.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Two of hearts

    Heart problems run in Kenny Hamilton's family, but one thing that hasn't been affected is his sense of humor.

    "You've seen what Dick Cheney's wearing now. He ain't got nothing on me 'cause I got mine before he did," said Hamilton, 49.

  • Hearty routine

    Sarah Martin runs 5Ks. She's completed P90X - twice.

    But she doesn't like working out in a gym.

    "I don't want people to see me exercising," Martin said.

    Nevertheless, she has made exercise a priority in her life. Today, she runs and does the P90X ab ripper routine.

  • 'I love this community'

    Editor's note: This is the second story in a series about the Marion County Chamber of Commerce's 2010 Outstanding award winners.

    Jerry Reynolds was awarded for being an "Outstanding Citizen" recently, but he may be more well-known for his notorious pecan pies.

    What's his secret?

    Well, it depends.

    If you're talking about the secret recipe for his pecan pies, there isn't one.

  • Meals, money and Musicfest

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission's regular business may have been overshadowed by a discussion about Executive Director Chris Hamilton's job performance.

  • Women's Center has new rooms, services

    Some changes have occurred at the Spring View Hospital Women's Center recently.

    Among those changes include a new service and a new suite.

    Of the brick and mortar variety, a new LDRP suite has been added. LDRP means that a woman giving birth is able to go through labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care all in the same room.

  • Girls JV district games have been cancelled

    The girls junior varsity basketball games that had been scheduled for tonight, Feb. 16, have been cancelled.

    More information will be reported as it becomes available.

  • Fiscal court will meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 17

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center. The ideas on the agenda are:

    - Minutes of previous meeting

    - Audit report for 2009-10 fiscal year

    - Grant request for partial funding of large animal composting project

    - Boiler repair/replacement options in the old courthouse

    - Funding  request  for 4-H/FFA youth livestock trip - June  16-17, 2011

    - Department reports 

  • Column: House pushes to preserve Medicaid funding

    Although it is too soon to say what exactly will become law when the 2011 legislative session concludes next month, several major initiatives that the Kentucky House of Representatives would like to see on that list moved further down the road this past week.

    That includes one of the chamber's - and Gov. Beshear's - top priorities this year: Keeping Medicaid from facing a catastrophic deficit in the months ahead.

  • Column: My Adopted Grandparent

    Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” 

    - Donald A. Norberg 

     

    Some of my fondest childhood memories involve my grandparents.

  • Column: Independent voter bill moves forward

    Legislative committees were hard at work this week approving many bills that then moved to the Senate floor for consideration by the full body.