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Today's News

  • Learning by doing

    Before last week, Lebanon Elementary School just had an "old, gray wall" in its hallway, according to fifth-grader Gavin Hasty. Under the guidance of artist Pat Ritter, however, fifth-graders and kindergarteners transformed it into a mural celebrating their community.

    "It's been a really good time," Hasty said.

    Ritter spent the last two weeks guiding LES students through the creative process.

  • Lebanon man gets 10 years for attempted murder

    Joseph Timothy Brady, 45, of 25 Shreve Lane in Lebanon was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Marion Circuit Court recently on charges of attempted murder and first-degree persistent felony offender. He received credit for 252 days served.

    The charges against Brady stemmed from an incident July 25, 2010. At the time of Brady's arrest, Kentucky State Trooper John Adams said Brady had been armed with a shotgun and had been involved in an altercation with a family member.

    In other circuit court news:

  • Japanese Relief Fund is being created

    The City of Lebanon, Marion County Economic Development and Marion County Fiscal Court are creating a Japanese Relief Fund in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.

    The 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck early in the morning of March 11. At least 300 people are reported to have died, according to the Christian Science Monitor. The earthquake caused the collapse of buildings as far as 240 miles from the epicenter and created 30-foot high tsunamis.

  • St. Baldrick’s Day is this Saturday

    "We're all born bald, baby." - Telly Savalas

    The fifth annual St. Baldrick's Day event is this Saturday, March 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the St. Augustine gymnasium.

    According to Eric Daugherty, event organizer, CNB's goal this year is to shave 111 heads and raise approximately $19,000. If that goal can be achieved, it will bring the bank's grand total for the past five years to $111,000 in 2011.

  • Man to be sentenced for murder of Marion County native

    The legal proceedings to hold the sentencing phase for a convicted killer will be held for a third time in Bullitt County.

    Michael St. Clair, who was convicted of the 1991 kidnapping and murder of Marion County native Frank Brady, will stand trial once again in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Beginning on April 13, the jury members will not be deciding upon the guilt or innocence of St. Clair; they will be looking at what type of penalty the Oklahoma resident should serve.

  • Business as usual

    The staff of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is preparing to greet tourism officials from around the state one week after the Lebanon City Council expressed a desire to do away with the local restaurant tax that provides the bulk of the commission's budget.

    The Kentucky Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus will hold its quarterly meeting today through Friday in Lebanon. And next week, on March 25, the Kentucky Festivals and Events Association will hold its Spring conference in Lebanon.

  • State Representative Visits CES
  • CES Students Help Caring Place
  • Calvary Elementary young authors
  • An act of God?