Today's News

  • Bramblett leads Lady Patriots


    Lena Campbell Bramblett, a Marion County native, has been the head coach of the Saint Catharine College women's basketball team for nine seasons.

    During her nine-season tenure, Bramblett has accumulated approximately 120 wins.  She has coached some teams that have struggled, and some teams that have enjoyed success. This season's version of the Saint Catharine women's team is one she hopes to be very successful.

    "This is one of my most talented teams ever, based on pure talent that they have," Bramblett said.

  • Cross Country competes in Danville

    The Marion County Middle School girls cross country team and the elementary girls and boys cross country teams competed in the Danville Christian Academy Invitational Monday of last week, their last race of the season.

    The meet was held at Millennium Park in Danville, and the Marion County Middle School girls had two runners to run the race, Meredith Bartley and Skyler McCarty. They placed fourth as a team, competing against six schools. Forty-one total runners competed, with Bartley finishing 17th with a time of 15:04 and McCarty placing 35th with a time of 18:01.

  • A lucky child will light the tree

    The Main Street Committee and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce extends an invitation to all Marion County children, between the ages of 3-10 years old, to participate in a drawing that will determine who will light the Community Christmas Tree.
    The lighting of this tree is the official kick-off of the Dickens Christmas Celebration and will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 in Court Square.
    The deadline to enter is 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. The drawing will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21.

  • 11-2-11 Cotton's corner

  • Save leaves to feed the plants




  • 4-H news

    Livestock Club

  • Marion County FFA/Teen Leadership Farm Tour
  • Carefully compost diseased plant material

    Now that we have had a killing frost and it is time to put the garden to bed, I have had several questions about composting plant debris with disease infections.
    Several people have asked me if diseased plant material such as leaves with powdery mildew, black spot, anthracnose or fire blight should or could be placed into a compost pile and decomposed enough that the disease won’t re-infect next year.
    And, of course, the answer is that it depends.  

  • Pimiento cheese and chili are a perfect pair

    Every time I’ve eaten chili in Kentucky, whether at someone’s home or a restaurant, it was always accompanied by peanut butter. I guess this must be a Southern thing, or maybe just Kentucky, because in other states where I’ve lived, it doesn’t happen.  

  • Bass Anglers awards banquet is Saturday