Today's News

  • Epic fails, free throws and Coach Ferriell


    That’s one of my nicknames, which was coined by my middle school basketball coach and physical education teacher at St. Charles Middle School - the infamous David Ferriell.

    “Girl, you been eatin’ too many taters,” he would say, teasing me during P.E. class.

  • Law is the law

    Dennis George made an open records request of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission on Sept. 23. As of Oct. 20, he had not received the records he requested.

    That is unacceptable.

  • 10-26-11 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call (270) 692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    The following passed the road test Oct. 18, 2011, and earned their Kentucky driver’s license.
    Andrea N. Ackermann
    Joseph L. Osbourn
    Jonathan A. Raikes
    Jonathan L. Smothers
    Abigail R. Hagan

    Prepaid fines
    Sandra D. Gootee, 1624 Cedar Springs Court, LaGrange, speeding 10 miles over speed limit, $153.


  • KSP teams with DEA

    KSP will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on Oct. 29, 2011 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. at Post 15 in Columbia. Post 15 covers Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Metcalfe, Monroe, Cumberland, Clinton and Adair Counties.  

  • 10-26-11 Police Log

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Oct. 15, James Sims of South Harrison Street in Lebanon reported the theft of six CDs and an AC vehicle adapter, totaling $100 in stolen items. He also reported $350 in damage to his vehicle.
    - On Oct. 16, Daniel Blake of Elm Street in Lebanon reported the rear window of his 2003 Volkswagon was broken out, causing $475 in damage.

  • A tale of ghosts, bogies and turnips?




  • A tale of ghosts, bogies and turnips?




  • Curing gourds




  • Ageism is a social issue with potential to grow

    By Elizabeth Creed

  • Choose treats wisely

    By Jessica Spalding Bickett

    My dad would take us all over the neighborhood and beyond trick-or-treating when I was little. The amount of candy we ended up with was so enormous that we still had Halloween candy at Easter. (Of course, it was mostly the stuff we didn’t like.) There was one house, every year, where the lady always gave us the same thing - an apple.