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Today's News

  • Soccer champs

     The Marion County Assassins won the boys under 12 winter 2 indoor soccer championship in Lexington on March 15. The players are (from left) Jesse Castillo, Tanner Roder, Mitchell Mattingly, Christian Mealey, Trace Mayo Alex Huerta, Cameron Martin, Raul Garcia, Edson Martinez ,Omar Carmona and Samuel Thompson. The coaches are John Mealey and Isaac Lopez.

  • Mid-KY Bass Anglers’ first tournament is Sunday

     Just in case you’ve missed it for several weeks, the Mid-KY Bass Anglers will fish their first tournament on Sunday.

  • Outstanding educator's heart is in the classroom

    After 16 years in education, Jamie Brown is sure of one thing… her heart is in the classroom.
    “I will retire from the classroom. There is no question,” she said. “This is where my heart is. This is where I will stay.”
    Brown was named the 2013 Outstanding Educator by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce. Receiving the award was a complete surprise to her, but it doesn’t take long talking to her to realize why she’s worthy of the title.
    Teaching is not just a job to her - it’s a passion.

  • A’head’ of the curve

    Kaylee Hughes was a mix of emotions as two stylists starting making several ponytails with her hair. This was the first time she participated in St. Baldrick’s, and she admitted to being a little nervous.
    But when all was said and done — and her hair was gone — she still had a smile on her face.
    And she has a good reason to be happy about Saturday’s event at St. Augustine Grade School. Hughes was one of more than 70 shavees who raised money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises money to combat children’s cancer.

  • St. Clair’s sentencing hearing now scheduled for April 13

    By Tom Barr
    Landmark News Service

    For the second time in as many months, a man already found guilty of four murders was seeking relief from the Kentucky Supreme Court.
    After seeking a new sentencing hearing for the Bullitt County penalty of death in the murder of a Marion County native in 1991, Michael Dale St. Clair was before the state's highest court seeking a new trial in Hardin County.
    The request is seeking a new trial for the kidnapping conviction in Hardin County which also included the death penalty.

  • Commission renews Bourbon Trail membership

    Carla Wagner, the executive director of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission, reported that the tourism office has received a lot of traffic since Lebanon was named a trailhead for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
    The commission approved paying $10,000 to remain part of the Bourbon Trail this year during its March 10 meeting. Commissioners Nancy Shockency and Joe Hickey were not present for last week's meeting.

  • 3-19-14 Church Briefs

    ‘Voice of Praise’
    The group “Voice of Praise” will be performing at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. For more information, call the church, 270-692-2420.

    Youth Day
    First Baptist Church on N. Depot Street will be having a Youth Day Celebration at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23. Guest speaker will be Rev. Joseph Marshall, pastor at Second Baptist Church in Bloomfield.

  • The Bible’s message is not just in its words

     

  • Hot-button issues in the Senate bring out the crowds

    This week we had exciting news on the high school sports front as the Bardstown Tigers basketball team got the win over Elizabethtown on Tuesday, earning a trip to the Sweet 16 tournament in Lexington. The Tigers’ first game is Thursday night. This time of year is always exciting and I congratulate Bardstown High on the hard work and success.

  • No one wants spongy bones

    Did you know about 12 million Americans are at risk for osteoporosis? Are you one of the 12 million? Are your children? Fifty percent of adolescent boys and 20 percent of adolescent girls do not get the nutrition they need for bone health.