Today's News

  • Susan's Kitchen: Mini treats

    By Susan Spicer

    Do you have a mini muffin pan? If not, you'd better run out and get one so you can try these yummy recipes.
    The Taco Tarts are delicious, and will disappear so fast you won't believe it.  They are very easy to make, and would be a great first recipe for young cooks-to-be. My experience is that kids really like these.

  • Now is the time to think about lawn fertilization

    By Dennis Morgeson

    Fertilizing your lawn is a good way to maintain a healthy turf. You should fertilize every year. Fertilizing your lawn helps maintain a uniform, dense, green, turf and reduces weed problems. The good effects of fertilizing can be lost if you fertilize at the wrong time. Low maintenance turf requires one application of fertilization in late October or anytime in November for most grass types.

  • Calendar, Oct. 17

    Oct. 17

  • Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • Band students travel to Louisville to experience live Broadway theatre
  • McKay joins WKU Athletic staff

    Zack McKay of Lebanon has been hired as the director of athletic marketing at Western Kentucky University. McKay, a 2003 Marion County High School graduate, is the son of Josh and Helen McKay and the grandson of Louise McKay. McKay comes to WKU after spending the previous four years as the Director of Marketing with Nelligan Sports Marketing at IPFW University. McKay got his start in intercollegiate athletics as a marketing assistant at the University of Louisville, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration in 2007.

  • Spalding is assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University

    Deborah Allen Spalding of Lebanon has been employed at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Marion Co. FFA/Teen Leadership participate in annual farm tour

    On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Marion County FFA members and members of Teen Leadership Marion County traveled to four farms across Marion County to learn more about agriculture.  The locations traveled to were: Sandusky Beef Farm/Miracle Man Cattle Co. owned by David and Michael Sandusky, Two Toms pheasants and chukars owned by Tom Corbett Sr. and Tom Corbett Jr., Peterson Family Farm owned by Donnie and Theresa Peterson, and Jones Family Dairy Farm owned by Timmy and Kim Jones.

  • School menus

    Monday, Oct. 22: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

    Tuesday, Oct. 23: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Oct. 24: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

    Thursday, Oct. 25: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Unleashed

    “Maybe we’ll jump out of an airplane,” I said, as we drove down Highway 15. Now that I’d zip-lined, I was a fitness expert.

    “Maybe we’ll jump rope instead,” Chloe suggested.

    “We’ll know soon,” Dad said, turning onto Tunnel Ridge Road. We saw a man leaning up against an Army Jeep. Dad rolled down the window. “You must be Pete.”

    Pete smiled, shook Dad’s hand and said, “Follow me, folks.”

    Seconds later we pulled into our destination.