Today's News

  • KSP collects 116 tons of food during food drive

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced Thursday that the agency’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 232,011 pounds (116 tons) of food statewide.
    Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in the local post and region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 500,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.

  • Kentucky drops closer to least healthy state in the nation

    By Margarita Cambest
    Kentucky New Era

    Kentucky has slipped further in health rankings this year.
    According to a report released Tuesday by the United Health Foundation, the Bluegrass State is ranked as the 47th healthiest state in the nation.
    The commonwealth’s ranking has varied from its healthiest rank of 39th in 2008 to 47th this year. It ranked 45th in 2013.

  • Knights eliminated from the district tournament

    The Marion County Knights' basketball season came to an end Thursday evening. The Knights lost in the first round of the 20th District tournament to the Adair County Indians, 64-56.

    The Knights close their season with a 14-11 record.

    Adair County advances to the district championship, where they will face Taylor County at 7 p.m. Saturday at Campbellsville.

  • Lady Knights playing for district championship tonight

     The Marion County Lady Knights will be playing for the 20th District championship for the ninth consecutive year.

    Marion County will face the Adair County Lady Indians in the championship game at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Campbellsville High School.

    The Lady Knights defeated the Taylor County Lady Cardinals, 40-23, on Tuesday evening in the first round of the four-team tournament. Adair County defeated the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, 50-22, in the other first round game.

  • Adoption Announcement


    Stuart and Allison Hagan O’Daniel of Bardstown announce the adoption of their son, Samuel Kiaben, from the Marshall Islands. Sam was born on Jan. 27, 2015 in Arkansas, weighing 6 pounds 6 ounces.
    Maternal grandparents are the late Bobby and Terry Guthrie Hagan. Paternal grandparents are Robby and Pat O’Daniel, Lebanon. Maternal great-grandmother is Shirley Guthrie. Paternal great-grandparents are Jeff and Rita O’Daniel.
    Sam has four brothers, Sawyer, Miller, Gus and Hagan and two sisters, Josie and Mollie.

  • Couple exchange vows Sept. 13 in Lexington


  • 2-25-15 Church Briefs

    Break Every Chain
    Bethel Star Apostolic Church, Inc. presents “Break Every Chain” Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 pm., Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m., and Sunday, March 1 at 11:30 a.m. at 328 Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon. If you’re dealing with any sickness in your body or any substance abuse or detailing with battles of the mind then Bethel Star is the place to come.

    Baked spaghetti luncheon rescheduled

  • Digging out


  • Johnson is inducted into Hall of Fame
  • 2-25-15 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

    Feb. 8 – Miranda J. Werner of Mulberry Street in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief after the door to her residence was damaged. Estimated amount of damage is $499.
    Feb. 12 – Donna Sickles of Mulberry Street in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief after the tires on her vehicle were damaged. Estimated amount of damage is $500.