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Today's News

  • Taylor and Lyvers will marry Oct. 19

     

    Spalding Taylor of Loretto and the late Jeanie Taylor announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Regina Taylor, to Robbie Lyvers, son of Debbie Robey of St. Francis, Carl Downs, and the late Bobby Lee Lyvers.
    Taylor is employed with Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Lyvers is self-employed.
    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 19, 2013, at Holy Cross Gymnasium with a reception to follow.
    Out of town invitations have been sent. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • VanStee, Hamilton exchange vows

     

  • Green River campgrounds, day-use parks may close temporarily

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for the possible closure of campgrounds and day-use parks under their jurisdiction as a result of the federal government shutdown that took effect Oct. 1. Green River Lake is one of these areas.

    Affected areas will not reopen until the shutdown ends. Visitors are encouraged to contact local park offices or the Louisville District Army Corps of Engineers office for information. Visitors can also find information on USACE websites (www.usace.army.mil).

  • PVA staff will be at Kroger Oct. 2

    The Marion County PVA staff will be at Kroger from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2. The staff will be assisting people who are eligible to sign-up for a homestead or disability exemption on their property taxes. 

  • Ham Days is done for another year

    Marion County Country Ham Days has come and gone.

    Downtown Lebanon is back to normal.

    The Dunn Chrysler Country Ham Breakfast has been served. The Maker's Mark/Kentucky Cooperage Main Stage has been taken down until next year. 

    On Saturday, the Farmers National Bank Pokey Pig 5K helped the 2013 Marion County Country Ham Days get off to a running start.

    The men's winner is Blake Jones, the cross country coach at St. Catharine College.

  • MCPS is ‘proficient and progressing’

    There is reason for the Marion County Public School District to be excited today with the release of statewide test results, which show that MCPS has improved from a “needs improvement” district to a “proficient and progressing” district. Compared to other schools in the state, the district made a big jump from the 60th percentile to the 83rd percentile.

  • Casey County inmate has turned himself in

    The Kentucky State Police are looking for a Casey County inmate who walked away while working at a recycling center Wednesday morning.

    Michael R. Branham, 19, walked away from the Recycling Center in Liberty around 10 a.m. Sept. 25. Thursday morning, he turned himself in to authorities at the Casey County Jail.

    Branham is facing an escape charge. He was serving time on charges of fleeing/evading police in a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property under $10,000, and receiving stolen property over $10,000.

  • Game Plan, Sept. 25

    Thursday, Sept. 26

    Volleyball
    Thomas Nelson at Lady Knights, 5:30 p.m.
    Soccer
    Lady Knights at Danville, 6 p.m.
    Bullitt East at Knights, 7:30 p.m.
    Cross Country
    Marion County at Green County All-Comers

    Saturday, Sept. 28

  • Play & pay

    College sports are big business — at least football and basketball are.
    That’s why networks outbid one another for the rights to broadcast games. It’s why you can buy video games with characters that are based on the current players for hundreds of college teams.
    It’s also why college coaches are often the highest-paid public employees in many states.

  • Lady Knights keep on winning, mostly

    The Marion County Lady Knights won five of their six matches last week. The winning ended in the semifinals of a tournament in Bath County on Saturday, when the Lady Knights fell to the Nelson County Lady Cardinals.

    Marion County at Adair County
    The Lady Knights jumped out to a fast start and never looked back in a three-set win on Sept. 17 over the Adair County Lady Indians, 25-9, 25-13, 25-8.