Local News

  • Special-called city council meeting today, Dec. 2

    The Lebanon City Council will be having a special-called meeting at 5:30 p.m., today, Dec. 2, to approve a memorandum of agreement between the City of Lebanon and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways.
    The agreement is in the amount of $230,000 to address sight distance and pedestrian safety, including sidewalk installation along KY 49 from Park Drive extending to the northern intersection of Park Heights, which is a distance of 0.116 of a mile.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.

  • ‘Meant to be’ modern family

    Shane and Lincoln Richardson have always dreamed of having a family together.
    When they first met, that was one of the things they had in common – both of them wanted children of their own someday.
    Since their marriage in August of 2010 in Washington, D.C., they’ve been living happily in Bradfordsville and doing whatever possible to make their dream of having a family a reality.
    That dream came true on Nov. 19 when they adopted their two foster children, becoming the first same-sex couple to adopt children in Marion County.

  • Gravel Switch residents arrested for burglary

    Elbert E. Orberson, 47, and Cartina M. Hewitt, 23, both of Gravel Switch, were arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree burglary in connection with a burglary at a home on Mayes Chapel Road in Lebanon.
    The Marion County Sheriff's Office received a report of a residential burglary at 880 Mayes Chapel Road at 5:31 p.m. Saturday, according to
    Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements.

  • Christmas in the Country is Saturday

    Bradfordsville’s Christmas in the Country is this Saturday.
    The parade will begin at 3 p.m. Parade participants need to assemble at the Bradfordsville Civic Center at 2 p.m.
    The turkey/ham supper will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Civic Center. The menu will consist of turkey, ham, dressing gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, slaw, green beans, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink. Carry outs will be available.

  • Mid-Kentucky Chorus to perform annual Christmas concert Dec. 6
  • Christmas in Loretto is Friday evening

    Christmas in Loretto will be held on Dec. 4 with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. and the parade at 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will be in the Loretto Activity Center after the parade. There will be
    finger foods, hot chocolate, children’s activities and various musicians in the activity center as well.

  • Submit your funny, awkward Santa photos!

    It's that time of year again.
    It's time to take your children to get their photos taken with Santa Claus.
    After all, it's a tradition, right?
    Every year, we dress our children up in their most festive holiday outfits, hoping to get that perfect photo of Santa Claus and little Johnny and Sally smiling with rosy, dimpled cheeks.
    But, let's be honest.
    That rarely, if ever, happens.

  • Christmas in the Park kick-off local holiday festivities

    Graham Memorial Park held its annual Christmas in the Park festivities Wednesday, Nov. 25.

    While attendees waited for the park to light up with Christmas displays, they enjoyed free cookies, popcorn and hot chocolate. Santa Claus also arrived at the park shortly after the lighting, arriving in one of Lebanon's finest fire trucks.

    The park is encouraging all businesses to put up a display at the park. Christmas in the Park will continue through Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call 270-692-1155 or 270-692-9358

  • Dickens Christmas festivities and fun

    The annual Dickens Christmas events took place during an unseasonably warm Friday evening on Nov. 27, but no one was complaining. People were still enjoying the chili cook-off, free hotdogs, hot chocolate, train rides and carriage rides prior to the parade. Following the parade, children were able to visit and take photos with Santa.