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Today's News

  • Tourism commission asked to consider arts funding

    Robin Humphress has been organizing and hosting stage performances in Lebanon for a couple years. She would like to make the arts a more permanent part of the community, and Monday, she turned to the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission for help.
    While the commission expressed appreciation for what Humphress has done and what she wants to do, it stopped short of making a firm financial commitment at its Oct. 13 meeting.
    Humphress opened her presentation by saying she has been to the commission before seeking sponsorships for specific events.

  • Library hosting political candidates

    The Marion County Public Library is hosting a meet and greet for candidates at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21.
    Candidates for any office on the ballot are invited to attend. Candidates will have five minutes apiece to field non-partisan questions from the public, followed by an opportunity for candidates and visitors to mingle over light refreshments.
    Candidates can RSVP by calling Library Director Amy Morgeson at 270-692-4698 Ext. 225.
     

  • Fire destroys mobile home

    A mobile home at 103 St. Ann Street was destroyed by a fire Sunday evening.
    The fire was reported at 10:02 p.m. Oct. 12, according to the Lebanon Police Dispatch. No injuries were reported, but the home was considered a total loss.
    The Lebanon Fire Department, Lebanon Police Department and Marion County EMS responded to the scene.
     

  • School board, District 2: Angela Carter

    Angela Marie Carter, 47, of Twin Eagles Lane in Lebanon

    Family: I have three children, Tyler Mattingly, 23 years old, Cody Mattingly, 20 years old, and Kaitlyn Mattingly, and she's 18. My mother is Kathy Higdon. My step-father is Billy D. Higdon.

  • School board, District 2: Kaelin Reed

    Kaelin Reed, 33, of Honeysuckle Drive in Lebanon

     

    Family: I grew up In Meade County, Brandenburg. My mom and step-dad still live there. My father's recently deceased. Married to the former Amanda Cook, here of Lebanon. They have two children, Tanner, 3, and Kylie, 5 months.

     

  • School board, District 3: Butch Cecil

    Butch Cecil, 65, Ed Cecil Road in Raywick

  • School board, District 3: Dennis Hagan

    Dennis Hagan, 55, of Jefferson Street in Raywick

  • Kentucky Dairy Queen stores hit by hackers

    Kentucky Press News Service

    More than 50 Kentucky Dairy Queen stores are among several hundred DQs nationwide that have been hit by hackers.
    On its website, International Dairy Queen said customers’ names, payment card numbers and expiration dates were hacked. No Social Security numbers, PINs or email addresses were involved.
    Dairy Queen customers can go to: www.dairyqueen.com/datasecurityincident/ for more information.

  • Kentucky Classic Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias”

    This November, marking the 25th anniversary of the film by the same name, Kentucky Classic Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” on stage at Angelic Hall. Set in a small town Louisiana beauty shop and beginning on the day of Shelby’s wedding, author Robert Harling tells the true-life tale of his sister’s struggle to fulfill her dreams. Director G.B. Dixon and cast expertly relate this bittersweet story that is sure to have you laughing out loud and may even cause you to shed a tear or two.

  • Art festival and auction is Nov. 1

    Saturday, Nov. 1, the Marion County Arts and Humanities Council and Kentucky Classic Theatre are joining together for MCAHC’s Annual Art Auction and KCT’s Annual Classic Art Festival to bring you one big event: You Heart Art.