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Today's News

  • Basketball winners
  • Enduring the snow, the Senate carries on

     I’m sure I join most of you in saying enough already with this winter weather. I know it has been a toll on most folks’ daily routines, trying to figure out what to do with the kids on the no school days, driving on the hazardous roads, dealing with power outages.

  • City council meets Monday evening

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - Delegations

    - Approval of minutes

    - Payment of bills

    - Department reports

    - Old business

    - New business:

    • A resolution to apply for assistance from the state revolving loan program under the federal drinking water revolving fund

    • An ordinance creating a franchise for the erection, laying and maintenance of electric facilities

  • Library will open at noon

    Marion County Public Schools are closed today, but the Marion County Public Library will be open for limited hours.

    The library will be open from noon to 5 p.m. this afternoon.

  • City council holding work session Friday on KU franchise agreement

    The Lebanon City Council will be holding a work session at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at city hall.

    During the session, the council will discuss its upcoming franchise renewal agreement with Kentucky Utilities.

  • Marion County schools will be closed Thursday

    Marion County schools will be closed Thursday, Feb. 6.

    Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said schools will be closed Thursday due to winter weather.

    The National Weather Service has issued a travel advisory until midnight due to light snow accumulation and icy conditions in Central Kentucky.

    Likewise, remaining moisture could refreeze with temperatures in the mid-20s this evening, and black ice has already been reported in some areas, according to the weather service.

  • Leadership Lebanon/Marion County visits the Capitol
  • One last prayer

     

  • 2-5-14 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Feb. 10: Potato soup, 1/2 peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread, pickled beets, orange slices.
    Tuesday, Feb. 11: Beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Feb. 12: Brown bag.
    Thursday, Feb. 13: Hamburger on whole wheat bun, relish plate, potato salad, pork and beans, banana.
    Friday, Feb. 14; Beef vegetable soup, ½ pimento cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread, mandarin oranges, yellow sheet cake, whipped topping, two packages crackers.

  • Local Red Cross chapter changes name

    Jennifer Adrio, chief executive officer for the American Red Cross Kentuckiana Region, is pleased to announce a name change for the Nelson County Chapter.  Effective immediately, the chapter will be known as the “Heart of Kentucky” Chapter.
     “Changing the name of the Nelson County Chapter will allow us to better identify the local service area to the communities we serve, which is comprised of Marion, Nelson and Washington counties,” Adrio said.