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  • City, county to make soccer complex safer

    The gravel parking lot located at the soccer fields on Fairground Road in Lebanon has been an ongoing safety concern for the Marion County Youth Soccer League, which is reportedly experiencing its largest fall registration to date.
    Parents have complained about the gravel lot because it gets packed with cars parked in multiple directions, and presents a potentially dangerous situation for kids coming and going to and from games.

  • Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. Center & Winnie-the-Pooh

    Children from the Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. Center and Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square teamed up recently for a special tribute to Winnie-the-Pooh.

  • The Addams Family on stage starting this week

    They're creepy and they're kooky, and they're the perfect fall season entertainment for Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square. It's The Addams Family (a New Musical)! With two full casts of adults and youth, you might even want to see this show twice. The adult Addams perform Oct. 12-13, and Oct. 19-20. The youth cast closes out the month with performances on Oct. 26-28 on the Angelic Hall stage at Centre Square (237 N. Spalding Ave, Lebanon, KY 40033).

  • Artoberfest a little spooky this year

    For a little “creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky” come by Centre Square for the annual Artoberfest. It will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., this Saturday, Oct. 14.

  • Beauty of the Valley Day is Oct. 21

    Saturday, Oct. 21, is Beauty of the Valley Day in Bradfordsville. Everyone is invited to be part of this special day to celebrate the beauty of the City of Bradfordsville and the surrounding area.
    Starting at 10 a.m., George Donald Gribbins, along with many other exhibitors, will show their tractors in the front of the Bradfordville School building.

  • Bradfordsville Jamboree is Friday

    The Bradfordsville Jamboree is this Friday, Oct. 13, in the Bradfordsville School gym. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and music will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Kentucky South Band (Phillip Clarkson) with special guest Christy Miller will perform. The meal will include pulled pork barbecue, baked beans, potato salad, dessert and a drink for $9. Concessions will include hot dogs, chili dogs, chips, popcorn, candy bars, etc. All food sold separately. For more information, call 270-337-4666 or 270-337-2932. All proceeds will go toward the upkeep of the school building.

  • Trick-or-treating hours

    Halloween is quickly approaching. Here are the trick-or-treating hours for Lebanon and surrounding communities:
    • Raywick: The City of Raywick will have trick-or-treating from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 in the parking lot beside the park.
    • Loretto: There will be a Trunk-or-Treat in the St Francis Activity Center parking lot in Loretto from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29.
    • Loretto: Trick-or-treating hours in Loretto will also be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

  • Water damage is Hourigan column culprit

    By John A. Nelson
    Landmark News Service

    In separate reports, two engineering firms have blamed damage to the columns on the 10-year-old David R. Hourigan Government Building on water, apparently the result of construction issues.

  • Forkland Festival is this weekend
  • Plans to close landfill proceed

    By John A. Nelson
    Landmark News Service

    With only a few months of space left in the Construction Debris & Demolition landfill, Marion County is moving forward with plans to transport local household waste to Nelson County via an existing transfer station on Fairground Road.
    Magistrates reviewed cost estimates for two options, one in which Marion County would deliver waste to the Nelson County facility, the other in which Nelson County would provide pick-up service.