Today's News

  • City council meets tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall.

    The agenda is as follows:

    -       Delegations:

         Lorraine Scott of the American Red Cross

         Mary Ann Bright regarding a tourist attraction

         Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly regarding Code Red

    -       Minutes of the Jan. 7 and Jan. 14 meetings

  • Tourist commission meeting will be rescheduled

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission was scheduled to meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. That meeting has been cancelled.

    Lebanon Tourism Executive Director Nicky Reynolds said the commission will not have a quorum for today's meeting, so it will be rescheduled at a later date.

  • Fiscal court meeting at 4 p.m. today

    The Marion  County  Fiscal  Court  is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today, Feb. 7, on the second floor of the David Hourigan Government Building

    The agenda for today’s meeting includes the following:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Second reading of a  FY 2012-2013 budget amendment

    -  Report of Marion County Clerk  audit for  year  ending  Dec. 31, 2011

    - Resolution  on  acceptance  of funds  for  industrial park  roadway

  • Sheriffs seek help in cattle thefts

    Several cattle thefts have been reported from farms in Boyle County, and law enforcement agencies in the area are seeking help in solving the case.

    The most recent theft occurred Feb. 2 when 25 head of cattle were taken. These cattle have specialty branding marks with a “V” cut into the right ears.

    Anyone with information related to the thefts or the location of the cattle is encouraged to contact either the Boyle or Marion County Sheriff’s Offices.

    The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office can be reached at (859) 238-1123.

  • Postal Service says it will end Saturday delivery Aug. 5

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Saying it was tired of waiting for Congress to take action, the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday announced it plans to stop delivery and collecting of letters on Saturdays effective Aug. 5. But packages will continue to be delivered.

    The postal service said the move would save $2 billion a year, according to CNN.

    "It's a responsible decision. It makes common sense," said Patrick Donahoe, postmaster general and CEO of the postal service.

  • Little League sign-ups each Friday in February


    Marion County Little League is holding signups every Friday in the month of February from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the new concession stand at the park. 

  • Mash Appeal: Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour sets new attendance record with 500,000 visits in 2012

    More than 500,000 people visited Kentucky Bourbon Trail® distilleries in 2012, the first time that the world-renowned tourism attraction has broken the half-million mark since its inception in 1999.
    The new attendance record of 509,292 is a 15 percent increase over 2011, with travelers from all 50 states and more than 50 countries making the iconic Bluegrass journey, said Adam Johnson, director of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience.

  • New Community Action director
  • 2-6-13 Public Record

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  • 2-6-12 Police Log

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

    Jan. 20
    – Rickey A. Mattingly reported theft by unlawful taking over $500 “auto” occurred at 313 E. Main Street in Lebanon. A 2003 Dodge Stratus four-door valued at $2,600 was reported stolen.
    The vehicle was involved in a hit and run accident on Hood Avenue, and it was recovered later that day on Danville Highway.