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Today's News

  • Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission wins marketing awards

    The Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission was honored three times during the 2010 Traverse Awards for Excellence in Marketing gala Tuesday, Oct. 19, in Covington.

  • The ABC's of MMA

    Mixed martial arts has grown in Kentucky and Marion County but what is it, exactly?

    Local mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Shawn Woodyard recently sat down to explain the basics of the sport.

    MMA consists of different fighting styles such as boxing, karate, ju jitsu and kick boxing.

    In the early 1990's, tournaments begin springing up to feature these different styles of fighting.

  • Something to prove

    Growing up as a small guy, Jeremy Yates is out to defeat a stereotype.

    He's up against the belief that small guys can't fight and so far he's off to a good start. He's willing to go through broken noses and anything else to win.

    Yates is 1-0 as a mixed martial arts fighter (MMA) and his second match is fast approaching.

    "I always had bigger guys try to run over me and I'd always tried to hold my own but a lot of times fell short," Yates said.

  • Kentucky Cooperage is named the Industry of the Year

     Kentucky Cooperage - Independent Stave Company is a family-owned, dynamic, global company reaching customers in more than 20 countries and cooperages around the world. The Marion County Economic Development Office recently named it the 2010 Industry of the Year.

  • Kentucky Cooperage is named the Industry of the Year
  • Deer Hunter
  • Southerners get serious about their turkey shoots

     Spent a week in South Carolina taking care of some family business. On the way back I stopped at a bait and tackle shop just outside of Tazwell, Tennessee.

    While “looking around” in the shop I kept hearing what sounded like shotguns going off…a bunch of shotguns. Way too many to be hunting anything!

    Guy running the shop obviously saw that I was wondering what was going on and said “turkey shoot out back.”

    Now a turkey shoot “used” to be just what it sounds like…they actually shot turkeys.

  • Bradfordsville news

    Bradfordsville “Christmas in the Country” is coming. First be getting your homes and businesses decorated because the judges will be looking and deciding Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6-9 p.m. Winners will be announced at the parade on Saturday, Dec. 4. All homes and businesses in Bradfordsville will be included. Outside the city limits call Amy Purdom at 337-4811 to be included.

    Donna Wiser will be working with the Christmas Choir this Thursday and every Thursday afterward at 6:30 p.m. in The Art Center at Bradfordsville.

  • Church Briefs

    Chibundi holding services at Spring View chapel

    The Rev. Lawman Chibundi, pastor of Rabbouni Catholic Community, an independent catholic parish based in Louisville, will be having a Sunday morning service at every Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Spring View Hospital chapel. Chibundi previously served as a parish priest at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lebanon. To contact Chibundi, send an email to fr.lawman@rabbounicatholiccommunity.com.

     

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  • Potter celebrates 95th birthday