Today's News

  • 9-12-12 Birthday Announcements
  • 9-12-12 Church Briefs

    Contemplative Prayer Day
    St. Catharine Motherhouse will hold its monthly Contemplative Prayer Day on Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The day is focused on centering prayer and silence. Everyone is welcome. Bring a bag lunch. Cost:  donation. For more information, call Sr. Mary Otho Ballard,op , (859) 284-5201.

    Bible School Day Camp

  • Try planting some fall blooming plants


  • Leakes celebrate 50 years


    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Leake, Lebanon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 8, 1962 at St. Augustine Catholic Church. The couple has four children, Jody Leake, Teresa Hunt, Tresine Callahan and Jessica Adams. They have 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

  • Smoking cessation classes will begin on Sept. 18

    It’s time to clear the air! On Sept. 18, the Marion County and Washington County health departments will host the “Cooper/Clayton Method to Become a Non-Smoker,” a 13-week comprehensive program. Classes will be held on Tuesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Health Department.
    These workshops have been conducted all over Kentucky over the past several years and have been very successful. Anyone who wants to stop smoking is invited to participate.

  • Kentucky Labor Cabinet presents Maker’s Mark Distillery with Governor’s Safety and Health Award

    Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Mark Brown presented management and employees of Maker’s Mark Distillery with a Governor’s Safety and Health Award during the company’s annual Labor Day picnic.

  • Ham Days week is full of activities for the whole family

    Sept. 24 - Sept. 28
    Country Store opens on Monday, Sept. 24, and will be located inside Channel Six- Central Kentucky Television on Main Street in Lebanon. Look for the pig at the front door beckoning you in to browse and shop from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. during Ham Days week and throughout the weekend!

    MONDAY, SEPT. 24
    • Treasure Hunt

  • Cakes given as a sign of appreciation

    On Monday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. employees of Cash Express of Lebanon delivered cakes to Lebanon EMS, Lebanon Fire Department, Loretto Fire Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s office as a small gesture to say thanks for all that you do. Small gestures can carry big messages.  They are simply doing what many Americans feel on 9/11, a sense of thanks and respect for first responders. The tragic events of 9/11 remind us that life can be too short, so we must express our gratitude when we can.

  • My point of view

    While writing game reports and stories about the variety of sporting events we cover, I am supposed to remain objective and report on facts alone. At times that can be difficult. When I am at games and I feel that our team or a member of our team has been on the receiving end of anything that I don't think is right, I am upset. At least I am upset on the inside, but on the outside I try my best to keep my emotions to myself.

  • Football Knights fall to Southwestern Warriors

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Somerset to take on Southwestern Friday. After a hard fought, close game throughout, the Knights were defeated by a touchdown pass by the Warriors with less than a minute remaining.
    "The kids played hard with a great effort throughout the whole game," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said. "The intensity was much better throughout and it was our best defensive effort of the year."