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  • Ruley and Nalley will marry Sept. 10


  • 8-24-11 Public Record

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  • Gravel Switch man pleads guilty to sex abuse charge

    Cambron Hunt, 18, of 1660 Landers Creek Road in Gravel Switch pled guilty to first-degree sexual abuse. His sentencing has been set for Oct. 13. His indictment was amended to change the name to Cameron Hunt.
    The sexual abuse charge was amended from an original charge of first-degree sexual abuse victim under 12.
    A charge of first-degree sodomy incapable of consent/physically helpless was dismissed.

    In other circuit court news:

  • 8-24-11 Police Log

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    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Aug. 16, Pepsi Cola in Lebanon reported the theft of $150 from a coin machine at Greyson’s Outlet in the Lebanon Trade Center and $500 worth of damage to the coin machine.
    - On Aug. 16, Wal-Mart reported a shoplifting case. A total of $287.59 worth of merchandise was stolen. No one was arrested for the incident.

  • Louisville man indicted for sodomy and rape

    McQuinn O. Johnson, 36, of 703 Minette Circle in Louisville was indicted for first-degree sodomy, first-degree rape and first-degree persistent felony offender in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    According to the indictment, on or about April 29, 2010, Johnson engaged in deviate sexual intercourse and sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion. The indictment also reads that he was over the age of 21 and stood convicted of at least two felonies after his 18th birthday.

  • Hero status of illegal immigrant points to ironies


  • 8-24-11 Church Briefs

    Contemplative Outreach
    Contemplative Outreach of Kentucky is hosting an introduction to centering prayer workshop at St. Catharine Motherhouse (near Springfield) Saturday, Aug. 27, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. This opportunity is for individuals who want to grow deeper into their prayer and awareness of God living within us.
    There are four instructional sessions and two practice periods, time for questions and books available for sale.
    Register by Aug. 22. Call Sr. Mary Otho Ballard, OP, (859) 284-5201 or email maryothoop@att.net.

  • Stinging catepillars lurk in the garden


  • 8-24-11 Early Files

    75 years ago
    Aug. 7, 1936
    Bicycle trip

    That Lester and James Spalding, sons of Mr. and Mrs. B.G. Spalding, were in Louisville Tuesday is scarcely news. But when they made the round trip all in one day on bicycle’s, that’s news that makes one’s legs ache to think about.
    During the course of the 134-mile jaunt, they occasionally stopped for a sandwich and soft drink, commenting that the trip wasn’t such a tough one. “Besides,” one of them added, “muscle is cheaper than gasoline.”

  • Local state cost share is a success

    By Kimberly Bartley

    The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program has been helping farmers since its creation in 1994 when the General Assembly allocated funds to the Division of Conservation for a statewide conservation program for farmers and landowners. This program assists farmers and landowners as they implement best management practices to protect the soil and water resources on their property.