Today's News

  • 10th annual bluegrass festival is Jan. 23-24

    The 10th annual Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff is scheduled for Jan. 23-24 at Marion County High School.
    Four-time National Bluegrass Championship Winner Gary "Biscuit" Davis is back after a one-year hiatus from the event, and he will host "Come Play with Biscuit" on Friday, Jan. 23. Doors will open at 6 p.m. that night. Several area bands are also scheduled to perform that evening.

  • 1-21-15 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Jan. 26: Beef steak patty, boiled potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll, brown gravy.
    Tuesday, Jan. 27:  Beef chili w/beans, carrot/raisin salad, one half peanut butter and jelly on wheat, one half orange.
    Wednesday, Jan. 28: Turkey w/gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel Food cake w/strawberry topping, whole wheat bread, dry roasted peanuts.
    Thursday, Jan. 29: Closed.
    Friday, Jan. 30: Baked boneless barbecue chicken, pinto beans, turnip greens, cheesecake pudding, cornbread.

  • Copley and Warner will marry Feb. 7


  • Brownings will celebrate 65 years


    Mr. and Mrs. James Samuel Browning Sr. will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a Mass at St. Charles Catholic Church on Jan. 25, 2015.
    They were married at St. Francis Catholic Church on Jan. 28, 1950. A private reception will be held at their home.
    Mrs. Browning is the former Cynthia Hayden. The couple have five children: Sam Browning Jr., Peggy Browning Burke, Rita Browning, Annette Browning  
    Robinson, and Gary Browning; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

  • Wheeler named Spring View’s Celebrity of the Quarter, representing the clinical group
  • Houk named Spring View’s Celebrity of the Quarter, representing nursing
  • Central Kentucky Community Action back on its feet

    Two years ago, the future of Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc., was uncertain.
    The agency was experiencing significant financial difficulties, which resulted to changes in their transportation program for senior citizens and to their Head Start program in an effort to reduce expenses. At that time, Lynn Robey, executive director of Central Kentucky Community Action, spoke with government agencies in Marion and surrounding counties and asked for additional financial support in hopes of getting the agency back on its feet.

  • Three religions converge on one story

    Many of the major religions of the world have a lot in common. The similarities between Christians, Jews and Muslims, for instance, can be seen in the story of Abraham and Sarah.
    The history of the Jewish people begins in the Middle East during the Bronze Age. God spoke to a nomadic leader called Abram (later called Abraham) and promised him that he would be the father of a great people. Abraham simply had to do exactly what he was told with unyielding faith.

  • 1-21-15 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call 270-692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    New drivers as of Jan. 13:
    Olivia G. Mattingly
    Kelly L. Peterson
    Prepaid fines
    Blake V. Mason, 4331 Webster Road, Danville, speeding 16 mph over limit, $165.
    Anthony T. Bradshaw, 5439 Danville Highway, failure to wear seat belt, $25.

  • South Harrison man indicted on drug charge

    Corey L. Hilliard, 28, of 213 S. Harrison Street in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance first offense, possession of marijuana and resisting arrest in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    According to the indictment, on or about Dec. 6, Hilliard possessed a Schedule I or II narcotic drug, or he aided, abetted or counseled another in said act.
    His bond was set at $10,000 with the conditions that he uses no drugs or alcohol.

    In other circuit court matters: