Today's News

  • Lebanon man indicted in Washington County after police chase

    A Lebanon man faces multiple charges after an incident in Washington County earlier this year.
    Mark A. Mattingly, 38, of Eastridge Cemetery Road in Lebanon, is charged with five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment involving a police officer (Class D felony), and one count each of first-degree fleeing/evading (Class D felony), first-degree criminal mischief (Class D felony), resisting arrest (Class A misdemeanor), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license (Class B misdemeanor) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Library finalizes plans to move to temporary location

    By Amy Morgeson
    Marion County Library Director

    The recent news that Marion County Public Library has been awarded a generous state grant of $2.9 million to renovate and expand the existing 201 East Main Street location is full of happy excitement, but will also bring with it some changes to accommodate for the construction project. Library services will need to be moved out of the building and into a temporary operation site as the work begins.

  • 8-16-17 Church Briefs

    Aliceton Holiness Camp Meeting
    The Aliceton Holiness Camp Meeting will be held Aug. 17-27 on Wards Branch Road in Gravel Switch. Times and speakers are as follows:

  • 8-16-17 Birth Announcement
  • Bland and Myers will marry Aug. 26


    Patsy JoAnn Bland and Dr. Gil Myers will be married on Aug. 26, 2017 at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Magnolia.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Lawrence Alford and Hester (Prater) Alford. She has a degree in nursing and is presently an associate with Myers Parasitology Services.
    The groom is the son of the late Dr. Gilbert Myers Jr. and Professor Georgianna Kayla Myers. He is a doctoral graduate of the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Wisconsin and is the owner/manager of Myers Parasitology Services.

  • Kentucky’s Circuit Clerks celebrate 25 years of saving lives through donation


  • New Cardboard baler is now at recycling center
  • Thomas attends Ky. Management Association regional meeting

    John Thomas met with nearly a dozen other Kentucky city managers and administrators for a regional Kentucky City/County Management Association (KCCMA) meeting on Aug. 4.
    Henderson Mayor Steve Austin welcomed attendees to the city and introduced Henderson City Manager Russell Sights as host of the meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a presentation giving an overview of Henderson highlighting several recent projects.

  • 8-16-17 Reunions

    The descendents of the late George Washington and Edna Robinson Abell will hold their annual potluck family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Floral Hall on Fairground Road in Lebanon. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Bring enough food, drinks, etc. for your family.

    MCHS Class of 1997
    The Marion County High School Class of 1997 will be having its 20-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Rosewood Bar and Grill in Lebanon. Food and entertainment will be provided. More information will be provided prior to the event.

  • 8-16-17 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Aug. 21: barbecue chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, baked apples and raisins, and wheat bun.
    Tuesday, Aug. 22: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, seasoned cabbage, peach crisp, and wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Aug. 23: chicken and rice casserole, buttered spinach, Jell-O cake, and wheat roll.
    Thursday, Aug. 24: salmon patty, Navy beans, cole slaw, ambrosia fruit salad, and cornbread.
    Friday, Aug. 25: Mexican lasagna, buttered broccoli, garlic breadstick, and cantaloupe.
    All meals are served with skim milk.