Today's News

  • Wise guilty of morphine murder

    A Washington County jury found a Campbellsville woman guilty Monday of intentionally murdering her husband with liquid morphine and has recommended that she spend life in prison for her crime.

    The verdict was returned just 20 minutes after the jury began to deliberate. The jurors took 10 minutes to recommend the life sentence.

  • Finding a cure for cancer


    We all have a story. Now we can all be part of changing that story.

    Taylor Regional Hospital is doing something very exciting. They are participating in an American Cancer Society study to help pinpoint what causes cancer.

    Can you imagine a world without cancer? I hope I live to see that day.

  • Drought underscores need for long-term conservation planning

    Submitted by the National Association of Conservation Districts

    This summer, Kentucky has been hit hard by a severe drought, with serious impacts on crop production across the state. The latest precipitation summary shows the region of Marion County having a 7.29-inch rainfall deficit.

  • Facebook status updates from Manton, USA

    If you asked my wife if I were addicted to my cell phone, she would shout, "YES" before the question ventured past your teeth.

    With that comes an incessant need to check social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    A lot of times I like to try to craft witty Facebook status updates. I didn't say I was witty, I just said I like to try.

  • Always Faithful

    William "Buster" Mattingly is not a man who brags about what he has done, but as we have learned, what he has done is worth talking about.

    Mattingly entered the Marines Corps in 1944, just a few years after President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order requiring the military to allow anyone to serve regardless of race. That order may have opened the doors for African-Americans, but it did not end the attitudes that had kept many of them out of the service.

  • 2012 MCHS graduate dies after traffic accident

    Curt Nalley, who graduated from Marion County High School in May, died Monday evening following a two-vehicle traffic accident. Two other individuals are in fair condition following the collision.

  • 11-12 Year Olds are State Runner-Up

    The Marion County 11-12 baseball all-stars finished the season as the 2012 Little League state runner-up.

    On Friday, Warren Southern used a pair of three-run home runs get the 8-5 over Marion County despite the local team's comeback effort.

    Thursday, Marion County defeated Russell-Flatwoods, 11-1, in the state semifinals to set up the championship game match-up.

  • Marion County all-stars ready for state baseball semifinals

    The Marion County 11-12 all-star team has reached the elimination play of the state baseball tournament.

    The local all-stars defeated Knox County on July 25 to wrap up pool play with a perfect 3-0 record.

    In the semifinals, Marion County is scheduled to play Russell-Flatwood at 8 p.m. at Stone Crest Field #1 in Prestonsburg. The winner will play in the state championship game, which is scheduled for Friday evening.

  • 7-25-12 Public Record

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  • Two Raywick men indicted in LaRue Co. County

    Two Raywick men were indicted in LaRue County on July 16.
    Dustin S. Harris of Raywick was charged with first-degree burglary and complicity; theft by unlawful taking and complicity; and tampering with physical evidence.
    He is accused of unlawfully entering a residence while armed with a deadly weapon and hiding stolen jewelry under the seat of a police cruiser on May 10.
    Bail was set at $50,000 cash only and no contact with alleged victim.