Today's News

  • What does that grade really mean?

    By Stacey Hall

  • Time to do your duty in the office of citizen

    Election Day 2011 is just around the corner. If you are registered to vote, please go to the polls Nov. 8 to give your input about who should lead our state for the next four years.

    I could write about the latest opinion polls, but frankly, I've never really liked the horse-race aspect of election coverage. Polls have been used to justify excluding (and even more rarely, including) candidates in debates, which I think is a poor criteria (but that's another column).

  • Celebrate our roots and branches

    By Richard Goodin, OFM

  • Put your chili to the test

    The 10th annual Marion County Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook Off will be held Friday, Nov. 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. during the Dickens Christmas Celebration.
    A section of Main Street will be reserved for all participants to set up in close proximity. This should allow our visitors to reach each contestant before the deadline to vote.
    Complete the form and return it to the Marion County Chamber of Commerce office, 239 N. Spalding Ave. Suite 201, Lebanon, by Friday, Nov. 18.
    For more information, call the Chamber office at 692-9594.

  • Conway, P'Pool agree on gambling issue, it’s time for the voters to decide

    By Tracy Harris, Landmark News Service

    Despite advertisements and debates to the contrary, Attorney General candidates Jack Conway and Todd P'Pool do have a few things in common.

    Conway, the Democratic candidate and current attorney general, will face P'Pool, the Republican candidate, on Election Day, Nov. 8.

    Conway, 42, believes his record shows his dedication to the attorney general's office, a position he has held since 2008.

  • 4-H Club Reports

    Livestock Club

  • Crowds greet World War II veterans on Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

    Hundreds of flag-waving family, friends and patriotic Americans packed the terminal at Louisville International Airport Saturday night to welcome home veterans returning from a trip to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
    Twenty-nine veterans, ranging from ages 85 to 92, went on the one-day trip that was sponsored by Inter-County Energy, Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives and the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network. All were veterans of World War II, except two who served during the Korean War.

  • 11-2-11 Birth announcement

    Scott and Jenny Lewis of Prospect announce the birth of a 7-pound, 11-ounce daughter, Virginia Claire, born Sept. 29, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Janet Jenkins of Lebanon.
    Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cathy Lewis of Elizabethtown.
    Great-grandparents are Veronica Hill of Lebanon, Roberta Havsch of Greenwich, Conn. and Dr. Douglas Jenkins of Richmond.
    Virginia Claire has one sister, Ann Douglas Lewis.

  • 11-2-11 Reunion

    The Marion County High School Class of 1996 will hold a 15-year NON reunion at Prime Lounge, 104 West Main St., Louisville, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Admission is free. No food will be served.
    To RSVP or for more information, contact Brandi Gaddie Ingram by email bgingram@live.com or via Facebook.

  • 11-2-11 Senior Citizens Menus

    Lebanon Center
    Monday, Nov. 7: Chicken cacciatore, noodles, spaghetti, green beans, fruit cup, roll.
    Tuesday, Nov. 8: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes, lima beans, pear halves, bread.
    Wednesday, Nov. 9: Pork loin roast, roasted potato and carrots, buttered spinach, pineapple chunks, roll.
    Thursday, No. 10: Sloppy Joe, corn, tossed salad, chocolate pudding, Vanilla wafers.
    Friday, Nov. 11: Honey glazed baked chicken, baked sweet potatoes, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler, wheat bread.