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Today's News

  • Deer photos, Dec. 10
  • Friends of the Library working on barn quilt project

    The Friends of the Library is continuing to work on the barn quilt project that it started Oct. 1. The barn quilt will hang on the N. Harrison Street side of the Marion County Public Library. The design is a book shelf with book spines, which will contain names, “in memory of” sentiments, business names, etc. A donation of $25 to $100 determines the size of your book spine. All funds from this project go toward the construction of a reading garden that will be built on the E. Main Street side of the library.

  • Another pipeline in the works

    By Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    On the heels of a victory for local community members fighting to keep the Bluegrass Pipeline from passing through central Kentucky, another project has been proposed that residents fear could bring the same, or even greater, risks.
    A public forum was held Dec. 2 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s (ECTC) Springfield campus, and several people expressed concerns over the most recent proposal.

  • 12-10-14 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Dec. 15: Herb baked chicken, potatoes with carrots, green peas, butterscotch pudding, cornbread.
    Tuesday, Dec. 16: Baked pork chops, buttered corn, green beans, mandarin oranges, whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Dec. 17: Beef Swiss steak, wild rice with apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries/bananas, whole wheat roll.
    Thursday, Dec. 18: Closed.
    Friday, Dec. 19: Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, whole wheat roll.
    All meals served with skim milk.
     

  • 12-10-14 Birth Announcements

    Knopp
    Adam and Ashley Knopp of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 6-ounce daughter,  Anna Caroline Knopp, born Dec. 1, 2014, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Ann Thompson of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Karen Knopp of Finley. Great-grandparents are Robert and Lucy Craig of Lebanon, Sam and Helen Knopp of Lebanon, Conrad and Arlene Thompson, Kenneth Barnett and the late Bonnie Barnett, and the late Bill and Hettie Ryan.

  • Closed session leads to school board rescinding approval of energy savings plan

    The Marion County Board of Education will have to try again if it wants guaranteed energy savings for the school district.
    During a special-called meeting Dec. 4, the board voted unanimously to rescind its approval of a proposal from CMTA Consulting Engineers. The board originally approved one of CMTA’s plans on Nov. 11.

  • Lawson celebrates 90th birthday
  • Cornett and Bland are SVH’s Celebrities of the Quarter
  • Troop 114 recognizes Swarms for her generosity
  • 12-10-14 Church Briefs

    Santa will visit Gravel Switch United Methodist Church
    Sunday, Dec.21, the Sunday before Christmas, Santa (aka Harry VanWhy) will arrive at Gravel Switch United Methodist Church to visit with children from everywhere. He will be there from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Bring your little people out to visit with the best of the best. The candle light service will begin at 7 p.m. that same evening and will feature special music from Eugene Hoffman who comes from the Frankfort-Lawrenceburg area where he is well known and widely received.