Local News

  • Lebanon man gets probation on drug charges

    Richard A. Harrington, 45, of 555 Maple Street Apartments #36 in Lebanon received five years of probation in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance more than 10 dosage unit, first offense (two counts) and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance more than 20 dosage unit, first offense (three counts).

  • Six people die on Kentucky roadways last week

    Preliminary statistics* indicate that six people died as the result of injuries sustained in six motor vehicle-related crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 22.
    One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Boone, Breathitt, Fayette, Hardin and Laurel. The victim in Hardin County was not wearing a seat belt. The crash in Boone County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    One single fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in Jefferson County. The victim was not wearing a helmet.

  • Cornerstone to Learning participating in USDA food program

    Cornerstone To Learning announces its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education. 

  • Senior transportation will resume on October 1

    Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. and Lincoln Trail Area Development District have come to a resolution on the senior transportation contract, and they will resume transportation. 

    This affects Breckinridge, Grayson, Larue, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties. 

    Beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 1, Central Kentucky Community Action Transportation Service will resume transportation to the senior centers for seniors within an eight-mile radius of the centers.  

  • St. Jude Appreciation Day
  • Artists will perform song of John Denver, Emmylou Harris

    Mid-Kentucky Arts at St. Catharine opens music season with “Take Me Home Country Roads,” the Music of John Denver and Emmylou Harris, Oct. 11-12, featuring Gary Vidito and Rene` Hardesty Buckman and area musicians.

  • Outhouse champions

    The Gravel Switch Fire Department won the Outhouse Blowout 300 race at Penns Store on Sept. 14. Pictured are, from left, Dillon Wilkerson, John Skaggs, Davis Garrett, Jamie Lewis and Caleb Lewis.

  • LES wins Pig Pen Relay

    The build up toward the 2013 Ham Days continued Tuesday with the annual Pig Pen Relay and the Slop the Hogs ham biscuit eating contest.

    The reigning Pig Pen Relay champions, Lebanon Elementary School, once again took home the bacon.

    Meanwhile, Will Osborne MIKE FM/WLSK pigged out to win this year's Slop the Hogs trophy.

    Also, a special pig was presented to Danny Marks, who will be retiring this year, for his efforts with the relay. 

  • The Pigasus Treasure Hunt - Clue No. 5!

    Time, once again, for a Ham Days tradition,

    The Pigasus Treasure Hunt.

    Remember the search requires no demolition

    And nary a hazardous stunt.

    Clue No. 1:

    Moderating earth's climate,

    It leads the clue:

    A beautiful flower

    Made one instead of two.

    Clue No. 2:

    Cinematic Sugar;

    Unsinkable on the stage.

    Ivy league for certain,

    Bruno is their rage.

    Clue No. 3:

  • Danville shootings victims include former Woodlawn Baptist youth minister

    Three people died in a shooting in Danville Friday morning. Two of the victims — Mike and Angela Hockensmith — have been identified so far.