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Today's News

  • Just one man’s opinion

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon has submitted a survey seeking input from his constituents on a variety of issues that may come up during the next General Assembly.
    Higdon’s survey can be found elsewhere on this page. What you’ll see below are my views on those issues.
    1. Do you support pro-life legislation?

  • Kentucky knows how to celebrate the holidays

    It may seem to start a little earlier every year, and it may fatten our waistlines while it thins our wallets, but there really is no time more special than the holidays.
    That is especially true here in the Commonwealth, where there is always something to do to get in the spirit of the season, from Christmas parades and concerts to numerous events at our churches, schools and state parks.

  • Three die after vehicle swept away by floodwaters

    Three people died and two more were hospitalized after a vehicle was swept away in floodwaters near New Hope early Sunday.

    Five people were in a 2007 Ford Explorer when it drove into floodwaters from the Rolling Fork River near Walter Hall Road and Dee Head Road, according to the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management. Two people escaped and went to get help, but the other three people were trapped inside.

  • Three die after vehicle swept away by floodwaters

    Three people died and two more were hospitalized after a vehicle was swept away in floodwaters near New Hope early Sunday.

    Five people were in the vehicle when it drove into the floodwater from the Rolling Fork River near Walter Hall Road and Dee Head Road, according to the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management. Two people escaped and went to get help, but the other three people were trapped inside.

    Nelson County Dispatch received a call reporting the incident at 2:53 a.m. Sunday, Emergency Director Joe Prewitt said.

  • Restrooms temporarily out of service at Marion County Public Library

    Patrons of the Marion County Public Library should note that the restrooms and water fountains at the library are temporarily out of service and may be out all day today.

    Library Director Amy Morgeson said they are trying to identify the problem at this time. They have met with city employees and a plumber trying to determine the issue, she said.

  • Fiscal court to meet today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today, Dec. 19, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.
    The agenda for today’s meeting includes:
    - The minutes of the previous meeting
    - 2014 county holiday schedule
    - Approved of second 2013-14 allocations for county fire departments
    - State Auditor’s report on the sheriff’s budget for year ending Dec. 31, 2012
    - Appointment of Marion County Extension District Board members
    - Staff, employee and public official training for the first quarter of 2014

  • Farmer is leaving Lebanon Middle School

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser announced last week that Todd Farmer has been hired to become the district’s director of federal programs.
    Farmer has been the principal at Lebanon Middle School since 2008.

  • 12-18-13 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.
    Open House

  • Faith and the threat of eminent domain

     

  • Paying for a ‘good bull’ is better than buying a ‘bargain bull’