Today's News

  • What to do with all those green peppers


  • Lebanon man gets seven years for wanton endangerment

    Jackie Dakota Moore, 21, of 1364 St. Matthew Cemetery Road in Lebanon was sentenced to seven years in prison for two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    Moore was originally indicted for first-degree rape and first-degree sex abuse (two counts). The rape charge was dismissed, and the sex abuse charges were amended to wanton endangerment.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • Good things

    In my last column, I wrote about switching teams and how I have now become a Denver Broncos fan because Peyton Manning is now wearing the navy and orange. I talked about how I love his passion for the game and how I couldn't wait to watch him play again finally since having to see Manning on the sideline all last year due to a neck injury.

  • Knights take command

    The Marion County Knights football team picked up their first win of the season over arch rival Washington County Friday evening. The game was close throughout but Marion County never trailed. The Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter, once leading 28-14, before winning the game 28-21.

  • The Game Plan, Sept. 19

    Sept. 19
    Lady Knights vs. Danville (Home)

    Sept. 20
    Knights vs. Hart County (Home)

    Sept. 22
    Knights vs. Campbellsville (Home)
    Lady Knights vs. Eastern (Home)

    Sept. 24
    Lady Knights vs. Washington County (Away)

    Lady Knights vs. Thomas Nelson (Away)

  • Golf team places fifth in home tourney

    Marion County High  School hosted the Marion County Invitational at Rosewood Golf Club Saturday. Overall, 17 teams competed in the event, and Marion County was able to take fifth place.
    "I'm pleased with us finishing fifth out of 17 teams, but was hoping for a better score," Coach Chad Spalding said. "The course played tough with the wind on Saturday. Logan Medley had a solid round, and so did Trevor Burchell."

  • Saturday is Ham Days Kids Day at Sportsman Lake

    Before I get too far into my article I just want to thank Jason Spalding. Ya see, we weren't going to have the Ham Days Kids Day this year due to lack of funding.
    But Jason contacted Independent Stave and because of a very generous sponsorship from them, and a check from our Lebanon/Marion County Kiwanis Club, Saturday is back on.
    So when ya come out Saturday, find Jason and thank him for all he did!
    Here's the plan: Saturday, Sept. 22, we'll meet at our Sportsman Lake. We'll start at 9 a.m. and go until 2 p.m., or there about!

  • MCHS falls short on ACT scores

    ACT exam results show that Marion County High School students aren't taking the appropriate "core" courses before their junior and senior years and, as a result, they aren't fully prepared for college-level work.

    "One thing that has to be worked on is scheduling at the high school," Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton said to school board members during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Boys soccer team picks up three wins

    The Marion County Knights played three games and were victorious in each of those contests last week. On Tuesday of last week, the Knights picked up a big win over Danville, and wins over Bardstown and Elizabethtown on Thursday and Saturday, respectively.
    In the Danville game, the Knights scored just one goal, but that was enough.

  • Lebanon City Council briefs

    City council expresses support for rehiring lobbyist

    The Lebanon City Council on Sept. 8 voted unanimously to express its support for hiring Karen Lentz to lobby on the city's behalf in Frankfort.