Today's News

  • Robbery suspect arrested

    The Lebanon Police have identified a suspect in two robberies that took place Dec. 28 and 30. James Curtis “Flipper” Means, 47, of Lebanon is being held at the Marion County Detention Center on a parole violation charge. According to Lebanon Police Chief Shelton Young, the police plan to bring charges of first-degree burglary to the grand jury for a possible indictment against Means.

  • Robberies reported at Circle K and La Korita Market

    The Lebanon Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at 6:03 a.m. Sunday at the Circle K Convenient Store, 310 W. Walnut Street in Lebanon.

    An undisclosed amount of money was stolen, according to the police. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30s, approximately 5' 10" and of stocky build.

  • You go girls


  • Letter: Resolve to reform taxes

    I've got a great idea for a New Year's Resolution: Get healthy and increase household income by eliminating state taxes on "necessities" and taxing "non-necessities" instead.

    In 2007, my husband and I moved from Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minn., a to the Lebanon-area of Marion County. I love it here. But I think I know why Kentucky is so poor and so unhealthy: "regressive" and excessive tax policies on the necessities of life, and little to none on the "non-necessities".

  • Knights run out of gas

    In a rivalry game that featured 13 lead changes and six ties, the Marion County Knights stumbled away with another loss.

    The Knights reclaimed the lead at 71-70 with a little over a minute to play on a Chuckie Elder basket.

    A defensive stop gave the Knights the ball back but an Elder turnover would set up a Bryton Taylor basket and the lead for the Eagles with 34 ticks left.

  • Pet of the Week

    PET OF THE WEEK - Chloe is a playful beagle already spayed and ready to go into a loving, caring home. She is a senior at 7 years old but such a sweety and still playful. If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. For a complete listing of pets with pictures visit adoption@petfinder.com. The shelter reminds pet owners that all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot. To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals. The shelter is located off of KY 208 and is open from noon until 5 p.m.

  • Sunday sales license fees second reading today

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to hold a special called meeting at noon Friday, Jan. 2.

    According to the agenda for the special called meeting, the council will be vote on the second reading of an amendment to the recently approved Sunday alcohol sales ordinance. The ordinance amendment was meant to establish the license fee for restaurants and private clubs who applied for a Sunday alcohol sales license. On the first reading, the council agreed there would be no fee from the city for the Sunday sales license.

  • Tips for outside pets during winter weather

    Here at the Marion County Animal Shelter we are starting to receive calls concerning the welfare of outside animals. No sign of being fed, water bowl stays empty or dirty, no shelter and "chained up in a mud pit..." we get all kinds of complaints concerning all types of animals from all types of people. If you are an animal owner and your animals are where someone can see them, they will call on you if you are mistreating them.

  • Vincent is enjoying her life in bluegrass music

    Bluegrass musician Rhonda Vincent is booked solid for 2009, and her fourth stop of the year will be this Saturday at Marion County High School in Lebanon.

  • Knights and Lady Knights face Nelson

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights host Fifth Region foe Nelson County at the Roby Dome on Friday night.

    The Nelson County girls team is currently 10-3 and a region contender. They feature one of the region's best players in Samantha Drake.

    This clash has big implications for Head Coach Trent Milby and the Lady Knights.