Today's News

  • Phillips found guilty of assault

    Korey Phillips, 25, of 330 Shuck Avenue was sentenced to 90 days in Marion Circuit Court recently for fourth-degree assault. He was also fined $500 and ordered to pay $175 court costs. Phillips was found not guilty of second-degree burglary and terroristic threatening.
    In a separate case, Phillips received two years of diversion for flagrant non-support. He was ordered to pay $150 court costs and to continue to make child support payments and pay on arrears.

    In other circuit court news:

  • Pittman indicted on drug charges

    Mark A. Pittman, 35, of 4030 Bradfordsville Road in Lebanon has been indicted in three separate indictments on three counts of trafficking in marijuana eight ounces or more and less than five pounds.
    According to the indictments, on or about Jan. 20, Feb. 25 and March 20, 2009, Pittman knowingly and unlawfully trafficked in marijuana (eight ounces or more and less than five pounds).
    His bond in each case was set at $1,500.

  • Ten die on state roads

     Preliminary statistics indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, March 7, through Sunday, March 13, 2011.
    Seven of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and three of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Grayson, Harrison, Jefferson, Nelson, Oldham, Spencer and Warren counties. The crashes in Nelson and Warren counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    One motorcycle involved fatality occurred in Graves County and the victim was wearing a helmet.

  • Early Files 3-16-11

    75 years ago
    April 3, 1936
    Photo business sold
    The Lyle-Blackburn Studio, established here a number of years ago by Miss Evelyn Lyle and Mrs. Edward W. Heller, the former Miss Henrietta Blackburn, and located at Main and Spalding over Johnston Beauty Shoppe, has been sold to Wallace M. Kelly, who will open a studio in his own name. He will be assisted in the business by his wife, formerly Miss Mabel Graham, a highly successful amateur photographer in her own right.

    April Fool trick?

  • Southern States supports goals of Ag Day

    National Ag Day was March 15 as part of the celebration of National Ag Week, March 13-19. Southern States Cooperative, a Richmond, Va., based ag-supply retailer, joins with other members of the agriculture community in recognizing all that our nation’s farmers provide to consumers.
    A rapidly increasing global population is creating growing demand for food, fiber and renewable resources at home and abroad.

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  • Southern Hospitality comes to Centre Square next week

    The St. Catharine Players invite you to enjoy “Southern Hospitality”, a comedy from the writing team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.

  • Conservation Reserve Program signups continue through April 15

    USDA Farm Service Agency announces the next general signups for Conservation Reserve Program began March 14 and continues through April 15. This is the second consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP signup.
    Over the past 25 years, support for CRP has grown thanks to strong backing from farmers, ranchers, conservationists, hunters, fishermen and other sports enthusiasts.

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