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Today's News

  • Bradfordsville hosts spaghetti dinner and Rook tournament fundraiser
  • 2016 Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus is March 5

    What: 2016 Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus

    When: Saturday, March 5 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

    Where: Marion County Library, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon

    Who: All Kentucky Republicans (registered to vote by Dec. 31, 2015)

    How: On March 5, a Republican voter may go to their county caucus location anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. local time to vote for a Republican nominee for president by secret ballot.

  • U of L’s self-imposed postseason ban hints major violations were found

    By Jeff Greer
    The Courier-Journal

    The University of Louisville announced on Friday that it would self-impose a postseason ban on its men’s basketball team for the 2015-16 campaign, a move that stunned coach Rick Pitino and sent shockwaves through the city and the college basketball community.

  • Facebook shuts down, then restores social media feed of Nelson business

    By Peter W. Zubaty
    Landmark News Service

    A local business found itself caught up Thursday in the raging firestorm over gun control that is enveloping the country.
    Sometime in the early morning hours Thursday, representatives of Kentucky Gun Company (KyGunCo) in Bardstown noticed its Facebook page had been shut down, with the social media outlet posting a notification that the firearms dealer had violated Facebook’s terms of use prohibiting gun sales between private parties.

  • Now a cancer survivor, Shelby Hilton returns to UK

    By Mark Story, columnist
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    For most of her time as a Kentucky student, Shelby Hilton walked around campus and heard people say “oh that’s that UK gymnast.”
    Now, she fears her identity is “the girl who has cancer.”
    A 117-pound bundle of muscle and energy last school year, Shelby now weighs only 94 pounds and gets tired just walking to class.

  • Violet the strong

    By Jesse Osbourne
    St. Catharine College Director of Communications
     
    Editor’s note: Violet Monica Ehringer is the great-granddaughter of Mary H. Osborne of Lebanon and the daughter of Erica Osborne and AJ Ehringer.

    It’s 1:30 a.m. and Violet’s parents hear a whimper coming from the bassinet beside their bed, like a kitten faintly asking for breakfast.

  • Local woman named 2015 Equestrian of the Year

    Kentucky is known for many things, namely bourbon, basketball and horses.
    Living on the Marion County/Washington County line is a member of equestrian royalty, and many of us have probably never met her or knew that she existed in the first place.

  • Suspect arrested for armed robbery at Huddle House

    Police arrested Christopher Spalding, 22, of 70 Caudill Lane in Lebanon Saturday evening for the armed robbery at Huddle House, which occurred Friday night.
    He's been charged with first-degree robbery.
    According to police, at 8:09 p.m., Friday, police received a call from the Huddle House reporting their business had been robbed. The suspect was described as a white male with short hair, beard and red cap. He was armed with a handgun and demanded money. An undetermined amount of money was taken.

  • MCHS teacher, band director resigns

    Curtis Bennett, a teacher and band director at Marion County High School, has officially resigned.
    Bennett, 33, of Buffalo was arrested Jan. 6 by Marion County Sheriff Deputies after an investigation found evidence of inappropriate activity between Bennett and a female student. The criminal complaint states that the inappropriate activity took place on Dec. 26. Additional charges are expected, according to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements.

  • Enhanced 911 services near complete

    If there is a medical emergency at your home, time is of the essence.
    Now that E-911 services in Marion County are near complete, local emergency services personnel are more prepared and equipped to respond directly to your home as quickly as possible.