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Today's News

  • Ford to go to trial Nov. 28, charged with murdering husband

    The trial for the Campbellsville woman accused of killing her husband, a Lebanon police officer, is on track for this month.

    Tonya Ford's case has been set for a final pretrial hearing a week before the trial is set to begin in Taylor Circuit Court.

    Ford appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly on Tuesday, Oct. 25, for a three-minute hearing with her attorney, Danny Butler of Greensburg.

    Kelly asked if there were any issues in the case that need discussion.

  • Politicians, speak English please!

    With all the debate in this country about immigration reform and immigrants needing to learn English, I would like to address the language of another group that is really difficult to grasp.

    The language of career, professional politicians is just beyond me. I’m glad that I’m a country, hayseed journalist who interviews real people who can answer a question, in plain, everyday English that even a fifth-grader can understand.

  • Oct 26: Corrections and Clarifications

    A photo in the Sept. 14 edition misidentified a singer from Campbellsville University. The photo should have said it was Cole Torbert.

    A photo in last week’s sports section misidentified a photo of running back Chris Gaither.

         

  • ‘Polio Sundays’ saved lives 50 years ago

    By Linda Ireland

    Landmark News Service

     

    I got a flu shot last week. It didn’t hurt and I got a nice booklet of coupons for my trouble.

    It seems that getting an annual vaccination for a variety of ills has turned routine, something we take for granted. One local pharmacy will even bring the shots to your workplace.

  • Epic fails, free throws and Coach Ferriell

    “Taters!”

    That’s one of my nicknames, which was coined by my middle school basketball coach and physical education teacher at St. Charles Middle School - the infamous David Ferriell.

    “Girl, you been eatin’ too many taters,” he would say, teasing me during P.E. class.

  • Law is the law

    Dennis George made an open records request of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission on Sept. 23. As of Oct. 20, he had not received the records he requested.

    That is unacceptable.

  • 10-26-11 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call (270) 692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    The following passed the road test Oct. 18, 2011, and earned their Kentucky driver’s license.
    Andrea N. Ackermann
    Joseph L. Osbourn
    Jonathan A. Raikes
    Jonathan L. Smothers
    Abigail R. Hagan

    Prepaid fines
    Sandra D. Gootee, 1624 Cedar Springs Court, LaGrange, speeding 10 miles over speed limit, $153.

    Traffic

  • KSP teams with DEA

    KSP will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on Oct. 29, 2011 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. at Post 15 in Columbia. Post 15 covers Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Metcalfe, Monroe, Cumberland, Clinton and Adair Counties.  

  • 10-26-11 Police Log

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Oct. 15, James Sims of South Harrison Street in Lebanon reported the theft of six CDs and an AC vehicle adapter, totaling $100 in stolen items. He also reported $350 in damage to his vehicle.
    - On Oct. 16, Daniel Blake of Elm Street in Lebanon reported the rear window of his 2003 Volkswagon was broken out, causing $475 in damage.

  • A tale of ghosts, bogies and turnips?