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Today's News

  • Life is a drag for bagworms

     

     

     

  • Japanese Beetles are back

    If you called the office last week or emailed me chances are you were told I was off....well on vacation!  I had a great week with my wife and kids, it was nice to relax and just stay home for a few days.  We only made two day trips including a trip to the Indianapolis Children’s Museum and I must admit if you have kids it is a must see.  There were lots of hands-on activities and some really awesome things to see even for us big kids.

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  • Good biscuits take practice

     

     

  • Local 4-H’ers go to camp

    Thirty-eight Marion County 4-H-ers traveled to the Lake Cumberland 4-H Center in Jabez May 30 for a fun-filled week at camp. Activities that these 4-H-ers took part in included swimming, canoeing, high and low ropes, nature, archery, recreation, sports, the Agriculture Mobile Science Unit and a service project.  For more information about camp or any other 4-H activities call the Extension 0ffice, 692-2421.
    Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

  • Metta World Peace

     

     

     

  • Bell is arrested

     

     

  • The Lanham's life revolves around Little League

    Neil and Jackie Lanham are deeply involved in the Marion County Little League program. The duties are numerous, and they often work long hours just to get everything finished. The Lanham’s have three children, all of which either have or currently are participating in the Little League programs.
    The oldest, 15-year-old Clay, played two years of tee-ball, three years of minor league, two years of 9-10-year-old league, four years of 11-12-year-old league, and played five years of All-Stars.

  • 9-10 All-Stars win two games

    The Marion County 9-and-10-year-old All-Star softball team played Adair County in their second game of the district tournament Sunday at Idle Hour Park in Washington County. A win would assure them a chance to compete in the final game of the tournament, which was held on Tuesday night. The Marion County team once again run ruled their opponents in four innings, keeping them undefeated in the tournament at 2-0, and giving them the opportunity to compete in the finals.

  • Youth Center hosts Dirt Bowl 2011

    Thirteen teams competed in the second annual Dirt Bowl basketball tournament held at Cleaver Court Saturday. The event was hosted by the Marion County Youth Center as a fundraiser. Participation was free to players ages 8-18, and teams from Marion County and Nelson County participated in the tournament. The first and second place finishers in each division received trophies. The tournament was double elimination, and began at 11 a.m. and wrapped up at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday.