Today's News

  • Marion County’s All-Americans

    Nothing spells American culture like sports. 

    From hot dogs and cold sodas, to rivalry and sportsmanship, sports like basketball, football and baseball are engraved in the American spirit.

    Sometimes, great athletes grow out of that spirit, and this is a story of two in the making.

  • Bethany Cecil named to president’s list

    Bethany Renee Cecil, a senior from Finley, has been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for spring 2014. Students are named to the President’s List for achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

  • Joseph George earns bachelor’s degree

    Joseph George of Lebanon received a bachelor of science in financial economics at Centre College’s 191st Commencement, held on Sunday, May 25 at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts.
    George was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent -- the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Governor Steven L. Beshear was this year’s featured Commencement speaker.

  • Summer camping program begins its 39th season


  • 6-25-14 Church Brief

    Vacation Bible School
    Lebanon Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29-July 2 for kids three years of age through fifth grade. It will end with a potluck and program on Wednesday, July 2. Registration will be available on site. For more information call the church office at (270) 692-1854.

  • 2014 Little League all-star teams announced

     Marion County Little League has announced its 2014 all-star teams.

    11-12-year-old boys

    Ryan Lee Hayes, Owen Mattingly, Dawson McCarty, Mason Sullivan, Davis Rafferty, Dalton Sallee, Parker Barnett, Jamison Epps, Chase Miles, Cade Thompson, Randall Mattingly and Will Fowler.

    11-12-year-old girls

  • Lebanon woman receives Catholic leadership award


  • Hosparus needs volunteers; to host free training

    Hosparus Green River needs volunteers in Adair, Green, Marion, Metcalf, Taylor and Washington counties and will offer a free two-part training session, 5:30 – 9 p.m., Thursday, July 10, and Thursday, July 24 (light supper provided) at its Campbellsville office, 295 Campbellsville ByPass (behind Coltons). Participants must attend both sessions to become Hosparus volunteers. Pre-registration is required by Thursday, July 3. To register or for more information, contact Deborah Faircloth at 270-782-7258  x3812 or dfaircloth@hosparus.org <mailto:dfaircloth@hosparus.org.

  • Skate park?

    Two weeks ago, I wrote a story on some local skateboarders, Michael Truitt and his son, Jackson. 

    I wanted to do the story for several reasons, the biggest one being that I think skateboarding is cool. Probably the second biggest reason is because I had a chance to feature a unique sport.

  • Bland family to celebrate 70th family reunion

    Joseph Lafayette Bland was born 11-24-1881 and died 4-26-1943. He married Susan Ethel Robinson who was born 11-7-1882 and died 6-7-1967. They were married on 10-14-1902 at the Holy Name of Mary Church in Calvary. Their children were George Hite, Mary Thelma, Anna Matilda, Joseph Henry, William Abbott, Bernard Lafayette, Thomas Otha and Catherine Helen.

    Family reunion story as remembered by
    Betty Ann Mitchell
    Written by
    George M. Rogers