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Today's News

  • Father’s Day sweets

     

  • 6-13-12 Farm Briefs

    AG  Development
    There will be an AG Development Council meeting at 7 p.m., June 14, at the Marion County Extension Office. For more information, call the extension office or contact Harry Young.
     
    Beef producers
    There will be a beef producers meeting at 7 p.m., June 14, at the Floral Hall Building on the Marion County Fairgrounds. At this meeting there will be sign-ups for working at the 2012 Marion County Fair and for the fall trip.
     
    Fair board

  • Furry pests in the garden, barriers best bet

     

  • MCHS baseball awards presented at banquet

    The Marion County High School baseball team held their postseason annual awards banquet on June 5. 

    Several members of the team were recognized for their performances on the field during the season. 

    Dylan Spalding was awarded the most valuable player along with the most valuable pitcher. 

    The freshman award went to Jeremy Morris while the junior varsity award went to Robbie Spalding. 

  • Local All-Star

    Former Marion County Lady Knight basketball standout Bre Elder joined the Kentucky Girls All-Stars in a two-game sweep of the Indiana Girls All-Stars over the weekend.

    The teams played Friday at Freedom Hall in Louisville and again Saturday at the Bankers Life Fieldhous in Indianapolis.

    Friday, the Kentucky girls won 75-47 in the first game of the 2012 Kentucky vs. Indiana All-Star Classic. 

  • The week in sports

    As I sit at my computer typing my column this week, I have a heavy heart. It's hard to think of something to write, so I chose to take a look back at last week in the sports world, coming up with two sporting events that I wanted to discuss.

  • Employee injured at Kentucky Cooperage

    On June 5, an employee at Kentucky Cooperage received broken bones in his hand as a result of an accident involving a conveyor belt.

    Barry Shewmaker, the plant manager for the cooperage, confirmed that an employee was injured last week. Shewmaker said he could not release the employee's name at this time, but the injuries were not life threatening.

    Shewmaker added that they are expecting the employee to make a full recovery.

  • Goodin-Rogers decommits from University of Louisville

    Marion County High School senior to be Kyvin Goodin-Rogers recently decommitted from the University of Louisville. Almost exactly one year ago, Goodin-Rogers and teammate Makayla Epps verbally committed to the University of Louisville.  Now, Goodin-Rogers has rescinded her commitment, while Epps remains intent on playing for the Lady Cardinals.
    According to Goodin-Rogers' mother, Kiyonta Goodin, "Kyvin has opened back up her recruitment, and has already taken calls from several schools."

  • Linescores: June 13

    Girls 6-8-year-olds softball final results
    June 7
    Athletics 10, Reds 7
    The Athletics overcame a late Reds rally to win the minor league softball championship.

  • 'Cornbread Mafia' gaining national exposure

    In the past two weeks, "The Cornbread Mafia" has been gaining national exposure.

    On May 30, author and Lebanon native Jim Higdon III was interviewed on The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, and his book was part of the "swag" offered at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards.

    He also visited The Daily Beast on June 6.