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Today's 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?

     

  • Church Briefs

    Outreach
    Gravel Switch Baptist Church is having a children’s outreach from 6:30-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday during March.

    Contemplative Prayer Day

  • Festivals and Events Association Spring Conference is March 25

    Learn how to improve your event’s chance for success, or maybe even survival, in this economy during the Kentucky Festival and Events Association Spring Conference Friday, March 25, in the Convention Complex at Centre Square in historic downtown Lebanon.
    With a tough economy, travelers are more selective about which events they attend and marketing strategies are changing every day. This conference will feature topics such as social media and other promotional opportunities and fund-raising.