Today's News

  • Up close look at the OR
  • Chesser and Barnett will marry June 25


    Charlene Chesser announces the engagement of her daughter, Karen Chesser, to Todd Barnett, son of Sue Barnett, of Springfield, and the late James Barnett.
    Chesser is the daughter of the late Sammie Chesser.
    The wedding will be held at 6 p.m. on June 25, 2014 at the Waterscape Resort Beach on Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton, Fla.
    Dinner will follow the ceremony and all friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Ballard and Tipton will marry July 12


    Stephanie Lynn Ballard and Charlie Dewayne Tipton will be married at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Bluegrass Expo Center in Bardstown.
    Ballard is the daughter of Jim and Pam Ballard of Bardstown.
    Tipton is the son of Garland and Teresa Tipton of Bloomfield.
    Friends and family are welcome to join them for their special day.

  • Catch your breath, more politics are coming

    The 2014 primary election has come and gone, but Kentucky voters aren’t going to have much time to catch their collective breath.
    As much as they may want to find a place to hide, political ads are going to be hard to avoid between now and Nov. 4.
    Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell, his opponent Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and a variety of outside political organizations are preparing to assault each other — and us — with a barrage of “information” for the next six months.

  • 5-28-14 Birthday Announcement


    Luke Mattingly celebrated his 5th birthday May 23, 2014. He is the son of B.J. and Missy Mattingly. Grandparents are Mary Ann Livers, the late Lewis Livers, Valerie Mattingly and Ricky Mattingly. Great-grandparents are Merriell and Opal Mattingly. He has one brother, J.R. Mattingly.

  • Citizens National Bank celebrates 125 years

    The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) congratulates The Citizens National Bank of Lebanon for reaching an important milestone in serving its local community. This marks the community bank’s 125 years in business helping individual and small business customers with their financial needs.

  • Thomas named to Caldwell Banker’s Diamond Society
  • 5-28-14 Police Log

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

  • Fear of losing a pet shouldn't prevent you from owning one

    By Matt Overing
    Summer intern

    Two wiggling butts greet me every day when I come home.
    They belong to my two dogs, Bailey and Addie. I wouldn't trade either for any material thing in the world, and I can't imagine my life without them.
    Losing a pet is impossibly difficult to deal with, but that shouldn't scare you from owning your own.
    I have lost two pets in my life. The first, Rosie, died when I was in high school. She was an outside dog and watched me play more basketball than anyone else in my life.

  • Two indicted for Cash-A-Check robbery

    Two people were indicted for robbery in connection with the March 20 armed robbery at Cash-A-Check in Lebanon.
    The Marion Circuit Court grand jury handed down the indictments May 19.
    Johnny Ray McQueen, 51, of 100 Saint Ann Street in Lebanon and Dawn L. Hardin, 20, of 107 Saint Ann Street in Lebanon were indicted for first-degree robbery. McQueen also was indicted for first-degree persistent felony offender.