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Today's News

  • State representative candidate Q&A: Alex LaRue

     Alex LaRue, 62 is the Republican candidate for the 24th District state representative. His campaign website is laruenow.com.

    1. Why are you running for state representative?

  • State representative candidate Q&A: Terry Mills

     Terry Mills, 63, is the Democratic incumbent in the race for 24th District state representative.

    Editor's note: Due to some technical issues, parts of the recording were difficult to transcribe. Those sections are noted in brackets. 

    1. What are you running for re-election?

  • Cross Country results

     According to KYTrackXC’s website, Marion County High School’s track team recently competed at the Mercer County All-Comers and the Green County All-Comers cross country meets. 

    On Sept. 16, Shunki Jinno placed 47th with a time of 22:26.00 while Alex Espinosa placed 65th with a time of 24:44.00 and Ty Wheeler placed 66th with a time of 24:48.00.

  • Cross Country results

     According to KYTrackXC’s website, Marion County High School’s track team recently competed at the Mercer County All-Comers and the Green County All-Comers cross country meets. 

    On Sept. 16, Shunki Jinno placed 47th with a time of 22:26.00 while Alex Espinosa placed 65th with a time of 24:44.00 and Ty Wheeler placed 66th with a time of 24:48.00.

  • Two injured in collision on Bradfordsville Highway

    Two people were transported from the scene of a two-vehicle collision at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday morning near 1175 Bradfordsville Highway.

    According to the Kentucky State Police, Mary E. O'Bryan, 71, of Louisville was driving south on KY 49 in a 2002 Chevy Cavalier. When she attempted to turn into a private drive, O'Bryan turned into the path a northbound 1992 Nissan pickup truck, driven by Ted McCollum, 53, of Nicholasville, the state police reported.

  • Evans appointed to school board

     Jerry Evans has been appointed to fill the vacant District 5 seat on the Marion County Board of Education.

    "It's gong to be a challenging assignment, but I feel I am equal to the task," Evans said. "I will try to stay focused on the fact that it's all about the youth."

    Superintendent Taylora Schosser announced Friday via email that she received word that Evans had been appointed.

  • Fire destroys Methodist church's nativity

    A fire Thursday evening destroyed the nativity building at Lebanon United Methodist Church. This is the structure that the church uses for its annual living nativity during Dickens Christmas.

    The Lebanon Police Dispatch received a report of the fire at 8:01 p.m. Oct. 2. The caller reported that the building, grass and trees were on fire. The building was behind the church at the time.

    Another call reported that juveniles were seen playing in the area before the fire.

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday afternoon

     The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda includes:

    • Minutes of the previous meeting

    • Farm owner request to join an existing agricultural district

    • State Request to accept Hwy. 49 approaches and abandoned segment.

    • Request to proclaim Oct. 5-11 as National 4-H Week in Marion County

    • Consider proportional distribution of 2014 Area Development Funds to cities

  • 10-1-14 Enterprise Travels
  • 10-1-14 Reunions

    Class of 1989
    The 1989 MCHS 25-year class reunion will be at Rosewood on Oct. 18, 2014 from 8 p.m. till midnight. For more information contact Kim Hood by Oct. 1 at 270-402-3537 or 270-692-0667.