Local News

  • Liberty man indicted for burglary and other charges

    Rodney Lee Fair, 40, of 5276 West KY 70 in Liberty was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree burglary, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., third-degree terroristic threatening, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, alcohol intoxication, and first-degree persistent felony offender.

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  • Two Campbellsville residents indicted for fraudulently distributing prescription drugs

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Two Campbellsville residents have been arrested on charges of fraudulently obtaining and distributing prescription drugs commonly used to treat opioid addiction.
    The investigation involved the illegal distribution of more than 1,000 buprenorphine tablets (buprenorphine is a prescription medication typically used for the treatment of opioid addiction) fraudulently obtained in four counties using other people’s identities.

  • Limestone Branch Distillery releases limited edition bourbon

    Limestone Branch Distillery’s 2017 version of Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, finished in charred wine casks, is set to hit the market this month. This year’s limited edition combines hand-selected, seven and 12-year Kentucky straight bourbons, with a special addition of Limestone Branch Distillery’s first available, four-year Kentucky Straight bourbon. The bourbon is then rested in once-filled, double seasoned barrels, which are toasted and then lightly charred.

  • A way of life

    If you ask Sara Beth and Dooley Wright about agriculture, they’ll most likely tell you it’s a way of life.
    On their farm in eastern Marion County, they have a little bit of everything. Beef cattle, corn and beans. Recently, the Marion County Farm Bureau recognized their hard work, naming them this year’s Outstanding Farm Family. They said it was an honor to receive the recognition.

  • Education briefs

    (The following education briefs were gathered during the Marion County Board of Education’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12.)

    Superintendent’s report
    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser reported the following information during her monthly superintendent’s report.
    • Marion County Public Schools was selected by the National School Board Association to present at the national conference on their work with strategic planning.

  • City, county to make soccer complex safer

    The gravel parking lot located at the soccer fields on Fairground Road in Lebanon has been an ongoing safety concern for the Marion County Youth Soccer League, which is reportedly experiencing its largest fall registration to date.
    Parents have complained about the gravel lot because it gets packed with cars parked in multiple directions, and presents a potentially dangerous situation for kids coming and going to and from games.

  • Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. Center & Winnie-the-Pooh

    Children from the Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. Center and Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square teamed up recently for a special tribute to Winnie-the-Pooh.

  • The Addams Family on stage starting this week

    They're creepy and they're kooky, and they're the perfect fall season entertainment for Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square. It's The Addams Family (a New Musical)! With two full casts of adults and youth, you might even want to see this show twice. The adult Addams perform Oct. 12-13, and Oct. 19-20. The youth cast closes out the month with performances on Oct. 26-28 on the Angelic Hall stage at Centre Square (237 N. Spalding Ave, Lebanon, KY 40033).

  • Artoberfest a little spooky this year

    For a little “creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky” come by Centre Square for the annual Artoberfest. It will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., this Saturday, Oct. 14.