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Today's News

  • 11-2-11 Police record

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Oct. 11, Emily Summers of Lee Avenue in Lebanon reported the fraudulent use of her credit card in the amount of $566.16.
    - On Oct. 22, Sylvia Camp of Woodlawn Avenue in Lebanon reported damage to her 2005 Chrysler in the amount of $650.
    - On Oct. 24, Sally Holloran of Forest Street in Lebanon reported a burglary at her home.
    - On Oct. 24, Wal-Mart reported that $755.75 worth of merchandise that was stolen was recovered.

  • Lebanon native retires from Reserves

    Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Otha Allen of Lebanon retired from the United State Army Reserves Oct. 12, 2011, completing a 40-year, 5-month service career.
    CSM Allen was drafted May 17, 1971, at the age of 20. He served 13 months in Vietnam and has served with distinction in all of his assignments throughout his extraordinary career.
    CSM Allen has received the Army Physical Fitness badge multiple times by scoring a perfect score of 300 on his last APFT Oct. 2, 11 days before his 60th birthday.

  • Participate in the Dickens Christmas Parade
  • Three vie for the governor's mansion

    James Roberts, Landmark News Service

    Three candidates are seeking the governor's seat in November. But, while each candidate has distinct differences, all agree that the economy and, more importantly, getting Kentuckians back to work, are among the top issues facing the Bluegrass state.

  • Set your clocks back this weekend

    Don't forget to set your clocks back this weekend.

    At 2 a.m., Sunday morning, Nov. 6, the time will officially change and move back to 1 a.m. We encourage everyone to enjoy an extra hour of sleep.

    Also, when changing the clocks, it's a good time to also check/change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

  • Election Day is Nov. 8

    Next Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters across Kentucky will go to the polls to elect six state officials.

    The governor's race is at the top of the ballot, but it's not the only office for voters to consider. Here is a list of the candidates and the offices they're running for:

    - Governor/Lt. Governor: Steve Beshear (incumbent)/Jerry Abramson, Democrats; Gatewood Galbraith/Dea Riley, Independents; David Williams/Richie Farmer, Republicans.

  • Veterans Day celebration is Nov. 6

    Veterans Day is officially Friday, Nov. 11, but the Lebanon National Cemetery will be hosting its annual Veterans Day celebration this Sunday, Nov. 6.

    The event to honor all veterans is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. VFW Post 5910 is the host for this year's ceremony.

  • A second serving of 'Kentucky Fried Fiction'

    Lebanon native Andrew Grundy III has completed the second edition of his book, "Kentucky Fried Fiction."

    The new edition includes everything that was in the first edition plus more than 60 new pages of material. Grundy describes the book as "a rambling collection of stories and stuff."

    The book compiles a variety of pieces - news articles, stories, essays, letters, editorials, an interview and even some poetry.

  • County signs lease agreement on new CD&D site

    The Marion County Fiscal Court approved a lease agreement with Nalley and Hayden for a new construction, demolition and debris landfill site. Under the agreement, the county will lease the property for $25,000 for five years.

    The county's current CD&D landfill is located on Calvary Road near the state barn. The new site will be located off of Adam Hughes Memorial Highway.

  • Maker's Mark bottle will help Habitat for Humanity

    The My New Kentucky Home Habitat for Humanity chapter may be in high spirits thanks to some assistance from Maker's Mark.

    Marion County's own bourbon distillery is marking the transition of its leadership from Bill Samuels Jr. to his son, Rob Samuels, with a commemorative bottle celebrating three generations of the Samuels family. Proceeds from the bottle will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity chapter and the 21st Century Parks in Louisville.