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Today's News

  • Skate park?

    Two weeks ago, I wrote a story on some local skateboarders, Michael Truitt and his son, Jackson. 

    I wanted to do the story for several reasons, the biggest one being that I think skateboarding is cool. Probably the second biggest reason is because I had a chance to feature a unique sport.

  • Bland family to celebrate 70th family reunion

    Joseph Lafayette Bland was born 11-24-1881 and died 4-26-1943. He married Susan Ethel Robinson who was born 11-7-1882 and died 6-7-1967. They were married on 10-14-1902 at the Holy Name of Mary Church in Calvary. Their children were George Hite, Mary Thelma, Anna Matilda, Joseph Henry, William Abbott, Bernard Lafayette, Thomas Otha and Catherine Helen.

    Family reunion story as remembered by
    Betty Ann Mitchell
    Written by
    George M. Rogers

  • Helm and Brockman will marry June 28

     

  • Sounding the trumpets

    The man considered by many to be the finest baroque trumpeter in the world performed to a small but appreciative audience Saturday evening in Lebanon.
    Friedemann Immer of Germany joined Kentucky Baroque Trumpets for the second time June 21 for a concert at St. Augustine Church before an audience of around 50 people.
    “Friedemann, he’s just unbelievable. He makes us all better just playing with him,” said Don Johnson, the director and founder of Kentucky Baroque Trumpets.

  • Linescores, June 25

     Marion County Little League Softball 

    June  3 

    Rangers  101  0 -   2

    Yankees  475 4 -  20

    Grace Famer and Leah Wright each scored four times to lead the Yankees.  For the Rangers, Alexis Wheeler had two hits in the losing effort.

     

  • 6-25-14 Birthday Announcement

     

    Marley Jo Stout celebrated her 5th birthday June 22, 2014. She is the daughter of Jay and Stacey Stout of Lebanon. Grandparents are Kenneth and Wilma Buckman, Philip and Karol George, all of Lebanon, and the late Jim Stout. She has two sisters, Kenlee and Shelby Stout.
     

  • Knights present baseball awards

     On June 1, the Marion County Knights baseball team hosted its annual end of the year awards banquet. Senior pitcher Joey Costello swept the banquet taking three awards, including MVP.  Below is a list of all the players who received awards: 

    MVP - Joey Costello

    Stolen bases - Joey Costello

    Hitting award - Jeremy Morris

    Fielding award - outfield, Joe Ben Curtis; Infield, Mason Gadberry

  • 6-25-14 Birth Announcements
  • Budget shortfall raises spending cut fears in Kentucky

    By Tom Loftus
    The Courier-Journal

  • Lake Avenue man indicted for assault and concealed weapons charges

    Dartai Scott, 37, of 309 Lake Avenue in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for second-degree assault, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, first-degree promoting contraband, alcohol intoxication in a public place (first and second offense), and first-degree persistent felony offender.