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Today's News

  • Lebanon City Council meets Dec. 12

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

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Delegations

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Payment of bills

    - Department reports

    - Old business

  • Tourist commission meets Dec. 12

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is scheduled to meet in regular session at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at the Centre Square Convention Center in Conference Room 300.

    Items on the agenda include an executive session for personnel matters (which could include a possible appointment of a new executive director) and the appointment of a new chairperson for the commission.

  • Fiscal court meeting Saturday, Dec. 10

    The Marion County Fiscal Court has scheduled a special-called meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for the meeting includes two items.

    The first is a discussion of the fiscal impact of the Marion County Detention Center on the Marion County Fiscal Court budget.

    The second item is an executive session per KRS 61.810(1) (f), which regards the possible appointment of an employee.    

  • Pizza is a vegetable - sort of

    By Lisa Tolliver

    When I was in school pizza was pizza. But in comparison Pluto was also a planet.

    Now, Congress has declared pizza a vegetable and Pluto is no longer a planet. It's crazy how things change.

  • Avoiding the last-minute rush

    You may be having trouble deciding what to get for a person or two or five or everyone on your Christmas gift list. If that's the case, never fear. I'm back with my holiday gift suggestions.

    Some of you may be waiting until the last minute hoping for inspiration. Well, I understand everyone can't be as on top of their gift-giving as I am. 

    (What? Have I bought all my gifts? No, not exactly, but I know what I'm getting everyone on my list. I think.)

  • Bill of goods

    State officials are often accused of trying to balance the budget on the backs of county governments.

    HB 463, which was approved earlier this year, may turn out to be the latest example of that.

    When Gov. Steve Beshear signed the bill into law, he touted the legislation as an effort to be tough and smart on crime. The bill was also promoted as a way to save the state $422 million over the next 10 years.

  • Lebanon native to be interim athletic director in Nelson County

    By Peter W. Zubaty

    Landmark News Service

     

    Marion County native and former Lady Knight basketball star Sara Higdon Thurmond has been tabbed as interim co-athletic director for the new Thomas Nelson High School in Nelson County. She will be sharing the position with Harold "Junior" Dugan.

  • Leave Christmas present hints lying around

    I’d say that we’re well into the Christmas season! Even in a crowded store people are courteous. Well, at least those not in a shopping rage are acting decent.

    There’s Christmas music everywhere…and I can understand the words.

  • JV/freshman teams pick up wins

    The Marion County Knights junior varsity team hosted Bethlehem at the Roby Dome Thursday evening. The Knights used a big fourth quarter in which they scored 20 points, to claim the victory over Bethlehem, with a final score of 48-42. Clay Lanham led the way for Marion County with 15 points.

     

    Bethlehem       7    12    16    7 - 42

  • Can't have it all

    I have heard a coworker sing the song, "You Can't Always Get What You Want" to his daughter, and that phrase rings true in many aspects of our lives. When it comes to the sports world, we get plenty of games to watch, but they don't always go our way.