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  • DREAM BIG - FIGHT BIG - HOPE BIG

    Marion County held its 17th annual Relay for Life event Friday and Saturday at Lebanon Middle School. This year's event raised more than $51,500, a considerable increase from last year’s total, which was approximately $40,000. Team money and donations are still coming in and can be turned in to add to this year's team totals. Contact Liz Lawson or Lisa Sandusky to turn in any further donations.

  • 2013 marks 38th year of summer camp at Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 38th year on Sunday, June 9, 2013 with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout the summer, serving both boys & girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Mobile History Vehicle at the library today

    The Marion County Public Library is hosting the Mobile History Vehicle this afternoon, June 18.  

    The Kentucky Historical Society brought the vehicle to the library. This interactive exhibit is fund for kids and aduts.

    Here is the KHS description of the Mobile History Vehicle:

  • Flash flood lives up to its name

    The City of Lebanon got a firsthand look at what “flash flood” means Monday afternoon.
    Unofficially, Lebanon received four inches of rain in about 45 minutes, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson. The storm arrived before 5 p.m. Monday.
    Johnson said almost every road in town was covered with water at some point during the storm. Johnson had not heard of any injuries, but the Red Cross did get a room at the Hampton Inn for one family from Derring Court.

  • Relay for Life is tonight, June 14

    This year’s Marion County Relay for Life event begins at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Lebanon Middle School. The event will be held outside, but the gymnasium will be available in case of rain.
    That same day, the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive and will be at LMS from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    The Relay for Life survivor’s ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., a live auction will be held at 9 p.m., and the luminary ceremony will begin at 10 p.m.

  • Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 2 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of Kentucky including Marion County. The watch is in effect until 2 p.m.

    According to the weather service, there is a small chance of a few thunderstorms this morning as a cold front moves into the area. Lightning is the main threat from any storm that may pop up.

    For more information about the thunderstorm watch, click here:

    http://goo.gl/MpF8R

  • Lebanon City Council to meet Thursday evening

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to have a special-called meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - A noise variance and street closing request from Girls on the Run for a "Back Tutu School" fundraiser.

    - First reading of the amended 2012-13 budget

    - First reading of the propssed 2013-14 budget

  • Bradfordsville City Commission meeting moved to Thursday

    The Bradfordsville City Commission's regular meeting scheduled for June 12 has been moved.

    Instead, the commission will hold a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Bradfordsville City Hall.

  • Registration for arts camp underway

    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council is holding its annual arts and humanities camp July 8-12.
    The council will accept registrations until June 25. Information and applications are available online at www.marioncountyarts.com.
    The cost to participate in the camp is $10. Scholarships are available.
    Campers will have the opportunity to explore fine arts, music, drama, cooking, games, dance, and crafts.
    Anyone with questions can call (270) 692-6794 and leave a message.

  • Family Fellowship in the Park is June 22

    Family Fellowship Prayer Center is going to host a “Family Fellowship in the Park” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 22, at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. There will be live music by the “Spirit Seekers,” games, prizes, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, face painting, inflatables for children, hot dogs and other refreshments. There will also be a dunking booth with some of Lebanon’s Police Officers.