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Today's News

  • Turkey: Glasscock

    Coy Glasscock killed this 21-pound turkey with his bow. It had one-inch spurs and a 10-inch beard.

  • Old Mill Days is June 8-9

    Bradfordsville will celebrate Old Mill Days June 8 and 9.

    The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, with vendors, a carnival, a scavenger hunt (sign up at city hall), games at the baseball field (including three-legged races, sack races and water balloon toss), and the Hide the Mill contest.

    The pet show will be held at the small pavilion at 5:30 p.m., and the old timer's baseball game begins at 6 p.m.

  • Sheriff attends National Sheriffs Institute

    Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements participated in the 102nd National Sheriffs Institute in Aurora, Col., April 29-May 5. The program is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and  the National Sheriffs Association.

    The NIC is a division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and Clements is the first sheriff from Marion County to participate in the program.

  • Turkey: Alvey

    Patrick Alvey, pictured with his son Cody, bagged this 18-pound turkey on April 28, 2012 in Marion County. The turkey had a 9.5-inch beard and one-inch spurs.

  • Fish: May

    Pictured are four of 12 shellcrackers caught on May 5 and 6 at Lake Barkley by Joe May, left, and David May. They weighed from 2-pounds, 2-ounces to 3-pounds.

  • All bite (and no bark)

    A good night's sleep turned 2011 into a pretty bad year for Millie Bradshaw.

    Last April, the day after her husband Joe had left on a golfing trip, she woke up and noticed a brown lump in her bed. She wasn't wearing her glasses at the time, so she didn't realize what she was grabbing as she moved the lump off her bed. She thought it was a clump of grass, but she did wonder how it got there.

  • St. Catharine athletics continues improvement

    In the first year of competition in the Mid-South Conference (2009-10), the St. Catharine College Patriots found themselves next to last in the President's Cup standings, which is the overall ranking of the teams in the conference that gives points for the order of finish in each sport.

  • Swencki signs with Campbellsville

    Tennis standout Noah Swencki has signed to play for Campbellsville University.  Pictured are front row left to right, Jim Swencki, Noah Swencki, and Anne Swencki; back row from left, are MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, MCHS Principal Stacey Hall, MCHS boys tennis coach Landon Williams and Campbellsville tennis coach Kyle Caven.

  • Young signs with Midway College

    Shakyra Young recently signed a volleyball scholarship with Midway College.  Pictured are, front row from left, Leslie Young, Shakyra Young, and Tony Young; back row from left, are MCHS Assistant Volleyball Coach Jordan Reinle, Assistant Volleyball Coach at Midway Richie Cheatham, MCHS Volleyball Head Coach David Hibbard, Young's Club Volleyball Coach Felicia Sanchez, MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson and MCHS Principal Stacey Hall.

  • And the 2012 Marion County Country Ham Days theme is...

    Marion County...the crossroads of good spirits & hospitality

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce along with the 2012 Ham Days Committee have created a theme that represents Marion County and the members of our community. The 2012 design was created by Melissa Knight and will be featured on a deep red t-shirt.

    NEW MEMBERS

    Mary Parrott, Associate Member