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Today's News

  • Seeking justice

    David Litsey Sr. was at home watching television when he heard reports of a shooting in Raywick.
    He and his wife, Linda Bridgewater Litsey, immediately called their son, David Litsey Jr., who they knew had gone to Raywick that night. His friends answered the phone and said they were on the way to Spring View Hospital.
    When David Sr. and Linda arrived at the hospital, they learned that David Jr. was the shooting victim. Eventually, the doctors told them that they hadn’t been able to save him.

  • Peebles and Clark marry May 18

     

  • Bojangles tournament

    Pictured are the participants with their prizes in the Third-Annual Mr. Bojangles Memorial Invitational Tournament played on Nov. 2 at Lincoln Homestead State Park Golf Course. Front row, from left to right, are tournament champion Scott Higdon, Shane (George) Mattingly, Cory Medley and Charlie Corder. Middle row, Jamie Ruley. Back row from left to right are Junior Mudd, Derek Smith, Brandon Mattingly, tournament commissioner Patrick Blandford, Patrick Smith and Dillon Miles.

  • 11-13-13 Birth Announcements

    Knotts
    B.J. and Jamie Knotts of Goodlettsville, Tenn., announce the birth of a 7-pound, 6-ounce son, Matthew Preston Knotts, born Sept. 30, 2013, at Summit Medical Center, Hermitage, Tenn.
    Maternal grandparents are Glenn and Lynn Russell of Loretto.
    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Dusty Knotts of Bowling Green.
    Great-grandparents are Mary Mudd and Teresa Russell, both of Lebanon.
    Matthew Preston has two sisters, Kira Peyton and Lorelei Piper.
     

  • 11-13-13 Reunions

    Rosenwald
    The Rosenwald Reunion Committee will host a Gala Event from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at the K.C. Hall. Semi-formal dress. Music will be provided by Frankie Boy.

    Class of 1981-1983
    The classes of 1981, 1982 and 1983 will be having a reunion from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at McB’s, formerly Big Jim’s. South 49 will provide the entertainment. Socializing will be from 7-9 p.m. before the band starts. No formal invitations will be sent.

  • 11-13-13 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Nov. 18: potato soup, half peanut butter and jelly sandwich on wheat, picked beet, and orange slice.
    Tuesday, Nov. 19: roast beef, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, and roll.
    Wednesday, Nov. 20: baked boneless Italian chicken, pasta salad, green peas, peaches, and roll.
    Thursday, Nov. 21: hamburger, relish plate, potato salad, pork and beans, banana, and bun.
    Friday, Nov. 22: vegetable beef soup, half pimento cheese sandwich on wheat, mandarin oranges, yellow cake, whipped topping, and crackers.
     

  • Social Security announces 1.5 percent benefit increase for 2014

    Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 63 million Americans will increase 1.5 percent in 2014, the Social Security Administration announced Nov. 1.
    The 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits that more than 57 million Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2014. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on Dec. 31, 2013.

  • Rare view

    Thanks to the wonders of technology, a group of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students at Marion County High School watched an open-heart surgery live via videoconference last week.
    And they had the operating room all to themselves, so to speak.
    MCHS was the only school in the state that was viewing the surgery live from Jewish Hospital Wednesday.

  • Finley man facing federal marijuana charges

    A Marion County man is facing federal charges for growing marijuana.
    Eric M. Thomas was indicted Nov. 6 in the United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Louisville. He has been charged with knowingly and intentionally possessing marijuana with intent to distribute 100 or more marijuana plants, which are considered a Schedule I controlled substance. He has also been charged with knowingly using and maintaining premises for the purpose of manufacturing, storing, distributing and using controlled substances (marijuana).

  • Youth football

    Two Marion County Youth Football teams played in championship games Sunday at Campbellsville University. In the first-second grade game, the Dolphins (Marion County) fell the Ravens (Campbellsville), 34-22. In the fifth-sixth grade championship, the Cowboys (Marion County) lost to the Eagles (Campbellsville), 26-0.