Today's News

  • Car clubs to visit Bradfordsville Saturday

    Three car clubs will be visiting the City of Bradfordsville this Saturday.
    Lexington Antique Car Club, Georgetown Antique Car Club and the Lexington Model A Car Club will be arriving in Bradfordsville at approximately 11:30 a.m. Bradfordsville Mayor David Edelen invites everyone to come and view the large number of prize vehicles that will be on hand.


  • Music therapy at autism center Saturday

    Working the Puzzle for Autism, Inc. will be having music therapy at the autism center from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 20. Music therapy is for those individuals who are on the autism spectrum. Siblings will not be allowed to participate in this event as it is therapy. The autism center is located at 748 West Main Street in Lebanon. Any questions can be emailed to Lisa Nally-Martin via email at nallymartin@windstream.net or send a message through the Working the Puzzle for Autism Facebook page.

  • MCPS Summer Dream Academy and The Dream Bus bigger, better this year

    More than 1,000 students participated in the Marion County Public Schools’ Summer Dream Academy and took advantage of The Dream Bus last summer, and school officials expect even more participation this year.
    “I think we have even more to choose from this year,” said MCPS Federal Programs Director Todd Farmer.

  • Johnny Boone back in Kentucky

    John Robert “Johnny” Boone, the accused leader of the “Cornbread Mafia,” was brought back to Kentucky and appeared in a federal courtroom last week.
    According to Chief Deputy Brian Parrish of the U.S. Marshal Service, Boone was flown without incident to Lexington on May 3 and swiftly brought to Louisville for an initial case hearing.

  • Elkhorn man killed during logging accident

    Dannie B. Mann, 66, of Elkhorn was found dead after a reported logging accident Wednesday, May 10.
    According to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements, the sheriff’s office received the report of a logging accident near the Scotts Ridge Road area of Raywick Wednesday afternoon. Mann was found deceased by fellow loggers. Sheriff Clements said he apparently sustained injuries while logging and died as a result.

  • Rigdon murder verdict affirmed

    The Kentucky Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a Marion County man in a 2012 Casey County murder, and the justices had harsh words for defense lawyers.
    The unanimous decision, rendered April 27, means William Robert “Bobby” Rigdon will continue serving the 38-year sentence handed down by a Warren County jury in late 2015 for the September 2012 murder of Gleason Pyles at Tarter pallet mill in Dunnville.

  • County, city water merger could be on the table

    A historical meeting took place last week that could be the start of a merger between the city and county water districts.
    Board members from the Marion County Water District and Lebanon Water Works, along with the Lebanon City Council and Marion County Fiscal Court, joined together Wednesday evening to discuss both short-term and long-term water needs for the county and city.
    One of the short-term needs, and most pressing, involves a new pump station and system upgrades in the Loretto area, which would service primarily Maker’s Mark Distillery.

  • Marion County Fiscal Court briefs

    Relay for Life
    Liz Lawson and Drew Underwood attended the fiscal court’s meeting to thank the court for its recent $2,500 donation to Marion County’s Relay for Life. Relay for Life will be held Saturday, June 24, at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport from noon until midnight. The fundraising event will be for both Marion and Washington counties.
    Calvary Elementary Beta Club request

  • Perfect strangers, perfect match

    Anyone that knows Lori Caldwell would likely agree that she’s been through hell and back.
    Nearly 20 years ago, she had a heart transplant.
    She had been diagnosed with post-partum cardiomyopathy after having her daughter, Cameron, on July 2, 1996. The left side of her heart no longer functioned, and doctors didn’t know what caused it. But, thanks to the selfless gift of organ donation, Caldwell, 45, was given a second chance at life.

  • Bradfordsville Jamboree is May 12

    The Bradfordsville Jamboree will be held Friday evening, May 12. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and the music will begin at 7 p.m. Kentucky South Band, Phillip Clarkson and special guest Todd Nalley will perform. The meal will be chicken tenders, pinto beans and cornbread, potato salad, dessert and a drink. Concessions will also be sold, including hot dogs, chili dogs, chips, popcorn, candy, etc. All food in concessions are sold separately. The proceeds will benefit the Bradfordsville school building.