Today's News

  • Socks are the most essential gear


  • Industrial Softball League to begin play in June

    The Marion County Industrial Softball League is getting ready to begin its 2011 season.  If you would like to organize a team and work for a business or industry in Lebanon/Marion County or Washington County, please contact your human resource department at work for information.
    * All games will be played at Graham Memorial Park, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
    * Co-ed regulation and rules
    * First game is scheduled for June
    Contact your company’s HR managers, or call Karen King at (270) 692-6002 for more information.

  • Volleyball basic skills camp is June 14-16

    Marion County Head Volleyball Coach David Hibbard has announced that there will be a basic volleyball skills camp at Marion County High School June 14-16, running each day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The camp is available to middle school volleyball players, first year players, or any students (grades 6-12) interested in learning about volleyball.
    The three-day training will cover topics including passing, setting, hitting, serving, offense, and defense. There will be a $60 cost for the camp, which includes a shirt, training, and lunch each day.

  • Team competes in invitational

    Friday, the Marion County boys and girls track teams competed in the Green County Track and Field Invitational. The girls team finished in sixth place overall with a total of 45 points and the boys team took eighth place with 52.5 points.
    “The girls had a good night,” Head Coach Robby Peterson said. “Natavia (Young), and Tamyra (McElroy) are really coming on strong in the long jump, triple jump, and shot put. The boys relay teams had a good night as well.”
    Peterson went on to comment on some injuries that the team is dealing with.

  • Gillespie named to All-Resilient Team

    Chance Gillespie, son of Darren and Paula Gillespie of Lebanon, was selected for the first annual Tom Leach All-Resilient Team recently.
    Gillespie is a junior at Marion County High School and is both a football and track athlete. The All-Resilient Team is made up of 19 male and female Kentucky high school athletes who have had to overcome great obstacles to play their sport. Adversities overcame by members of this team include injuries, disabilities, or health or family difficulties.

  • 5-11-11 Linescores

    Marion County Little League
    May 5
    Rays    4  2  6  5  3   -  20
    Red Sox    3  2  5  2  1   -  13
    The Reds battered their way to improve to 5 -1. Lindsi Robbins’ three hits and three runs along  with Caroline Buckman’s three runs and two RBIs led the Reds. Savannah Johnson reached base all four at bats with two hits and an RBI for the Red Sox.

  • Spring Kickoff Tournament
  • Friends of the Library spring history and art event will be May 14

    Are you a local history buff? An art aficionado? Then you should join the Friends of the Library for their spring local history and art event on Saturday, May 14, 10-3 p.m. Come to the library to hear local history experts speak and peruse the talents of artists from Lebanon and surrounding areas.
    Local historians will be on hand to discuss Marion County history, as well as selling books regarding the history of the county and the communities of Bradfords-ville and Gravel Switch.

  • Maker’s Mark® begins first-ever TV campaign

    Discovery Commun-ications, the world’s No. 1 nonfiction media company, recently announced a new cross-platform advertising partnership with Maker’s Mark®, America’s iconic handcrafted premium bourbon, which was scheduled to launch May 10. This is Maker’s Mark® Bourbon’s first-ever entry into television advertising, and its exclusive partnership with Discovery represents the brand’s single largest financial commitment to an advertising campaign and totals 100 percent of its 2011 television and online budget.

  • Ribbon cutting for Kids Kare Pediatrics held May 3