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Today's News

  • Woods and Waters: Kentucky offers an early wood-duck and teal season
  • Lebanon man indicted for drug possession

    Steven Michael Cissell, 26, of 218 Chestnut St. in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    According to the indictment, on or about July 6, Cissell was in possession of meth, which is a class D felony. This was his first offense.
    His bond was set at $5,000, and he was ordered to have no use of drugs or alcohol.

    In other indictments:

  • Vaught’s Views: Scott Padgett's son is a potential college basketball and football standout

    By Larry Vaught

    No University of Kentucky basketball fan would be shocked that Scott Padgett's son is a potential college basketball player. However, Logan Padgett might also have a future in football that could turn out to be better than basketball.
    Scott Padgett was on UK's 1998 national championship team and is now the head coach at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Logan is a 6-6 receiver on the Homewood High School football team and power forward on the basketball team.

  • It’s our problem

    Have you ever suffered from an addiction?

  • Pause to remember 9/11 First Responders Day

    On Sunday morning, our nation will pause to remember and reflect upon the tragedy known primarily by its date: Sept. 11.
    Those of us old enough to remember that Tuesday in 2001 will never forget where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. It had the same impact as such other pivotal moments in history, from the attack on Pearl Harbor and President Kennedy’s assassination to Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon.

  • Educating young constituents on the values of civic participation

    As we transition into September and children are settling into their school year routines, I am excited to participate once again in the America’s Legislators Back to School Program. Hosted by the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), the program helps legislators educate young constituents in their classrooms on the values of civic participation and the legislative process.

  • The price of a nickel

    By Hannah Wilson

  • Lifting barriers, expanding our workforce

    By Megan Stith

    Employment is the path to economic self-sufficiency, a source of dignity and the key in our fight to end poverty. Yet, at the same time our businesses are creating more and more job opportunities, many in our communities are willing and able to work but face barriers to employment.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights lose to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights began the week against the Nelson County Lady Cardinals on Aug. 29 at the Roby Dome, but lost in four sets of play, 18-25, 25-7, 26-28, 20-25.
    "We seem to come out flat in most of our first sets this season and did that again tonight," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said. "Almost no offense was the result of our poor defense. I'm surprised we were as close as we were."

  • 9-7-16 Church Briefs

    ‘Glory In The Temple’ services
    New Beginnings Community Church at 8876 Perryville Road (located on Hwy. 150 between Springfield and Perryville) invites you to “Glory In The Temple” services. On Sept. 9, Crew 3:30 will bring worship with Bro. Billy Adams ministering and Sept. 10, Adrian Campbell will bring worship with Bro. Garry Mitchell ministering. Services start at 7 p.m.