Today's News

  • 10-22-14 Church Briefs

    First Baptist Church, N. Depot Street, Lebanon, invites you to their annual Trunk-a-Treat from 4-6 pm. Saturday, Oct. 25 in the church parking lot. Come and join us in fellowship.
    Gospel concert
    Central Baptist Church, Lebanon, will host a southern gospel concert featuring The Noblemen. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. No admission. Everyone is welcome to attend.  CDs will be available.

  • Fire school is Oct. 25-26

     Hundreds of firefighters from across the state will be in Marion County this weekend for the eighth annual Marion County Fire School.

    The fire school includes courses on fire control, firefighter survival and rescue, basic firefighting and basic rope rescue. The school also offers EMS continuing education opportunities and tanker operations. 

  • Ball and DiCarlo will marry Nov. 15


    John and Michelle Ball of Lebanon announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan M. Ball, to Anthony R. DiCarlo, son of Raymond Dicarlo and Cara DiCarlo of Georgetown.
    Ball is a graduate of Bellarmine University and employed as a medical technologist at Norton Hospital.
    DiCarlo is a graduate of University of Louisville and is employed as a billing analyst at LG&E.
    The wedding will take place at 1 p.m. Nov. 15, 2014, at St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Noel and Barr will marry Oct. 25


  • Growing like a vine

    Alex Payne is a spirited, business savvy entrepreneur who has made a career out of something that began as a hobby.

    She’s been making wine since 2011, and today she’s the owner and operator of WhiteMoon Winery in Lebanon.

    Payne got her start in the business 13 years ago by growing grapes. As of four years ago, however, she no longer grows her own.

  • Newtons celebrate golden anniversary


  • Couple celebrates 66 years of marriage


    George Owens Jr. and Grace (Porter) Owens of Lebanon will celebrate 66 years of marriage on Oct. 28, 2014.
    They have seven children, Grace Owens (deceased), George Owens III, Lydia Ann (Owens) White, Joseph Louis Owens, Charles Sylvester Owens (deceased), William Thomas Owens (deceased), and David Lee Owens. They have 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

  • Evans is first African-American to serve as a board member

    One of the vacant seats on the Marion County Board of Education has been filled.

    Jerry Evans was sworn in as the District Five board member on Oct. 14, and in the process, he made history as the first African-American to serve on the Marion County school board.

  • Jones, Mattingly marry June 21


  • Police body cams protect law enforcement and the public

    Law enforcement agencies nationwide have been purchasing body cameras for their officers, especially since the shooting of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9.

    The Lebanon Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office have followed that trend and purchased body cameras, as well.

    According to Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady, the cameras help show the truth of what really occurs when police and citizens interact.