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Today's News

  • Facebook status updates from Manton, USA

    If you asked my wife if I were addicted to my cell phone, she would shout, "YES" before the question ventured past your teeth.

    With that comes an incessant need to check social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    A lot of times I like to try to craft witty Facebook status updates. I didn't say I was witty, I just said I like to try.

  • Always Faithful

    William "Buster" Mattingly is not a man who brags about what he has done, but as we have learned, what he has done is worth talking about.

    Mattingly entered the Marines Corps in 1944, just a few years after President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order requiring the military to allow anyone to serve regardless of race. That order may have opened the doors for African-Americans, but it did not end the attitudes that had kept many of them out of the service.

  • 2012 MCHS graduate dies after traffic accident

    Curt Nalley, who graduated from Marion County High School in May, died Monday evening following a two-vehicle traffic accident. Two other individuals are in fair condition following the collision.

  • 11-12 Year Olds are State Runner-Up

    The Marion County 11-12 baseball all-stars finished the season as the 2012 Little League state runner-up.

    On Friday, Warren Southern used a pair of three-run home runs get the 8-5 over Marion County despite the local team's comeback effort.

    Thursday, Marion County defeated Russell-Flatwoods, 11-1, in the state semifinals to set up the championship game match-up.

  • Marion County all-stars ready for state baseball semifinals

    The Marion County 11-12 all-star team has reached the elimination play of the state baseball tournament.

    The local all-stars defeated Knox County on July 25 to wrap up pool play with a perfect 3-0 record.

    In the semifinals, Marion County is scheduled to play Russell-Flatwood at 8 p.m. at Stone Crest Field #1 in Prestonsburg. The winner will play in the state championship game, which is scheduled for Friday evening.

  • 7-25-12 Public Record

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  • Two Raywick men indicted in LaRue Co. County

    Two Raywick men were indicted in LaRue County on July 16.
    Dustin S. Harris of Raywick was charged with first-degree burglary and complicity; theft by unlawful taking and complicity; and tampering with physical evidence.
    He is accused of unlawfully entering a residence while armed with a deadly weapon and hiding stolen jewelry under the seat of a police cruiser on May 10.
    Bail was set at $50,000 cash only and no contact with alleged victim.

  • 7-25-12 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • 7-25-12 Early Files

    70 years ago
    July 10, 1942

    Heads K of C
    Dr. W. Spalding Green, Lebanon dentist, was named grand knight of the Lebanon Council 1264, Knights of Columbus, in its annual election Monday night. Ben Lancaster was chosen deputy grand knight.

    Soldier transferred

  • No one injured after tractor-trailer turns over

    A Russell Springs man was uninjured after the tractor-trailer he was driving turned over at 4:40 p.m. July 17 near 1920 Liberty Road (Hwy. 49).
    Anthony C. Byrd, 41, was driving south July 17 in a 2000 Kenworth pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with wood when the accident happened, according to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements.
    The truck got off the edge of the roadway and the load shifted, causing the truck and trailer to turn over, Clements said.