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Today's News

  • New Harmonies events continue this week with multiple free events

    Four events are scheduled over the next seven days to coincide with the New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music Exhibit.

    Thursday, Oct. 25, the Friends of the Library and the Kentucky Humanities Council are sponsoring a Chautauqua event at 7 p.m. at the Centre Square Fine Arts Building in Lebanon. This event is free, although donations will be accepted.

  • Lady Knights reach regional semifinals

    Last week, the Marion County Lady Knights hosted and competed in the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament at Marion County High School.
    The Lady Knights defeated their first round opponent, Larue County on Oct. 15. However, in the semifinal round Oct. 17, Marion County fell to Central Hardin, who went on to defeat Green County and win the 5th Region Tournament.  The Lady Knights finished the season 31-7 and 8-0 in the district. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Valerie Mattingly were selected to the 5th Region All-Tournament team.

  • Art show and reception Thursday at the judicial center

    The Marion County Judicial Center will be hosting an arts reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.  The reception is free and open to the public.

    The reception will showcase a variety of paintings on display at the judicial center. A number of Kentucky artists, including several from Marion County, have pieces on display.

    Much of the artwork was created specifically for the judicial center. The reception will include music and light refreshments.

  • Deer: Murphy

    Addi Murphy of Lebanon bagged her first deer, a 7-point buck, on Oct. 13, during the youth hunt. She is the 10-year-old daughter of Carla and Louis Murphy.

  • Magistrates approve community requests

    The Marion County Fiscal Court on Oct. 18 approved requests for assistance for Loretto Head Start and the Generation Gap's Toys for Kids program.

    The magistrates voted unanimously to give $12,000 toward improvements to the playground for Loretto Head Start.

    The judge and the magistrates agreed to contribute $1,500 combined to the Generation Gap's annual Christmas toy give-away. Junior Adams estimated that 175 to 200 children received toys last year through the program.

  • Deer: Fields

    Taylor Fields, age 12, bagged this 13-point buck on opening day of youth season in Raywick with her Paw Paw, Ricky Fields.

  • Fall league champions

    Pictured are the 6-8 year-old 2012 Fall League Champions at Graham Memorial Park. Pictured are, front  row, from left, Noah Spalding, Keaton McCauley, Trey Marshall, Ethan Scott, Kaitlyn Brady and Caleb Spalding; back row, from left, Olivia Livers, Elijah Livers, Madison Marshall, Samuel Spalding, Gabe Cecil, Keaton Spalding and Landon Browning.
     

  • Mayor named elected official of the year

    Gary Crenshaw has served as the mayor of Lebanon since 1999, winning re-election more than once, and recently his efforts during the past 13 years were recognized by the Kentucky League of Cities.

    On Oct. 12, Crenshaw was named the Elected Official of the Year by the KLC during its annual conference in Lexington.

    "I was very humbled by that," Crenshaw said. "I certainly wasn't expecting it."

  • Deer: Osbourne

    Josh Osbourne shot his first deer in Bradfordsville recently. He is the son of Brad and Michelle Osbourne.

  • Hours to be cut at Gravel Switch Post Office

    Around 20 people attended last week's meeting to learn what changes would be coming to the Gravel Switch Post Office.

    Starting in January, the window at the Gravel Switch office will be open four hours a day, from 11:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday hours will remain the same, from 7:45 a.m. to 10:45.

    "I don't like doing this anymore than anybody else," said Tommy Adkins, a manager of post office operations out of Lexington.