Today's News


    Denise Fogle has proudly served as a councilwoman for the City of Lebanon since 2008. However, Monday, when her fellow council members renewed their oath of office, she was forced to resign.


    Retirement, or more specifically, because of the regulations governing the Kentucky Employees Retirement System.

    Confused? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one.

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  • Fogle resigns from city council

    Denise Fogle has resigned from the Lebanon City Council.

    Fogle submitted her resignation, effective immediately, at the end of Monday’s meeting. Fogle wrote in her resignation letter that she was submitting it with great regret.

    “Due to circumstances that are out of my control and with a heavy heart I have to step away from this role in order to receive my Kentucky Retirement benefits and most importantly the health insurance that comes with those benefits,” she wrote.

  • City council, tourist commission meet today

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission and the Lebanon City Council are both scheduled to meet in regular session today, Dec. 10.
    The tourist commission is scheduled to meet at 3:30 p.m. in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.
    The tourist agenda includes the following:
    - Call to order and reading of the mission statement
    - Delegations: Adam Johnson of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail
    - Approval of minutes
    - Treasurer’s report
    - Executive director’s report
    - Old business

  • Shipp, Gribbins plead not guilty to murder charges


    Two man facing murder charges in connection with recent deaths in Marion County entered not guilty pleas Thursday in Marion Circuit Court.

    Dewayne Shipp, 49, is facing charges of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the death of Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes. Commonwealth’s Attorney Tim Cocanougher filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against Shipp.

  • Fiscal court to meet today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. today, Dec. 6, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for today's meeting is as follows:

    - Consider minutes of previous meeting

    -  Consider sanitation rate adjustments/increases slated for January 2013

    - Annual budget submitted by Marion County Water District for 2013

    - Review/consider appointment of Marion County Extension District board members

  • Mills visits West Marion to discuss ‘Back to School’ program
  • Lebanon, Marion County events win state awards

    The Kentucky Festival and Events Association (KFEA) held their annual conference and award ceremony in Shepherdsville Nov. 7- 9. Several Lebanon and Marion County events were honored with awards during the conference.
    Marion County Ham Days came away with four KFEA awards. Coming in third place, the affordable $10 Ham Days Tumbler was well-liked in the “Best Souvenir” category. In addition, the Ham Days poster, which advertised the entertainment lineup for the 2013 event, won 3rd place.

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