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Today's News

  • Wannabe Warrior

    Saturday, Marion County hosted the first-ever Warrior Dash in the state of Kentucky. Most people locally had no idea what to expect when nearly 6,000 people descended upon a small town like Lebanon. There were a few snags in the events of the day, but when that many people come together in one spot, those things can be expected.

  • 9-12 softball season champs

    The Diamondbacks are the 9-12-year-old Little League girls softball season champions. They are, front row from left, Haley Mattingly, Kelly Miles, Savannah Benningfield, Dailyn Spalding; second row from left Alaysia White, Savannah Johnson, Elisa Carpenter, McKenzie Bagwell and Alyssa Sherrill; third row from left Head Coach Mike Benningfield, Assistant Coach Robert Spalding and Assistant Coach Bobby Johnson. The Diamondbacks finished the regular season with a record of 9-3. They were sponsored by 20/20 Eye Care of Lebanon.
     

  • 11-12 baseball season champs

    The Citizens National Bank Marlins were the 11-12 Little League boys regular season champs. Pictured, front row from left, are Chase Miles, Cade Thompson, Nick Yaden, Bailey Gardner, Dawson McCarty, and Donovan Brockman; back row from left: Assistant Coach Chad Hood, Head Coach Daniel Wiser, Travis Wiser, Jaren Epps, Trevor Mudd, Jarrod Thomas, Colby Hood, Chris Barlow and Assistant Coaches Kevin Gardner and Scott McCarty.

  • Lebanon man injured on four-wheeler Sunday evening

    A Lebanon man was listed in fair condition as of Monday at University Hospital in Louisville, where he is recovering after a four-wheeler accident Sunday evening.

    Brad Spalding, 34, of Lebanon was driving a four-wheeler on Frank Lee Road Sunday evening when the accident occurred, according to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements.

  • Chaser's hosts motorcycle rally

    Motorcycles filled both sides of the road on Proctor Knott Avenue Saturday, June 23, during Chaser’s Bike Rally and Car Show.

  • Jets Over Kentucky seeks rental RVs for pilots

    Event organizers for Jets Over Kentucky, the world's grandest jet event, are looking for local residents who are willing to rent out their personal recreational vehicles (RVs) from July 8-14 at the Lebanon/Springfield Airport in Lebanon. Lewis Patton with Jet Central expressed interest in as many as 10 RVs, possibly more.

  • Ham Days welcomes the Bourbon Chase with live music

  • The finals of the Distinguished Young Woman competition is tonight

    Tonight, Saturday, June 30, 10 finalists will be selected from the group of 50 young women to compete for the opportunity to be the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2012.

    Paige Wilson, the reigning Distinguished Young Woman for Marion County and Kentucky, has been be competing in the national finals of the Distinguished Young Woman this week in Mobile, Ala.

  • A fair to remember

    By Nick Schrager

    Summer intern

    For more than 40 years, Marion County has had its annual fair open to residents and visitors alike. This year however, is promising to be one of the best yet. The fair will feature live music, competition, carnival rides and a magician.

  • Fiscal court approves 2012-13 budget

    County officials are anticipating more than $14 million in revenue and expenditures during the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to the second reading of the proposed budget, which was approved at the June 21 Marion County Fiscal Court meeting.