Today's News

  • Cocanougher withdraws from judge’s race

    By Leslie Moore
    Landmark News Service

    Tim Cocanougher of Springfield, candidate for the Circuit Court Judge 11th Circuit, District 1, withdrew his candidacy on Monday, citing a recent opportunity to continue his work conducting sexual assault investigations for the U.S. Military.
    A former commonwealth’s attorney, Cocanougher said his view of the judge’s seat as a very respectable and highly esteemed position influenced his decision to file.

  • Troops visit New Hope Fire Department
  • McKinney makes dean’s list
  • Council discusses upcoming events

    Judy Bradshaw
    Council president
    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council met Tuesday, July 8, at the Farm Bureau conference room.  The main topic on the agenda was the Arts camp, which began Monday, July 14.

  • MCHS receives arts education grant

    Marion County High School was one of 14 Kentucky schools to receive a fiscal year 2015 Teaching Art Together grant from the Kentucky Arts Council recently. The $600 grant will be used to conduct artist residencies with students during the first half of the school year.
    The Teaching Art Together grant allows teachers across the Commonwealth to collaborate with practicing, professional artists from the arts council’s Teaching Artist Directory to design and implement one- to four-week residencies.

  • Career Craze summer camp is July 28-31

    With summer winding down and school starting back in a few weeks, Workforce Solutions at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has a wonderful opportunity for middle-schoolers and their parents/guardians to wrap up their summer with a free Career Craze summer camp.

  • 7-23-14 Church Briefs

    Bethel Star Apostolic Church, 328 Lincoln Ave., will be having a tent revival at 7 p.m. each night Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26. Speaker will be Pastor Elder Michael J. Johnson Sr.

  • Repent President Obama


  • Tri-County Kentucky United Way includes Marion, Nelson and Washington counties

    Tri-County Kentucky United Way is about to become a reality. After more than a year in the works, the United Way’s annual fall campaign this year will include Marion, Nelson and Washington counties.
    “There is not a more common sense approach to people being there for their hometown communities than through the United Way,” said Kenny Fogle, executive director of the local United Way chapter. “Hands down, this is the best organization for strengthening a community and displaying the old school community spirit of our forefathers and mothers.”

  • Miller is promoted to chief operating officer


    Joe Farley Miller, formerly of Lebanon, was promoted to chief operating officer at Market-Finders Insurance Corporation.
    Miller has worked for the company for 23 years holding the positions of aviation underwriter, senior underwriting manager, and vice-president.
    He is married to the former Kimberly Coulter of Springfield and is the brother of Kathie M. Hilpp and JoAnne M. Wheeler. He is the son of the late Joe and Joey Miller.