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Today's News

  • Graham indicted for theft by unlawful taking

    Joseph T. Graham, 18, of 770 Loretto Road in Lebanon was indicted for theft by unlawful taking $10,000 or more.
    According to the indictment, between Sept. 12 and Oct. 1, Graham took or exercised control over property of another valued at $10,000, or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. His bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000 with the condition that he has no contact with the victim.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • 12-31-14 Police Log

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

  • Homicide: Local woman found dead in driveway

    The Kentucky State Police are investigating a homicide after a Lebanon woman was found dead in her driveway Thursday evening.
    The KSP received a call from the Lebanon Police Department at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 25, reporting a female who was found lying in her driveway on Parkside Drive in Lebanon with an apparent gunshot wound.
    The victim, Susan D. Summers (a.k.a. Susan Diane Mattingly, a.k.a. Diane Mattingly Summers), 46, was taken to Spring View Hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Marion County Coroner.

  • Knights win two of three over weekend

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    Marion County got off to a rocky start in the Campbellsville Holiday Classic, but the Knights bounced back to win their final two games over the weekend.

    The Knights stand at 5-5 on the season.

  • Industrial Foundation discusses possible summit

    The Marion County Industrial Foundation will consider hosting a summit in 2015 to discuss issues affecting local industries.
    The summit could include discussions on wage comparisons between Lebanon industries and neighboring communities, local educational opportunities and the impact of government programs on the workforce, based on the conversation at the foundation's Dec. 18 meeting.

  • Former Knight preps for indoor football

    When FaQuawn Calhoun was still a kid, Tony Morgeson asked if he’d like to play football for Morgeson’s youth league team in Lebanon.

    “I fell in love with it [football] ever since,” Calhoun said.

    He continued to play at Marion County High School and at the University of the Cumberlands. Soon, he’ll have a chance to play professionally for the Bemidji Axemen of the Indoor Football League.

  • Devastating beetle knocks on Kentucky's door

    By James Bruggers
    Courier-Journal

    The buzz of chainsaws and the roar of wood-chipping machines rip through the crisp air in a rural neighborhood of ranch-style homes here, where stately maples, sycamores, ashes and elms have long painted a fall palate of red and yellow against a blue sky.
    But those colors are vanishing, as a once-robust tree canopy falls prey to the Asian longhorn beetle — an insect invader that threatens not only Ohio, but puts Kentucky and Indiana at high risk as well.

  • Sensations during a squirrel hunt

    Have you ever had the feeling that things, especially bugs, were crawling on you. Especially at night!

    Imagine you’re in bed, feet tucked under the blankets, where it’s dark, the kind of place where spiders like to hang out. All of a sudden you feel “something.”

    And it feels like it’s moving.

    But is it, or isn’t it?

  • Ky's population tops 4.4M for first time

    Kentucky Press News Service

    By adding an average of 38 new residents each day between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, Kentucky's population topped 4.4 million for the first time, according to new U.S. Census Bureau state population estimates.
    Kentucky's precise Census tally for 2014 is 4,413,457 making it the 26th most populated state, WKYT in Lexington reports.
    California remained the nation's most populous state in 2014, with 38.8 million residents followed by Texas at 27 million.

  • Deer photo, Dec. 31

    Hallie Downs, 8, killed her first deer on Dec. 28 while hunting with her dad, Justin Gardner.