Today's News

  • The interim is used to review issues affecting the state

    The General Assembly may be at its busiest during the first several months of the year, when the House and Senate are focused on passing new laws, but the summer and fall months are important as well to the legislative process.

  • BASEBALL: Knights advance to regional tourney

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights began district tournament play on May 24 with a 2-1 win against the Campbellsville Eagles.

  • Tee Time: The good ole days

    By Dennis George

    I’ll never forget the first time.
    And the feeling that went through me as I realized that I had accomplished it.
    It was the summer of 1966, and it happened in the field behind Dr. Eli George’s house in Lebanon.
    My cousins had been playing golf in that field for a long time and they always talked about how much fun they had.

  • Know when to speak, when to listen

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Former Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox holds the record for most ejections in MLB for a manager with 161. Cox managed baseball in MLB for roughly 40 years, mostly with the Braves. He was one of many managers over the years to be known for their short tempers and tendencies to express their anger and displeasure with a call in an unforgettable or angry way.
    Earl Weaver.
    Ron Gardenhire.
    Lloyd McClendon.
    Lou Piniella.

  • First place finish

    Madison Hardin ran Saturday, May 14, in RJ Corman's 5K Run to benefit Chrysalis House in Nicholasville. Hardin, 13, is a seventh grader at Lebanon Middle School. She won first place in the female 10-14-year-old age division, running her fastest 5K, with a time of 21:58. She is the daughter of Michelle Cash of Lebanon and the late John Hardin. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • Thank you for your service

    Memorial Day (long weekend) isn’t for cookouts, camping, fishing, cold brews or socializing. It’s about remembering our veterans and those currently serving.
    It’s remembering that all gave some but some gave all! It’s respecting the men and women who serve whether you agree with what they have to do or not! It’s often just enough to say, “Thank you for your service.”

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win district

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Lady Knights began district tournament play on May 24 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles. The Lady Knights secured a 6-0 win to punch their ticket to the district title game and the 5th Region Tournament.
    Mariella Curtis and Abby Scott each went 2-3 with an RBI. Pitcher Haley Mattingly turned in another solid performance, giving up only two hits and recording eight strikeouts.


  • TENNIS: Season ends at state tournament

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights sent three players to the state tournament held at the University of Kentucky on May 19. Junior Dylan Bradshaw fell 6-2, 6-3 to Luke Morris from Mason County. The doubles team of Hank Hardin and Bryce Spalding also fell to Nick Newton and Jacob Young from Greenwood 6-2, 6-1.
    "There is a large increase in talent at the state tournament," Knights Head Coach Landon Williams said. "We were competitive in both matches, so that's definitely a plus for us."

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky receivers coach has energy, credibility

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says it is now hard to see the impact receivers coach Lamar Thomas has with players.
    "I just think you see a very energetic guy that brings credibility. He played in the NFL, was one of the great college football players. He has a great presence about him, does a great job in recruiting," said Stoops.

  • 6-1-16 Church Briefs

    Free movie night
    Everyone is invited to Central Baptist Church on Sunday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. We will be showing the movie “God’s Not Dead”. We are located at 540 Saint Rose Road, Lebanon. For more information, call (270) - 692-8172.