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  • 10-30-13 School Menus

    Monday, Nov. 4: No school.
    Tuesday, Nov. 5: No school.
    Wednesday, Nov. 6: Assorted Poptarts and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape cluster, milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 7: Sunrise egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Nov. 8: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.
    High school additional meal option: Assorted Poptarts.


  • Emergency funds meeting is Nov. 4

    Marion County has been awarded $8,499 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 31. These funds can be used to supplement emergency food, rents and mortgages, and utility assistance programs in the area.

  • Estepp is Employee of the Quarter at Spring View Hospital
  • 10-30-13 Church Briefs

    Clothes closet
    Brookhaven Baptist Mission, located at 135 St. Ann Street, is having a clothes closet every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. For more information call Carla Ramiraz at 270-699-5471.
    25th Pastoral Anniversary
    First Baptist Church on N. Depot St. will be celebrating their pastor’s 25th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 2. There will be a banquet held at St. Augustine Parish Hall from 4-8 p.m. To obtain tickets call Dorothy Williams at 270-692-1045 or 270-402-1048 or Cheryl Body at 270-692-0403 or 270-331-2488.

  • LIHEAP Subsidy Program to help low-income households in need of energy assistance

    Marion County Community Action will begin the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on Nov. 12. The significant cost of energy to heat homes leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. Your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) stands ready to help!  
    A household shall be considered to be eligible for LIHEAP subsidy when the household meets the basic eligibility criteria:

  • Rosary Rally held Oct. 12
  • Aurora Area CVB wins Bureau Innovation Award

    A cutting edge strategy to increase engagement and exposure through social media, introduction of getaway packages and mobile marketing has earned the Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau the 2013 McDaniel Award for Bureau Innovation by the Upper Midwest Convention & Visitors Bureaus, an association that includes Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Lebanon man gets probation for terroristic threatening

    Brian K. Wright, 30, of 322 W. Mulberry Street in Lebanon received 24 months of probation for terroristic threatening and resisting arrest in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    He also received five years of pretrial diversion for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting. He was ordered to complete any drug treatment recommended by probation and parole and to pay $150 court costs.
    A charge of third-degree assault (inmate assault on corrections employee) was dismissed.

    In other court matters:

  • 10-30-13 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.