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Today's News

  • Lebanon man injured in four-wheeler accident

    A Lebanon man is at Jewish Hospital in Louisville after being injured in a four-wheeler accident on Saturday.
    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accident involving a four-wheeler at 12:10 a.m. on Josh Cox Road, approximately three miles south of Lebanon. Joey Cambron, 39, was driving a four-wheeler on Josh Cox Road when it traveled off the roadway and overturned in a creek, according to the sheriff’s office.

  • Wreck kills Springfield man in Nelson County

    The man killed Friday when his truck struck a tree on Stiles Road in Nelson County has been identified as Sammie Chesser of Springfield.
    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched at 1:14 p.m. to the 600 block of Stiles Road. It was there they found a white pickup truck against a tree and a second, red truck with front-end damage.

  • Consensus by Committee

    Bradfordsville isn’t mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records, but it probably should be.
    In what category?
    “Tiny Towns with Most Committees.”
    One might think a community of just over 300 residents would not have a Performing Arts Committee, and it is one of the newer ones, but there are also committees for the Civic Center, Historical Preservation, Hospitality, Parks and Recreation, and more.

  • Marion County ROCKS

    Working the Puzzle for Autism, Inc. Center joined the “Marion County Rocks” movement and painted rocks to hide in Lebanon on Friday evening, Aug. 18.
     

  • Former LaRue County High School principal guilty of transporting child pornography

    A former LaRue County High School principal pleaded guilty last week in United States District Court, before U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, to transporting child pornography and possessing child pornography that had been transported in interstate commerce.

  • Fiscal court briefs

    The regular called meeting of the Marion County Fiscal Court was held Thursday. Aug. 17.
    Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty reported that all state unemployment insurance staff members will be pulled from Career Centers around the state. Unemployed insurance claims across the state will be handled via the Internet going forward.

  • New study demonstrates that Girls on the Run transforms young girls’ lives

    As students head back to school, many parents are looking for after-school activities that provide a safe and structured space where children can learn skills and be physically active. Girls on the Run offers this and so much more.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights lose halftime lead, fall 6-3 to Boyle County

    Marion County changed their strategy up, trying to catch the Boyle County Rebels off guard during their match-up on Sept. 5. For the first half, it was working, with the Knights grabbing a 3-2 halftime lead. Eventually, Boyle County got settled in, finding their stride and finding victory, 6-3, over the Knights.
    “We didn’t run the offside trap because [Chris] McMann knows what style we play,” Head Coach Greg Conley said, “so we changed it up and caught them [Boyle County] off guard in the first half.”

  • Death: Loretto native, football coach passes away

    By Larry Vaught
    Correspondent

    Ray Callahan, a Loretto native and the first coach to win an official high school state football championship at Danville, passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 84.
    He was head coach at Danville from 1959-62 and had a 28-14-1 record. His 1962 team went 9-2-1 and beat Corbin 13-6 at Stoll Field in Lexington to win the state championship. He was named state coach of the year.

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County still in search of win after loss to Lloyd Memorial

    The Marion County Knights are still in search of their first win of the season after falling to the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field, 42-6.
    “I thought the team played with a lot of competitive spirit,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities in the red zone, but we still played with a lot of fight.”