Local News

  • 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.

  • Linkin’ Bridge: ‘Everybody love one another. That’s what we want to share.’

    By Larry Vaught

    Louisville musical group Linkin’ Bridge came out of nowhere to national fame when it finished second on America’s Got Talent in 2016 — and many thought the group should have won before the fan voting placed it second.
    The four singers won the hearts of the America’s Got Talent judges with the way they all overcame personal adversity to put their lives back together.

  • Bardstown pilot dies in plane crash in Nelson County

    Landmark News Service

    The pilot of an airplane that crashed near Samuels Field and Ben Irvin Road Thursday night died in the accident.
    Nelson County Coroner Field Houghlin has identified the victim as John D. Hall, 68, of Bardstown. He was pronounced dead by the coroner.
    He was also known as David Hall, according to multiple sources.
    E-911 Dispatch received the call about the plane crash at 6:22 p.m.

  • Chihuly exhibit at Maker’s will be on display through Dec. 3

    This summer, Maker’s Mark unveiled a new exhibit, Chihuly at Maker’s, which features renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s awe-inspiring blown glass art on the grounds of the distillery.

  • Marion County Public Schools celebrate successes, identify challenges after state test data released

    “There is a lot more to a school than a single number. There is a lot more to a child, as well.”