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Today's News

  • 9-10-year-olds lose in state semifinals

    The Marion County 9-10-year-old All-Stars lost two games last week, which took away their chances of making it to the finals of the state tournament. The team lost to Clay County 11-6 Tuesday of last week and on Thursday they were defeated in the semifinals by North Oldham 18-12.

    North Oldham 18, Marion County 12

  • 8-and-Under All-Stars
  • Local team claims President’s Cup

  • Youth Footbll signups

    Marion County Youth Football sign-ups will be held at the Lebanon Walmart from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, July 27, Aug. 3 and 10; and 9 a.m. until noon Saturdays, July 23 and 30 and Aug.  6.
    An application is available at www.marioncountyyouthsports.com. It can be mailed to P.O. Box 1082 Lebanon, Ky. 40033.
     

  • Irvin named new MCHS basketball coach

    Montrelle Irvin, 33, of Louisville was officially hired Monday to be the new head coach of the Marion County High School boys basketball program.
    “I am just honored that Site Based Decision Making Council is giving me the opportunity to express my passion for the game of basketball and to help kids reach their potential to achieve success on and off the court,” Irvin said.

  • All-Star State Tournament Games
  • When the smoke clears

    "Where there's smoke there's fire."

    That old adage could ring true regarding the recent resignation of Raywick Fire Chief Chuck Helm. He resigned last week, but the reason for his resignation isn't exactly clear.

    According to Helm, his out-of-town job commitments cause him to be away from the community too much, which is why he decided to resign.

  • 'Lost Mom' remembered

    Eight-year-old Austin Tingle busily hands out candles as people walk into Gravel Switch Baptist Church Sunday evening.

    They are all there for one purpose, to pray for Austin's mother, Kara Tingle Rigdon, 28, who has been missing since July 17, 2010.

  • Arson investigation ongoing at Cozy Corner

    A possible arson that caused damage at the Cozy Corner Tavern in Loretto June 30 is still under investigation.

    According to Billy Gregory, Kentucky State Police public affairs officer, representatives from the Kentucky State Fire Marshal's Office collected evidence at the scene and KSP Arson Investigator Alex Wesley will be getting involved, Gregory said.

    "We believe it to be an arson," he said.

  • Joe Bell memorial in the works

     The Lebanon City Council has agreed to name the "old" Little League field at Graham Memorial Park after the late Joe Bell who was such a big part of the leagues at the park for so many years. If you would like to contribute to the fund to erect a memorial at the field in Bell's honor you can do so now. A fund has been set up at Farmers National Bank in Lebanon. You can drop off your donation and ask that it be put into that account or contact Shelton Young or Eva Jo Nugent.