Local News

  • City council meets tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall.

    The agenda is as follows:

    -       Delegations:

         Lorraine Scott of the American Red Cross

         Mary Ann Bright regarding a tourist attraction

         Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly regarding Code Red

    -       Minutes of the Jan. 7 and Jan. 14 meetings

  • Tourist commission meeting will be rescheduled

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission was scheduled to meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. That meeting has been cancelled.

    Lebanon Tourism Executive Director Nicky Reynolds said the commission will not have a quorum for today's meeting, so it will be rescheduled at a later date.

  • Fiscal court meeting at 4 p.m. today

    The Marion  County  Fiscal  Court  is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today, Feb. 7, on the second floor of the David Hourigan Government Building

    The agenda for today’s meeting includes the following:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Second reading of a  FY 2012-2013 budget amendment

    -  Report of Marion County Clerk  audit for  year  ending  Dec. 31, 2011

    - Resolution  on  acceptance  of funds  for  industrial park  roadway

  • Sheriffs seek help in cattle thefts

    Several cattle thefts have been reported from farms in Boyle County, and law enforcement agencies in the area are seeking help in solving the case.

    The most recent theft occurred Feb. 2 when 25 head of cattle were taken. These cattle have specialty branding marks with a “V” cut into the right ears.

    Anyone with information related to the thefts or the location of the cattle is encouraged to contact either the Boyle or Marion County Sheriff’s Offices.

    The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office can be reached at (859) 238-1123.

  • Postal Service says it will end Saturday delivery Aug. 5

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Saying it was tired of waiting for Congress to take action, the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday announced it plans to stop delivery and collecting of letters on Saturdays effective Aug. 5. But packages will continue to be delivered.

    The postal service said the move would save $2 billion a year, according to CNN.

    "It's a responsible decision. It makes common sense," said Patrick Donahoe, postmaster general and CEO of the postal service.

  • Tourist commission meeting Feb. 6

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission has scheduled a special-called meeting for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.

    Wayfaring signage is the only item on the agenda for the meeting. The commission had a brief discussion about the signs during its last regular meeting, but decided to hold a special-called meeting to discuss more details, such as the color, shape and size of the signs.

  • Free training for small businesses Feb. 15

    Local businesses have a chance to participate in the Small Town Merchant Program’s free training with Marc Wilson, a national retail specialist.

  • Local students make progress in English, math, reading and science

    Marion County students continue to show significant gains in English, math, reading and science, according to test results released by the Kentucky Department of Education last week.

  • Lebanon man faces child porn charges

    By Calen McKinney

  • MCHS Academic Team wins district for eighth year

    The Marion County High School Academic Team placed first overall, first in Future Problem Solving and first in the Quick Recall competition at the District Governor’s Cup Competition on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Campbellsville High School.