Today's News

  • Spring View CEO retiring

    Ruth McDaniel is stepping down as the chief executive officer of Spring View Hospital.
    McDaniel announced last week that she will be retiring on Aug. 31.
    “I have enjoyed the last three years at Spring View. It was a pleasure getting to know the people here and I will certainly miss everyone,” she wrote in a statement about her decision.
    McDaniel has served as the CEO since June 21, 2010.
    Judy Gaddie, the chairwoman of the Spring View Board of Trustees, said McDaniel has been a tremendous asset to the hospital and to the community.

  • Heavy rains hurt tobacco crop

    A year can make a big difference, especially in agriculture.
    In 2012, a dry, hot summer caused problems for corn crops in Marion County.
    But this year, excessive rain in early July had a detrimental effect on the local tobacco crop.
    David Kessler, the Marion County extension agent for agriculture, said the county received between eight and 14 inches of rain from June 26 through July 12.

  • Letters to the editor - Aug. 7, 2013

    Say no to Bluegrass Pipeline
    We wish to commend all members of Marion County Fiscal Court for passage of the resolution to protect the health, safety, and property rights of citizens in this county against those private out-of-state interests involved with the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.
    In this, our day of often lagging and unresponsive governmental leadership, our faith in fundamentals of the American way has been restored.

  • Pipeline discussions persist

    I was in the middle of writing this column when an email arrived in my inbox from BluegrassPipeline@Wiliams.com.
    “Recent news stories have given many Kentuckians an incorrect view of this project and what it means for the Commonwealth,” the email read.

  • Kentuckians who should have made the history books

    For generations now, students have been taught that Abraham Lincoln was the first native Kentuckian to be U.S. President.
    Technically speaking, however, that’s not true.

  • Why all the negativity on social media?

    By Hillary C. Wright
    Guest columnist

  • Send us your favorite summer photos
  • Spalding is the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman

    Bailey Anna Spalding was named the 2014 Marion County Distinguished Young Woman at Saturday night’s program at Marion County High School.

    Spalding won a preliminary scholastic award, an interview award, a self-expression award and a talent award. Her talent was singing “Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley while playing guitar.

    She is the daughter of Paula Raikes and Robert Spalding.

    First runner-up: Nicole Mattingly

    Second runner-up: Macy Alexandra McFall

  • Wave 3 News off air on Dish Network

    WAVE 3 News has been unable to reach an agreement with DISH Network, and as a result, might not be available in the homes of many Marion Countians this week.

  • Monitoring state, local issues

    As we look for ways to increase Kentucky’s competitiveness, we are also looking for ways to reduce excessive spending and keep taxpayers from being unduly burdened.