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  • Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Bland

    A Celebration of Life Service for noted psychiatrist, Dr. James G. Bland, will be held on Friday, June 1, at 1:30 p.m. CDT at the Greensburg Nazarene Church. The public is welcome to attend the service.

  • November General Election update

    The General Election will be held on Nov. 6. 

    Aug. 14 is the filing deadline for city government offices and school board seats. 

    All of the listed offices will be on the ballot. If the candidate is unopposed for a partisan state or county office, the only option on the ballot will be the unopposed candidate or a write-in. The deadline to file as a write-in is Oct. 26.

  • Chamber of Commerce Updates

    ‘Farmer Pig’ hot air balloon coming to Ham Days

  • LES Kindergarten classes present: Alphabet Action

    The kindergarten classes at Lebanon Elementary School showed off all of their hard work this year in learning the alphabet, performing as different character representing alphabet letters and singing and dancing for the student and teacher audience on Thursday, May 24. The show was performed by the students in Pam Mattingly, Ida Spalding and Tammy Durham’s classes. 

  • Two killed in car wreck Friday evening

    Two lives were ended far too soon during a fatal car wreck Friday evening, May 25.

    The wreck occurred at 11:19 p.m., six miles west of Lebanon on East Lovers Lane, according to Kentucky State Police.

    David B. Lawson, 18, of Lebanon, was driving a 2008 Ford F250 eastbound when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a tree, the KSP report states. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County Coroner. 

  • Residents urge county to do something about nuisance properties

    For years now, the Marion County Fiscal Court has been hearing from local residents regarding the need for a nuisance ordinance to address property eyesores and potential health hazards throughout the county. And, time and time again, magistrates discuss the problems, but nothing happens.

    Last week, it was more of the same when Sergeant J.W. Sullivan attended the fiscal court’s meeting on May 17 to express his concerns regarding nuisance properties and animal control.

  • New Lebanon Elementary School principal hired

    James “Jim” Freeman will be the new principal at Lebanon Elementary School. The LES site-based decision making council made its recommendation Tuesday evening and Freeman accepted the position.
    Freeman currently works as a Leadership Development Specialist for the Kentucky Department of Education. Previously, he was a principal at West Jessamine Middle School, and an assistant principal and athletics director at Garrard County High School.

  • Police log - May 23 edition

    May 14
    Jamyra T. Calhoun of 226 North Forest Street reported the theft of a 50-inch Sanyo flat screen LED television, valued at $550.

    May 15
    A 17-year-old white female on Royer Avenue in Lebanon was reported to be the victim of physical abuse/neglect. There was no injury and no medical attention needed.

    May 17

  • Public Record - May 23 edition

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call 270-692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    New drivers as of May 15:
    Morgan L. Boblitt
    Ethan N. Miller
    Alvah G. Greenwell
    John Bartley
    Trace B. Mayo
    Johnathon D. Reed
    Ryan S. Raikes

    Prepaid

    Tristen Alec Boswell, 1998 Bloomfield Road, Springfield, failure to wear seat belts, $25.
     
    Felony

  • CU graduates record number of graduates

    By Joan C. McKinney
    Director of Campbellsville University Communications

    “Because I cannot add years to my life, I want to add life to my years. If I am not able to do anything about the length of my life, I can do something about its breadth and depth,” Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, 92, chancellor at the University of Richmond in Virginia told Campbellsville University graduates in his commencement address Saturday, May 12.