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  • Spring View Hospital Celebrity of the Quarter

    Marilyn Bland, RN, was recently selected as the Celebrity of the Quarter/DAISY Award Winner for the first quarter of 2015. Pictured with Marilyn are Katy Hallmark, director of the Women’s Center, and Linda Hunter, CNO.
     

  • Sen. Higdon adds more committees to his list

    President Robert Stivers (R-Manchester) recently appointed State Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) to the Education Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC). The SLC fosters and encourages intergovernmental cooperation among its 15-member states.

  • KSP make arrest in Sunday morning stabbing

    A man was stabbed early Sunday morning, April 12, and the Kentucky State Police are investigating a case of first-degree assault.
    At 1:16 Sunday, the Lebanon Police Dispatch received a report of a stabbing at Three Pines Bar, which is located off Hwy. 49 between Lebanon and Bradfordsville.
    The victim, Jeremy Cox, 34, of Campbellsville was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS and later transferred to University Hospital in Louisville, according to KSP.

  • Flood watch in effect until 3:45 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issue a flood watch until 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, for much of Central Kentucky, including Marion County.
    According to the weather service, local law enforcement officials are reporting that several low-lying roads are flooded. Drizzle will continue this afternoon, but measurable rain is expected to move out of the area, the weather service reported.
    Looking ahead, showers and thunderstorms are possible every day the rest of this week, according to the weather service.

  • KSP investigating Sunday morning stabbing

    A man was stabbed early Sunday morning, April 12, and the Kentucky State Police are investigating a case of first-degree assault.
    At 1:16 Sunday, the Lebanon Police Dispatch received a report of a stabbing at Three Pines Bar, which is located off Hwy. 49 between Lebanon and Bradfordsville.
    The victim, Jeremy Cox, 34, of Campbellsville was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS and later transferred to University Hospital in Louisville, according to KSP.

  • Part of Hwy. 49 temporarily closed

    Hwy. 49 is closed between the bridge and the sewer plant near Bradfordsville, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson.

    Due to recent rainfall, water is covering that portion of the road.

    Johnson added that other roads in Marion County may also be covered because of the recent rains. He advised drivers to avoid crossing roads that are covered by water.

  • 25-year-old dies in accident on Miller Pike

     A 25-year-old man from Raywick died Sunday evening as a result of a single-vehicle accident on Miller Pike.

  • Seven UK players to enter NBA draft

    Kentucky Press News Service

    There were few surprises at Thursday afternoon's UK press conference in which seven Wildcats announced their intentions to turn pro by entering June's NBA draft.
    The seven - Willie Caulie-Stein, Aaron and Andrew Harrison, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson, Devin Booker and Karl-Anthony Towns - all stood up when Coach John Calipari asked for the players entering the draft to stand.

  • Police seeking information about burglary

    The Lebanon Police responded to a report of a burglary at 5:50 a.m. April 4 at the Lebanon City Service Center. Two chainsaws, asmall TV, and an undetermined amount of cash were stolen.

    Anyone with information in this case or any other criminal case is encouraged to call Lebanon Police anonymous TIPS line at 270-692-5LAW (5529) or 270-692-2121.  

    Sergeant Cardwell is the investigating officer.

  • Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival is Saturday

    Maker’s Mark is hosting the Maker’s Mark Handcraft Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11.

    Vendors from all across the United States will be at the Loretto distillery to share a variety of hand-crafted items, including homewares, food and cocktails.

    Visitors also will have the opportunity to take self-guided tours and to meet Maker’s Mark CEO Rob Samuels.

    Maker’s Mark Distillery is located at 3350 Burks Spring Road in Loretto.