Today's News

  • Kentucky Junior Miss tickets go on sale Nov. 22

    Christine Mattingly, the 2011 Marion County Junior Miss, will participate in the Kentucky Junior Miss Program on Jan. 14-15 at the Singletary Center in Lexington.

    At the Friday night program, Christine will perform talent. At the Saturday matinee, she will perform fitness and self-expression. The top 12 finalists will be selected at the beginning of Saturday night's program. These 12 finalists will perform talent, fitness and self-expression.  

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  • Overstuffed with Stuff

    By Dr. David B. Whitlock

    I have too much stuff. I know I do.

    But on second thought, do I? How do we know when we have too much stuff? Who is the judge of that?

    My guess is, I'm not alone in thinking I have too much stuff; most Americans would join me in the "I've got too much stuff" confessional.  In our consumer driven society, owners of specialty stores make money helping us find ways to store more of our stuff so they buy more stuff for themselves.

  • Farmer is named Outstanding Employer
  • Fertilizing Your Lawn

    Fertilizing your lawn is a good way to maintain a healthy turf. You should fertilize every year.

    Fertilizing your lawn helps maintain a uniform, dense, green, turf and reduces weed problems. The good effects of fertilizing can be lost if you fertilize at the wrong time. Low maintenance turf requires one application of fertilization in late October or anytime in November for most grass types.

    Don't guess what your lawn needs! Get a soil test done.

  • 10-year celebration for Missy's Out of the Way Café
  • Six fire departments respond to Larry Hunt Road fire

    Six fire departments, 50 emergency service personnel and 24,000 gallons of water were needed to contain a fire on Larry Hunt Road Nov. 12.

    Raywick Fire Chief Chuck Helm said the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and the State Fire Marshall.

    At 12:57 p.m. Friday, the Lebanon Police Department received a report of a fire on Larry Hunt Road. A trailer, garage and a truck were consumed by the fire, according to Helm.

  • Asian lady beetles are back

    It is that time of the year again: the attack of the lady beetles. Usually they sneak their way into our homes before now but the mild weather has kept them at bay.

    The chill is here so people are asking, "what do I do about all the lady bugs in my house." Well, the short answer is seal up the house well and get out the vacuum cleaner.

  • The path to modesty

    This story is the first in a two-part series about local MMA fighter Shawn Woodyard. Check back next week for the second part. Warning: This story includes some adult language.


    Growing up as an outsider, Shawn Woodyard needed to find his way to fit in. Sometimes it takes more than one try to get it right.

    Born in Ohio, Woodyard moved to Danville at age 12. At age 14, Woodyard moved to Marion County.

  • Lebanon Power & Apparatus named 2010 Supporting Industry of the Year

    A family owned company, Lebanon Power and Apparatus Company has been serving industry, business and people in Marion County since 1963. Friday, the Marion County Economic Development Office named it the 2010 Supporting Industry of the Year at the annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon.

    Lebanon Power and Apparatus Company is a complete industrial service facility offering top quality repairs to many types of motors, pumps, blowers and gear.