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Today's News

  • Little league baseball

    Here are some recent photos from Marion County Little League games.

  • A good reason to be a fan

    This year, we will again have the chance to witness a spectacle of human ability and achievement. It is equally a celebration of commitment and talent. The participants only have this opportunity once every four years, which adds to its significance.
    Obviously, I'm not referring to the Presidential election. Instead, in a little over a month, the 2012 Olympic Summer Games will begin in London, England.

  • No time to fish - it's Warrior Dash time!

    Just a few days now until the much-anticipated Warrior Dash. Last I checked there were more than 5,800 signed up to participate. Couple that with a requested 2,000 workers, who knows how many "observers" and we're looking at a major crowd on Saturday, June 23.
    I'm thinkin' this could be the biggest crowd... outside Ham Days... we're likely to see here for a one-day event!
    Am I doin' the dash? Heck no, too many years, too many miles. Besides, I already did my dash years ago!

  • MCHS Volleyball camp

    MCHS recently hosted a volleyball camp.

  • Women, Warriors

    By Nick Schrager
    Summer intern

    Editor's note: This is the second story in a two-part series about local competitors training for the upcoming Warrior Dash June 23 at Popes Creek in Lebanon.

    The Warrior Dash, a fierce competition that puts the mind, body and soul to the test, is just a few days away, and while many people associate warriors with men, several local women are redefining the word "warrior."

  • 9-10 baseball tournament winners

    The Angels were the winners of the 9-10-year-old Marion County Little League Baseball Tournament. Pictured are, front row, from left, Patrick Reed, Samuel Thompson, Parker Barnett, Chase Miles and Javon Adams; second row, Darren O'Bryan, Will Fowler, Davis Rafferty, Zachary Wells, Landon Rakes and Brennan Hamilton; back row, Head Coach Jim Reed, Asst. Coach Jerry Fowler, Asst. Coach Mitch Rafferty, Asst. Coach Kenny Barnett, and Asst. Brian Miles. They were sponsored by The Law Office of Jerry Fowler.

  • Minor League regular season champs

    Pictured are the Minor League regular season champions. They are, front row from left, Dallas Cox, Dylan Gibson, Austin Reynolds, Keaton Spalding, Nathan Tungate and A.J. Pirkle; second row, Gabe Nelson, Kaedyn Cowherd, Grant Brown, Ethan Allendar, Tyler Reynolds and Brice Pirkle; back row, coaches Johnny Nelson, Chris Brown, Brian Pirkle and Sandy Pirkle.

  • St. Catharine signing

    Blair Gorley signs a swimming scholarship   with St. Catharine as (seated) MCHS golf coach Chad Spalding and Blair’s mother, Deborah Thompson, look on. Standing are MCHS athletic director Robby Peterson, SCC golf coach Joan Rizer, and SCC swimming coach Mike Carey.

  • Softball runner-up

    The Rays, sponsored by Energy Insurance of Lebanon, came in second place in the end of season tournament. They are, top row from left, Abby Ford, Jayla Cowherd, Lindsey Robbins, Kendell Benningfield, Olivia Gaddie and Morgan Tungate; bottom row from left, Assistant Coach Jimmy Mattingly, Becca Hayes, Avery Smith, Cassidy Logsdon, Abby Scott, Head Coach Jonathon Spalding and Jenny Mattingly.

  • Lebanon writer to host book signing June 28

    Nathaniel Weathers is giving his first book a second chance.

    It's been a few years since Weathers published his first book, The Dark Nemesis, but an expanded and updated edition of the book will be released later this month.

    "It's revised and re-edited and has a lot more information than the first book," Weathers said.