Today's News

  • No parade, but other holiday events still happening

    The Lebanon Main Street Committee has cancelled the Dickens Christmas parade this evening, but other Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival events are still taking place.

    After the tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Marion County Heritage Center, Santa will be inside to visit with children and pose for photos from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Also, an arts and crafts fair is going on in the heritage center at the same time.

  • 2013 MCHS grad dies in Danville Highway accident

    A 2013 graduate of Marion County High School died Friday following an accident on Danville Highway.

    Colin Whitfill, 19, of Lebanon was the passenger in a vehicle that overturned around noon Dec. 6 on US 68 approximately three miles east of Lebanon.

    Whitfill was transported to Spring View Hospital following the accident. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1:33 p.m. by the Marion County coroner.

  • Dec. 6 boys basketball game has been cancelled

    Due to inclement weather the Marion County basketball game tonight versus Russell County has been cancelled, according to Marion County Athletic Director Robby Peterson.

  • Early dismissal for Marion County schools

    Marion County Public Schools will be dismissing at 1 p.m. today, Dec. 6, due to the expected winter weather, according to Superintendent Taylor Schlosser.

    St. Augustine Grade School will also have early dismissal at 1 p.m.

  • Missing Marion County woman has been found

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has located a missing 19-year-old woman who was last seen Tuesday afternoon.

    Candace Renee Tucker has been found, and her family has been contacted, according to Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Courtney Deering.

    "She was located this morning and she is safe and sound," Deering said.

    Deering added that he did not want to say where Tucker was located.

  • Winter weather advisory in effect until 1 a.m. Saturday

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for several central Kentucky counties, including Marion County. The advisory remains in effect until 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

    The weather service advises people in central Kentucky to be aware of possible deteriorating conditions, particularly on Friday, when temperatures are expected to drop.

    The conditions could bring "complex and messy" weather to the region. This may include snow, sleet and freezing rain.

  • The joy is in the journey


  • 12-4-13 Church Briefs

    Clothes closet
    Brookhaven Baptist Mission, located at 135 St. Ann Street, is having a clothes closet every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. For more information call Carla Ramiraz at 270-699-5471.
    Christmas musical
    The AWANA children will be presenting an “Out of the Box” Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m. at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church, 4430 Highway 289, Lebanon.  AWANA meets at the church on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

  • Spring View employees are recognized at annual service awards banquet


  • 12-4-13 Senior Citizens Menu

    Monday, Dec. 9: Herb baked chicken, potatoes w/carrots, green peas, butterscotch pudding, cornbread, margarine.
    Tuesday, Dec. 10: Baked pork chops, buttered corn, green beans, mandarin oranges, roll.
    Wednesday, Dec. 11: Beef Swiss steak, wild rice w/apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries w/bananas, roll, margarine.
    Thursday, Dec. 12: Chicken and dumplings, roasted sweet potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, bread, margarine.
    Friday, Dec. 13: Brown bag lunch.