Today's News

  • Tourist commissioner resigns

    KFC/Taco Bell, the restaurant owned by outgoing Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission Chairman Dan Lawson, is five months delinquent in paying its restaurant taxes.

    On Sunday, Lawson resigned from his position on the commission.

    "It is with great disappointment and sorrow that I write this letter informing you of my resignation as a commissioner of the LTCC," he wrote to Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw.

  • Wilbert Plastic Services to supply parts for Ford Escape

    Local and state officials joined with Wilbert Plastic Services employees Dec. 14 to celebrate a joint venture with the Ford Motor Company.

    Wilbert Plastic Services has received Q1 certification, which means it met the quality standards required to become a parts supplier for Ford. Wilbert is slated to begin manufacturing interior plastic parts for the new Ford Escape, one of which was on display during last week's presentation. The Escape is manufactured in Louisville.

  • Knights Hang Tough; Falter Late

  • Lady Knights Win in Phoenix

  • Bracket released for Ft. Harrod Classic

        The bracket for the 2011 Fort Harrod Classic in Mercer County has been released.  In their first game of the tourament, the Knights are set to play the lone out of state team.  A team from Miami, Fla., will be the Knights opening round opponent on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 4:30 p.m. The team's first two games will be played at the new Mercer County Senior High, and the remaining two could either be played at the senior high or at the old high school, which is now being used as a 9th Grade Academy.

  • Knights Win in Blowout Fashion

        The Marion County Knights picked up their second straight road win in as many days by soundly defeating the Campbellsville Eagles Friday night.  After scoring the first 16 points of the game, the Knights went on to hold the Eagles to just one point in the opening quarter.  Marion County went on to easily win the game by 41 points with a final score of 75-34.  The Knights are now 7-1 on the season and 2-0 in district play.


  • Knights win in blowout fashion

        The Marion County Knights picked up their second straight road win in as many days by walloping the Eagles of Campbellsville Friday night.  After holding the Eagles to only one point in the opening quarter, the Knights went on to take the easy win by 31 points.  The Knights scored the first 16 points of the game and went on to win 75-34.  The Knights are now 7-1 on the season, and more importantly 2-0 in district play.


  • Knights pick up win in Liberty

         The Marion County Knights traveled to Liberty to face the Casey County Rebels.  After overcoming a dismal opening quarter, the Knights fought back and took control of the game.  By using a 14-3 run to open the second half, Marion County blew the game open.  With this win the team's record on the season now stands at 6-1, with a very important district matchup at Campbellsville tomorrow night.


  • Fiscal court to meet Dec. 15

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    Items on the agenda include:

    - Minutes of previous meetings

    - Second reading of an amendment to the 2011-12 budget

    - Budget transfer within the 2011-12 budget

    - Appointment of a part-time maintenance staff position at the Marion County Judicial Center

  • A dozen storm grates have been stolen in Lebanon

    A few pieces of a Lebanon have gone missing. Specifically, twelve cast iron storm grates have been stolen.

    "They weight anywhere from 90 to 100 pounds, and they're usually stuck in the ground pretty tight," City Administrator John O. Thomas said.

    The Lebanon Police Department is already looking into the thefts, and the city has contacted recycling and salvage centers.