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Today's News

  • Two injured when tornado blows trailer off foundation

    Two people were injured when a tornado pushed a trailer off its foundation near the Marion-Taylor County line Jan. 30.

    Pam Colvin, 32, and Jeremy Tyler Colvin, 7, were taken to Spring View Hospital to be treated for minor injuries, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson.

  • Bluegrass festival is still on schedule

    Marion County schools are closed today, Friday, Jan. 25, but the 2013 Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff is still going ahead as planned.

    Brad Lanham, president of the Kentucky Fellowship of Musicians, said the entertainers are in town for tonight's portion of the bluegrass festival. As of noon, the plan was to hold the event as scheduled.

    Marion County Superintendent Chuck Hamilton announced that schools are closed today due to poor road conditions.

  • Missing Lebanon teenager found at relative’s residence

    A Lebanon teenager who went missing Jan. 17 has been located.

    Timara Gunn, 16, was reported missing from 338 E. Walnut Street in Lebanon on Jan. 17.

    Lebanon Police Officer Donald Jewell said Gunn was located Wednesday at a relative’s residence on Bradfordsville Highway.

    Jewell added that the initial missing person’s report was shared with the Marion, Nelson, Washington and Boyle County Sheriff’s Offices, the Bardstown, Danville, Springfield and Lexington Police and the Kentucky State Police.

  • Bills that might not make the headlines

    While most legislative sessions are often remembered for one or two major accomplishments, there are always other new laws that may not be as publicized but are important as well in their own right.

  • Senator will chair veterans committee

    As you know, the General Assembly is in recess until Feb. 5, but during this time we are busy preparing for and attending committee meetings, reviewing bills, and meeting with constituents in our districts. 

  • Good Samaritans making a difference

    President John F. Kennedy once said, "One person can make a difference and every person should try."

  • Clerk’s office launches new organ donor heart on license

    Starting Jan. 23, you can add a symbol that stands for hope and generosity on something you carry with you everywhere: your driver’s license. Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians will soon have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their license.

  • Cookie Kick Off Party
  • 1-23-13 Birth Announcement

     

    Todd and Kara Hamilton of Bardstown announce the birth of a 9-pound, 9-ounce daughter, Eleanor Frances Hamilton, on Jan. 11, 2013 at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville.
    Maternal grandparents are June and Geri Rucker of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Nick and Sherry Hamilton of Springfield. Great-grandparents are Frances Rucker of Lebanon and Maurice and Rose Smith of Springfield.
    Eleanor Frances has a sister, Vivian.

  • 1-23-13 Birthday Announcement

     

    William Clay Wiser celebrated his first birthday on January 7, 2013. He is the son of Geri Lynn Wheatley and Michael Todd Wiser.
    His grandparents are Jerry and Debbie Wheatley and Judy Rogers and Junior Wiser.
    He has two brothers, Anthony and Michael Wiser.