Today's News

  • J is for July and Jets

    Jets Over Kentucky has gone from being a two-day event to a week-long affair this year, beginning Sunday, July 5, and continuing through Sunday, July 12. The event opens officially for the public, however, on Friday, July 10.

    According to event organizers, Jets Over Kentucky has the potential to become the largest radio-controlled jets event in the world.

  • Robys win LCC member-guest tourney

    Siblings Beverly "Sis" Roby and Tom Roby smoked 41 other teams on Saturday and Sunday to win the Lebanon Country Club Member-Guest Tournament. The Roby's shot a combined 159 after 36 holes.

  • Meth lab found on Country Club Drive

    Kentucky State Police Drug Task Force members are cleaning up a meth lab found Thursday, July 2, at 529 Country Club Drive. William Jordan Mattingly, 25, of 529 Country Club Drive has been arrested on a charge of first-degree manufacturing methamphetamines. Lebanon Police Officer Jeff Waters said the investigation is continuing and more arrests may be possible. "This was a small meth lab," Waters said.

  • It's fair week!

    The Marion County Fair was officially kicked off Friday evening, June 26, with the walking horse show.

    The fair continues this week with many different events to choose from including harness racing, wrestling, karaoke, a beef show, the demolition derby, and a tractor pull.

  • Campbellville University presents Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Campbellsville University awarded Excellence in Teaching Awards to 145 educators from across Kentucky during the 23rd annual awards program May 16, 2009, in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex on the Campbellsville University campus.

    John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, gave the welcome and opening remarks. He congratulated the teachers for their achievements and said, "We are honored and humbled to honor you today."

  • Lack of funding means less food

    The Lebanon Senior Citizens Center may not be able to serve as many hot meals in the coming months but the doors are going to remain open, according to Tom Moorman, the executive director of Community Action.

    The center will be functioning on fewer funds and one less employee, but it will continue to operate, he said.

    "There is no danger of not having a center," Moorman said. "It just may not be as all-encompassing as it has been in the past."

  • Musical legend

    I was four years old when I was first introduced to Michael Jackson.

    Only, I didn't call him that. I called him "Michael Jackins."

    The letter "S" was just too difficult for me to enunciate back then. I didn't have my two front teeth for quite some time as a young child (I have many embarrassing photos to prove it) and the "S" in Michael Jackson was very difficult for me to enunciate, so I just chose not to.

  • 11-12 girls softball All-Stars lose first game

    The Marion County 11-12 Little League Girls' Softball All-Stars played their first game in pool play Sunday, June 28, in Adair County. They lost 4-3 in extra innings.

  • 5 families sue zoo over derailment

    Five families from Central Kentucky's Marion County joined to file a lawsuit June 11 against the Louisville Zoo over the June 1 derailment that sent 22 people to the hospital.

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  • Smith's first day is today, Wednesday July 1

    Donald Smith's first official day as Marion County superintendent is today.

    While the first day of any job is critical, Smith said he feels confident and prepared because he has been working in the district since he was hired in late April.

    "The transition plan that Mr. Marcum put together was outstanding. I can't say enough about that," Smith said last week while he and his family set up his new office at the Marion County Board of Education.