Today's News

  • College to host woman exonerated from death row

    A woman who was exonerated from death row in Kentucky will be speaking about her experiences on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Pettus Auditorium inside the Hamilton Health and Sciences Building on the St. Catharine College campus.
    Guest speaker Sabrina Butler has written a book about her experiences and is an active abolitionist. The Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will be giving away a copy of her book at the speaking engagement.

  • District names its first two instructional coaches

    In late September, the Marion County Board of Education approved hiring six new instructional coaches at a cost of $220,000.
    According to Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, most districts throughout the state have instructional coaches, and they are needed to help teachers improve instruction and implement the new Common Core standards, which are a set of academic guidelines that describe what students need to know before they complete each grade level. According to many educators, the new standards are much more rigorous and demanding.

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  • Almost Knight time

    After an 11-17 record last year, the Marion County Knights are preparing to come back into a fresh season with their coach, Montrelle Irvin.
    “We have big expectations,” Irvin said about the season.
    Their expectations are high because they have a senior-loaded team.
    According to Irvin, the Knights have eight seniors, most with experience under their belt. They are Anton Cowherd, Latrelle Irvin, Bobby Jaglowicz, Brandon Knopp, Clay Lanham, Anthony Mattingly, Jalen Powell, Luke Price, and Alex Smith.

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    Chapter 9

  • Former Lebanon woman killed in Nashville

    The Nashville Police are investigating a murder-suicide in which a former Lebanon resident and her boyfriend died days apart in a South Nashville apartment.
    Beth Straub, 45, and Jesse Meece, 45, were found dead Nov. 5 at 928 Ilawood Drive in Nashville after Meece’s mother contacted the police about conducting a welfare check, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.
    When Meece’s mother learned that he hadn’t been to work since Oct. 30, she contacted the police.

  • Retired teachers give donation to The Caring Place
  • Hospital earns “Top Performer” status
  • Remembering Deputy Rakes

    Nov. 14 marked a year since Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes was shot and killed during a traffic stop right outside city limits on Danville Highway.
    But, for Rakes’ two sisters, time has not healed their broken hearts.
    “It doesn’t feel any differently than it did a year ago,” Anita Elder said, starting to cry. “My heart still aches. It hurts so bad.”

  • 11-13-13 Church Briefs

    Clothes closet
    Brookhaven Baptist Mission, located at 135 St. Ann Street, is having a clothes closet every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. For more information call Carla Ramiraz at (270) 699-5471.

    Prayer Day