Today's News

  • Linescores 1-12-11

    Marion County Youth Basketball League
    January 9, 2011
    8- & 9-Year-Old Boys
    at St. Charles Middle School
    Kings 34: Austin Smith 11, Bryce Spalding 9, Cade Thompson 2, TyShay Epps 10, Grant O’Daniel 2.
    Suns 19: Cody Abell 1, Tanner Barker 2, Conner Cornish 6, Andrew Keltey 1, Dawson McCarty 7, Eli Nelson 2.

    Bulls 21: Zander Hyatt 1, Chase Miles 3, Ryan Lee Hayes 2, Austin Smith 1, Clay Callahan 10, Dalton Sallee 4.

  • Upward basketball tips off

    Sunday marked the beginning of the Upward Basketball season for this year.
    All the games will be played at Lebanon Middle School, and will begin every Sunday at 2 p.m. The season plays out for the next nine Sundays, wrapping up with closing ceremonies March 6.
    The director of the league is the pastor of Lebanon Christian church, Robbie Harmon.
    “The main goal is that everyone gets to play, and that everyone learn the fundamentals of the game and have fun,” Harmon said.

  • Governor Beshear announces launch of Kentucky Small Business Investment Credit Program

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced the Kentucky Small Business Investment Credit (KSBIC) program, part of the Governor’s Incentives for a New Kentucky (INK) legislation, will start accepting applications in January 2011.  The KSBIC program is designed to spur job creation by providing a nonrefundable state income tax credit to small businesses.

  • Beware of phone solicitations

    During the past few weeks, the Marion County Sheriff's Office has received several complaints concerning suspicious phone solicitations.

    The person calling is advising the individuals that they have won a large sum of money usually in the range of $250,000 to $550,000 and wants to meet with them at Wal-Mart to arrange for payment. However, in order to receive payment the person is asking for $200 to $300 up front. There have been incidents in which the caller has also asked for credit card information.

  • MCHS Students of Week
  • Glasscock Elementary December Students of the Month
  • InBrief

    MASH unit coming to Marion County

    The Mobile Animal Surgical Hospital will be in Marion County Feb. 5.

    The Marion County Animal Shelter and Just Paws Inc. will be hosting the MASH unit that day at the animal shelter. The MASH unit is based in Lexington and provides low-cost spaying and neutering and other general small animal veterinary services.

  • Cultural Exchange

    When Gulbutamo Mamadshoeva arrived in the United States, Marion County was not what she envisioned.

    "In Europe and Asia, everybody thinks that America is New York and Disney World," said Mamadshoeva, 16, who is better known as Gulya to her friends.

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff to feature The Grascals

    Celebrating the state's official music and the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass Music," Lebanon opens Kentucky's bluegrass music season with the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff Jan. 28-29.

  • Training exercise turns into real life emergency

    Robert Mattingly didn't expect to be saving a life May 2, but Locky Beasley is glad he did.

    Last month, Mattingly and Jeff Kinser of the Louisa Fire Department received medals of valor for their efforts that day, and State Rep. Rocky Adkins of Sandy Hook presented each of them with a proclamation from the Kentucky House of Representatives.