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Today's News

  • Fogle to be inducted into honor society

    Christy Fogle will be inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on March 25.
    Fogle, undecided major, is the daughter of Donnie and Ruthie Hatter of Liberty, and is married to Michael Fogle of Loretto.
    Established in 1918 by two-year college presidents, Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world.

  • SCMS Students of the Month
  • Church Briefs

    ‘Prayer Fair’
    The Sanctuary of Lebanon United Methodist Church will be open from 9 a.m. to midnight on Friday, March 4 for a ‘Prayer Fair”.  Various prayer stations will be set up around the Sanctuary to help you focus your prayers, and hosts will be present to answer any questions you might have.  The entire community is invited to come out and pray. You can stay an hour or a minute. Lebanon United Methodist Church is located at 236 North Spalding Avenue.

    ‘Fearless Life’

  • Prison, jail ministry led to the diaconate

    By Marnie McAllister

    Dennis A. May, who was ordained a deacon Feb. 19 at St. Augustine Church, felt called to the diaconate after he started ministering to prisoners in Marion County.
    His ministry in local jails and prisons began about nine years ago when someone he knew was arrested. He discovered that Catholic inmates weren’t receiving the Eucharist or any other form of Catholic ministry.

  • Counterfeit $100 bills may have originated in Marion County

    Landmark News Service

    Although two $100 counterfeit bills were passed in Bardstown recently, at least one of them was unbeknownst to the person presenting it.

  • Two recovering after accident on Ky. 208

    Two Marion Countians are recovering from a one-vehicle accident Monday, Feb. 28.

    Donna Simpson, 57, of Lebanon and Johnny McQueen, 48, of Loretto were initially treated at Spring View Hospital before they were transferred to University Hospital in Louisville. Both are listed in fair condition as of Tuesday morning.

    According to the state police, Simpson was driving a 1995 Chevrolet eastbound on Ky. 208. McQueen was a passenger in her vehicle. 

  • Lady Knights win regional opener

    The Fifth Region basketball tournaments started Monday night, and the Marion County girls improved to 23-6 on the season with a 58-36 win over North Hardin (12-17).

    The Lady Knights next opponent will be Nelson County (18-12), which is coming off a 67-56 win over Hart County, also on Monday night. Marion and Nelson counties are scheduled to play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 at the Roby Dome.

    Regional play continues tonight, March 1, at the Roby Dome when Elizabethtown faces Taylor County at 6:30 p.m. and LaRue County faces Washington County at 8 p.m.

  • Deer hunting meeting Feb. 28

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and Dr. James Angel are hosting a meeting Monday about 2011-12 hunting season.

    The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Centre Square, 239 N. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the status of the deer herd and the regulations for the 2011-12 hunting season in Marion County.

  • Severe weather possible through Friday morning

    Officials with the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the National Weather Service (NWS) are monitoring heavy thunderstorms, expected to last through Friday morning.

    The storm may bring  mix of weather, including strong winds, hail, heavy rain, and the potential for localized flooding and tornadoes. The most significant risk for severe weather is predicted for parts of western and central Kentucky along the Tennessee border.

  • First three days of Spring Break to be used as makeup days

    The Marion County Board of Education voted 4 to 1 to use the first three days of Spring Break as makeup days during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Feb. 22.