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  • Geronimo!

     It was somewhere between 9,500 and 6,000 feet that I learned what I’m made of. In that 3,500 feet, I learned that I’m a little bit crazy, just a little bit stupid, and have a whole lot of courage.

    That’s because I willingly trusted a complete stranger with my life and went tumbling out of a perfectly good airplane. In fact, I paid for the pleasure of it. 

  • Murphy and Leake receive scholarships from Kiwanis Club
  • Marion County Public Library How-To Festival and More

    Is there something you’ve always wanted to learn how to do, but don’t know where to begin? The Marion County Public Library has the event for you.

  • 8-20-14 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar.
    Monday, Aug. 25: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, apple, variety of juice, milk
    Tuesday, Aug. 26: Chicken and biscuit and toast or assorted cereal and toast, grape cluster, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk
    Wednesday, Aug. 27: Assorted Pop-tart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk

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  • Six running for U.S. Senate seat

    Barring a slew of write-in candidates, Marion County voters will only be casting ballots in a handful of contested races this fall.
    Election day is Nov. 4. Marion County voters will be selecting two members of the Marion County Board of Education and three members of the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation Commission. They also have the opportunity to vote for State Representative, U.S. Congressman and U.S. Senator.
    The Senate race now includes three candidates on the ballot and three write-in candidates.

  • 8-20-14 Church Briefs

    Motorcycle Ride for Jesus
    Woodlawn Baptist Church is hosting a Motorcycle Ride Jesus Saturday, Aug. 23. Registration is from 9-11:30 a.m. at the church. All proceeds will go to Family Foundation and Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center. For cost and more information, call 270-321-0709.
    Missionary Day Program

  • Knight Time 5K: Simply glowing

     Marion County High School lit up the night last Saturday with the Knight Time 5k Glow Run. 

    According to Curtis Bennett, Marion County High School band director, the event was held to raise money for the Marching Knights.

    He said 65 people pre-registered for the 5k, though it was apparent more than that showed up for race night. 

    Bennett said that despite the weather, they had a good turnout and raised a little over $900. 

  • Vacant district school board seat will be filled by election

    Michael Mullins stepped down from the Marion County Board of Education on May 21. Mullins was the District 2 board member.
    According to Chapter 160.190 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes, the vacancy should be filled within 90 days after the vacancy occurs. Officially, the Kentucky Department of Education considered the seat vacant as of May 30.
    When a vacancy occurs, the local school district advertises the opening. The Marion County Board of Education advertised the vacant District 2 seat in the June 18 and June 25 editions of the Enterprise.

  • Group travels to Arizona and Grand Canyon