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Today's News

  • Local doctor files complaint against Kentucky Sportsmen

     Dr. James Angel filed a lawsuit against the League of Kentucky Sportsmen and two individuals, accusing them of conspiring against him and making false statements to defame him, in a complaint filed Aug. 11 in Marion Circuit Court.

    The defendants filed an answer to that lawsuit on Sept. 19. The defendants named in the complaint are the league, Mark Nethery of Louisville and Mark Meredith of Munfordville.

  • Forkland center responds to lawsuit

     A Boyle County woman has filed a lawsuit against the Forkland Community Center.

    The lawsuit was filed Aug. 14 in Marion Circuit Court on behalf of Joy Dearinger. 

    The community center filed its answer to the lawsuit on Sept. 8, while The Cincinnati Insurance Company filed as an intervening complainant on Sept. 24.

  • School board approves time off, not medical leave, for superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education held a quick meeting Friday afternoon to clarify an error made at Tuesday's regular meeting.

  • UPDATE: Missing teen has been located

    A 16-year-old who was reported missing since Sept. 13 has been located.

    Adrianna M. Couch of Lebanon is reported to be at University of Kentucky hospital, according to Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady.

  • HAM DAYS: TREASURE HUNT prize has been found

    The 2014 Ham Day Treasure Hunt prize has been found.

    Monday, Sept. 22: Clue No. 1

    Who are they, at our Chamber of Commerce,

    Sending out the call?
    "Please be cautious as you hunt and traverse,

    Don't make messes at all."

    Tuesday, Sept. 23: Clue No. 2

    Another great Ham Days.

    Another treasure quest.

    We'll try to keep you busy.

    You'll be looking for a rest.

  • Deck the Hogs

    With Marion County Country Ham Days just a few days away, people across the community are getting in the spirit of the festival. Out in the county and in town, people are showing that they are anticipating the annual celebration.

  • Feeding the hungry

    Local and regional officials are trying to find a way to more efficiently provide food for families in need.
    Friday, Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly hosted a meeting with representatives from business, civic, health and religious organizations to discuss a possible change in how that food is distributed.
    Mattingly opened the meeting by saying that Feeding America brought a truck to Marion County in August, and 750 people showed up for that food distribution.
    "It was pretty amazing what the need really is," he said.

  • Board of elections to meet Monday
  • Hardee’s slated to return to Lebanon

    It’s been more than 10 years since Hardee’s last served food in Lebanon, but a new restaurant could be opening in the near future.
    “We’re hoping to break ground in the next couple of weeks,” said Kevin Wilking of Heritage Assets.
    Heritage Assets is owned by Tom McGinnis of Shelbyville, and it operates 26 Hardee’s restaurants in Kentucky, mostly in the Lexington area. Wilking added that the previous Hardee’s in Lebanon was not part of Heritage Assets.

  • Keith faces second lawsuit over Danville triple murder

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Danville Advocate-Messenger

    As the one-year anniversary of the triple homicide at ABC Gold Games and More approaches, the man accused in the shootings has been hit with a second lawsuit over the deaths.
    Mary Charlene Worley, mother and administratrix of the estate of victim Angela Hockensmith, filed a wrongful death claim against Kenneth Allen Keith last week in Boyle Circuit Court.