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Today's News

  • MCHS Students of Week
  • Severe weather expected this week

    There is no school in Marion County due to the weather and the road conditions. The National Weather Service forecast indicated that severe winter weather was expected to hit central Kentucky Wednesday and Thursday.

    The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter storm watch from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

  • No school in Marion County Tuesday

    Marion County schools will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 14.

    The National Weather Service is predicting a low around 6 degrees tonight with a wind chill factor of -3 degrees.

    The predicted high for Tuesday will be around 21 degree with a wind chill factor as low as -4 degrees.

    The freezing conditions could lead to slushy roads and slick spots due to refreezing.

  • Lebanon City Council meeting at 7 p.m.

    Here are the items on the agenda for the Dec. 13 meeting of the Lebanon City Council. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at city hall.

    - Lebanon tourism director Chris Hamilton will speak with the council regarding the wayfinding system for the heritage trail.

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Bills

    - City reports

    - Old business

    - New business:

  • Higdon's Foodtown closing Jan. 22

    Higdon's Foodtown IGA will be closing next month.

    Owner Jimmy Higdon said the store's last day will be around Jan. 22. (This is a slightly earlier date than he had estimated on Friday.)

    He said that a tentative purchase agreement has been reached with Houchens Industries, which also owns Sav-A-Lot. Higdon said it was his understanding that the Sav-A-lot located in the Lebanon Trade Center would be moving into the Higdon's Foodtown building around March of next year.

  • How to deal with debt collectors

    By Linda Ireland

    Landmark News Service

     

    A debt collector yelled at me this morning. I tried to yell back - but I think she hung up the phone before I got to that point.

    And I think it was a debt collector. She had all the required traits - attitude, persistence, hide like a water buffalo.

    The funny thing is ? it wasn't my debt.

  • Girls have busy week scheduled

    By Josh Veatch

    Last night, the local basketball teams headed to Columbia to face the Adair County Indians. Results for these games were unknown as of press time.
    Last season the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Indians three times, most recently in the finals of the district with a 78-37 win. The boys split their meetings with the Indians last year, winning by six points on Dec. 8 and losing by 13 points on Jan. 19.

  • Game Plan

    E-mail your local sports schedules to
    jveatch_2003@hotmail.com

    12.9.10
    Basketball
    Lebanon Middle vs. Spencer Co. (H)

    12.10.10
    Basketball
    Lady Knights/Knights vs. Washington County (H)

    12.11.10
    Basketball
    Lady Knights vs. Madison Central (A)

    12.13.10
    Basketball
    Lebanon Middle vs. St. Charles (A)

    12.14.10
    Basketball
    Lady Knights/Knights vs. Green County (H)

  • Marion County Farm Bureau
  • Three Knights play in East-West All-Star game

    By Josh Veatch

    On Sunday, Dec. 5, three Marion County football players participated in the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association All-Star Game.
    The game was played at Southern High School in Louisville, with the East team defeating the West team 14-7. Marion County’s Christian Peterson, Clayton Smith, and Dylan Caldwell were members of the West team.