Today's News

  • Christmas crafts

    Children enjoy Christmas Art Camp last week at Centre Square in Lebanon courtesy of Kentucky Classic Arts. The camp was led by Rita Matney of Grapevine Cottage in Greensburg. Students learned the art of paper mache, wreath making and other crafts.

  • More Maker’s warehouses on the horizon, but where?

    The bourbon business is booming, and Maker’s Mark Distillery has plans to build 10 additional barrel warehouses in Marion County.
    Where those warehouses will be built, however, is currently unknown.
    Maker’s Mark CEO Rob Samuels spoke at a joint meeting between the Marion County Fiscal Court and the Lebanon City Council Thursday about the distillery’s future plans and, more specifically, about the county’s role in that growth.

  • Funny Santa photos
  • Men involved in sex sting operation face grand jury

    By Kendra Peek
    The Advocate-Messenger

    A Boyle County grand jury indicted 11 men arrested through a sex sting operation on Dec. 14.
    Six of the men face at least one felony charge of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, a Class D felony.
    Dequan Brown, 23, of 269 Kelly Way in Lebanon; and Shawn Williams, 39, 114 Scott Street #D, Springfield, were each indicted on two counts of the charge.

  • New immunization requirements in 2018-19

    Landmark News Service

    School children attending public schools in Kentucky have new immunization requirements to meet beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Time is of the essence to meet the new expectation.
    Effective for the coming academic year, state law requires all students enrolling in public schools to have a Hepatitis A vaccine. It’s important for parents to know the required vaccine now is a two-part immunization series. The two shots must be administered six months apart. Previously, only one dose was required by the state.

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  • Perspectives: My first year

    By State Rep. Brandon Reed

    When I signed up to run for office just a short time ago, I had a strong desire to do all that I could to improve the quality of life in Green, Larue and Marion counties. After my first year as your State Representative, it is clear that our area has made great strides.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldogs end Marion County’s winning streak

    Marion County saw their early lead wither away as Jackson Harlan and his supporting cast heated up and started hitting shots. What looked to be another runaway victory became a disappointing performance for the Knights.
    Harlan racked up 29 points and the Knights’ five-game win streak was halted in a 71-65 loss to the Clinton County Bulldogs in the Twin Lakes Holiday Classic at Clinton County High School on Dec. 20.

  • The Game Plan - Dec. 27, 2017

    Dec. 27-29
    Nelson County Classic (at Nelson County)

    Dec. 28-30
    Bankers Hardwood Classic (at Russell County)

    Jan. 2
    Lady Knights vs. Casey County (Home), 7:30 p.m.

  • The shots you never take

    The most difficult step is the first step.
    The first step signifies the start of something new. The unfamiliarity that comes with difference and change can be daunting. In fact, it might be so daunting that people decide against doing something different, decide against change and stay in the so-called “comfort zone.” Sure, the comfort zone is comfortable. Someone can keep doing what they have been doing without the possibility of failure, discomfort or difficulty.