Today's News

  • 12-14-11 4-H news

    The Hall’s Angels 4-H Club was organized in Mrs. Hall’s fourth-grade class at Lebanon Elementary School on Nov. 19, 2011. The following officers were elected: Jamison Epps, president; Cody Skaggs, vice-president; Savannah Chapman, secretary and Matthew Paul, reporter. The first meeting of the Hall’s Angels 4-H Club was held on Nov. 15, 2011.

  • Conference set for Jan. 5-6

    By Aimee Nielson

    The 2012 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will have something of interest for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production. This year’s event convenes Jan. 5 at 8 a.m. at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel and concludes around 5 p.m. Jan. 6.
    Preconference activities on Jan. 4 include a Winemaking Techniques Workshop from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and a fruit round table discussion from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

  • Student’s project featured in KFB’s “Science in Agriculture” displays

    Amber Lucas was among the 11 students selected from across the state to display an agriculture science project at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.
    Lucas, a seventh grade student from New Hope, exhibited a project called “Bees = Benefits.”
    This experiment explored how honeybees affect our everyday lives and the importance of keeping a healthy honey bee population in Kentucky.
    Her winning project was awarded $75 and a certificate of recognition for her participation at the state level.

  • Mattingly re-elected to state board of directors


  • 12-14-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Dec. 18, 1936
    100,000th barrel rolled out
    A celebration among officials and employees alike was held at the John A. Wathen Distillery Company here last week when the 100,000th barrel of whiskey, made since the repeal of the 18 Amendment, was capped. The barrel, numbered 100, 000, was sealed in the presence of the group and for photographic purposes was then rolled to the outdoors where it was placed alongside the first barrel of liquor manufactured in the local plant, almost three years ago.

    Phillips made captain

  • Weather was perfect for duck hunting



  • One year and counting



  • Deer hunting
  • St. Catharine to offer golf clinic for girls

    St. Catharine College golf coach Joan Rizer will be holding two golf clinics for girls ages 5-16. The clinics, fundraiser for the St. Catharine College golf program, will be held at Extreme Swing in Bardstown Jan. 7 and Jan. 14.  For more information, call Randy at (502) 249-6280.

  • 12-14-11 Linescores

    Marion County
    Youth Basketball League
    10-11-year-old boys
    at Glasscock Elementary School
    Raptors 42: Devin Brown 3, Justin Elder 17, Austin Graves 3, Logan Peterson 13, Ethan Spalding 6.
    Bobcats 26: Greg Blake 2, DJ Carlton 4, Logan Cissell 6, Gabe Hagan 1, Michael Robey 1, Travis Wiser 12.

    Celtics 31: Dontey Cowherd 19, Jacob Gootee 3, Edson Martinez 2, Spencer Riggs 1, Austin Smith 2, Jacob Spalding 4.
    Mavericks 39: Trever Douglas 22, Owen Mattingly 9, Austin Smith 4, Bryce Spalding 4.