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Today's News

  • A Ky. guide to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    By Molly Burchett
    Kentucky Health News

    Few laws have generated as much confusion, opposition or news coverage as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Despite the flood of news stories about the law widely known as Obamacare, there is still much confusion about it.

  • Authors to speak Nov. 18 at SCC library

    Two of the three authors of the recently released book “The Art of Pausing: Meditations for the Overworked and Overwhelmed” will be speaking at the Emily W. Hundley Library at St. Catharine College on Monday, Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. with a book signing reception to follow.
    Brother Paul Quenon OCSO and Judith Valente will be on hand to discuss the book, which came out in July.

  • College to host woman exonerated from death row

    A woman who was exonerated from death row in Kentucky will be speaking about her experiences on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Pettus Auditorium inside the Hamilton Health and Sciences Building on the St. Catharine College campus.
    Guest speaker Sabrina Butler has written a book about her experiences and is an active abolitionist. The Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will be giving away a copy of her book at the speaking engagement.

  • District names its first two instructional coaches

    In late September, the Marion County Board of Education approved hiring six new instructional coaches at a cost of $220,000.
    According to Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, most districts throughout the state have instructional coaches, and they are needed to help teachers improve instruction and implement the new Common Core standards, which are a set of academic guidelines that describe what students need to know before they complete each grade level. According to many educators, the new standards are much more rigorous and demanding.

  • 2013 Kentucky Mu Chapter Alpha Chi
  • Almost Knight time

    After an 11-17 record last year, the Marion County Knights are preparing to come back into a fresh season with their coach, Montrelle Irvin.
    “We have big expectations,” Irvin said about the season.
    Their expectations are high because they have a senior-loaded team.
    According to Irvin, the Knights have eight seniors, most with experience under their belt. They are Anton Cowherd, Latrelle Irvin, Bobby Jaglowicz, Brandon Knopp, Clay Lanham, Anthony Mattingly, Jalen Powell, Luke Price, and Alex Smith.

  • Outstanding in His Field

     

    Chapter 9

  • Former Lebanon woman killed in Nashville

    The Nashville Police are investigating a murder-suicide in which a former Lebanon resident and her boyfriend died days apart in a South Nashville apartment.
    Beth Straub, 45, and Jesse Meece, 45, were found dead Nov. 5 at 928 Ilawood Drive in Nashville after Meece’s mother contacted the police about conducting a welfare check, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.
    When Meece’s mother learned that he hadn’t been to work since Oct. 30, she contacted the police.

  • Retired teachers give donation to The Caring Place
  • Hospital earns “Top Performer” status