Today's News

  • Program continues support of Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland


  • Marion County FFA wins regional land judging contest
  • Ham Days results

    Ham Days Window Decorating Contest
    All About You Beauty Salon is the 2015 winner of the Ham Days Window Decorating Contest sponsored by the City of Lebanon. The theme this year was “There’s No Place Like Home” as we celebrate Lebanon’s Bicentennial. All About You Beauty Salon will receive $50 and a certificate for the best decorated window.

    2015 Treasure Hunt

  • MCPS is budgeting to make its 'six big dreams' a reality

    The Marion County Board of Education approved its 2015-16 working budget last week, which includes funding for its “big dreams,” such as model classrooms, a “dream bus,” and more technology for students.

  • Fee waivers are available for students

    School Board Member Kaelin Reed has mentioned on numerous occasions at past Marion County Board of Education meetings that if a student can't afford the dues for a school-related activity, they can apply for a waiver of those fees. Last week, Reed made mention of it again in an effort to make it perfectly clear that a student should not be denied an opportunity to participate in any school-related activity based on financial situations.

  • TGKY keeps growing and giving back

    Toyoda Gosei’s Chairman of the Board Tadashi Arashima made his first visit to TG Kentucky, LLC (TGKY) in Lebanon Friday, Sept. 25, to announce new growth opportunities at TGKY’s manufacturing facility.  

  • The real thing

    By Carrie Mook Bridgman

    It is officially fall. At least, it's not really summer any more. I won't believe in fall for sure until the day I put on a sweater in the morning and don't take it off by noon. I love fall, but I am sad that the entire summer has ended without two of my favorite summer traditions: a really good watermelon and a really good peach. 

  • Don’t be silent about suicide

    By Daniel W. Phillips III, Ph.D.

  • Fall is proving to be busy in Frankfort

    Cooler weather is on its way, and I hope you and yours are enjoying the exciting and busy time of fall. Football, fall festivals, school and other activities are in full swing, and I imagine some weeks go by in what seems like a blink of an eye. But, this fall brings us another important event: the election of our next governor and our statewide constitutional officers. I encourage everyone to register and exercise your precious right to vote. The election is Nov. 3, so make plans to cast your vote.

  • Reducing the dangers frontline officers face

    When it comes to keeping us safe, it can be easy to take for granted those who protect us – until tragedy re-reminds us that their job can carry a steep price.
    That was very much on everyone’s mind last week, when House Speaker Greg Stumbo joined with the father of Kentucky State Police Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder – who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 13 – to pledge their support for actions that would help reduce the dangers frontline officers all too often face. It is a cause I support as well.