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Today's News

  • Bell Hollow Road resident gets diversion for criminal mischief, wanton endangerment

    William C. Anzelmo, 33, of 19 Bell Hollow Road in Lebanon received five years of pretrial diversion in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree criminal mischief (two counts), first-degree wanton endangerment (two counts) and tampering with physical evidence. He was ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution, a $65 fee and $175 court costs.
    Anzelmo was originally indicted for second-degree arson, but that charge was amended to first-degree criminal mischief.

  • Going forward

    When Darrell Hayden returned to Marion County he couldn’t help noticing how it had changed.
    Cell phones were still pretty rare the last time he was in Lebanon, and Facebook was non-existent. Closer to home, Hayden, 65, said every third or fourth car was a clunker.
    "Now you don't see that. You don't see any cars smoking or mufflers dragging,” he said.
    But the thing he thinks has made the biggest change has been lawnmowers.

  • A miracle gets his wish

    Anyone who meets six-year-old Lachlan Gebhardt from Boise, Idaho can say they have met a walking, talking miracle.
    About a year ago, Lachlan was riding his bike across the street in his neighborhood when a semi-truck hit him.
    “He died at the scene,” Lachlan’s father, Renn, said. “I remember looking at him lying on the road and thinking, ‘I’m going to have to bury my son.’”

  • KSP sergeant dies after two-vehicle collision in LaRue County

    A sergeant with the Kentucky State Police is dead after a two-vehicle collision early this morning, Aug. 7.
    According to a KSP media release, the accident occurred at 6:27 a.m. in LaRue County. KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown received a call from LaRue County Dispatch to investigate a two-vehicle collision on KY Hwy 210, Campbellsville Road, near the Buffalo area.

  • Part of Loretto Road changing to North Loretto Road

    As the county moves a little closer to implementing enhanced 911, the Marion County Fiscal Court voted 4-0 to rename a portion of Loretto Road as North Loretto Road during its Aug. 6 meeting.
    Magistrate John Arthur Elder III was not present at last week’s meeting.

  • Lebanon National Cemetery to host World War II 70th anniversary commemorative event
  • St. Augustine celebrating 200 years

    St. Augustine Parish is celebrating its bicentennial at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, with Mass and a fellowship picnic dinner. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz will bless the newly constructed rosary garden following Mass.
    All St. Augustine parishioners (past and present) and surrounding parishioners are invited to attend. Additional seating for Mass will be in the Parish Center with a live feed from the Mass in the church.

  • Soldiers reunite

    Scores of soldiers who served with a Lebanon-based U.S. Army Reserve unit returned to their old headquarters Saturday for a reunion and celebration.
    "We always had great community support back then, and we still have it now," said Diane Mattingly, who retired from the unit as a master sergeant.

  • Loretto Project celebrates contemporary music

    Three public musical performances are scheduled to take place at the Loretto Motherhouse Aug. 12-16 as part of The Loretto Project.
    Cellist and Kentucky native John Popham and violinist Pala Garcia created the project to celebrate the history of American contemporary music. The project includes public performances and a composition workshop featuring a master class and premieres of participants’ work.

  • Gribbins gets six years on assault charge

    Christopher Gribbins has been sentenced to six years in prison for second-degree assault. Gribbins, 48, of 821 Dangerfield Road in Hodgenville entered an Alford plea in Marion Circuit Court recently in connection with the assault charge.