Today's News

  • Great American Treasure Hunt in Lebanon through Saturday

    The Great American Treasure Hunt will be in Lebanon through Saturday, Dec. 8.

    The Great American Treasure Hunt is a traveling road show that is free to the public. They are willing to buy a wide variety of items, but their focus is on gold and silver jewelry, coins made before 1963, military items, toys and trains, musical instruments, pocket and wrist watches, costume jewelry, US currency printed before 1964, and foreign coins.

  • County judge recovering after Wednesday afternoon accident

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly is recovering after a three-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon on Spalding Avenue.
    According to the Lebanon Police Department, the accident occurred at 18:57 p.m. Nov. 28.
    Mattingly, 59, of 65 Country Side Estates in Lebanon was facing southbound on Spalding Avenue and preparing to turn left onto J.T. Whitlock Avenue. He was driving a 2002 Ford Escape.

  • Be cautious about donations for fallen deputy

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has heard that a scam is underway in which people are claiming to collect money for a benefit for deceased Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes.
    According to the sheriff's office and Anita Elder (Rakes' sister), they are not aware of any such collection at this time. Elder said they may have a memorial at a later date, but they are not collecting any money at this time.
    However, members of Rakes' graduating class are collecting money for a memorial at the high school.

  • 11-28-12 Church Briefs

    Christmas Cantata

  • Wilson is new pastor

    New Beginnings Community Church has welcomed a new paster, Stacey Wilson, and his wife, Debbie, to their church. New Beginnings’ goals is to help everyone become accepted to the body of Christ and be part of a church family.
    Everyone is invited to attend services at 8876 Perryville Road in Springfield. Services are held at 10 a.m.
    For more information, call (859) 336-0327.

  • Couch is new stylist at Ovations


    Lindsey Couch has joined the team at Ovations at 1795 Campbellsville Road, Lebanon. She will be doing haircuts and styling for men, women and children, color highlights, waxing, make-up, facials and manicures. Call (270) 692-3722 for appointments.

  • Academic team competes in JV Challenge

    Marion County High School’s JV Academic Team competed in the KAAC sponsored JV Challenge on Nov. 10 at LaRue County High School.
    Students competed in written assessments in mathematics, science, social studies, language arts, and arts and humanities against teams from Bardstown, Bethlehem, Danville, Elizabethtown, LaRue County and Washington County High schools. In addition, there was a written composition portion of the event held on Nov. 1. Overall, the team finished in fourth place.

  • 11-28-12 Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • 11-28-12 Birthday Announcement


    Cage Hutson Spalding celebrated his 5th birthday on Nov. 28, 2012. He is the son of Charlie and Rhonda Spalding of Bardstown.
    His grandparents are Pat and Edna Mae Spalding of Raywick, Mary Lois Peterson and Mike and Jean Peterson, all of Lebanon. Great-grandparents are Ham Spalding of Raywick and Jean Peterson of Lebanon.
    Cage has one brother, Cooper.

  • Mock Avenue man indicted on burglary charges

    Terrance S. Hazelwood, 21, of 229 Mock Avenue in Lebanon was indicted for second-degree burglary.
    According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 1, Hazelwood entered or remained unlawfully in a dwelling (Bruce Higdon residence) with intent to commit a crime or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act.