After trailing by just one point in the first quarter, the Marion County Knights picked up their intensity and took the lead for most the game, defeating the host Adair County Indians, 56-47, on Dec. 9.
Derek Jones, a farmer in Marion County, has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program. Jones joins 15 other Kentuckians for LEAD’s two-year, intensive learning experience – a program that KFB created to prepare future agricultural leaders for tomorrow’s challenges. The 2015-16 LEAD class was announced on December 5 during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.
With only about a week until Christmas, the opportunities to buy gifts is nearing a critical point for those who haven’t completed their shopping.
If you’re among those still searching for ideas, one possible solution is to buy something produced locally. Governor Beshear, in fact, has proclaimed December to be “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month,” which is highlighting the artists and businesses across the commonwealth that offer something rare if not unique.
Six counts of first-degree sexual abuse (victim under 12) have been dismissed against Jacob A. Hourigan.
Hourigan, 35, of 2775 Beech Fork Road in Gravel Switch was indicted in May of 2013. The sexual abuse charges and a charge of second-degree persistent felony offender were dismissed based on new information received by the Commonwealth and in agreement with the alleged victim.