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Today's News

  • Memorial Day program is Sunday

    American Legion Post 49 will be hosting a Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at Lebanon National Cemetery.
    Major General William E. Barron will be the keynote speaker during the program. Barron served in the military for 38 years, including 33 years of service with the U.S. Army Reserve with the 100th Training Division. In the 100th, Barron rose from private to major general and became the division commander. Barron was commissioned as a second lieutenant after he attended the Kentucky Army National Guard Officer Candidate School.

  • Lady Knights close softball season with a win

    A heightened battle quickly turned into a series of slow blows as the Marion County Lady Knights destroyed the Washington County Commanderettes, 12-3, in seven innings on May 16. 

    It would be the Lady Knights only game of the week and their last game of the regular season. Lady Knights Head Coach Todd Spalding was happy about their performance. 

    “We hit the ball very well,” Spalding said. “We had 15 hits and four home runs. We hit some bombs.”

  • Writers celebration is this weekend

    Historic Penn’s Store is hosting the 2014 Kentucky Writers Celebration this weekend, May 23-25. Authors, poets, songwriters, journalists and more writers from Kentucky will participate in this year’s event.
    Billy Reed, Dave Shuffett, James Higdon, Randy Westbrook, Eddie Price, Maurice Manning, Obie Slater, Rick Lee, Darlene Campbell, Ben Woodward, Yolantha Pace and Bradley D. Saum are scheduled to appear.

  • Kids Fishing Day has been moved to Saturday

     Our Kids Fishing Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 24. That’s this Saturday.

    The original day was a washout, literally! Then the next weekend was a scheduling conflict with the Sportsman’s Club.

    So that moved it to May 24 at the Marion County Sportsman’s Club starting at 8 a.m. and running through 2 p.m.

  • Knights fall to Boyle County

     The Knights fell 4-0 against the Boyle County Rebels in their final game of the regular season on May 13.

    The Knights (10-16) managed only two hits against the foe. 

    The Rebels (14-16) took the lead in the first with three runs and another in the third.

  • Free training is offered this summer at Springfield campus

    Workforce Solutions at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, in partnership with Lincoln Trail Career Center, is offering free training for youth ages 17-21 this summer for a Certified Production Technician (CPT).
    The training, offered at no cost through a grant made possible by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, will be held on the Springfield Campus.

  • Councilman wants to know more about ‘brick and mortar’ in tourism budget

    The Lebanon City Council is taking some time to review the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission’s 2014-15 budget, which Tourism Director Carla Wagner presented at the city council’s May 12 meeting.
    According to the proposed budget, the tourist commission is anticipating total revenues of $602,289, which is an increase over the $593,261 the commission anticipated during the 2013-14 fiscal year. Total expenses are projected to increase from $545,462 during 2013-14 to $596,718 in 2014-15.

  • MCHS Students of the Year
  • Linescores, May 21

     Marion County youth softball

    May 13

    Rangers 001 010  -  2

    Rays       200  10x -  3

    The Rangers fell in the third straight one-run loss in the most exciting game played thus far in the season. Carly Jo Thomas struck out 12 and scored twice while Amber Farris provided the game winning RBI for the Rays. 

  • 5-21-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, May 26: No school.
    Tuesday, May 27: Granola breakfast cookie and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts,
    Wednesday, May 28: Scrambled eggs and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, banana, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, May 29: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, applesauce, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, May 30: Warm cinnamon roll and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peach cup, variety of juice, milk.