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  • Bradfordsville Jamboree is Nov. 10

    The Bradfordsville Jamboree will be held Friday, Nov. 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Kentucky South Band (Phillip Clarkson) with special guest Wayne Wardle will be performing. The meal will include chili and crackers or pinto beans and corn bread, pimento cheese or peanut butter sandwich, dessert and drink for $7. There will also be concessions sold separately. For more information, call 270-337-4666 or 270-337-2832. Admission is $10, and all proceeds go toward the Bradfordsville school building. There will also be a $100 door prize.

  • Candlelight ceremony in memory of Deputy Rakes is Nov. 14

    A candlelight memorial ceremony will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the grounds of the David R. Hourigan building to honor the memory of Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of Deputy Rakes who was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 14, 2012. Family, friends and co-workers invite the community to share in this time to remember the ultimate sacrifice Deputy Rakes made while serving the citizens of Marion County.

  • County recognizes retiring 27-year EMT, paramedic

    After 27 years of helping the sick and injured in Marion County, Jim Thomas has retired.
    Thomas was recognized by the Marion County Fiscal Court during its regular monthly meeting Thursday. Thomas has worked for Marion County EMS since 1989-90.

  • Operation Christmas Child underway in Marion County

    This month, two locations in Marion County will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world.  

  • Lebanon Aquatic Center is open

    The Lebanon Aquatic Center reopened on Thursday, Nov. 2. Hours of operation are 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
    For the past several months, the aquatic center has been closed for renovations, which have included a new roof, new LED lights throughout, two new exhaust fans, radar ceramic ceiling tiles in the bathrooms, lobbies and hallways, new shower fixtures in the bathrooms, newly-painted walls and the bottom of the pool has been painted and re-striped.

  • Local men arrested in Boyle County sex sting operation

    Two Lebanon men were among several who were arrested recently during a sex sting in Danville.
    According to a press release from the Boyle County Sheriff’s Department, the men came to Danville to allegedly meet a juvenile to have sex. Instead, they met deputies with the Boyle County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Never Forget - Veterans Day

    A Veterans Day ceremony was held Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Lebanon National Cemetery in Lebanon. Veterans Day will officially be observed on Nov. 11.

  • Veterans Day feature - A bond of brotherhood

    Enlisting in the military is a life-changing decision.
    You are not only making a commitment to serve your country, but also potentially putting your own life at risk.
    But, according to David Graham, joining the Army actually saved his life.
    “Without the Army, I would have become a statistic. A felon. Or dead,” Graham, 41, of Lebanon, said.

  • Lebanon woman indicted for manslaughter

    Rebecca P. Fisher, 43, of 415 South Spalding Avenue in Lebanon has been arrested and indicted for first-degree manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of her husband, Michael Fisher.

    Fisher was arrested Monday, Nov. 6, by Lebanon Police Officer Zachary Richerson.

    Her arrest comes more than two years after the shooting death of her husband.

  • Two Lebanon men arrested in sex sting operation

    Eight men, including two from Lebanon, have been arrested in a sex sting operation in Danville, according to a report by The Advocate-Messenger.
    Paul F. Hilpp, 28, and Dequan L. Brown, 23, both of Lebanon, along with five other men from around the state and country, were arrested after they came to Danville to meet a juvenile to have sex. Instead, they were met by deputies with the Boyle County Sheriff’s Department.