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Today's News

  • Occupy in a culture of discontent

     

  • 10-26-11 Church Briefs

    Trunk for Treats
    First Baptist Church on N. Depot St. will hold a Youth Harvest in Gathering and Trunk for Treats from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

    Fall revival
    Grace Baptist Church, located at 350 East Main Street, will have its fall revival with Bro. Dwight Coffman from Oct. 30 to Nov. 4. Services on Oct. 30 will be 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services on Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 will be at 7 p. m. Special music and nursery will be provided. For more information, or if you need a van ride, please call (270) 692-2150 or 699-9341.

  • MCHS grad awarded for service in air force

     

  • Doghouse Divided

     

    Written by Leigh Anne Florence and illustrated by Donnie Mather

  • Lawson presents check for Smithsonian traveling exhibit
  • Giving the brain injured a voice in Frankfort

    When Larry Lee walked away from a personal care home in Falmouth, Ky., on Aug. 4, no one knew how his story would end.

    Lee, 32, suffered from a brain injury, schizophrenia, and diabetes, and it was unlikely he would survive long on his own.

    Lee's family took matters into their own hands and tried to find him. Family, friends, and community members searched for an entire month. Unfortunately, Lee was found dead Sept. 3, near the Licking River, only a few miles from where he went missing.

  • Love for farming, family drove Ford

    Joe Ford has long been known for his love of farming in Marion County's agricultural community, and that devotion was recognized this year when Ford - "Joe Joe" to his friends - received the Marion County Farm Bureau's Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award.

    Joe Joe's family was present to receive the award, in what was a bittersweet occasion. Ford died May 28 at the age of 67.

    "He loved farming," said his wife Linda Ford. "He farmed right up to the day he passed away."

  • Halloween events to take place Monday evening

    Children of all ages will enjoy Halloween activities Monday, Oct. 31, throughout Marion County

    In Lebanon, trick-or-treating and Halloween at the Park will both take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    In Loretto, trick-or-treating will also be held from 5:30 to 7:30 Monday evening.

  • Marching Knights advance to state semifinals

    The Marion County High School marching band finished fifth in the Class AAAA west regional competition Saturday in Hopkinsville.

    By finishing among the top eight teams in the regional contest, the Marching Knights advance to the Class AAAA state semifinals, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at Barren County High School in Glasgow.

  • Marion County Fire School is this weekend

    The fifth annual Marion County Fire School is scheduled for Oct. 29 and 30.

    More than 100 firefighters from around the state have preregistered, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson. Another 100 or 200 firefighters are expected to take part in the school.

    The school will include classes on fire behavior and fire control, firefighter survival and rescue, farm rescue, advanced vehicle rescue, arson/crime scene investigation, drivers training, and rope rescue operations.