Today's News

  • Fire destroys building at Kentucky Cooperage

    Kentucky Cooperage is cleaning up after a fire destroyed one of its buildings, which also housed two tractor-trailers, early Tuesday morning.

    According to Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly, at 12:54 a.m., a fire was reported at Kentucky Cooperage located at 712 East Main Street. When firefighters arrived, a building behind the plant was fully engulfed with flames and the roof was already collapsing, Mattingly said.

    All employees were able to evacuate the building and there were no injuries during the fire.

  • Tourism commission begins search for new director

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission will begin its search for a new director during a special-called meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16.

    On Monday, Aug. 8, Chris Hamilton told the commission that his final day as Lebanon's tourism director would be this Friday, Aug. 19. Hamilton has accepted an offer to become the executive director of the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in Illinois.

  • 2011 Volleyball Schedule




           Marion County Lady Knights Volleyball

    2011 Season Schedule




  • Tourism professionals extend education with annual program on Georgia campus

    After three years of specialized summer classes, Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission Executive Director Chris Hamilton is nearing certification as a travel marketing professional.
    Hamilton has two projects to complete to earn TMP certification from the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College. His third year of classes was last month at North Georgia  College  &  State University in Dahlonega.

  • Inter-County Energy offers weather application for iPads

    Members of Inter-County Energy Cooperative now have access to the most up-to-date weather maps and storm alerts - on their iPads.
    WKYT-TV (Channel 27)’s state-of-the-art FirstAlert DEFENDER radar recently became available through an application, or “app,” that can be downloaded to iPads via a “WKYT Weather” app.  The weather-specific iPad app is a first for any Kentucky television station.
    It’s available now in the iTunes app store, or it can be downloaded at www.wkyt.com/weather.

  • Mattingly and Smith will marry Aug. 27


  • 8-10-11 Birthday announcements
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  • 8-10-11 Reunions

    Milburn family
    The family of William H. and Sudie Kimberlin Milburn will hold their annual family reunion Sunday, Aug. 14, at Idle Hour Park, Old Willisburg Road, Springfield. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
    For more information, call Helen Brady at (502) 533-0235 or Dorothy Derringer at (859) 262-5214.


  • Watts awarded scholarship

    UK School of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce the following students have been awarded scholarship money for the upcoming fall semester. Once again, the number of qualified applicants exceeded the available funds.
    Emily Aldridge, Fry Scholarship, Jama Watts, Fry Scholarship, Jancee Wright, Broyles Scholarship, Alexis Wilson, Alumni Scholarship, Sarah Deringer, School media scholarship, Kristen Shive, School media scholarship and Stephanie Niemeyer, Blackburn Scholarship.