Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Benton takes over as Lady Knights head coach in 2018

    Erin Benton has a special appreciation for what her predecessors and supporters have been able to do in making Marion County an accomplished softball program.

  • Instant reactions

    Recently, I was on Facebook and I saw a post that a) really unsettled me and b) really got me thinking. This has been something on my mind a lot lately, and has begun to shape the way I police what I post, or if I even post at all on social media.

    Instant reactions, something we all seek, whether we like it or not. I want them, you want them, the person pumping gas next to you wants them. It’s unavoidable in this day and age, and if you don’t believe me, allow me to change your mind.

  • Women understand leadership better

    If you asked business leaders about the most important leadership skill, no doubt you would receive as many answers as the number of leaders you asked. Some might say it is setting rules and insisting they be kept. That’s authoritative leadership. Others might say it’s learning to build an influential model where your employees feel respected and are subsequently more committed to the job at hand.

  • Gun laws, keeping our children safe

    People that are mentally ill do not become mentally ill over night. Mental illness happens over time. Some people are angry, some are frustrated, some want revenge, some feel everyone is against them, some are suicidal. A person with mental illness is all the above. The military type gun is the biggest ingredient in a person with mental illness thinking his only way out is to kill a lot of people.

  • Senate Bill 5 will derail our fight on opioid abuse

    Here’s a statistic that can give you nightmares: Emergency departments in Kentucky saw a 266 percent increase in heroin overdoses between 2013-16, according to data from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy.

    The opioid epidemic is destroying families and being felt in real ways in workplaces, emergency rooms and, all too often, funeral homes. 

  • TENNIS: Swencki hoping for more effort from team

    Noah Swencki said he’s been left frustrated after some of his team’s practices.
    “The talent is there but sometimes the focus and dedication isn’t,” he said. “I’m trying to instill a work ethic and passion for tennis. It’s getting better. Some days it’s good and some days it isn’t. I’m trying to develop them to become tennis players, not just coming out to play tennis just because they want to play a sport. I’m trying to instill a passion in them.”

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky signee Immanuel Quickley is on a mission to be best he can be

    By Larry Vaught

    Athletics director Steve Teter says it’s easy to explain what impresses him the most about Kentucky signee Immanuel Quickley off the basketball court.
    “Without a doubt, his work ethic. There are better pure athletes out there, but there isn’t a harder worker,” said Teter about the John Carroll (Md.) School point guard who signed with UK in November.

  • The Marion County Youth League champions and runner-ups
  • 3-14-18 Public Record

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  • 3-14-18 Police Log

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

    Feb. 5
    Mike Farmer’s Concrete Finish reported 20 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, totaling $3,890 in forged checks.

    Feb. 18
    Subway Restaurant located at 2136 Campbellsville Highway in Lebanon reported the theft of $120 in cash.