Today's News

  • KSP collects 116 tons of food during food drive

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced Thursday that the agency’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 232,011 pounds (116 tons) of food statewide.
    Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in the local post and region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 500,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.

  • Dec. 31 is the final day to change voter registration

    Voters who are already registered should be aware that Dec. 31 is the final day to change their party registration for the 2015 primary election.
    The state constitutional offices will be on the ballot in 2015. These offices are governor/lieutenant governor, attorney general, auditor of public accounts, commissioner of agriculture, secretary of state and treasurer.
    Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 27 to file to run in the primary for those offices.
    First-time voters have until April 20 to register for the primary elections.

  • Former classroom aides file wrongful termination lawsuit

    Two former classroom aides have filed a lawsuit against Marion County Public Schools Superintendent Taylora Schlosser and the Marion County Board of Education.
    Ramona McKinney and Kimberly Medley, both of Lebanon, filed their complaint Dec. 19 in Marion Circuit Court.
    According to the lawsuit, McKinney and Medley worked in the special education classroom at Marion County High School, and they witnessed incidents in which mentally and physically disabled students were put at risk.

  • Former fire chief gets five years probation for abuse of public trust

     Former Raywick Fire Chief Charles A. "Chuck" Helm received five years of probation after pleading guilty to abuse of public trust less than $10,000.

    Helm, 54, of 1000 Hazy Downs Road in Raywick reached a plea agreement with the Commonwealth on Nov. 20. Marion Circuit Judge Allan Bertram approved unsupervised probation for Helm during a Dec. 18 sentencing hearing. 

    Bertram also ordered Helm to repay $20,000 to the Raywick Fire Department over the next seven years as a condition of his probation.

  • Game Plan, Dec. 17

    Dec. 18


    Lady Knights at Bullitt East, 7:30 p.m.


    Nelson Co, Thomas Nelson, Bethelhem at Aquaknights

    Dec. 20


    Aquaknights at Woodford Co

    Dec. 26

  • 12-17-14 Enterprise Traves
  • 12-17-14 Senior Citizens menus

    Monday, Dec. 22: Beef steak patty, boiled potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll, brown gravy.
    Tuesday, Dec. 23: Turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel food cake with strawberry topping, whole wheat bread, dry roasted peanuts.
    Dec. 24-Dec. 26: Closed.
    Monday, Dec. 29: Baked boneless Italian chicken, pasta salad, green peas, peaches, whole wheat roll.
    Tuesday, Dec. 30: Beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Dec. 31: Closed.

  • Knights defeat Indians

     By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    After trailing by just one point in the first quarter, the Marion County Knights picked up their intensity and took the lead for most the game, defeating the host Adair County Indians, 56-47, on Dec. 9.

  • 12-17-14 Birth announcement


    Rebecca S. Hubbard and Travis S. Calhoun of Lebanon announce the birth of an 8-pound, 10-ounce daughter, Paisley Sentell Hubbard, born Oct. 30, 2014 at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Susan Hubbard and David Clarkson.
    Paisley Sentell has a brother, Peyton Young.

  • Tharp and Smith exchange vows


    Ashley Tharp, the daughter of James and Angela VanBuskirk of Indianapolis, Ind. and Hunter Smith, the son of DeWayne and Michelle Rakes of Lebanon were married at 4:30 p.m. May 31, 2014, at The Nott Estate, Reelsville, Ind. Pastor Timothy Duke officiated.
    Caressa Easton served as maid of honor. Katelyn Duke was a bridesmaid.
    Levi Smith served as best man. Dakota Rakes was a groomsman.
    After a honeymoon trip to Captiva Islands, the couple is making their home in Greenwood, Ind.