Today's News

  • High school soccer meetings are April 18, 23

    Parents of students interested in playing high school soccer should be aware of a few upcoming meetings.

    Parents of boys in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing high school soccer should attend at meeting at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Marion County High School library.

  • Postal service delays August implementation of five-day mail delivery

    Kentucky Press News Service

    The U.S. Postal System's Board of Governors has announced it will indefinitely delay its planned implementation of five-day mail delivery in the U.S. on Aug. 5.
    The board said restrictive language from Congress prohibits it from reducing the current six-day delivery to five days a week.

  • Farm, Home and Garden Show 2013

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Farm, Home and Garden Show last weekend at the American Wood Fibers Warehouse in Lebanon. Visitors could get ideas for home improvement projects and enjoy some food prepared by the Marion County Cattlemen’s Association. 

  • Loretto Sportsman Club gives to local American Red Cross
  • Suicide, is it really painless


  • 4-10-13 Church Briefs

    First Baptist Church on N. Depot St., Lebanon, will be having a Spring Revival today, April 10-April 12 at 7 p.m. each night. Guest speaker will be Rev. Christopher Murphy from the Church of God, Columbia.
    Gospel group
    The Living Prayer Gospel Group of Russell Springs and Campbellsville will be performing Sunday, April 14 at 6 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, on the corner of Lee Avenue and St. Rose Road in Lebanon. The public is invited.
    Faithful Citizenship Luncheon

  • Atwood and Begley will marry May 4


  • Sanders and Douglas will marry April 20


    James and Mareese Sanders Jr. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Contessa Sanders, to Timothy Douglas, son of Donnie Johnson Sr. and Janette (Melvin) Porter.
    Sanders is a 2003 graduate of Marion County High School and is employed by Cornerstone To Learning.
    Douglas is employed by TGKY.
    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Lebanon. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • 4-10-13 Birth Announcement


    Brian and Traci Blanford of Lebanon announce the birth of their 7-pound son, Grayson Steven Blanford, born Jan. 5, 2013 at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.
    Maternal grandparents are Marilyn Brown and David and Jeannie Brown, all of Louisville. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Carol Blanford of Holy Cross. Great-grandparents are Willie and Jessie Crume, Roy and Karen McGee, Pat and Hazel Lyvers, and Barry and Sandra Blanford.

  • 4-10-13 Birthday Announcement


    Travis Paul Mattingly celebrated his 5th birthday April 5, 2013. He is the son of Ashley Gootee and Chad A. Mattingly of Loretto.  Great-grandparents are Paul and Darnell Ruley and Rebecca Essex of Loretto and the late Gerald Essex.