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Today's News

  • Turkey season ended without a bang

    Turkey season ended without so much as a shot fired from me. And amazingly I'm not that disappointed!
    I'm not really disappointed, because I saw birds and "could" have shot several. Instead, I did as my friend Ed Heckel often does. I looked at the bird, pointed my finger, and said "bang." So, in my minds eye, that was a dead bird!

  • Divine qualifies for state

    The Marion County High School boys and girls track teams headed to Central Hardin to compete in the regional meet to determine qualifiers for the upcoming state tournament Thursday. Overall, the girls team finished in 8th place with 24 points and the boys team finished in 5th place with 56 points.

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  • Chaser's to host motorcycle rally, car show June 23

    After thousands of warriors compete in The Warrior Dash at Pope's Creek Ranch in Lebanon Saturday, June 23, Charles Mills, owner of Chaser's, hopes they will come to downtown Lebanon to eat BBQ, enjoy live music and a car show.

  • Dirt Bowl is June 23-24

    The third annual Dirt Bowl is going to be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 23-24, at the Cleaver Court basketball courts in Lebanon. Participants must be eight to 18 years old. The event is free. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled to June 30 and July 1.

  • Courthouse monuments to move to new location

    Two monuments at the old courthouse on Main Street in downtown Lebanon will soon have a new home.

    The monuments honor soldiers from several different wars, including World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Several veterans attended the Lebanon City Council's meeting Monday, May 7, and asked for permission to move the monuments to a new location, near the General Thomas statue on Spalding Avenue so that they would have more visibility. The council agreed.

  • Spring View Hospital denies accusation of negligence

    Spring View Hospital has denied accusations of negligence in connection with the death of Jessica Monday Ogle, but the civil case has become more complicated as two more plaintiffs are seeking to join the case.

    Jessica Ogle was 26 years old when she died. According to the complaint filed April 10 by Jacqueline Renee Decker, Ogle received emergency medical services at Spring View on March 9, 2010. Ogle died April 26, 2010. Decker is Ogle's mother.

  • Judicial center case dismissed

    A lawsuit related to the construction of the Marion County Judicial Center has been dismissed.

    On Nov. 9, 2011, Maynard and Mitchell Interiors, Inc., filed a complaint against the Marion County Fiscal Court, Codell Construction, and Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America.

    On April 19, the case was dismissed. The agreed order noted that the parties in the case agreed to bear their own costs and attorney fees.

  • Injury lawsuit partially dismissed against county

    A lawsuit filed last September against Marion County, the Marion County Barn, Road Supervisor Tommy Lee and two John Does has been dismissed. The lawsuit was filed by James C. Smith Jr., 51, of 3420 Hwy. 208 in Lebanon as a result of injuries he suffered from a fall while working on the roof of the county barn.

    According to his complaint, Smith, an employee of Mattingly Construction Company, was attempting to work on the roof of the county barn on or about Oct. 1, 2010, when he fell through a skylight, which had been blacked out by some substance.

  • Court of Appeals finds KSP not negligent in death of informant

    It's been 16 years since LeBron Gaither of Lebanon, 18, was killed after his identity as a police informant was compromised, but his family continues to fight on LeBron's behalf.