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Today's News

  • 9-10 baseball tournament winners

    The Angels were the winners of the 9-10-year-old Marion County Little League Baseball Tournament. Pictured are, front row, from left, Patrick Reed, Samuel Thompson, Parker Barnett, Chase Miles and Javon Adams; second row, Darren O'Bryan, Will Fowler, Davis Rafferty, Zachary Wells, Landon Rakes and Brennan Hamilton; back row, Head Coach Jim Reed, Asst. Coach Jerry Fowler, Asst. Coach Mitch Rafferty, Asst. Coach Kenny Barnett, and Asst. Brian Miles. They were sponsored by The Law Office of Jerry Fowler.

  • Minor League regular season champs

    Pictured are the Minor League regular season champions. They are, front row from left, Dallas Cox, Dylan Gibson, Austin Reynolds, Keaton Spalding, Nathan Tungate and A.J. Pirkle; second row, Gabe Nelson, Kaedyn Cowherd, Grant Brown, Ethan Allendar, Tyler Reynolds and Brice Pirkle; back row, coaches Johnny Nelson, Chris Brown, Brian Pirkle and Sandy Pirkle.

  • St. Catharine signing

    Blair Gorley signs a swimming scholarship   with St. Catharine as (seated) MCHS golf coach Chad Spalding and Blair’s mother, Deborah Thompson, look on. Standing are MCHS athletic director Robby Peterson, SCC golf coach Joan Rizer, and SCC swimming coach Mike Carey.

  • Softball runner-up

    The Rays, sponsored by Energy Insurance of Lebanon, came in second place in the end of season tournament. They are, top row from left, Abby Ford, Jayla Cowherd, Lindsey Robbins, Kendell Benningfield, Olivia Gaddie and Morgan Tungate; bottom row from left, Assistant Coach Jimmy Mattingly, Becca Hayes, Avery Smith, Cassidy Logsdon, Abby Scott, Head Coach Jonathon Spalding and Jenny Mattingly.

  • Lebanon writer to host book signing June 28

    Nathaniel Weathers is giving his first book a second chance.

    It's been a few years since Weathers published his first book, The Dark Nemesis, but an expanded and updated edition of the book will be released later this month.

    "It's revised and re-edited and has a lot more information than the first book," Weathers said.

  • Warriors and bikers head to Lebanon Saturday

    Lebanon, Kentucky will more than double its population Saturday, June 23, as participants of Kentucky's inaugural Warrior Dash and bikers participating in Chaser's Bike Rally and Car Show hit town.

    The Warrior Dash registrants already number more than 5,700, and Chaser's is expecting more than 500 motorcycles to take part in this year's rally.

  • Calendar June 20

    June 20
    Farmers Market demonstrations
    The Lebanon Farmers Market will have Juanita heron from the Marion County Extension Office presenting summer recipes today, Wednesday June 20, at the downtown pavilion. She will have samples featuring local produce. Market hours are 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday and Saturday and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. All produce is locally grown.

    Board meeting

  • Education briefs

    School's out but the lunchroom is still open

    Local students are on summer break but thousands of school lunches are still being served.

    The Marion County School District is currently serving 17 summer feeding sites, according to Taylora Schlosser, assistant superintendent and food service director. In May, approximately 3,000 meals were served, Schlosser reported to the Marion County Board of Education during its June 12 meeting.

  • Durham joins auction team

    Patrick H. Durham has joined the newly formed Joe Guy Hagan auction team as an apprentice auctioneer and will be working under auctioneer Neil Cook out of the Bardstown area to provide auction services to all of central Kentucky. He is a graduate of  LaRue County High School and Western Kentucky University with a degree in agriculture. Durham resides in Hodgenville with his wife Jennifer Durham (formerly of Springfield) and two boys, Thomas and Lucas. You can contact Durham at (270) 537-4100.

  • Council approves tourism budget with no controversy

    It's been a year since the Lebanon City Council discussed eliminating the primary funding source for the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. Council members had a few questions related to the commission's proposed 2012-13 budget, but overall, the discussions were not contentious.

    At its June 11 meeting, the council unanimously approved the proposed tourism budget.