Today's News

  • Simple steps can make a big difference in an emergency situation

    By Gary Luce

    A couple of extra seconds while talking with the 911 dispatcher can really make the difference when trying to locate your dwelling or residence!

  • This overachieving elf isn't on the shelf

    The Elf on the Shelf... If you haven't heard of this Christmas phenomenon yet, you soon will.
    Many of you already have an elf at your home. And, if you don't, well, there are some parents out there who would say you should consider yourself lucky. Apparently, there are some parents who don't particularly like having the "responsibility" of a little elf in their home.

  • Hard pill to swallow

    Look in your medicine cabinet. Take a peek in your glove compartment. Glance at your kitchen counter.
    You may not realize it, but you could be looking at one of the biggest drug problems facing Marion County and Kentucky.
    When used carefully and correctly, prescription pills can go a long way toward treating a lot of medical issues. Unfortunately, it doesn't take much for a medical treatment to turn into chemical dependency.
    We still have other drugs in our community, but prescription pills have become the biggest concern for local law enforcement.

  • Lady Knights Lose 1st Game of Season

  • 12-21-11 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call (270) 692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    The following passed the road test June 17, 2011, and earned their Kentucky driver’s license.

    Prepaid fines
    Jason A. Clark, 2290 Old Calvary Pike, Lebanon, failure to wear seat belts, $25.
    April M. Reardon, 23 Parish St., Lebanon, improper equipment, $153.
    Thomas Heistand, 975 Wards Branch Road, Lebanon, failure to wear seat belts, $25.


  • 12-21-11 Early Files

    25 years ago
    Dec. 24, 1986
    Farming out prisoners
    Marion County Fiscal Court granted County Judge-Executive Abell Thomas the authority on Saturday to check into contracting with another county for the housing of Marion County’s prisoners.
    The court gave the authority to Thomas in light of recent discussions about the possibility of closing the Marion County Jail. Thomas was instructed by the court to gather figures on how much it would cost the county to have prisoners in some other jail and to determine if facilities are available to hold them.

  • 12-21-11 4-H News

    The Explosives 4-H Club was organized in Ms. Pierce’s fifth-grade class at Lebanon Elementary School on Sept. 13, 2011. The following officers were elected: Trevor Douglas, president; Devin Brown, vice-president; Carrington McKay, secretary and T’mya Gunn, reporter. The first meeting of the Explosives 4-H Club was held on Oct. 11, 2011.

    Team Clover

  • 12-21-11 Cotton's Corner

  • Sign up for Stewardship Program

    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced that the ranking period cut-off date for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is Jan. 13, 2012.  Producers interested in CSP should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.

  • Wheat Science Group’s winter meeting is set for Jan. 10

    By Katie Pratt
    UK College of Agriculture