Today's News

  • Halloween festivities are this weekend

    Little ghosts and goblins will be invading Marion County this weekend for Halloween on Saturday.   The annual Halloween in the Park will be held Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Graham Memorial Park. The event is for all children ages preschool through sixth grade. Activities will include a hayride, sack races, candy cornhole, face painting, trick-or-treat candy, spider toss, Halloween golf and a fortune teller will be on hand. The costume contest will begin at 6 p.m. on the tennis courts. If it rains, the event is cancelled.

  • Kelly named circuit judge

    Gov. Steve Beshear ended months of speculation Monday by appointing Dan Kelly to fill the vacant judge's seat in the 11th Judicial Circuit, Division One. Kelly was sworn in Monday afternoon.

    The 11th Judicial District includes Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties.

    "Sen. Kelly has the appropriate temperament and experience for this position," Beshear said in a press release announcing the appointment. "I feel confident he will provide fair, honest and judicious service to the people of the 11th Judicial Circuit."

  • Knights gear up for season finale with Dragons

    Friday night’s arrival of the Green County Dragons (7-2) will make for good football, according to Marion County High School football Head Coach Jeff Robbins.

    “This ought to be a knock down drag out high school football game,” Robbins said.

    Both teams are district champs, both have identical win-loss records and the teams have a history starting to build.

  • Spring View Hospital implements tobacco-free campus

    To stay committed to the community's health, Spring View Hospital Campus will become a tobacco-free campus starting Nov. 1. The campus includes the hospital grounds, The Children's Clinic, Dr. Daniel Bailey Orthopedics, Family and Internal Medicine and Associates, Lebanon Physicians for Women, Occupational Health, and Spring View Pediatrics. 

    As the community's major healthcare provider, Spring View Hospital looks to provide a safe and clean facility for all patients, guests, and employees.

  • Wings of Hope

    The small French man approached Jean-Pierre Garnier. The man, Bernard Guirand, was looking for a relative of 1st Lt. Robert Kelley, who had been the pilot of a plane that crashed more than 61 years ago.

    Garnier introduced him to Kelley’s daughter, Barbara Brady of Lebanon, who was attending the ceremony honoring the victims of two plane crashes at Crête du Cheval Blanc (White Horse Ridge) two days apart in the aftermath of World War II.

    Guirand handed Brady a set of pilot’s wings.

  • Art on wheels

    Pulling up to Garrett Thompson's workshop, you're likely to hear AC/DC or Johnny Cash blaring from inside.

    "That's what gets my mojo going," Thompson said.

    Regardless of what music accompanies him, Thompson's mind is set on doing a good job, not just for his customers, but also for himself.

    Thompson's studio is nestled in a corner of Marion County, near the Nelson/LaRue County line, on Highview Pike in Raywick.

  • Knights lock up district

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  • West Marion wins overall in girls' field day

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  • Lady Knights win back-to-back district titles

    Despite graduating a loaded squad from last year, the Marion County High School volleyball team reeled off a second district title in as many years on Tuesday of last week against Taylor County in a repeat of last year's title game.

  • Land of opportunity?

    Five miles east of Lebanon and south of US 68, approximately 1,700 acres of land could soon be set aside to create the Pope Creek-Putnam Knob State Forest and Wildlife Management Area.

    The Marion County Fiscal Court, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Division of Forestry are partners in a project to create a natural conservation area in the county.