Local News

  • Tennessee Gas Line meeting set for Dec. 9

    The Loretto Community will be hosting at meeting for anyone interested in the proposed repurposing of a portion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline to carry natural gas liquids.
    The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the conference room at the Loretto Motherhouse, 515 Nerinx Road in Nerinx.
    According to the meeting organizers, the focus of the meeting will be planning a response to plans by Kinder Morgan Inc. * to use a portion of the existing Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which now carries natural gas, to begin transporting natural gas liquids.

  • Maker’s Mark candlelight tours begin Dec. 6

    Maker’s Mark Distillery staff have decked the halls with wreaths, ribbons, garland and thousands of lights, and the public is invited to celebrate the season with the annual holiday candlelight tours. Free self-guided tours are available Saturday, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST, with no reservations necessary.


  • Loretto Christmas Parade is Friday, Dec. 5

    The City of Loretto will be getting into the Christmas spirit Friday with its annual holiday festivities and Christmas parade. The tree lighting will take place at 5:45 p.m., and the parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.
    To participate in this year’s parade, or for more information, go to http://lorettochristmasparade.homestead.com.
    There will be road closures in the area beginning at 6:15 p.m. Those roads will reopen when the parade has ended.

  • Submit your funny, awkward Santa photos!

    It's that time of year again.
    It's time to take your children to get their photos taken with Santa Claus.
    After all, it's a tradition, right?
    Every year, we dress our children up in their most festive holiday outfits, hoping to get that perfect photo of Santa Claus and little Johnny and Sally smiling with rosy, dimpled cheeks.
    But, let's be honest.
    That rarely, if ever, happens.

  • Christmas in the Country is Saturday

    Bradfordsville’s Christmas in the Country is this Saturday. The turkey/ham supper will be held at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Civic Center. The menu will consist of turkey, ham, dressing gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, slaw, green beans, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink. At 7 p.m. the Bradfordsville Christmas Parade will be held. There’s still room for entries. Contact Loni Clarkson at 270-337-3796 for information.

  • "A Christmas Carol Jr." is Friday and Saturday

    Kentucky Classic Theatre in association with Lebanon Middle School presents "A Christmas Carol Jr." starring Lynn D. Farris as Scrooge and the Lebanon Middle School drama and chorus students at 7 p.m., Dec. 5-6, on stage in Angelic Hall at Centre Square in Lebanon.
    The show will last a little over an hour. All tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door, in advance at www.mykct.com, by calling 270-321-0218 or at Farmers National Bank in downtown Lebanon.

  • More pipeline discussion at upcoming forum
  • The heart does go on

    In February of this year, the lives of two families changed forever in dramatically different ways.

    David John Burton, 47, of Versailles died Feb. 1 as a result of a brain aneurism, and on Feb. 3, Darrel Ballard, 36, of Loretto got a chance to keep living when he received Burton’s heart.

  • Toy, hat and glove drive deadline Dec. 18

     The Lebanon Police Department is partnering with Central Kentucky Community Action and 100.9 WLSK for toy, hat and glove drive for three and four-year-old children. Donations can be placed in a drop box in the lobby of the Lebanon Police Department. The deadline to donate is Dec. 18.

  • Henry Bell Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at Centre Square in Lebanon

     The United Concerned Citizens Organization will be holding its 12th annual Henry L. Bell Thanksgiving Outreach from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at Centre Square in Lebanon.

    The decorating, dining and cooking committees will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Centre Square to help set up. Cooking will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at Centre Square.