Today's News

  • 7-13-11 Reunions

    The families of Otha, Perry, George and Chess Lawson and Matt Riley will hold their annual family reunion Saturday, July 23, at Lebanon City Park. Potluck meal will start at 1 p.m. at the pavilion by the pool.

    MCHS Class of 1986
    The Marion County High School Class of 1986 will celebrate its 25th class reunion July 30, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Henning’s Restaurant, Lebanon. For more information contact Michelle Lee at mccclee@windstream.net or call (270) 692-0304.

    Class of 1961

  • Cox receives fine arts degree


  • West Marion Elementary Honor Rolls

    The following West Marion Elementary School students earned the honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2010-11 school year.

    First honor roll
    • Grade 3: Lilly Alford, Taylor Ballard, Damon Bickett, Lauren Bickett, Lexie Browning, Jessica Cambron, Zachary Cantrill, Ashley Cissell, Eve Clan, Levi Daugherty, LeeAnn Jones, Emily Mattingly, Jenny Mattingly, Emma McCauley, Dailyn Spalding, Katie Vargo, Kristen Thomas, Zachary Wells, and Channing Young.

  • Martinez receives check to help start up business
  • Wahl earns Ph.D


    Clare Thompson Wahl of Louisville earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Louisville May 13, 2011, at a ceremony held at the Yum Center in Louisville. She graduated with honors receiving the Dean’s Citation.
    Wahl, a 1994 graduate of Marion County High School, received her bachelor’s degree from Bellarmine College in 1999 and her master’s degree from Spalding University in 2003. She is the daughter of Jim and Hermine Thompson of Lebanon and is employed at Communicare in Bardstown as a mental health therapist.

  • Local students make dean’s, president’s lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the dean’s list and the president’s honor list for spring 2011 semester.
    The president’s honor list is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria: full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president’s honor list.

  • 7-13-11 Cotton's Corner


  • 7-13-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    June 26, 1936

    County fair slated
    Dates for the 1936 Marion County Fair have been set for August 19-21, it was announced this week by Secretary-Treasurer James M. Huber. Other officers of the Fair Association include J.E. Graham, president; A.H. McChord, vice-president and directors W.A. Wade, J.H. Cowherd and James L. Elder.

    Campers return

  • 7-13-11 Church Briefs

    Tucker’s Chapel Baptist Church, Short Line Pike, Lebanon, will have their annual homecoming celebration on Sunday July 17 at 11 a.m. during the morning worship service. Dinner will be served afterwards. Afternoon service at 3:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Gearry Hearn and the choir an congregation of First Baptist Church in Perryville.

  • Cecil receives Kentucky Colonel Certificate