Today's News

  • Dedicated

    It's been 56 years since Sr. Emma Cecelia Busam taught in Marion County, but the 90-year old still has vivid memories of her time at Holy Cross School.

    "I taught the sixth and seventh grade," she said. "I was here when the school burned."

    Busam remembered she was talking with an older student at the time.

    "A little first grader came up and pulled my habit and said, 'seeester,'" she said.

  • For the health of it

    Kentucky is proud to be ranked highly when it comes to basketball, but when it comes to obesity, it's not something we like to brag about.

    But, it's a reality, nonetheless.

    Last year, Kentucky was ranked the sixth fattest state in the country, according to a report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH). The report states that 31.5 percent of our state's population is obese.

    But, it hasn't always been this way.

  • Final look back at 2012 General Assembly

    Each legislative session is inevitably remembered for a key issue or two, and this year's will undoubtedly be recalled for the toughest budget most of us have seen in our lifetime and for taking a comprehensive approach on drug abuse.

    There were several other high-profile issues as well, including the legislature's latest effort to crack down on copper thefts and making sure that the interest on the sizeable federal loan for the state's unemployment insurance fund is covered so businesses wouldn't lose a much-needed tax credit.

  • Inter-County supports program to help people save money, energy

    Members of Inter-County Energy are being encouraged this spring to take advantage of free programs that conserve energy and can also save a significant amount of money on monthly electric bills.
    “Our members can call and ask for a free energy evaluation of their home or business,” said Sheree Gilliam, VP Customer Services. “One of our professional energy advisors will go to customers’ residences or businesses to find ways they can save.”

  • Services will be expanded to include adult library users

    Cornbread, cowboys, pioneer women, fitness enthusiast, retro housewives and the Mafia. What do all of those things have in common?  They’re all at, or coming to, your Marion County Public Library.  

  • Grigsby named Outstanding Employee
  • Ballard and Tully exchange vows


  • 4-25-12 Birthday Announcement
  • Tiny Miss Queen
  • Brights celebrate 50 years


    Gilbert and Cary Jean Gilbert Bright celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently.
    They were married on April 23, 1962 at St. Augustine Church in Lebanon by Monsignor Gettlefinger.
    They have three sons, Tim, Larry, and Rich and seven grandchildren.
    They will celebrate at a dinner in their honor and will continue to celebrate on a Caribbean cruise, a gift from their children.