Today's News

  • Shots fired outside Raywick bar Nov. 13

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating another incident outside the Raywick Bar and Grill. This most recent event occurred Tuesday evening, Nov. 13.

    Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements said his office received a report that a vehicle had driven by the bar and fired shots around 8 p.m. outside the bar. He said the only description he received was that it was small vehicle that was a dark color. He said they did not know the make or model.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Nov. 15

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the David Hourigan Government Building.
    The agenda for today's meeting is as follows:
    - Minutes of the previous meeting
    - Review county employee health insurance quotes for 2013
    - Consider sanitation rate adjustments/increase starting January 2013
    - Consider transportation request for addition to abandoned segment of US 68
    - Consider request from Lebanon Enterprise for annual “Discover” publication

  • Funeral for Deputy Rakes will be Saturday at MCHS

    Funeral services for Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Marion County High School.

    Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Bosley Funeral Home, 246 S. Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the high school.

  • Alleged shooter was supposedly on his way to ex-wife’s home

    The man accused of killing Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes during a traffic stop on US 68 last week was supposedly on his way to his ex-wife's house in Lincoln County.

  • Two injured in Burton Lane house fire

    A Lebanon couple were injured as a result of a house fire late Nov. 13 at 353 Burton Lane in Lebanon. One of them may be alive because of their neighbors' quick instincts.

    Ann Simpson, 82, was listed in serious condition as of Monday afternoon at University Hospital in Louisville. Ann Simpson was originally taken to Spring View, but she was transferred to University Hospital by Air Methods.

  • Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes killed during traffic stop

    There is no such thing as a "routine traffic stop," and what happened to Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 14, is a tragic example.

    Kentucky State Police continue to investigate the shooting death of Deputy Rakes, which occurred at approximately 2 a.m., Wednesday, right outside of the city limits on Danville Highway.

  • 11-14-12 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Nov. 19: Beef steak patty, new potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, roll, brown gravy.
    Tuesday, Nov. 20: Chili w/beans, carrot/raisin salad, orange, saltine crackers, chocolate pudding.
    Wednesday, Nov. 21: Turkey, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie.
    Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed.
    Friday, Nov. 23: Closed.

  • Local stackers take aim at world record in sport stacking

    Students at Glasscock Elementary School in Lebanon will be participating in the the 7th annual World Sport Stacking Association (WSSA) STACK UP on Thursday, Nov. 15.

  • Programs can increase energy efficiency before winter arrives

    Inter-County Energy provides free programs to help homeowners and business owners to pinpoint ways to dramatically improve energy efficiency and save.
    For homeowners, Inter-County’s Button-Up Program determines where homes lose energy and provides recommendations that can help people stay warm and save on energy.

  • Placement test is scheduled for Dec. 8

    Students in eighth grade who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  
    Students take the test at the high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils.
    The placement test helps Catholic secondary schools determine the most appropriate course work and academic path for meeting the needs of each student.