The Southern Kentucky Starz finished second in the eighth grade AAU state tournament in Lexington on April 17. They are now qualified to compete in the AAU Nationals in Orlando, Florida in July. Members of the team include Emily Helms and Jayla Cowherd of Marion County.
It was only seconds before the roof of Towne Mall's McDonald's collapsed that the last firefighter stumbled out of the building and collapsed to the ground.
A blaze had started in the front entrance area of the N. Dixie Highway restaurant around 4:15 p.m. Thursday when two managers noticed flames in the mulch of a front entrance garden.
The middle of the year is coming in a couple of weeks on July 2. It’s disappointing, really. I had dreams. Aspirations. But like so many who make New Year’s resolutions and soon forget them, I now regard myself a failure for having neglected the promises I made all those months ago.
I was going to be a marathon runner. I was going to do 100 pushups without stopping. I was going to read a book every week. I was going to give up sugar for the entire year.
As many of you know, there has been a highly debated proposal to convert a natural gas pipeline that runs through Marion County and five of Kentucky’s six congressional districts into a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline. An article from last week’s Danville Advocate reported that several community members that oppose this pipeline conversion were writing letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding a full environmental impact study of the Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline Project.
MCHS Class of 1981
The Marion County High School Class of 1981 will have their 35th year reunion Saturday, Aug. 13, from 7 p.m.- 12 a.m. at Rosewood Bar & Grill. For more information, call Missie Martin Mills at 859-699-8165.