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Today's News

  • Relay for Life is tonight, June 14

    This year’s Marion County Relay for Life event begins at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Lebanon Middle School. The event will be held outside, but the gymnasium will be available in case of rain.
    That same day, the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive and will be at LMS from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    The Relay for Life survivor’s ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., a live auction will be held at 9 p.m., and the luminary ceremony will begin at 10 p.m.

  • Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 2 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of Kentucky including Marion County. The watch is in effect until 2 p.m.

    According to the weather service, there is a small chance of a few thunderstorms this morning as a cold front moves into the area. Lightning is the main threat from any storm that may pop up.

    For more information about the thunderstorm watch, click here:

    http://goo.gl/MpF8R

  • Lebanon City Council to meet Thursday evening

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to have a special-called meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - A noise variance and street closing request from Girls on the Run for a "Back Tutu School" fundraiser.

    - First reading of the amended 2012-13 budget

    - First reading of the propssed 2013-14 budget

  • Bradfordsville City Commission meeting moved to Thursday

    The Bradfordsville City Commission's regular meeting scheduled for June 12 has been moved.

    Instead, the commission will hold a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Bradfordsville City Hall.

  • Bocook earns degree

    At Centre College’s Commencement ceremony on May 19, Ali Bocook of Gravel Switch received a B.A. degree in history and completed an internship with Boyle County Family Court. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
    The College’s 190th Commencement saw the largest graduating class in Centre’s history. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and moderator of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate, was this year’s featured commencement speaker. She received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Centre during the ceremony.

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  • Students are recognized for their achievements

    Glasscock Elementary students earned the following awards for the 2012-13 school year:

  • Garrett and Mattingly will attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

    Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Ninety-four high school juniors from 60 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 28th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), held in two locations this month.
    Samantha Garrett and Anthony Mattingly of  Marion County will be attending IFAL at the University of Kentucky.

  • Glasscock Elementary honor rolls

    The following Glasscock Elementary students earned the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year.
    All A’s
    • Grade 3: Jade Elder, Loryn Hardin, Alexis Hoppes, Alexandre Huerta. Christina Mattingly, David C. May, Nicholas Orberson, Andrea Powell, Flossilea Trujillo, Summer Votaw, Alelx Wheeler, Kaeden Cadaret, Haley Mattingly, Laynee Stewart, Morgan Schooling, Niesha Porter, Briley Mudd, Conner Lee, Belle Elder, Jordan Browning, Gracie Bradshaw, Chloe Allen, and Abigal Adams.

  • Local students earn dean’s, president’s list

    St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the spring 2013 semester.
    The dean’s list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.
    The following students from Marion County were recognized for their academic achievement: Pilar Espinosa, Randi Fields, Angela Jordan, Misty Kehm, Jillian Leake, Amelia Mattingly, Stuart Mattingly, Grace Mills and Charles Ryan.