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Today's News

  • Seeds of a new forest

    Karen Cobb was a little tired, but she was still happy Sunday afternoon. She and a group of Lebanon Middle School students and their parents were among the more than 3,500 people who planted 35,000 trees Sunday afternoon at TG Kentucky.
    Cobb is the sponsor the LMS Jr. Beta Club, and she said they have wanted to participate in the project since the school year started.
    “They learned how to work together and be a team,” Cobb said. “They wanted to be part of something bigger, and all the kids enjoyed it.”

  • Marion County student selected for Gatton Academy

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 59 students for its Class of 2016, and Donald Price, the son of Donald and Peggy Price of Lebanon, is one of them.

  • 3-26-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, March 31: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 1: Assorted Poptart and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape clusters, milk.
    Wednesday, April 2-Friday, April 4: Spring break.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • Police seeking suspect in Cash A Check robbery

    A local check-cashing business was robbed by an armed suspect at 9:36 a.m. Thursday. The robbery took place at Cash A Check, 733 W. Main Street in Lebanon.
    Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady said the suspect is a white male who was wearing a dark-colored hoodie, an extra-large gray ski mask and baggy, khaki pants.

  • Fewer bees may be buzzing this spring

    William Hagan is worried about bees.
    He's been keeping bees as a hobby since the 1990s, and what he's seen this past winter has him concerned. He lost a few of his hives, and on warmer days, he hasn't seen any wild bees in places where he normally finds them.
    “People are going to wonder why there aren’t any bees around,” Hagan said.
    Thomas Webster agreed with Hagan that bees will likely be less common this spring.

  • AP biology class solves the crime by using DNA

     

  • Supreme Court sides with city on annexation

    Thursday, the Kentucky Supreme Court handed down a 6-1 decision upholding the City of Lebanon’s annexation of 415 acres of property on its southern border in 2006.
    In the majority opinion, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. wrote that the case would be remanded to the trial court* (which deemed the annexation invalid) and that court should issue a summary judgment in favor of the city.

  • Sutton performs at St. Catharine Hall
  • Judicial center will close early Monday

    The Marion County Judicial Center will close at 1 p.m. Monday, March 31. It will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1. The Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be going live with the Kentucky Court of Justice Accounts receivable program on Tuesday. To complete the conversion, the circuit clerk’s office will close at 1 p.m., which means there will be no access to Kentucky courts, receipts or bookkeeping Monday afternoon.

  • Easter egg hunt is April 5

    Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon will once again host a free Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 5.
    Children up to four years of age will hunt for eggs on Gorley Field. Children five to nine years of age will hunt for eggs in the playground area.
    All participants need to meet at the pavilion by the pool before the hunt begins so the rules can be discussed.
    Please bring a basket to collect your eggs. Plastic eggs can be donated back to the park to be used next year.
    The Easter egg hunt is being sponsored by the City of Lebanon.