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Today's News

  • Pets of the Week - May 23 edition

    If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. Also, all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot.
    To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals.
    The shelter is located off of KY 208 and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The shelter is also open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday. The shelter is closed on Wednesdays.
    The phone number is 270-692-0464.
    For more information, go to marioncountyanimalshelterky.com.

  • How to control flea beetles in your garden

    After the heat-wave in mid-May flea beetles seemed to have settled on just about everything I had growing in the garden. Bok choy, potatoes, tomatoes and turnips looked as if they were shot full of tiny holes! I pick and squish and drown but that doesn’t really work with the tiny flea beetle. As you know I do not use chemical pesticides in the vegetable garden. I will reach for a bio-insecticide if I must, however. Bio-insecticides include plant oils and compounds, naturally occurring bacteria, viruses and protozoa. We are essentially using nature to eat nature.

  • Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with burgers and homemade ketchup

    Okay, she’s lost her mind. She’s going to have recipes for BURGERS in her column!

    Well, yes I am. We’ve got a holiday weekend coming up. Lots of people will be grilling burgers, and I just got a new cookbook. It’s called “The Burger,” and features 100 recipes for burgers, along with recipes for homemade ketchup and homemade mustard. Now, I know most cooks can make a hamburger, but some of these are quite different.

  • CU graduates record number of graduates

    By Joan C. McKinney
    Director of Campbellsville University Communications

    “Because I cannot add years to my life, I want to add life to my years. If I am not able to do anything about the length of my life, I can do something about its breadth and depth,” Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, 92, chancellor at the University of Richmond in Virginia told Campbellsville University graduates in his commencement address Saturday, May 12.

  • Lebanon native discusses the privilege of college during commencement speech

    By Madison Harris
    Student writer
    EKU Communications

       
    Raley Martin described studying at Eastern Kentucky University as a “privilege” in her commencement address to the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences on May 12. She chose that word for a reason.
    The Lebanon native believes that many students allow stress to steer them into thinking of their education as an “obligation rather than an opportunity.”

  • MCHS band performs spring concert

    The Marion County High School Band performed their spring concert recently. The band featured music from their spring assessment in which they received a distinguished rating. The ensemble also featured music from Star Wars and the musical “Hamilton.”
     

  • Student makes a difference in the world with school project

    Myliah Brown, 15, a Marion County Knight Academy student, didn’t just complete a school project recently – she made a difference in the world.
    Brown’s mother, Myranda Gray of Lebanon, said her daughter has been concerned with the well-being of others since she could speak. Brown would tell her mother that she wanted to help provide care for people who couldn’t afford it for themselves.

  • MCHS to hold Signing Day ceremony for seniors

    Marion County High School will have a Signing Day ceremony Tuesday, May 29, in the school’s gymnasium to recognize all MCHS seniors regardless of their post-secondary plans. Organized by Kentucky College Coach Sarah Begley and MCHS Principal Thad Elmore, the event will highlight members of the class of 2018 and their decision to attend college, join the military, or enter the workforce.
    Signing Day will begin at 2:00 pm and Lindsey Wilson College Dean of Students Chris Schmidt will serve as the keynote speaker.  

  • Teen Leadership Outstanding Leaders

    On April 24, Teen Leadership Marion County held its annual end-of-year banquet. At the banquet, Megan Kruse and Vedant Patel were recognized as the group’s Outstanding Leaders of 2018.
     

  • Girls, Be The Wolf

    ‘Tis the season for commencement speeches.