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Today's News

  • Moore and Burchell will marry Sept. 21

     

  • Health exchange meeting at library Sept. 27

    The Marion County Public Library will host a speaker from the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
    The speaker will be on site to discuss the Affordable Care Act and kynect, Kentucky’s Healthcare Connection.
    The event will include a presentation from the speaker beginning at noon, followed by a question and answer session. The event is open to all.
    For more information, check out www.marioncopublic.org, like the library on Facebook or call (270) 692-4698.
     

  • 9-18-13 Birthday Announcement

     

    Max Deegan Vaughn will celebrate his 2nd birthday on Sept 20, 2012. He is the son of Darby and Karen Vaughn.
    His grandparents are Garland and Faye Carol Cochran and J.E. and Mary Lee Vaughn.
    Max Deegan has two brothers, Austin and Keaton, and a sister, Kalli.
     

  • Linescores, Sept. 18

    SCMS 7th grade won 39-22
    Elise Carpenter 16 pts, 4 rebounds, 2 assist 6 steals, Cassidy Logsdon 7 pts,  7 rebounds, 3 assist, 7 steals, Mariella Curtis 6 pts, Jenny Mattingly 4 pts, Abby Scott 2 pts, Sammy Jo Potters 2 pts and Katie Mattingly 2 pts

    8th won 52-20
    Savannah Goode 14 pts, 11 rebounds, 3 assist 3 steals, Cassidy Logsdon 14 pts, 1 red, 2 assist, 7 steals, Elise Carpenter 9 pts, Sammy Jo Potters 8 pts, Mariella Curtis 2 pts, Abby Jo Maupin 2 pts, Jenny Mattingly 2 pts and Katie Mattingly 1 pt

  • 9-18-13 Reunions

    Class of 1968
    The Lebanon High School Class of 1968 will hold a 45-year reunion Thursday, Sept. 26 at the old Lebanon High School Gym (Centre Square). It is being held in conjunction with the class of 1963 reunion. A meet and greet will start at 6 p.m. with a meal to follow at 7 p.m. For more information call 270-699-9300 or 270-692-2848.

    Class of 1963

  • City tax rate will increase by 3.7 percent

    Lebanon residents will see a 3.7 increase in their tax rate for 2013.
    The Lebanon City Council voted 4-0 to approve the second reading of the ordinance setting the tax rate during a special-called meeting Sept. 11. Councilman Jay Grundy and John R. Mattingly were not present for that meeting.
    The new tax rate for real and personal property will be 19.8 cents per $100 valuation. This is an increase over the 2012 rate of 19.1 cents per $100 valuation.

    Lebanon Aquatic Center

  • Local travelers visit Germany, Switzerland and Austria
  • Mattinglys celebrate golden anniversary

     

  • Federal charges dismissed against ex-deputy jailer

    Federal charges agains a former Marion County Detention Center employee were dismissed last month, even after the defendant objected to how the case was dismissed.
    The federal prosecutor noted in his motion for dismissal that he anticipates that the former deputy jailer will be indicated by the state.
    Shawn Perkins, 37, was one of two deputy jailers who were arrested Sept. 21, 2011. Both were indicted Nov. 22, 2011, in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, in Louisville.

  • Families gather for 95th reunion

    Several generations gathered at Floral Hall, Lebanon, for the Porter 95th reunion. The oldest of the Porters is 92-year-old Mary Elizabeth McDonald. She resides at Village of Lebanon and was able to attend. Families attended from all different states.
    The raffle winners were: $50 cash, Tawak Bartleson of Harrodsburg; $25 gift certificate, Loueva Moss of Louisville; and a country ham went to Beverly Sue Porter of Lebanon.