Today's News

  • Art at Spring View

    Eight paintings by Lebanon Middle School students will be on display in the hallways at Spring View Hospital for the next 12 months. The art students created their own versions of paintings by other artists. According to Heather Lamkin, the director of physician recruitment and marketing for Spring View, the hospital donated money for art supplies for the project. At the end of the year, each painting will be sold to the highest bidder, and the proceeds will go to the LMS art program. Anyone interested in purchasing a painting can call (270) 692-3441 to place a bid.

  • Fighting to survive

    What happened? Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet announced June 25 that it would not enter into a new contract with Marion Adjustment Center. Prison officials hope the state will reverse its decision to end the contract.


    Before Marion Adjustment Center opened more than 30 years ago, Marion County was divided over whether it should be allowed to operate here.

  • A new Mann for the job

    Buffy Mann has been a teacher for 21 years at Lebanon Middle School, but this year she will be wearing a different hat and at a different school.

    Mann was recently hired to become the principal of St. Charles Middle School.

    John Brady, who has been the principal at SCMS since August of 2003, is retiring, effective Sept. 1.

    Mann has hit the ground running, already meeting with the school's teachers individually and discussing goals for the upcoming year. 

  • Local concert will mark 150th anniversary of 'Battle of Lebanon'

    One hundred fifty years ago, Gen. John Hunt Morgan made his third visit to Lebanon during the course of the Civil War. That stop led to what is now known as the Battle of Lebanon.

    To commemorate the anniversary of that event, the Kentucky Army National Guard's 202nd Army Band will be performing in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, at St. Augustine Church. After the concert, a reception will be held at the Marion County Heritage Center, which is located in the old Marion County Courthouse, 120 W. Main Street in Lebanon.

  • County offices closed for Fourth of July

    The Marion County offices in the David R. Hourigan Government Center will be closed Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day.

    The Marion County Clerk's Office, Marion County Judge/Executive's Office, Marion County PVA Office, and Marion County Sheriff's Office will reopen July 5.

    The sheriff's office will continue to respond to calls, but they will be routed through the Lebanon Police Department dispatch, (270) 692-2121.

  • Garbage pickup in Bradfordsville on Wednesday this week

     Garbage collection for the City of Bradfordsville will not be on the usual Thursday this week due to the Fourth of July holiday. This week the collection will be on Wednesday July 3, beginning at 5 p.m.

  • Jets Over Kentucky begins Sunday

     The world's largest remote control jet show returns to the Lebanon-Springfield Airport Sunday, July 7.

      More than ' pilots from across the United States and from Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, and Europe are expected for this year's showcase.

      Admission is free during the practice and training runs, July 7-10.

  • Elvis is coming to Angelic Hall

    Entertainer Eddie Miles is coming home to Marion County and performing the music of America's most beloved entertainer, Elvis Presley. This uncanny tribute also includes an opening show saluting the legends of country music, featuring the songs of Marty Robbins, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty and others.

  • Understanding sports concussions event

    The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky, along with Bob OÕDaniel, will host an event entitled, "Understanding sports concussions" at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at Angelic Hall in Lebanon.

  • School board hires interim superintendent for MCPS

    The Marion County Board of Education might have thought it was experiencing deŽjaˆ vu Tuesday, June 25, when it voted 3-1 in favor of hiring Steve Burkich as the acting superintendent of Marion County Public Schools.

      In February of 2011, the board did the exact same thing.

      But, last week's decision was not unanimous. Board member DeLane Pinkston cast the lone dissenting vote.