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Today's News

  • Justice of the Supreme Court candidate – Debra Lambert

    Full Name: Debra Hembree Lambert

    Age: 56

    Address: 314 E. Lakeshore Drive, Burnside, KY (Pulaski) 42519

     

    Educational experience:

  • Justice of the Supreme Court candidate – David Tapp

    Full name: David Austin Tapp                              

    Address: 50 Public Square, Somerset, KY 42501

    Email: davidtapp9@gmail.com

     

    Educational background:

    * Juris Doctor, 1993, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Kentucky

       

  • United States Representative in Congress (1st Congressional District)

    Paul Walker

    • A Murray State University professor

    • Democrat

    • B.A. in communications and public relations from Brigham Young University, 1997

    • M.A. in English rhetoric and composition from Northern Arizona University, 2002

    • Ph.D. in English rhetoric and composition from Arizona State University, 2007

  • United States Representative in Congress (1st Congressional District)

    Alonzo Pennington

    • Worked as a lead singer, songwriter, and picker with his group, The Alonzo Pennington Band

    • Democrat

    • Born and raised in Western Kentucky

     

  • Elected officials - What do they do anyway?

    We elect individuals to specific offices, but do we really know what they do? In an effort to educate our readers, we wanted to provide some brief descriptions of the offices on the May Primary Election ballot. We realize that these job descriptions are only a summary of what these offices are responsible for, but it will give you a better grasp of what their job entails. 

     

    United States Representative in Congress (1st Congressional District)

  • Election Day Information

    Q: Where is my polling place?

    A: You can find your polling place at GoVoteKY.com.

     

    Q: Am I entitled to time off for voting on Election Day?

    A: If you are working on Election Day, you may be entitled to a maximum of four consecutive hours off from work in order to vote or cast an absentee ballot if you make a request for time off with your employer.

  • What are a magistrate’s responsibilities?

    The fiscal court has the authority to control and supervise most aspects of the financial affairs of the county, including the county budget, tax levies, payments from the county treasury and bond issuances. The fiscal court may appropriate county funds for lawful purposes, buy and sell county property, supervise the fiscal affairs of the county and county officers, and exercise all other corporate powers of the county. Further, the fiscal court may investigate all activities of county government and establish appointive offices and define their duties.

  • The county clerk has a wide array of duties

    The county clerk serves a term of four years. The duties of the county clerk fall into the general categories of clerical duties of the fiscal court: issuing and registering, recording and keeping numerous legal records, registering and purging voter rolls, conducting election duties and conducting tax duties.

  • Lady Knights to face Nelson and Casey counties

    Even though Marion County’s 10-game win streak ended on Friday in a 2-1 loss to North Hardin, the Lady Knights are proving they can make some noise within the Fifth Region. Marion County is currently 10-3, giving them the second best win percentage in the region behind Green County (11-3). Hart County (9-3) is third while Central Hardin (14-6) is fourth.

  • Knights look to extend winning streak

    The Marion County Knights felt good snapping a five-game skid on Thursday in Columbia. They felt really good after two wins in Shepherdsville to get them on a three-game winning streak.

    “They are starting to realize their true potential and if we can maintain that and build upon that, we can be very successful,” Marion County Head Coach Patrick Campbell said.