Today's News

  • Birth announcements

    Cliff and Sarah Thomas of Loretto announce the birth of a 9-pound, 12.8-ounce daughter, Ansley Cambron Thomas, born March 2, 2011.
    Maternal grandparents are Stanley and Phyllis Cambron.
    Paternal grandparents are Bobby and Joanne Thomas.
    Ansley has one brother, Ian, and one sister, McKenna.

  • Wathen is now an Eagle Scout
  • Birthday announcements


    Michael and Daniel Abell celebrated their 2nd birthday Feb. 28, 2011. They are the sons of Stephen and Jill Abell of Lebanon. Grandparents are Tommy and Judy Blandford of Raywick and Alice Abell of Lebanon and the late Leo Abell. They have one brother, Thomas, and one sister, Sarah.

  • Wilson attends Higdon’s swearing-in
  • Moore opens new business


    Sherry Moore recently opened Ovations Salon at 1795 Campbellsville Highway in Lebanon. She is a stylist and manager.
    Moore offers haircuts, shampoos, perms, highlights and waxing Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    Walk-ins are welcome but some services are by appointment only.
    The phone number is (270) 692-3722.

  • School Menus

    Monday, March 14: French toast sticks with maple syrup and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 15: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 16: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 17: Assorted yogurt cups and cinnamon toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Friday, March 18: Pillsbury mini cinni and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.


  • Bethlehem wins Regional Governor’s Cup title


  • Schools will have 2-hour delay Thursday

    The Marion County Public School System has issued a two-hour delay for Thursday due to the Lady Knights basketball game at the state tournament in Bowling Green Wednesday evening. School will begin Thursday at 10:25 a.m.

  • Council votes to do away with restaurant tax

    The Lebanon City Council has voted to eliminate the city's restaurant tax.

    Councilman Jerry Abell made the motion, which was seconded by Councilman Kenny Marrett and officially approved 5-0 by the council. Councilwoman Denise Fogle did not cast a vote on Abell's motion, but under parliamentary rules, her non-vote is included with the majority.

    Councilwoman Kate Palagi, who recently gave birth to her fourth child, was not present at the meeting.

  • Councilman would like tourism director to resign

    The ongoing controversies over the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission aren't over yet.

    Councilman Kenny Marrett has requested that Tourism Executive Director Chris Hamilton resign before today's Lebanon City Council meeting, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight, March 7, at city hall.

    Marrett said he met with Mayor Gary Crenshaw Monday to discuss that possibility.

    “I was hoping that Gary Crenshaw could convince Chris to resign so it wouldn't be so public,” Marrett said.