Today's News

  • Lebanon man gets 15 years on drug trafficking

    Charles Gaddie, 32, of 309 S. Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon had his probation revoked and his 15-year sentence reinstated on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance first-degree, first offense (three counts), possession of drug paraphernalia (three counts) and second-degree persistent felony offender (three counts). His probation was revoked because of failure to complete treatment and new charges.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • Land transfers, Oct. 17

    John Darrell Daugherty and Gloria Jean Quinn to John Darrell Daugherty, a five-acre tract approximately nine miles east of Lebanon on Landers Creek Road in Marion County, for love and affection, fair market value $80,000.
    Joseph Michael Gardner to Thomas G. Gardner, real property in Marion County, for love and affection, fair market value $42,000.
    Wilbur E. and Mary Davis to Gerald Lee Davis and Deborah Lynn Thomas, trustees of the Wilbur Edwin Davis & Mary Ruth Davis Family Trust Agreement, real property in Marion County, fair market value $81,500.

  • Get organized for the return of plants indoors

    Fall has arrived with 2 threats of frost so far (but none that materialized for the farm). Frost is inevitable, of course, it happens every year so let's get organized for the return of our tropical to the not-so-great indoors.

  • Susan's Kitchen: Mini treats

    By Susan Spicer

    Do you have a mini muffin pan? If not, you'd better run out and get one so you can try these yummy recipes.
    The Taco Tarts are delicious, and will disappear so fast you won't believe it.  They are very easy to make, and would be a great first recipe for young cooks-to-be. My experience is that kids really like these.

  • Now is the time to think about lawn fertilization

    By Dennis Morgeson

    Fertilizing your lawn is a good way to maintain a healthy turf. You should fertilize every year. Fertilizing your lawn helps maintain a uniform, dense, green, turf and reduces weed problems. The good effects of fertilizing can be lost if you fertilize at the wrong time. Low maintenance turf requires one application of fertilization in late October or anytime in November for most grass types.

  • Calendar, Oct. 17

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  • Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • Band students travel to Louisville to experience live Broadway theatre
  • McKay joins WKU Athletic staff

    Zack McKay of Lebanon has been hired as the director of athletic marketing at Western Kentucky University. McKay, a 2003 Marion County High School graduate, is the son of Josh and Helen McKay and the grandson of Louise McKay. McKay comes to WKU after spending the previous four years as the Director of Marketing with Nelligan Sports Marketing at IPFW University. McKay got his start in intercollegiate athletics as a marketing assistant at the University of Louisville, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration in 2007.

  • Spalding is assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University

    Deborah Allen Spalding of Lebanon has been employed at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.