Today's News

  • Bluegrass Pipeline project put on hold

    Work on the Bluegrass Pipeline has been suspended, according to an announcement last week.
    In a statement posted on bluegrasspipeline.com, Bill Lawson and Michael McMahon of Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, wrote that they need to make decisions about the timing and additional investment in the project, which is intended to carry natural gas liquids from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to the Gulf Coast.

  • Marion County begins play in regional tennis tourney

    Unseasonal weather would not dampen the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights as took to the courts for the tennis regionals on May 2 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. Marion County emerged victorious in several matches. 

    Luck and skill would both play a role in Marion County’s advancement in the tournament. 

  • This dream was not for sale


  • 5-7-14 Church Briefs

    Mother’s Day celebration
    Sherman Chapel AME Zion Church will be having a Mother’s Day message at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 11. Evangelists will be Ruth Ann Fogle and Rev. Roland Puryear.
    Faithful Citizenship Luncheon

  • Over the net

     Tennis could be seen as a delicate balance between fierce fighting and elegant hand-eye coordination mixed with good sportsmanship and footwork.

    Alex Spalding, a junior at Marion County High School, has a grip on that balance. In fact, he may even have mastery of it. 

    That’s because he’s been earning wins for the Knights for the last five years and taking plaques and trophies back to his school.

  • Mattingly named to Kentucky Chamber Executive Board


  • Attorney speaks at national alcohol symposium

    Stephen B. Humphress, General Counsel for the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), was a featured conference speaker at the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association’s (NABCA) 21st Annual Legal Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation in March, in Alexandria, Va.  NABCA is a national association of alcoholic beverage control states. This is the only forum that focuses on legal issues from the perspective of regulators, policy makers and the alcohol beverage industry.

  • Lebanon native named as new executive director of the Arts Council of Mercer County

    The non-profit arts organization, Arts Council of Mercer County, is pleased to announce it has selected Carrie Truitt as its new executive director. Truitt succeeds Joy Mosko, the current executive director and founder of the ACMC. Mosko is leaving the position in order to move to Nebraska with her husband and son, where her husband will be attending graduate school.

  • Color in Motion 5K is May 17

    Color will fly when crowds cross the start line at Graham Memorial Park on May 17 for the Color in Motion 5K. The race will begin at 9 a.m. and be followed by the color bash after party once runners begin to cross the finish line. For the race, Color in Motion 5k is partnering with Marion County Historical Society and the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.
    This will be the second Color in Motion 5K race held in Lebanon. Last year, the race was held in May at the same location. There were more than 2,300 participants.

  • Crystal Magick Cosmic Source Connection is now open on Sulphur Springs Road

    Crystal Magick Cosmic Source Connection is opening at 55 Sulphur Springs Road in Lebanon (behind Country Convenient Food Mart).
    Crystal Magick specializes in psychic readings, hypnosis and past life regressions, and coming soon will be oils, candles, incense, crystals, metaphysical/new age books, tarot and more.
    The store will be open from 1-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 1-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m. Saturday, and on Sundays by appointment.

    The phone number is 270-321-2938.