Today's News

  • Insurance agent dies

    Bill Hagan was politically savvy, a good businessman and able to relate to anyone.

    "He had a gift," Elmer George said. "He was at ease talking to people, and he enjoyed listening to people."

  • Missing Lebanon native has died

    The search for a missing Marion County man has come to an unfortunate end.

    Larry Lee has died.

    Lee, 32, has been missing since Aug. 4, when he walked away from the Falmouth Care Home, a personal-care facility. He was found Saturday by some hunters near a river in Falmouth.

    For Lee's family and friends, the discovery ends a month of multiple searches and  reports of possible sightings.

  • Prayer for Josh

    By Ken Begley

    Guest columnist


    Writer Garrison Keillor once said that "All wars in the U.S. have been controversial from the very beginning."  

    So true.

  • 9-11 still lingers in our memories

    Certain events burn themselves into our memories.

    Depending on your age, you may remember vividly where you were when you learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., and the space shuttle Challenger explosion.

    I suspect for most people old enough to remember, Sept. 11, 2001, has become one of those enduring memories as well.

  • 'None of us could believe it'

    By James Higdon III

    Guest Columnist


    At about 8:50 on the morning of Sept. 11th, 2001, I was about to leave my apartment in Brooklyn, when my phone rang. It was my parents calling. Usually when this happened it was because my mother was watching the Today Show and they were broadcasting outside in Rockefeller Center and Mom wanted to know if I could see Katie Couric from my window 10 miles away. 

  • 9-7-11 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 Aug. 30, 2011, and earned their Kentucky driver’s license.
    Justin C. Wheatley
    Artis Willbanks
    Christopher M. Ward
    Robert C. Marcy

    Prepaid fines
    Jennifer Lynn Grimes, 45 Goodin Way, Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belt and failure to use child restraint device in vehicle.

  • 9-7-11 Police Log

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - Jeff Hatchel of Twin Eagles Lane in Lebanon reported the theft of a Galaxy brand CB, which was removed from his vehicle.
    - Jackie Mattingly of Valley View Apartments in Lebanon reported the theft of a cellular telephone, which was removed from her vehicle.

  • 9-7-11 Cotton's Corner

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