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Today's News

  • Silvertooth Cocanougher reunion

     The 39th annual reunion of the descendants of Jacob and Eleanor (Neley) Silvertooth Cocanougher  will be held at The American Legion Hall on West US 150 at Perryville Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Potluck dinner will be served about 1 p.m.  Bring family, friends, food, photos, family tree information, family artifacts, stories, and a smile.  If you need further information, contact Mike Crain 859-368-3853 Postcardlex@aol.com or Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones 859-236-9695.  

  • Senior citizens menus, June 11

     Monday, June 16: Baked pork chop, boiled potatoes, buttered peas, whole wheat roll, yogurt fruit cup.

    Tuesday, June 17: Boneless baked chicken breast w/mustard sauce, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, cornbread, peach slices.

    Wednesday, June 18: Tuna salad, black bean and corn relish, mixed green salad, mandarin oranges, raisins, whole wheat bread slice.

    Thursday, June 19: Closed.

  • Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9 p.m.

     The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Central Kentucky until 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 10.

    According to the weather service, scattered thunderstorms will develop through the day. The strongest storms could produce winds with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. The main threat from these storms will be heavy rain, which could cause localized flooding.

  • Old Mill Days is June 13-14

     Bradfordsville will be hosting its 25th annual Old Mill Days celebration Friday, June 13, and Saturday, June 14.

    Anyone attending outdoor events is encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

    Friday activities

    The festival begins at 5 p.m. Friday. The flea market, arts and crafts and kids activities will begin at the park. Three-legged races and sack races will take place on the baseball field. 

  • Citizens voice issues with school system

    Emotions were running high at Loretto City Hall Monday evening as concerned and curious community members gathered to discuss issues they are having with the Marion County Public School System, specifically with its leadership.

    Marion County School Board Member Mike Cecil organized the forum, but said the crowd was larger than he had expected (there were approximately 50 to 75 people there). With so many people in attendance, Cecil said he and Board Chairman DeLane Pinkston, who was also in attendance, would be doing a lot of listening.

  • Storm water report on tonight's city council agenda

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, at city hall.

    The agenda includes a public hearing regarding LGEA funds and a report regarding storm water control efforts. After the regular meeting, the city council is scheduled to hold a work session on the 2014-15 budget.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Delegation: Charles Neal and Phyllis Bell regard street meets and tent revival

    • Delegation: O'Brien and Gere Engineers regarding storm water report

  • Tourist commission meets this afternoon

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is scheduled to meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, in Room 300 at the Centre Square Convention Center. The agenda for the meeting includes the following:

    • Delegation: Robin Humphress, Kentucky Classic Arts ticketing system

    • Minutes of previous meeting

    • Treasurer's report

    • Executive director's report

    • New business:

    - Commission officers

    - Ticketing system

    • Executive session per KRS  61.810.1

  • School board meets Tuesday

     The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the central office building, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda for that meeting includes the following:

    • Election of chairperson and vice-chairperson

    • Communications

    - Superintendent's report

    -Student drug testing report – Tim Lyons

    -Summer feeding report – Diane Evans

    -21st Century Program report – Diane Evans

    - Finance report – Superintendent Schlosser

  • Fiscal court meets today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 5, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Minutes of the court's May 24 special meeting

    • FY2014-15 County Road Aid Cooperative Agreement and Resolution 

    • Second reading of FY2014-2015 Marion County budget

  • Paula Walston is new WMES Principal

    Paula Walston, who was been a reading teacher at Lebanon Elementary School since August of 2002, achieved a life-long goal Thursday evening, June 5, when she was selected to become the West Marion Elementary School Principal.
    The WMES SBDM Council held a special-called meeting Thursday at 5:15 p.m., and after meeting for approximately 45 minutes in closed session, the council reconvened in open session and unanimously voted to hire Walston as principal.