Today's News

  • Who’ll stop the rain?

    Local and state officials met with engineers, city workers and property owners Friday morning to discuss the recurring flooding problems that have been affecting downtown Lebanon.

    “Everyone’s aware of the issue now, and they realize something needs to be done,” said George Graves, who owns the Xpressions building on S. Spalding Avenue.

    City Administrator John O. Thomas said the city has experienced flood events previously, but this past year the problem affected a larger section of downtown.

  • Kentucky Arts Council seeks Governor’s Awards nominations

    The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting nominations until Nov. 1, 2013, for the 2014 Governor’s Awards in the Arts.
    The Governor’s Awards are the Commonwealth’s highest honor in the arts. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary and significant contributions to the arts in Kentucky. The nomination process is coordinated by the arts council.

  • Outstanding in His Field...A Kentucky Adventure



  • 10-16-13 MCHS Students of the Week
  • 10-16-13 School Menus

    Monday, Oct. 21: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Oct. 22: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Oct. 23: Whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberry cup, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Oct. 24: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, orange wedges, variety of juice, milk.

  • 10-16-13 Reunions

    Class of 1988
    The Class of 1988 is hosting a 25th class reunion on Nov. 2, 2013 at Henning’s Restaurant, Lebanon, at 7 p.m. To attend mail check to Crystal Smothers at 870 Jessietown Road, Finley, KY 42718, with checks being made to the Class of 1988. Contact Jackie Deep Lanham at Jlanham16@hotmail.com or call 270-402-3833 for any questions.

    Maryland to Kentucky and Beyond, Inc.

  • 10-16-13 Birth Announcement


    Jason and Amber Clark of Calvary announce the birth of twin daughters, Adalyn Nicole and Avery Caroline, born June 23, 2013 at St. Joseph East, Lexington. Adalyn Nicole weighed 4-pounds, 12-ounces and Avery Caroline weighed 4-pounds, 10-ounces.
    Maternal grandparents are Rick and Juan Downs of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Tim Clark and Mary Jo Clark, both of Lebanon.
    Great-grandparents are Doyle and Doris Downs of Loretto and Bob and Alice Clark, Charles Elder and Mary Lee Price, all of Lebanon.

  • Bourbon Chase returns Friday

    Run one, run all.

    The 2013 Bourbon Chase runners and team vans will be crossing Marion County on Friday, and at least one local official hopes the community will come out to support them.

    “We’re going to try and be the most spirited community again,” said Carla Wagner, the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission director. 

    Lebanon last received that award in 2010.

  • St. Charles Middle School chorus celebrates the history of rock
  • Bradfordsville fall festival is Saturday

    The Bradfordsville Fall Festival will take place from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Bradfordsville School and Community Building. 

    The festival will include a cake walk, duck pond, basketball, grocery basket give a way, silent auction, country store, chili supper with chili, pimento or peanut butter sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  

    This is one of only two fund-raisers for the Bradfordsville Civic Center. Everyone is invited to attend.