Today's News

  • Two Marion County deputy jailers arrested

    Two deputy jailers at the Marion County Detention Center were arrested Wednesday morning on federal charges of providing contraband to inmates.

    Shawn Perkins, 35, and Michael Cook, 24, have been arrested on charges of providing contraband to prison inmates. Perkins is also facing a charge of trafficking with intent to distribute illegal narcotics.

    United States Attorney David J. Hale announced the arrests Wednesday.

  • Tourist commission meeting Thursday

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission has scheduled a special-called meeting for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Centre Square.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Old business: Brown signs estimate approval and Kentucky Living insertion order/November ad approval

    - New business: Application review process, review resumes, outside employment request, duties and responsibilities marketing, Society of Travel Writers 2012 Annual Directory

  • Plea to cooperate

    Editor's note: Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw sent the following letter to the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. The letter was sent prior to the commission's Sept. 13 meeting.



  • Goodbye, Mickey

    Someone once said, “My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am.”

    In my case, that is so very true.

    I have always been and probably will always be my worst critic. But, in my dog Mickey’s eyes, I could do no wrong. No matter how much I complained about his “accidents” on my basement floor or his constant scratching, Mickey loved me unconditionally.

  • Can’t we find a way to get along?

    To put it mildly, Lebanon tourist commissioners Dennis George and Dan Lawson have been having some issues. 

    No one is saying that people have to be golfing buddies just because they serve on the same commission, but the problem bubbled over into last week’s meeting of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. 

  • 9-21-11 Court News

    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 Sept. 13, 2011, and earned their Kentucky driver’s license.
    Cameron M. Brown

    Michael C. Piekarski, 581 Hill Creek Road, Lebanon, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense, $200 fine, $375 service fee, court costs, license suspended for 90 days, 90 days ADE

  • 9-21-11 Police Log

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Sept. 10, Charlie Williams of Gray Street in Lebanon reported the theft of a flatbed trailer and building materials, totaling $4,200.
    - On Sept. 12, Lawson Tractor & Implement Inc., reported the theft of $10,647 worth of equipment. According to the police report, the theft is to believed to have occurred between Sept. 3 and Sept. 6. Lebanon Police Officer Donald Jewell is investigating.

  • Chesser and Spalding will marry Sept. 24


  • Deering and Brahm will marry Oct. 1


    Mark and Regina Hillard and Robert and Tonya Deering would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Wilma Heather Rochelle Deering, to Richard Leo Brahm Jr., son of Melissa Gray and Richard Brahm Sr.
    The wedding is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Asbury United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the American Legion in Campbellsville.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Gribbins and Buckman will marry Sept. 23