Today's News

  • Service will be held in Springfield

    Six Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations in Marion, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties are inviting their members and area residents to attend a worship service on Maundy Thursday, March 28. The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning “A Service of Shadows,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 275 Pleasant Grove Loop, Springfield. The church is located off of Highway 555, five miles north of Springfield.

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  • 3-20-13 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call (270) 692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    New drivers as of Tuesday, March 12:
    Chase H. Lancaster
    Adrian H. Lobb
    Andrew L. Breeding
    Morgan M. Osbourn
    Cassidty J. Williams

    Prepaid fines
    Terri A. Spalding, 358 Burton Lane, Lebanon, failure to wear seat belts, $25 fine.

  • Lebanon man gets 10 years after violating probation

    Deandre Douglas, 20, of 371 S. Harrison Street in Lebanon was sentenced to 10 years in prison recently in Marion Circuit Court when his probation was revoked on a charge of third-degree assault.
    Douglas violated his probation by committing new crimes. He pled guilty to charges of first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than four grams of cocaine) and first-degree bail-jumping.
    His sentencing on those charges has been scheduled for April 25.

  • Employee’s lawsuit against school board dismissed

    A lawsuit filed against the Marion County Board of Education almost three and half years ago was dismissed March 7 by Marion Circuit Judge Dan Kelly.
    The original complaint was filed in August of 2009 by Martha Spalding, a district employee. According to her complaint, Spalding started working for Marion County schools in 2000, noting that she was “duly certified” by the Education Professional Standards Board.

  • Track teams start season at Nelson County

    The Marion County High School track team opened its season March 12 by traveling to Nelson County, which was hosting its first track meet since 2000.  The girls team finished seventh overall with seven points, and the boys team finished sixth with 49 points.
     “I thought our kids did a great job in some adverse weather,” Marion County Coach Keith Brown said,   “The meet was the first one of the season and had a few glitches to work through, but our kids responded well. Hopefully by late April, we will be hitting the marks we need.”

  • Coyote season coming to Kentucky

    To start, congratulations to the MCHS girls basketball team on a great year … you were perfect!
    So what’s coming up? Well, for the hunters we have our spring turkey season. For our youth hunters, the season runs April 6-7. Everyone else can turkey hunt April 13 through May 5. Limit is one per day, two per season no matter how you take them. As an example: I plan on taking one bird with my shotgun and one with my crossbow … total of two.