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  • Take your Valentine’s date to the theatre

    By G. B. Dixon

    A plume of smoke, a desperate plea, two hearts in love, it's Marion County by the Arabian Sea. The to do this weekend in Lebanon is "Disney's Aladdin, Jr." staged by Kentucky Classic Theatre at Centre Square. There, one of the more familiar narratives in all of literature comes to life three more nights.  

  • A dozen major topics to be considered by House, Senate

    If the end of a legislative session is about what laws the General Assembly can pass, the beginning is about what the House and Senate hope will be on that list. It’s not a small number this year, with about a dozen major topics expected to be considered by both chambers and many others also vying for passage. Making that process difficult is the fact that there are only 30 working days and the first four were dedicated last month to electing leadership and establishing committees for the next two years.

  • Career center tailors no-cost services for employers

    By Carter Dyson

    When automotive supplier Metalsa expanded its workforce last year, company representatives called on Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail in Elizabethtown to find the skilled employees they needed.

  • School board meets Thursday

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the board office.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows. A more detailed agenda can be found at http://goo.gl/vRdjiu.

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    • Communications

    - Superintendent's report

    - School nutrition report card

    - Update on family nights/reading celebration/migrant program

  • Marion County residents arrested for drugs, sodomy and incest

    Angela R. Williams, 37, and Steven Dale Cox Williams, 41, of Marion County were arrested Feb. 4 in Taylor County on a number of charges, including trafficking in heroin, sodomy and incest.

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.

    The agenda for the meeting includes:

    • Minutes of the previous meeting

    • Presentation of economic development’s 2014 annual report

    • Consider/approval of funds for Bradfordsville Youth League Sports

    • Open bid for a medium duty ambulance

    • Request from the Marion County Detention Center to move part-time employee Derek Werner to a full-time position

  • Corey Crume named MCHS Head Football Coach

    Marion County High School Principal Mike Abell announced Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, that Lebanon native and MCHS alum Corey Crume has been hired as the next MCHS Head Football Coach.
    Abell sent the following email to the media and his staff:

  • Game Plan, Feb. 4

    Feb. 6

    Basketball
    Taylor Co at Lady Knights, 6:30 p.m.
    Taylor Co at Knights, 8 p.m.

    Feb. 7
    Basketball
    Washington Co at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.
    Knights at Washington Co, 7:30 p.m.

    Feb. 10
    Basketball
    Lady Knights at Shelby Co, 7:30 p.m.

    Feb. 12
    Basketball
    Lady Knights at Boyle Co, 7:30 p.m.

  • Knights defeat Cards

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent