Today's News

  • Lady Knights bounce back

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team defeated Thomas Nelson on April 1 and then went to Clarksville, Tenn., to play in the Play It Again Classic Friday and Saturday, where they played four games, winning three of those contests. The Lady Knights’ record now stands at 7-5.

  • Two Lady Knights will represent Kentucky Saturday

    Marion County Lady Knights Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers will be heading to Crestview Hills to play in the 22nd annual Kentucky/Ohio All-Star Game Saturday evening.
    The girls game is set to tip-off at 5:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow.  Doors will open one hour prior to the tip-off of the girls game. The games will be played at Thomas More College. The head coach of the girls team will be Lady Knight Head Coach Trent Milby.

  • Autism walk is Saturday

    The Working the Puzzle for Autism Walk returns to Lebanon this weekend as part of the ongoing effort to increase awareness about autism throughout the community.
    “I really just want people to know that everybody is invited,” said Lisa Nally-Martin, the event organizer.
    The walk is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Graham Memorial Park. In the event of rain, the walk will be moved to Lebanon Middle School.

  • Big Mak(ayla)

    Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps’ said competing in the 2013 McDonald’s All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday evening, was an amazing experience.

  • Music to their ears

    Autism is still a mystery for families affected by it and for the medical community alike.
    Without a doubt, autism creates challenges for those affected by it, and for their loved ones, but sometimes that mystery leads to something surprisingly good.   

  • Bike and Hike is Saturday

    The Marion County Fitness and Nutrition Coalition is hosting its annual Family Bike and Hike 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 20 at Graham Memorial Park.
    The Family Bike and Hike is open to everyone in the community, although parents must accompany their children during this event.
    Children 5 and under can participate for free, but they must be registered for the event.

  • Toyota executive cautiously optimistic about economy

    Several industries in Marion County have ties to the automotive industry and to Toyota, in particular, and Friday, Walter Odisho, the vice president of manufacturing for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, was the guest speaker at the First Friday Forum at the David R. Hourigan Building.
    Odisho reminded the audience, which included several local business and government officials, that the economy went through a downturn, but it is slowly improving.

  • Maker’s Mark Hand-craft Festival is April 13

    Maker’s Mark will be hosting its first Hand-craft Festival this Saturday. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Loretto distillery, 3350 Burk Springs Road.
    The event will include self-guided tours, food and cocktail samples, and live music. Visitors may also want to purchase from vendors who will be on site with a variety arts and crafts inspired by bourbon.
    For more information, visit http://kybourbontrail.com/ai1ec_event/makers-mark-hand-craft-festival/?i....

  • Mock crisis event is April 11

    A mock crisis event will be taking place between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 11, at Lebanon Middle School. This will result in some road closures and emergency vehicle traffic.

  • Water company seeking rate increase

    The Lebanon Water Company made a request to the Lebanon City Council Monday to increase its water rates by 15 percent. If approved, this would be the water company’s first rate increase in seven years.