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  • Warriors and bikers head to Lebanon Saturday

    Lebanon, Kentucky will more than double its population Saturday, June 23, as participants of Kentucky's inaugural Warrior Dash and bikers participating in Chaser's Bike Rally and Car Show hit town.

    The Warrior Dash registrants already number more than 5,700, and Chaser's is expecting more than 500 motorcycles to take part in this year's rally.

  • Education briefs

    School's out but the lunchroom is still open

    Local students are on summer break but thousands of school lunches are still being served.

    The Marion County School District is currently serving 17 summer feeding sites, according to Taylora Schlosser, assistant superintendent and food service director. In May, approximately 3,000 meals were served, Schlosser reported to the Marion County Board of Education during its June 12 meeting.

  • Durham joins auction team

    Patrick H. Durham has joined the newly formed Joe Guy Hagan auction team as an apprentice auctioneer and will be working under auctioneer Neil Cook out of the Bardstown area to provide auction services to all of central Kentucky. He is a graduate of  LaRue County High School and Western Kentucky University with a degree in agriculture. Durham resides in Hodgenville with his wife Jennifer Durham (formerly of Springfield) and two boys, Thomas and Lucas. You can contact Durham at (270) 537-4100.

  • Council approves tourism budget with no controversy

    It's been a year since the Lebanon City Council discussed eliminating the primary funding source for the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. Council members had a few questions related to the commission's proposed 2012-13 budget, but overall, the discussions were not contentious.

    At its June 11 meeting, the council unanimously approved the proposed tourism budget.

  • Spring View recognitions

    Spring View Hospital recently recognized its 2012 Mercy Award winner and its 2012 Volunteer of the Year.

  • First year of drug testing complete at MCHS

    A mere two percent of students who were randomly drug tested at Marion County High School failed during the 2011-12 school year, according to results released last week at the Marion County Board of Education meeting.

    "Even of the two percent that were identified, I don't think there were any surprises," Marion County Superintendent Chuck Hamilton said.

  • Off to nationals

    Paige Wilson, the 2012 Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky, arrived in Mobile, Ala., Sunday to prepare for the Distinguished Young Woman National Finals, June 28-30. On Friday, family and friends held a send-off reception for Wilson at Lebanon Baptist Church.

  • Habitat for Humanity build begins Saturday

    Saturday is going to be a busy day in Marion County.

    Kentucky's first-ever Warrior Dash will take place on Popes Creek Road. The annual Dirt Bowl is scheduled to take place on Cleaver Court, and Chaser's is hosting a motorcycle rally and a car show.

  • Hemp advocate hopes to end plant's stigma

    State Senator Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville has been an advocate to legalize industrial hemp for several years, and he believes his cause is gaining momentum across Kentucky.

    "I hope we can get it done in the next session," Pendleton told a crowd of approximately 40 people Saturday afternoon at the Marion County Extension Office.

  • Public Record, June 20

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