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Today's News

  • Roadblock raises funds for St. Jude Children's Hospital

     The annual St. Jude's roadblock was held May 5 in Lebanon. Susan Yocum, coordinator, reports that $1,920 was raised through the efforts of local volunteers and generous donors. This money will go directly to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital.    

  • Workshop for local businesses is June 29

    Local businesses looking for new promotional ideas are invited to attend a free workshop at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in the Marion County Economic Development Office, located on the third floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building in Lebanon.

  • City approves first reading of parking ordinance

    New parking restrictions could be in place soon on North Street and West High Street in Lebanon.

    On June 13, the Lebanon City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would prohibit parking within 50 feet of the intersection of North and West High streets on both sides of North Street and both sides of West High Street.

    The council must approve a second reading of the ordinance and publish it before the proposed changes would take effect.

  • Fiscal Court approves 2011-12 budget

    The Marion County Fiscal Court approved the second reading of the 2011-12 budget during its June 16 meeting.

    The budget was approved 3-0, since Magistrates Steve Masterson and John Arthur Elder III were not present at the meeting.

  • Learning how to properly relax

    By Lindsay Kriz

    KPA Summer intern

     

  • Leading the way to success

    In high school, I remember studying for tests, going to the library to do research, writing papers and giving the occasional class presentation. I didn't come up with a new design for the expansion of a local library. I didn't invent an adjustable rifle sight, and I didn't try to develop a new way to carry my keys.

    But Marion County High School students have done all of those things during the past year.

  • Next Steps

    We were shocked Saturday morning when we heard that Marion County High School boys basketball coach Anthony Epps had been arrested for DUI and reckless driving.

    Just last month, Epps pled guilty to reckless driving, stemming from an incident in October, when he was initially charged with DUI.

    At first we didn't believe it. We didn't want to believe it, but it only took a few phone calls to confirm that it was true.

  • Leadership Lebanon applications are being accepted

    The 2011-12 class of Leadership Lebanon-Marion County is currently forming. The first meeting will be held at a mandatory retreat in September. Leadership activities are held the third Thursday of every month through May. Topics discussed each month will be education, industry, agriculture, tourism, medicine, media, and justice, among others.
    To participate in this year’s program or for more information, contact Adam Poff at (270) 692-0375 or Wally Brady at (270) 692-8695.
    All applications must be returned by Aug. 1.
     

  • Hogan joins Coldwell Banker V.I.P. Realty, Inc. sales staff

     

     

  • Glasscock Elementary students receive certificates

    The following students received award certificates in the following categories for the 2010-11 school year.