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Today's News

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  • Art festival and auction is Nov. 1

    Saturday, Nov. 1, the Marion County Arts and Humanities Council and Kentucky Classic Theatre are joining together for MCAHC’s Annual Art Auction and KCT’s Annual Classic Art Festival to bring you one big event: You Heart Art.

  • Library hosting political candidates

    The Marion County Public Library is hosting a meet and greet for candidates at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21.
    Candidates for any office on the ballot are invited to attend. Candidates will have five minutes apiece to field non-partisan questions from the public, followed by an opportunity for candidates and visitors to mingle over light refreshments.
    Candidates can RSVP by calling Library Director Amy Morgeson at 270-692-4698 Ext. 225.
     

  • Fire destroys mobile home

    A mobile home at 103 St. Ann Street was destroyed by a fire Sunday evening.
    The fire was reported at 10:02 p.m. Oct. 12, according to the Lebanon Police Dispatch. No injuries were reported, but the home was considered a total loss.
    The Lebanon Fire Department, Lebanon Police Department and Marion County EMS responded to the scene.
     

  • Kentucky Classic Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias”

    This November, marking the 25th anniversary of the film by the same name, Kentucky Classic Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” on stage at Angelic Hall. Set in a small town Louisiana beauty shop and beginning on the day of Shelby’s wedding, author Robert Harling tells the true-life tale of his sister’s struggle to fulfill her dreams. Director G.B. Dixon and cast expertly relate this bittersweet story that is sure to have you laughing out loud and may even cause you to shed a tear or two.

  • On the job

    While Marion County students enjoyed a break from classes last week, many of them found another way to continue their education. Several students in Project Lead the Way participated in co-ops at local businesses and industries.
    At Angell Demmel, junior Chris Piekarski and senior Brandon O’Daniel were assigned with coming up with a way to ship parts for a Lexus vehicle overseas without damaging them. They also got to try their hand at designing a crate in AutoCAD (a computer-aided design and drafting program).

  • A perfect match

    Peeing on the operating table might be an embarrassing moment for most people, but it was a miracle for Julia Browning Devine.
    Devine, 44, who has suffered from kidney disease since she was 15, received her second kidney transplant on Aug. 26, which was her late Grandmother Inez Browning’s birthday.
    From the moment Devine received the long awaited phone call that she might be getting a kidney, everything seemed meant to be. But, her journey to that fateful day included lots of ups and downs.

  • Campbellsville man charged in murder-for-hire attempt

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with attempting to hire people to kill a local woman.
    Timothy R. Davis, 27, of Lyon Street, was arrested Saturday at about 1:30 a.m. at his home.
    According to his arrest warrant, Davis is accused of making numerous threats while he was incarcerated at the Taylor County Detention Center to kill a local woman when he was released. The warrant states that Davis also allegedly attempted to hire other inmates to murder the woman.

  • Kentucky Dairy Queen stores hit by hackers

    Kentucky Press News Service

    More than 50 Kentucky Dairy Queen stores are among several hundred DQs nationwide that have been hit by hackers.
    On its website, International Dairy Queen said customers’ names, payment card numbers and expiration dates were hacked. No Social Security numbers, PINs or email addresses were involved.
    Dairy Queen customers can go to: www.dairyqueen.com/datasecurityincident/ for more information.

  • Ebola a non-issue in Kentucky, health workers say

    By Victoria Aldrich
    The Advocate-Messenger

    The Ebola virus is a living horror movie.
    Once infected, your body slowly melts from within until you crash, or bleed out, oozing a hot trail of infectious death.
    That’s the bad news. The good news is, ignore the hype and carry on, according to Boyle County Health Department Public Health Director Brent Blevins.