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Today's News

  • Local officials want to clean up graffiti at lookout

    Marion County hired a company to clean up Scott’s Ridge in 2006, and they did a ton of work.
    Actually, it was close to two tons.
    “We took three and a half million pounds of waste out of there when we cleaned it up,” said Keith Brock, the Marion County solid waste coordinator.
    To prevent future dumping, the fiscal court approved constructing a fenced-in lookout, and it has successfully prevented people from dumping more trash over the edge.
    But another problem has developed — graffiti.

  • Garlic continues to grow in popularity

     

  • Freefalling

    Flying 9,500 feet above Washington County, a Cessna 182, a single engine plane, roars at around 75 mph. With four others, you sit on the floor crammed in like sweaty human sardines. The only person who has a chair is the pilot.
    Suddenly, the door opens letting the wind blast in and the temperature drops to goose bump levels.
    Hooked up to an instructor you met only hours ago, you put one leg out, and then the other. With adrenaline racing, he rocks you back-and-forth. This is really happening, there’s no turning back, and you have no control.

  • 2015 Turtleman Trek 5K plans have started

    The Marion County Baseball Boosters held the first Turtleman Trek 5K this past spring, and they are planning the second race for March 14, 2015.
    Race coordinator Sam Bach visited the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission during its special-called Aug. 13 meeting to request funding to assist with next year's race.
    "We'll do the same route. We'll handle that the exact same way," Bach said.

  • Get the skills employers want most

    By Carter Dyson
    One Stop Director for Kentucky Career Center

    Every job requires a certain mix of skills and knowledge. A welder must read blueprints, retailers must have merchandising knowledge, software developers typically need to know C++ and so on.
    Yet, the skills that many employers value the most apply to nearly every position in every field. These skills, commonly referred to as soft skills, can give you an incredible edge whether you’re looking for your next career opportunity or already on the job.

  • Help is out there
  • Parking lots are being resealed at Graham Memorial Park Aug. 14-17

    The following announcement was provided by Lebanon Parks Director Matthew Mattingly regaring parking at Graham Memorial Park Aug. 14-17:

    Anyone coming to the park from Aug. 14-17 will need to park in the parking lot at the bottom front of the park. The parking lot is where Field A3 is located. The park is having its parking lots resealed and lined.

    Please do not move cones, barricades, or caution tape. Please do not go around them.

    The basketball court is going to be resealed at this time, so it will be closed until it is completed.

  • Red Cross blood drive underway until 8 p.m. Aug. 13

    The American Red Cross is reporting it has an urgent need for blood donations.

    A blood drive is taking place until 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at St. Augustine Church in Lebanon.

    More blood drives are scheduled this month:

    • Aug. 17 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 306 Fredericktown Road in Springfield

    • Aug. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Charles Church, 675 Hwy. 327 in Lebanon

    • Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Dominic School, 309 W. Main Street in Springfield

  • Game Plan, Aug. 13

     Aug. 13

    Golf 

    Bethlehem at Marion County

    Aug. 14

    Volleyball

    Lady Knights scrimmage, TBA

    Aug. 16

    Soccer

    Knights at Madison South  Soccerama, TBA

  • Mobile food pantry is conducted in Lebanon