Today's News

  • Shipp pleads guilty to deputy’s murder

     Dewayne Shipp has pled guilty to murder of a police officer and to being a felon in possession of a handgun. With his plea, Shipp has admitted to shooting and killing Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes on Nov. 14, 2012.

  • 'Hee Haw' at St. Joe Dec. 15 and 28

    Anyone who missed the Dec. 15  "Hee Haw" performance at St. Joe will have a second chance to see it at 5 p.m. Dec. 29.

    Admission is a donation, which will go to the St. Joe Community Center. Refreshments will be served after the performance.

    For more information, call 270-692-7429.

  • Firefighters combat fire at 975 Marlowe Lane

    Firefighters from the Bradfordsville, Lebanon and Gravel Switch Fire Departments responded to a fire at 975 Marlowe Lane in Bradfordsville. The fire was reported to the Lebanon Police Dispatch at 10:13 a.m. Dec. 11.

    No injuries were reported in the fire, but the house received severe damage.

    "It was a total loss," Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson said.

    John Duncan Jr., 38, and his wife, Lisa, 42, their daughter, Kayla Vance, 19, and her husband, Zachary, 21, resided in the house.

  • 12-11-13 Church Briefs

    Clothes closet
    Brookhaven Baptist Mission, located at 135 St. Ann Street, is having a clothes closet every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. For more information call Carla Ramiraz at 270-699-5471.
    Mid-Kentucky Chorus Annual Christmas Concert
    There will be an evening of Christmas music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at St. Augustine Church. Reserved seating is suggested. Tickets are available at the Marion County Heritage Center, 120 W. Main Street. For more information or tickets call 859-336-9232.

  • Chili Cook-off winners are announced
  • 12-11-13 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Dec. 16: Beef steak patty, boiled potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll, brown gravy.
    Tuesday, Dec. 17: Turkey w/gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel Food cake w/strawberry topping, whole wheat bread, dry roasted peanuts.
    Wednesday, Dec. 18: Beef chili w/beans, carrot/raisin salad, half peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread, orange.
    Thursday, Dec. 19: Baked pork ham, baked sweet potatoes, green beans, pineapple slices, whole wheat roll.

  • No shame in tears


  • Chamber welcomes Be Known Salon
  • Marion County Area Technology Center Students of the Month
  • 12-11-13 School Menus

    Monday, Dec. 16: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Dec. 17: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, banana, milk.
    Wednesday, Dec. 18: Egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Dec. 19: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.