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Today's News

  • Team prepares for a winning season

    With the school year fast approaching, some teams have already began practicing and preparing for the upcoming season. The 2011 volleyball team is one of these, and hopes to capture a fourth straight district title and make a push for a regional title. This year’s squad will be what Head Coach David Hibbard calls, “a power hitting and strong blocking squad.” Hibbard said this could be one of the best teams in program history.

  • Annual tounament held at Rosewood

    Over the second weekend of July, Rosewood Golf Club played host to their annual member guest golf tournament. Twenty-three four person teams participated in the tournament, which was a new record. Players came from all across the state to play, and some came from as far as Georgia to play in this tournament.

  • Youth Football Camp
  • Softball
  • Sign up to play youth football

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

  • All-Stars

    The Marion County 11-year-old All-Star baseball team had quite a run in the state tournament last week, but just couldn’t manage enough offense in the championship game Thursday morning. The locals went 3-0 in pool play and won their semifinal game against Richmond American to take them into the finals against Warren County South. However, Marion County was defeated by Warren County South by a final score of 12-2, with the team finishing as the state runner-up.

    Warren County South, Marion County 2

  • Air Methods hosts open house

    Air Methods has established its newest base at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport.  On July 23, the company hosted an open house for the community. Air Methods is the nation's largest air medical transport service. This is the company's 12th base in Kentucky.

  • Court of Appeals rules annexation invalid

    For the second time, a Kentucky court has ruled that the City of Lebanon's annexation of 415 acres of property in 2006 was invalid.

    "...it is evident that the City manipulated the boundaries to the annexed property, and in so doing, intentionally omitted sufficient dissenting property owners so as to ensure success of the annexation," read the July 15 decision by the Court of Appeals.

  • Kara Tingle Rigdon Reward Fund up to $9,000

    A reward fund established for information leading to the whereabouts of Kara Tingle Rigdon is now up to $9,000, and is expected to increase even more in the coming weeks.

    The family and friends of Kara's parents, Dale and Sheila Tingle, established a reward fund for information leading to Kara's whereabouts. Kara, 28, was last seen on Saturday, July 17, 2010, on Beechfork Loop Road in Gravel Switch. She was driving a family member's car that was found two days later on the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Ford murder trial moves ahead

    Letters are being sent to 120 residents who will be called as potential jurors for the upcoming trial of a Campbellsville woman accused of killing her husband, a Lebanon police officer.

    Tonya Ford was in court Tuesday for another hearing in the case that accuses her of shooting David M. Ford on Feb. 10, 2009. She pleaded not guilty in November.

    Tuesday's hearing before Taylor Circuit Judge Dan Kelly lasted five minutes.