Today's News

  • Eminent domain bill prefiled for 2014 session

    Eminent domain has been a hot topic related to the Bluegrass Pipeline, a proposed pipeline that would carry natural gas liquids from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia through Kentucky and on to the Gulf Coast.
    Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, the companies working on the project, have said they believe they have the right to invoke eminent domain, although they would prefer to work out agreements with landowners along the proposed route.

  • Dealing with distractions while hunting doves

    While dove hunting last week I was distracted by the sound of honking, as in geese honking, or so I thought!
    Turned out to be the cell phone of one of the other guys, but it did sound good.
    Later, I heard it again. I’d been fooled once so I didn’t even acknowledge hearing it. Then, I heard it again!
    “Enough with the phone already.” We were supposed to be shooting doves, not playing games on the phone.

  • Moore and Burchell will marry Sept. 21


  • Health exchange meeting at library Sept. 27

    The Marion County Public Library will host a speaker from the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
    The speaker will be on site to discuss the Affordable Care Act and kynect, Kentucky’s Healthcare Connection.
    The event will include a presentation from the speaker beginning at noon, followed by a question and answer session. The event is open to all.
    For more information, check out www.marioncopublic.org, like the library on Facebook or call (270) 692-4698.

  • 9-18-13 Birthday Announcement


    Max Deegan Vaughn will celebrate his 2nd birthday on Sept 20, 2012. He is the son of Darby and Karen Vaughn.
    His grandparents are Garland and Faye Carol Cochran and J.E. and Mary Lee Vaughn.
    Max Deegan has two brothers, Austin and Keaton, and a sister, Kalli.

  • Linescores, Sept. 18

    SCMS 7th grade won 39-22
    Elise Carpenter 16 pts, 4 rebounds, 2 assist 6 steals, Cassidy Logsdon 7 pts,  7 rebounds, 3 assist, 7 steals, Mariella Curtis 6 pts, Jenny Mattingly 4 pts, Abby Scott 2 pts, Sammy Jo Potters 2 pts and Katie Mattingly 2 pts

    8th won 52-20
    Savannah Goode 14 pts, 11 rebounds, 3 assist 3 steals, Cassidy Logsdon 14 pts, 1 red, 2 assist, 7 steals, Elise Carpenter 9 pts, Sammy Jo Potters 8 pts, Mariella Curtis 2 pts, Abby Jo Maupin 2 pts, Jenny Mattingly 2 pts and Katie Mattingly 1 pt

  • 9-18-13 Reunions

    Class of 1968
    The Lebanon High School Class of 1968 will hold a 45-year reunion Thursday, Sept. 26 at the old Lebanon High School Gym (Centre Square). It is being held in conjunction with the class of 1963 reunion. A meet and greet will start at 6 p.m. with a meal to follow at 7 p.m. For more information call 270-699-9300 or 270-692-2848.

    Class of 1963

  • City tax rate will increase by 3.7 percent

    Lebanon residents will see a 3.7 increase in their tax rate for 2013.
    The Lebanon City Council voted 4-0 to approve the second reading of the ordinance setting the tax rate during a special-called meeting Sept. 11. Councilman Jay Grundy and John R. Mattingly were not present for that meeting.
    The new tax rate for real and personal property will be 19.8 cents per $100 valuation. This is an increase over the 2012 rate of 19.1 cents per $100 valuation.

    Lebanon Aquatic Center

  • Local travelers visit Germany, Switzerland and Austria
  • Mattinglys celebrate golden anniversary