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Today's News

  • Shooting at Maple Street Apartments

    The Lebanon Police Department is investigating a Monday afternoon shooting at Maple Street Apartments.

    The incident is under investigation. Someone was injured as a result of the shooting, but no further information is available at this time.

    More information will be reported as it becomes available. 

  • 'Tis the Season for Children

    Christmas in the Park kicked off Saturday night with a visit by Santa Claus and the lighting of a variety of displays donated by Marion County businesses.

  • Letters to the Editor, Dec. 3

    Where did your freedom come from?

    Some will say it is a gift from God, like the rights he gives you as natural, free citizens.

    His 10 Commandments and Lord's Prayer have pointed you in the proper direction.

    Apparently, it has taken many conflicts and wars to maintain our freedom.

    On Dec. 7, 1941, at Pearl Harbor, America lost 4,522 dead, wounded and missing. American had time to retool for war then, but not now. It is a nuclear age.

  • Live versus live-cut for Christmas

    Live or live-cut...that is the question for this year's holiday tradition of decorating an evergreen indoors for Christmas. You may think that you are being a better environmental steward by purchasing a live tree; not necessarily.

    Live-cut Christmas trees are a 100 percent renewable resource that is reusable, recyclable and biodegradable. They are an American product, farms employ approximately 100,000 people each year; and one acre of planted Christmas trees provides the daily oxygen requirement for 18 people.

  • Lady Knights speed past Banshees

    The Marion County Lady Knights could have gone scoreless after half time and still won by 13 over the young Bethlehem High School Banshees. 

    The Lady Knights jumped out of the gates like rabid dogs, attacking with pressure defense and speed, in their 72-34 win over Bethlehem on Tuesday night in the season opener. 

    Bre Elder led the Lady Knights with 22 points. Makayla Epps added 14 and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers chipped in 11. Dee Johnson led the defense with 12 steals. 

  • Knights improve in final scrimmage

    Marion County High School boys' basketball Head Coach Tim Peterson feels better about his guards after improvement against Casey County in a recent scrimmage.

    "The big thing was that our guard play was much better," he said. "We had only 12 turnovers. We had10 threes and were 10 for 23 from outside. Overall, we shot 53 percent from the field."

    The Knights had more than 20 turnovers in a scrimmage against Bullitt East High School the week before.

  • Freeze some cookie dough for the holidays

    During the holiday season, I like to have cookie dough already mixed up and in the frig, ready to pop in the oven at a moment's notice when friends stop by.

    Who doesn't like warm homemade cookies? My grandson Owen.

    Right now I have sugar cookie dough in the refrigerator, because it's so versatile and can be dressed up with colored sprinkles, chocolate icing, etc. Peanut butter cookies are also great for this.

  • Knights fall in scrimmage

    Hoops action is tipping off in full force. Here's a look at recent activity.

    The Marion County High School faced Bullitt East last week in a scrimmage at Bullitt East.

  • All Aboard: Rescue Waggin' is savin' lives

    When five coon hound-shepherd mix puppies arrived at the Marion County Animal Shelter in August, Vickie Hazelip knew she had to do something.

    She knew they wouldn't be adopted locally, but she knew the puppies might have another chance to find a home because the shelter had recently become a partner with PetSmart Charities' Rescue Waggin'.

  • Special city council meeting cancelled

     The Lebanon City Council was scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today in a special-called meeting, but that meeting has been cancelled.

    The only item on the agenda was the city council approval for the takeover of Centre Square.