Today's News

  • Mills reintroduces bill to allow advertising on school buses

    State Rep. Terry Mills proposed a bill during the 2011 General Assembly that would allow local school boards to decide if they wanted to sell advertising on school buses. That bill won approval in the House of Representatives, but died in the Senate.

    That hasn't deterred Mills, who has prefiled a similar bill (BR 272) for the 2012 session of the state legislature.

  • Lovers Lane closed due to high waters

    Lovers Lane is closed until further notice due to high waters, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson.

    A truck is also hanging off the bridge, Johnson reported.

    Drivers should avoid this road, and they should not attempt to drive in any area where water is over the road or over a bridge.

  • President pardons Loretto man

    A Loretto man has received a Presidential pardon.

    Lesley Claywood Berry Jr. of Loretto was one of five people to receive a pardon from President Barack Obama Monday, Nov. 21.

    Berry had been convicted of conspiracy to manufacture, possession with intent to distribute and distribute marijuana in 1988 in U.S. District Court in Minnesota.

    He was sentenced April 29, 1988, to three years in prison.

  • Tourist commission to meet Nov. 23

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission has scheduled a special-called meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.

    The commission has scheduled an executive session under Chapter 61.810(f) of the Kentucky Revised Statutes. This section deals with the possible hiring, firing or discipline of an employee. The commission has been searching for a new executive director since August when the former director, Chris Hamilton, accepted a position with the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in Illinois.

  • Live action theater back in Lebanon

    Yeah, that's me with a stick of dynamite in my mouth.

    I wonder, would the Turtleman consider that "Live Action?"

    Sure, I'm not catching snapping turtles with my bare hands or getting sprayed on by skunks, but I'm going to be trying to escape from a villain on stage in front of (I hope) a packed Angelic Hall Friday night.

    And, anyone that knows Lynn Farris knows how truly evil he can be...

    (Kidding, Lynn.)

  • In the spotlight

    We can understand why Anthony Epps would be upset.

    We doubt anyone wants to have their name in the paper for being arrested for DUI. The same would be true for whatever punishment is handed down from the courts if that person is found or pleads guilty.

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    The recent discussions regarding the possible need for school uniforms or a district-wide dress code has reminded us of the old adage, "If it's not broken, why fix it?"

  • Ninety-five graduates at technology training center are honored

    Meagan Pickett
    Campbellsville University student news writer
    Ninety-five graduates from five allied health programs offered through Campbellsville University Technology Training Center were honored in a ceremony Oct. 25 at Ransdell Chapel.
    The graduates are from the following programs of study: advanced nursing assistant-patient care technician; medical transcription; clinical medical assistant; pharmacy technician; and phlebotomy technician.

  • 11-23-11 School Menus

    Monday, Nov. 28: French toast with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 29: Assorted Poptarts and two cinnamon toast or assorted cereal and two toast, banana or variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 30: Cinnamon roll and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Dec. 1: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • A presidential legacy