Today's News

  • KSP Angel Initiative offers help, not handcuffs, for those seeking addiction treatment

    Gov. Matt Bevin joined the Kentucky State Police (KSP) last week to announce the launch of the Angel Initiative. The Angel Initiative encourages individuals suffering with a substance use disorder (SUD) to visit a local KSP post for assistance with treatment.

  • Loretto man indicted for assault, wanton endangerment

    Wesley A. Spalding, 31, of 9237 North Loretto Road in Loretto was indicted for multiple charges in Marion Circuit Court on Feb. 26.

  • Edible cookie dough a new business for EKU grad

    EKU alumna Johannah Leake, 22, graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in May 2017 and headed off to Peru for the summer with University of Kentucky alumnus Logan Cambron, 23, and another friend. Leake and Cambron ran into a popsicle shop that piqued their interest into starting their own business.

    “We thought to ourselves, ‘This is so cool. We could totally do this, and it would go over so well in Lexington’,” Leake said.

  • Beshear warns of text message scam

    In a new scam alert issued by Attorney General Andy Beshear, Kentuckians are being warned of scammers posing as law enforcement officials demanding payment and threatening arrest via text messages.

    Kentuckians in Greenup, Jefferson and Montgomery counties have recently reported losing more than $110,000 after they thought they were sending payment to an official law enforcement agency.

  • MCPS enforcing old, new safety measures

    In response to recent school shootings, officials with Marion County Public Schools, local law enforcement personnel and a representative from the Kentucky Center for School Safety recently reviewed, discussed and brainstormed ways to continue making schools safer for students and staff.

  • Blindsided

    David Holliday is blind, but he knows the streets and sidewalks of the City of Lebanon probably better than anyone.

    From the time he and his family moved here from South Carolina nearly 20 years ago, Holliday and his guide dogs have become common fixtures in around the city. 

    He walks several miles a day, and hasn’t allowed his blindness to keep him from being as independent as possible. 

  • Two killed in car crash Sunday morning

    The Marion County community has come together to celebrate the lives and mourn the loss of two individuals after a fatal car crash Sunday, Feb. 25. 

  • Landfill is closing
  • Speaker to discuss social media safety with parents

    Motivational speaker Scott Harvey will be at Marion County Knight Academy for Parent Night, March 6, at 6 p.m. to speak to parents about Internet and social media safety. Harvey visited Marion County Knight Academy and Marion County Middle School in January to speak to students on the same topic.

    Harvey’s appearances have been organized by Family Resource and Youth Service Center Director Erin Summers.

  • BASEBALL: Knights on the diamond for 4 games in 1 week

    The sequel to Marion County’s historic 2017 campaign is kicking off with a busy slew of games.
    After the season opener in Elizabethtown against North Hardin and the home opener against Green County, the Knights are back at Dave Hourigan Field Thursday evening to take on the Washington County Commanders. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.