Today's News

  • November brings holiday surprise for teachers

    Alice Wheatley, a teacher at Lebanon Middle School, and Kandice Spalding, a teacher at St. Charles Middle School, have much more joy than usual to share with their students this holiday season. Wheatley and Spalding are the recipients of $500 2010 MAC Grants from McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana.   

  • Wedding

    Virginia Ellen Mattingly and Clint Lee Varnell were united in marriage at 7 p.m. June 4, 2010, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown. Rev. Lawman Chibundi officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Perry and Marvell Mattingly of Lebanon and the granddaughter of Sally Mattingly of Lebanon and Pauline Cambron of Bardstown.
    The groom is the son of Ed and Bonnie Varnell of Bardstown and the grandson of Georgia Varnell of Roswell, New Mexico.

  • Birth announcement

    Scott Alexander and Cece Gardiner of Lebanon announce the birth of a 7-pound, 2-ounce daughter, Elin Karyn Gardiner, born Nov. 19, 2010, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Linda Blair of Loretto and Louis Blanford of St. Francis.
    Paternal grandparents are Elmer and Faye George of Lebanon.
    Elin Karyn has one brother, Jaxon.

  • Birthday announcement

    Ke’Avia Adams celebrated her 5th birthday Nov. 7, 2010. She is the daughter of Christina Sanders and John Adams and the granddaughter of Diane Sanders. She had five brothers, Cash and Max Taylor and John, Zachary and Chaedyn Adams, and one sister, Ambrasia Adams.

  • Moffitt shares Women’s Ministry Program talk

    Here is a copy of the talk that I wrote for our Women’s Ministry Program at our church that I would like to share.
    We started our Women’s Ministry Program at church with our theme being “Spring Cleanup For Heart and Soul”, Psalms 51:10.
    We know in order to help others we have to start this cleanup, beginning with ourselves.
    The first thing I am going to do is ask God for guidance.

  • Church Briefs

    Contemplative Prayer Day
    The St. Catharine Motherhouse monthly Contemplative Prayer Day will be from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.  Featured this month will be a presentation on the Mystic:  Meister Eckhart and His Way of Prayer, led by Sr. Elaine Shaw-Cote’   Included in the day will be Centering Prayer Sessions, Silence, Meditative Walks, Discussion after the presentation, private prayer, book display, and ending with a sharing on the day and a blessing. Bring bag lunch. No registrations required.

  • Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival is Dec. 3-5

    The Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival kicks off Friday, Dec. 3, with the Marion County Homemakers Christmas Bazaar and continues through Sunday, Dec. 5, ending with The Beautiful Music of Christmas concert at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

    A 2010 Kentucky Top 10 Winter/Holiday event, the festival features 15 events in one weekend throughout Marion and Washington counties. The festival includes light shows, parades, tours, live entertainment, visits with Santa and other family activities.

  • Is tourism's future in doubt?

    Jim Richardson resigned from the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission (LTCC) last week stating that he no longer has the energy to fight Lebanon City Councilman Kenny Marrett who, as Richardson put it, is on a "mission to destroy" the LTCC.

  • Service learning

    Students at Lebanon Middle School have embraced Wreaths Across America as a way to honor the veterans in our community. 

    "We wouldn't have anything without them," said Allie Evans, a seventh-grader at LMS.

  • Wreaths Across America at noon Dec. 11

    At noon Saturday, Dec. 11, members of the community will gather together to honor veterans during the holiday season as part of the annual Wreaths Across America Day.

    The Patriot Guard Riders of Kentucky and the group Honoring Lebanon's Hero's have volunteered to conduct the WAA ceremony this year at the Lebanon National Cemetery starting at noon. Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember all soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who served, honor their sacrifices, and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms.