Today's News

  • Celebrating workforce and economic development

    By Mo Miller

    The Lincoln Trail region has much to celebrate in workforce and economic development.
    Communities throughout our eight-county region are welcoming new employers and seeing existing employers expand. Businesses like Metalsa in Elizabethtown, Itsuwa in Bardstown, Karbec in Hodgenville and Hendrickson in both Elizabethtown and Lebanon have decided our region is the place to invest and create jobs.

  • Flash flood watch in effect until 8 a.m. Tuesday

    More rain is heading our way, according to the National Weather Service.

    A flash flood watch has been issued for Central Kentucky, including Marion County, until 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 21. Multiple rounds of storms are expected to bring one to three inches of rain to the area, which may result in flooding in areas saturated from previous rainfall, according to the weather service.

    River flooding is also possible in areas where water levels are already high, the weather service is reporting.

  • Marion County all-stars win Little League state championship

    By Casey Sowers 

    Sports correspondent 


    After dealing with thunderstorms, lightning, and heat, the bad weather stopped long enough for Marion County’s 9-10 year old softball all-stars to bring home the Little League state title on July 17 by beating Russell-Flatwoods for the second time in the tournament, 4-2, at Zane Collins Community Park in Morehead. 

  • When the church bells stop ringing


  • Marion County opens with win at state tournament

    The Marion County 9-10 all-stars took an early lead and held on to beat Russell-Flatwoods on Saturday in the first round of the Kentucky Little League State Tournament.
    Marion County won 3-2 in the game at Zane Collins Community Park in Morehead.
    Marion County took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a two-RBI double by Brooklyn Bland. Leah Wright and Emily Clark scored those runs.
    Russell-Flatwoods scored a run of its own in the bottom of the first inning, to cut the Marion County lead to one run.

  • Git ‘Er Done


  • 7-15-15 Church Briefs

    Remembering Charleston
    There will be a prayer - communion service at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18 at Rabbouni Catholic Community, located at United Presbyterian Church, 157 E. .Main Street, Lebanon. Music will be provided by Harry Pickens.

  • Taylor named Volunteer of the Year
  • 7-15-15 Reunions

    Cocanougher 40th Annual Reunion will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Potluck lunch will be around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on U.S. 150 W. of downtown Perryville (just past Hillcrest Cemetery.) For more information, contact Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones at 859-236-9695 or Mike Crain at 859-368-3853, email Postcardlex@aol.com, mailing address - 3648 Leisure Creek Court, Lexington KY 40517, or facebook Mike Crain.


  • 7-15-15 Birth Announcement


    Justin Lee Price and Sarah Beth Blair of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 2-ounce son, Talan Lee Price, born June 17, 2015, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Benny and Mary Anne Blair. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Shelby Price.