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Today's News

  • Black History Month events this weekend

    Performance at First Baptist Saturday

    The Beasley Sisters of Lexington are scheduled to perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at First Baptist Church in Lebanon. The performance is part of the Black Performing Arts Celebration. The Spiritual Women of First Baptist are also scheduled to perform that evening.

    MC Arts Council celebrates Black History Month

  • After school special

    For years, the City of Bradfordsville has been raising money and working toward the renovation of the old Bradfordville School as a community center and storm shelter. According to Dale Waller, the project manager for R.A. Williams Construction Company of Lexington, their portion of the renovation is scheduled to be completed March 23.

    "Right now, we're still on schedule, although the weather has certainly had an impact on us," Waller said.

  • Engagement

     

  • Local woman dies after traffic accident

    A Lebanon woman died following a two-vehicle collision the afternoon of Feb. 7 at the intersection of W. Main Street and Village Way in Lebanon.

    Barbara Mattingly, 77, died at University Hospital in Louisville that same day.

  • Lower tier available on cable rates

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly received a copy of the 2011 Kentucky Basic Cable Rate Survey and he was concerned about what he saw. According to the survey, the basic tier of services offered in Lebanon was two to three times more expensive than basic packages offered by Time Warner in other locations.

    The survey indicated that the basic tier in Lebanon was 55-60 channels for $65. Comparatively, the basic tier is 12 channels for $13.80 in Clark County, 25 channels for $15.76 in Danville, and 27 channels for $27.95 in Lawrenceburg.

  • Centre Square board granted flexibility on rates

    The Lebanon City Council unanimously approved giving the Centre Square Foundation Board authority to adjust its rate structure.

    Councilman Kenny Marrett made the request Feb. 10, after the Lebanon Main Street Committee had approached the Centre Square Board about receiving free use of Centre Square for a planned barbecue festival. The foundation board did not feel it could offer anything other than the existing rates without authorization from the city council.

  • Birthday announcement
  • Birth announcement

    Chris and Carol Mudd of Elizabethtown announce the birth of twin sons-6-pound, 8.5-ounce Jacob Michael Leo and 6-pound, 11-ounce Jonah Christopher-born Dec. 3, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Janet George of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Joyce Mudd of Leitchfield and the late Leo Mudd.
    Harold and Delphine Brown of Leitchfield are great-grandparents.

  • A class act

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

    When Tammy Newton would visit her oncologist, he would often ask her how her kids were doing. Without missing a beat, Tammy would begin talking about the kids in her third grade classroom at West Marion Elementary School. However, her doctor was actually inquiring about her children, not her students.

  • Whitehouse, Helm marry on Feb. 5

     

    The children of Betty Jean Whitehouse and Joseph Paul Helm wish to announce their marriage.
    They were joined in holy matrimony at 2 p.m. on Feb. 5 in a private ceremony at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. Bro. Victor Stansbury officiated the ceremony.
    Witnesses were Michael Whitehouse and Dreama Spalding.
    Family members were in attendance.