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Today's News

  • Former county judge is the new associate director for local United Way

    Former Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly is the new part-time associate director for the Tri-County Kentucky United Way, which serves Marion, Nelson and Washington counties.
    Mattingly will join Executive Director Kenny Fogle in working to raise funds for more than 25 human and health service charitable organizations serving the Central Kentucky community.
     

  • Attorney general offers advice to victims of Anthem data breach

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway has encouraged Kentuckians who are current or past customers of Anthem health insurance to take steps to protect their personal information and watch for signs of identity theft following a data breach recently announced by Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurers.

  • Bills on smoking, beer, casinos advance in General Assembly

    By Tom Loftus
    The Courier-Journal

    In a week where America celebrated Groundhog Day, the General Assembly provided vivid flashbacks of its actions of recent years, with the Republican Senate moving priorities sure to die in the House and the Democratic House moving bills that will die in the Senate.

  • Lebanon woman re-appointed to state African-American commission

    Angela Nance of Lebanon is one of seven people who were appointed to the Kentucky African-American Heritage Commission by Governor Steve Beshear.
    For Nance, this was a re-appointment, and she is representing the arts community. Her term will expire Feb. 1, 2018.
    Nance works as a workforce investment fiscal officer for the Lincoln Trail Area Development District.

     

  • The Bretts Show at Centre Square Feb. 26

    The Bretts Show is not your average family variety show. This dynamic family produces a power-packed, two-hour entertainment experience that combines the best in music, lighting, video, dance, comedy and genuine artistry. The Bretts Show mixes timeless classics, current chart-topping hits and award-winning original music, and includes a host of fun surprises for the entire family. The Bretts Show will be on stage at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in Angelic Hall at Centre Square in Lebanon. Tickets are available at www.mykct.com or by calling 270-321-0218.
     

  • Mid-Continent University bankruptcy case placed on hold

    By Lauren P. Duncan
    The Paducah Sun

    Mid-Continent University is waiting until the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office allows the institution to start collecting student debts to move its bankruptcy case forward.

  • City kicks off bicentennial celebration

    Current and former city officials gathered Wednesday at Lebanon City Hall to mark the city's 200th anniversary.
    On Jan. 28, 1815, the city of Lebanon was officially incorporated.
    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw signed a proclamation to mark the occasion.
    The proclamation reads that Lebanon is the geographic center of the state and has become a center of commerce and industry, and that none of the city's accomplishments would have been possible without the "vision, leadership, and dedication of its citizens."

  • Class of '61

    Donnie Shockency will be 73 years old in April, but he can remember vividly the fear of going to high school in 1957.
    Superintendent Hugh Spalding had visited his grandparents’ home that summer to talk to them about sending Shockency to St. Charles High.
    “I didn’t want to go. I wanted to go to Rosenwald High School,” Shockency said. “But that didn’t happen.”

  • St. Baldrick’s Cookout at CNB

    The ninth annual Citizens National Bank St. Baldrick’s Cookout will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at Citizens National Bank in Lebanon. The menu will include a $10 ribeye sandwich meal or a $5 hamburger meal, which will include chips, snack cake and drink. For order of 10 or more, call 270-692-2113 and ask for Brandy Wiser or Shawn Gibson and your meals will be delivered to you. The annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event will be held Saturday, March 28, at St. Augustine Grade School’s gymnasium.
     

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.

    The agenda for the meeting includes:

    • Minutes of the previous meeting

    • Presentation of economic development’s 2014 annual report

    • Consider/approval of funds for Bradfordsville Youth League Sports

    • Open bid for a medium duty ambulance

    • Request from the Marion County Detention Center to move part-time employee Derek Werner to a full-time position