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Today's News

  • Phillies favorite

    On May 2, Joan Wood, the librarian at Lebanon Elementary School, was honored in Philadelphia as a Phillies Favorite Teacher during the 14th annual Teacher Appreciation Night. The honor was presented to her on the field of Citizens Bank Park by Phillies center fielder Ben Revere.

    Wood, along with Sharon Calhoun of Richmond, was picked by Revere as one of his favorite teachers. They are two teachers from his past.

    Wood said the experience was amazing.

  • Color in Motion road closures Saturday

    Roads will be closed for the Color in Motion 5K on Saturday, May 17.
    The race will start and finish near the youth soccer fields and the disc golf course on Fairground Road.
    There will be road closures along the course from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday to accommodate the race. The course will be the same as the Pokey Pig 5K, only with a different start/finish line. The course is as follows:
    * Fairground Road to Main Street
    * Main Street to Depot Street
    * Depot Street to Mulberry
    * W. Mulberry to S. Spalding Ave.

  • Delicious and beautiful strawberry recipes

     

  • Popes Creek Ranch activities this weekend

    Popes Creek Ranch will be celebrating National Armed Forces Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. There will be games for children, a hike, entertainment, food and beverages. The event is free for all veterans and active members of the military. Popes Creek Ranch is located at 2250 Popes Creek Road in Lebanon.
    Saturday evening, South 49 will be in concert from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Woodlands Amphitheater at Popes Creek Ranch. The amphitheater is located on Penick Road.

  • Summer weather will determine the market for farmers

     

  • Lady Knights top Adair, LaRue counties

    The Marion County Lady Knights fought tooth and nail to win two of their four games last week.

    After falling in their first game against the Central Hardin Lady Bruins, the Lady Knights (15-8) took two victories against the Adair County Lady Indians and The LaRue County Lady Hawks. They would seal their week of play with a loss against the Green County Dragons.

  • FFA Annual Awards Banquet
  • Knights win one of three

    The Marion County Knights lost to the visiting Danville Admirals on May 7. Going into the game, Knights Coach Patrick Campbell had positive expectations.

    “That’s the crazy thing about baseball,” Campbell said. “You never know what could happen on any given day.”

    It would be the second time the teams faced off for the season. In their April 18 game, the Knights lost 11-0 in five innings. 

  • Rain washes out one tourney; another goes on

     Well guys, we got through Mother’s Day all right, except for those of you who forgot!

    For those of you who fell for a wife’s biggest lie i.e. “Don’t bother getting me anything this year,” I hope you learned your lesson!

    As for me, I took the wife out Saturday, got her a charm for her Pandora bracelet then took her to lunch on Sunday.

  • Position, population and experience can affect elected officials pay

    When voters go to the polls on May 20 and on Nov. 4, they will be voting for a variety of federal, state and local officials.
    While voters know that their taxes are used to compensate these officials, they might not know what each of these officials are paid.
    Here is a closer look at what compensation officials receive at each level of government for the current year. For many positions, the salaries for 2015 have not yet been determined.

    Federal offices