wrong.
    The simple black t-shirt had the following question printed on the front:

  • Scoreboard- Aug. 15, 2017


    John Hardin 12

    Marion County 2




    Marion County 3

    Woodford County 1

    (22-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-18)


  • 8-16-17 Church Briefs

    Aliceton Holiness Camp Meeting
    The Aliceton Holiness Camp Meeting will be held Aug. 17-27 on Wards Branch Road in Gravel Switch. Times and speakers are as follows:

  • 8-16-17 Birth Announcement
  • Bland and Myers will marry Aug. 26


    Patsy JoAnn Bland and Dr. Gil Myers will be married on Aug. 26, 2017 at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Magnolia.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Lawrence Alford and Hester (Prater) Alford. She has a degree in nursing and is presently an associate with Myers Parasitology Services.
    The groom is the son of the late Dr. Gilbert Myers Jr. and Professor Georgianna Kayla Myers. He is a doctoral graduate of the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Wisconsin and is the owner/manager of Myers Parasitology Services.

  • Kentucky’s Circuit Clerks celebrate 25 years of saving lives through donation


  • New Cardboard baler is now at recycling center
  • Thomas attends Ky. Management Association regional meeting

    John Thomas met with nearly a dozen other Kentucky city managers and administrators for a regional Kentucky City/County Management Association (KCCMA) meeting on Aug. 4.
    Henderson Mayor Steve Austin welcomed attendees to the city and introduced Henderson City Manager Russell Sights as host of the meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a presentation giving an overview of Henderson highlighting several recent projects.

  • 8-16-17 Reunions

    The descendents of the late George Washington and Edna Robinson Abell will hold their annual potluck family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Floral Hall on Fairground Road in Lebanon. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Bring enough food, drinks, etc. for your family.

    MCHS Class of 1997
    The Marion County High School Class of 1997 will be having its 20-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Rosewood Bar and Grill in Lebanon. Food and entertainment will be provided. More information will be provided prior to the event.

  • 8-16-17 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Aug. 21: barbecue chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, baked apples and raisins, and wheat bun.
    Tuesday, Aug. 22: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, seasoned cabbage, peach crisp, and wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Aug. 23: chicken and rice casserole, buttered spinach, Jell-O cake, and wheat roll.
    Thursday, Aug. 24: salmon patty, Navy beans, cole slaw, ambrosia fruit salad, and cornbread.
    Friday, Aug. 25: Mexican lasagna, buttered broccoli, garlic breadstick, and cantaloupe.
    All meals are served with skim milk.