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Today's News

  • Give a gift made in Kentucky

    With only about a week until Christmas, the opportunities to buy gifts is nearing a critical point for those who haven’t completed their shopping.
    If you’re among those still searching for ideas, one possible solution is to buy something produced locally. Governor Beshear, in fact, has proclaimed December to be “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month,” which is highlighting the artists and businesses across the commonwealth that offer something rare if not unique.

  • Santa is real

    Do you believe in magic?
    I’ve always been a skeptic, but recently I’ve had the pleasure of spending several hours watching Santa Claus delight children at Dickens Christmas and meet and greet children on Main Street in Lebanon.
    What I witnessed was truly magical.

  • Toys for Kids is Dec. 22

    The Generation Gap will be hosting its annual Toys for Kids event on Dec. 22.
    The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Cardinal Den in Lebanon. Santa will be there to visit with children ages 2 to 12. Children must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call Junior Adams at 270-692-3703.
     

  • Share your “Gift of Life” story
  • Do You Have a Blue, Blue Christmas?

     By Rev. Carrie Mook Bridgman

  • Sheriff's office continues to investigate armed robbery at liquor store

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that was reported at 9:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Simms 208 Liquors in Lebanon.
    The robber, who is approximately six feet tall, was covered as much as possible and wore a mask during the robbery, according to Deputy Ray Gardner.
    The Kentucky State Police and the Taylor County Sheriff's Office assisted with the investigation overnight, according to Gardner.

  • School board holding special-called meeting at 1 p.m.

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the board of education office to approve the second reading of revised policies regarding bidding and procurement.

  • 12-10-14 Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • Santa Claus is coming to Loretto

    Santa Claus will be visiting the Loretto area on Sunday, Dec. 14. He will be going from house to house on a fire truck with the Loretto Fire Department. Due to safety concerns, this year Santa will be staying within the city limits of Loretto for his house to house visits. However, for the people who live outside city limits, there will be designated locations for children to visit Santa. Depending on the number of children waiting for Santa, he may be earlier or later than the following schedule. So keep your eyes and ears open. You will hear Santa coming!
    Santa schedule:

  • Soil and Water Conservation Society to award scholarship

    On the evening of Jan. 9, the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will present the $1,000 Bailey/Zimmerman Scholarship, and $1000 Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Scholarship. Students eligible are undergraduate agriculture or natural resource students enrolled in a college or university in the KY Bluegrass Chapter region during the fall of 2014.  Current high school students taking college credits are not eligible.