Today's News

  • Veteran crisis hotline here to help

    Rarely a week passes that I don’t receive a call or an e-mail from a constituent looking for contact information on a wide range of issues, including the critically important hotline to help prevent suicide among our veterans.

  • Rankings paint a clearer picture of Kentucky’s progress

    In today’s data-driven age, there is no shortage of comparative lists that states can use to check the progress they’re making. The rankings may not shed much light individually, but when enough are brought together, a much clearer picture begins to emerge.
    With that in mind, Kentucky and 14 of her fellow southern states got a chance earlier this summer to see how each stacks up in some especially crucial areas.

  • Blood drive this afternoon at Centre Square

    The Kentucky Blood Center is hosting a blood drive this afternoon in Lebanon.

    Anyone interested and eligible to donate should stop by Centre Square between 1 and 6 p.m. The drive is sponsored by Spring View Hospital.

    Every donor will be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card and a $250 Visa gift card.

    For more information, call the Kentucky Blood Center at 1-800-775-2522.

  • KSP arrest shooter

    Monday, Aug. 19, the Kentucky State Police arrested Joshua Spaulding-Wells, 24, and charged him with first-degree assault for his role in the shooting of Mark Mattingly, 45, that occurred Aug. 12 on ML King Avenue in Lebanon.

    The Lebanon Police Department received a call from 337 ML King Apt. 6 at 9:25 p.m. Aug. 12, reporting that a male subject had been shot in the stomach.

    Wells is being lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.

    The investigation into the shooting continues, according to KSP.

  • GES principal is hired

    Jennifer Brogle of Hustonville was hired Friday to become the principal at A.C. Glasscock Elementary School.
    Brogle has 22 years of experience in Boyle, Lincoln and Danville Independent schools.

  • Fiscal court meets Aug. 15

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Building.

    The agenda for Thursday's meeting includes the following items:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Humana presentation on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on insurance plans

    - Resolution/agreement on use of state flex funds for county roads

    - Economic development roadways projects (Village Way, Maker's Mark Road)

  • Receive 10 free Dogwood Trees by joining foundation in August

    Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.
    Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.
    The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting in each member’s area, which falls between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees.

  • 8-14-13 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • Maple Street resident gets probation on drug charges

    Richard A. Harrington, 45, 555 Maple Street Apt. 36 in Lebanon received five years of probation in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (10 or more dosage units, two counts) and second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (20 or more dosage units, three counts). He was ordered to pay $270, $200 and $75 in restitution to the Kentucky State Police, $200 restitution to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and $100 to the KSP Desi West and to serve 170 days in jail.

    In other court matters:

  • 8-14-13 Public Record

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