Today's News

  • SCMS starting Student Leadership Academy
  • Spalding attends camp
  • Crime doesn’t pay

     Aug. 7 started like any other Thursday. I woke up, prayed, made coffee and went to get the trashcans from the side of the road. 

    On my way there, I saw a cigarette with a chewed up filter lying underneath my car on the passenger side. At the time, I hadn’t smoked a cigarette in 537 days. 

    Suspicious, I decided to give my car a once over to make sure no vandals had paid a visit. Thankfully, no one trashed my car, but it was apparent that someone had been in it.

  • 8-13-14 School Menus

    MCHS additional menu item: Assorted Pop-tart or cereal bar.
    Monday, Aug. 18: Pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast; peaches, crunchy apply, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 19: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or  assorted cereal and toast, grape cluster, fruit cocktail, variety of juice,milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 20: Scrambled eggs and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, pineapple, variety of juice, milk.

  • Rotary Club recognized Spalding as newest Paul Harris Fellow
  • Home school, public sports

    Next year, both private and home-schooled children may be able to sink their teeth into public school athletics. That is, if the Kentucky legislature thinks it’s a good idea. 

    Marion County native and State Rep. Stan Lee (R) of Lexington, prefiled the “Tim Tebow” bill on Aug. 5. The bill, named after NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, reads that it would allow children in non-public schools, including home-schooled children, to participate in public school interscholastic extracurricular activities.

  • 8-13-14 Church Briefs

    Open Arms Community Church will have a youth lock-in for ages seventh grade to college sophomore from 8 p.m.-8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16 at their church, 2205 Danville Rd., Lebanon. There will be a scavenger hunt, snacks, bonfire, games, pizza, devotion, prizes and breakfast. By Faith will provide the musical entertainment. For more information call the youth pastor at (859) 319-2785.
    Contemplative Prayer Day

  • Stories from the baptistery


  • Staying fresh

    With a swing of the club, the Marion County Knights golf team has teed up and taken its opening drive.

    After losing Mason Gadberry, Logan Medley and Evan Dye to graduation, the group has a handful of returning players and only one senior this year: Trevor Burchell.

    “We have four returners on a team that now has 12,” Knights Coach Chad Spalding said. 

  • 8-13-14 Birth Announcement


    Jordon and Laken Richerson of Lebanon announce the birth of a 9-pound, 6-ounce son, Caden Adams Richerson, born June 9, 2014 at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are George and Robin Kirkland of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Cris Lambe of Lebanon. Great-grandparents are Darrell and Barbara Lanham of Gravel Switch, George and Virginia Kirkland of Bradfordsville, Jimmy and Brenda Richerson of Lebanon, Fanny Lambe of Lebanon and the late Cranston Lambe.