Today's News

  • Second man indicted in drive-by shooting incident

     A second man has been indicted in connection with a drive-by shooting incident reported at 12:13 a.m. Feb. 25.

    Damien L. Yantis, 24, of 1460 Fairground Road in Lebanon was indicted for criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Sheriff's office seeking missing Loretto man

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Loretto man who has been reported missing.

    Bryan Alexander Roberts, 29, of 535 Spencer Hamilton Road in Loretto was reported missing by his fiancée late Tuesday evening. Roberts was last seen leaving his residence early Monday morning, March 9. He was last seen wearing a brown Carhart jacket, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

  • Students have missed 10 days due to weather

     Marion County Public Schools have missed 10 days due to the weather this winter, Superintendent Taylora Schlosser reported during the March 12 Marion County Board of Education meeting.

    And as a result, the district will be using April 6 and 7, which would have been Monday and Tuesday of Spring Break, to make up two of those 10 days.

  • Tractor pull funding request turned down

     The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission decided against providing $18,000 for a tractor pull during Ham Days weekend.

    Tom McConnell made his request for $18,000 at the Feb. 9 commission meeting. McConnell and Kevin Fulks are the co-owner of the Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series.

  • Red Cross telethon is Monday, March 23

     The month of March is Red Cross Appreciation month. As part of the local fund-raising effort, WLSK will host a one-hour telethon from 10 to 11 a.m. March 23. Callers can request a song, dedication, give a shout out to support or recognize a friend or family member or just call to make a donation to support the American Red Cross.

  • City of Lebanon wins condemnation case

    The City of Lebanon has won its condemnation case involving 200 Boldrick Avenue.

    An interlocutory judgment was issued in favor of the City of Lebanon on Jan. 9, and after 30 days the defendant, Rhonda Molden, had not responded. On March 6, Marion Circuit Judge Allan Bertram issued the final judgment and order in favor of the city.

  • Submit your promposals

     As April draws closer, more Marion County High School students are popping the question... “Prom?” And, what used to be a simple question has grown to an elaborate and creative undertaking. 

    We want to hear about this year’s best “Promposals.”

  • St. Catharine College hosting film premiere March 26

     St. Catharine College will host  the premiere of a documentary film by Springfield native Michael Breeding at 6 p.m. March 26 in Pettus Auditorium. Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and the Kentucky Commission on Women with join St. Catharine in hosting the event.

  • Junior Mister event is March 28

     The annual Junior Mister competition will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Marion County High School. This year’s theme is “Dancing through the Decades.” 

  • Second Chance Prom is March 21

     Did you miss your high school prom? Or, do you wish you could have a second chance at experiencing it again? If so, you’re in luck. A “Second Chance Prom” event is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, at Centre Square in Lebanon. The prom is for adults only, and will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight. A prom king and queen will be crowned. Tickets are $40 per couple or $20 per person. The event is being hosted by Melissa and Doug Hoisington and proceeds will go to the Marion County High School Marching Knights.