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Today's News

  • Flood watch in effect until Saturday afternoon

     The National Weather Service has issues a flood watch for parts of Indiana and Kentucky, including Marion County.

    The flood watch is in effect until Saturday afternoon, March 14.

    Moderate to heavy rain could cause minor flooding issues, according to the weather service. Widespread rains are expected to taper off Saturday afternoon, the weather service is predicting.

  • Pipeline project meeting set for March 19

    Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty has announced a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Marion County Extension Office about the pipeline issues affecting Marion County.

    The extension office is located at 415 Fairground Road in Lebanon.

    Tennessee Gas Pipeline LLC, which is part of Kinder Morgan, has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking permission to abandon a portion of pipeline currently being used to carry natural gas. This includes 19.7 miles of pipe already in the ground in Marion County. 

  • School board meets tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12.

    The agenda (link with attachments available here: http://goo.gl/bJQKxQ) includes the following:

    • Communications

    - Superintendent report

    - Finance report

    • Student Learning Services

    - FY2016 preschool calendar approval

    - Approve committee function for staff drug testing

    - Approve committee function for public comment

  • Sheriff's office seeking missing Loretto man

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Loretto man who has been reported missing.

    Bryan Alexander Roberts, 29, of 535 Spencer Hamilton Road in Loretto was reported missing by his fiancée late Tuesday evening. Roberts was last seen leaving his residence early Monday morning, March 9. He was last seen wearing a brown Carhart jacket, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

  • 3-11-15 Writing Spotlight

     

    Marion County Public Schools will be featuring a student “Writing Spotlight” each week. Student writing samples from the on demand assessment grades (fifth, sixth, eighth, 10th and 11th) will be published to showcase students’ work. On an on demand writing assessment, students are given a particular situation and they respond to a writing task.

  • 3-11-15 School Menus

    Breakfast
    MCHS additional menu item: Assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar grab and go breakfast served in lobby daily 

  • Martin’s were legislative pages for Sen. Higdon
  • Community Action announces scholarship

    The Debbie Gardner Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in Marion County. This scholarship can be used to assist with tuition while attending a four-year college, a two-year college or a technical school.
    Anyone applying for this scholarship must first meet the federal low-income guidelines. Preference will be given to graduating seniors or GED recipients going into the fields of social services, business, agriculture or education. The applicant’s grade point average will also be taken into consideration.

  • Lady Knights fall in region

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • SCMS students of the month