Today's News

  • New councilman takes oath of office

    Newly appointed Lebanon City Councilman John R. Mattingly took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon at city hall.

    Mattingly, 60, previously served on the city council from 1988 to 1994.

    On Monday, a majority of the council members voted to appointed Mattingly to replace Denise Fogle, who resigned from her seat on the city council in December. Fogle had to resign in order to be eligible to receive her state pension, according to officials with the Kentucky Retirement Systems.

  • City council meeting tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Delegations

    - Approval of minutes

    - Payment of bills

    - Department reports

    - Old business

    - New business-

    • Refinance 2004 Lebanon Water Works bond issue reducing the interest rate from 2.06-4.19 percent to a fixed rate of 2.9 percent

  • School board holding special session tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet in a special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the board of education office at 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda for the Jan. 7 meeting is as follows:

    - Call to order

    - Oaths of office

    - Election of board chairperson and vice-chairperson

    -  Board Member Recognition

    - Proclamation – County Judge Executive, John G. Mattingly


    - Superintendent’s Report

  • Bradfordsville commissioner deploying with National Guard unit

    Bradfordsville City Commissioner Travis May will be heading overseas soon with Bravo Company 1st Batallion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment.

    A send-off for the 14 members of the Campbellsville-based unit who are being deployed to the Middle East has been scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Taylor County Elementary School, 1100 Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville.

  • Short agenda for Jan. 3 fiscal court meeting

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Jan. 3. Here is the agenda for the meeting:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Communities area development funding allocations for 2013

    - Project Lifesaver expense/funding  request

    - Department reports

    - Payment of bills

    - New/old Business: Report on “Christmas for Kids Program”,  Junior Adams- Generation Gap

  • Christmas tree disposal information

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly sent the following announcement regarding Christmas tree disposal:

    The  question  has  come  up  about  disposal of  Live/Cut  Christmas  Trees – these  trees  typically  have  been  found  thrown  on   the  road sides,  at  “pull  offs”,  in creeks  and  branches  around  the  county.

  • Arrests made in New Year’s Day home invasion


  • 1-2-13 Church Brief

    Come & See Weekend
    Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. will host a Come & See Weekend Jan. 4-6, 2013. For single, Catholic women between the ages of 18 to 40. Get to know our Benedictine sisters, share in our community life and prayer, and meet other women who are considering religious life - no pressure, no commitment. For more information or to register online, visit www.thedome.org, or call Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at 1 (800) 734-9999, or email vocation@thedome.org.

  • Is it someone important or just family


  • Mattingly and Webster marry