Today's News

  • Taking a stand on concession stand junk food
  • The success of LMS

    “Expect success at LMS.”
    That’s the slogan at Lebanon Middle School, but it’s not just words on paper.
    The administration, staff and students have put the slogan into action and it’s paying off.
    LMS was recently named one of the 2013 Kentucky Schools to Watch. There are currently only 13 schools statewide and 400 schools nationally that have achieved this honor. It puts LMS in an elite group of schools that have proven to be “academically excellent.”

  • Musician in the making

    The first time Paul Childers picked up a guitar he knew he wanted to pursue a career in music.
    “I had a euphoric moment,” Childers said. “I knew I wanted to do this and nothing else.“
    At only 12 years of age, Childers began to pursue his passion. With the help of a local musician, Brad Lanham, Childers learned the basics.

  • The gang’s all SHEARED

    When Shawn Medley arrived at the St. Augustine School on Saturday, his hair cascaded down his back to his waist. By the time he left, his head was barren (including his beard).
    After his haircut his head felt about 10 pounds lighter.
    “There was a lot there,” Medley said.
    He said his hair hadn’t been that short probably since he was born. Medley had been growing his hair for three and a half years. He made a pair of massive donations to Locks of Love before the rest of his head was cleaned as part of the 2013 St. Baldrick’s event.

  • Tourism director resigns

    Nicky Reynolds came from Tennessee to become the executive director of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission in February of last year. In April, she will be returning to the Volunteer State, where she will become the vice president of the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
    Her final day as the Lebanon tourism director will be April 12.
    Reynolds said she has always been career-oriented.

  • Superior service and customer satisfaction earn Stuart Powell a national award for 2012

    Stuart Powell is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2012 President’s Award by Ford Motor Company. The prestigious award honors dealerships that have excelled in automotive retailing in 2012, by providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction.

  • 3-27-13 Birth Announcement


    Troy and Alison Cissell of Loretto announce the birth of a 2-pound, 4-ounce daughter, Carly Marie Cissell, born Dec. 6, 2012, at Nortons Hospital, Louisville. She arrived home Feb. 5 weighing four pounds and six ounces.
    Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Janice Bartley of Springfield. Paternal grandparents are Johnny and Linda Cissell of Loretto. Great-grandparents are George and Anna Louise Edelen.

  • 3-27-13 Birthday Announcement


    Mahala Elaine ‘Lainie’ Mattingly will celebrate her 5th birthday March 31, 2013. She is the daughter of Patrick A. and Amanda Gorin Mattingly. Grandparents are Maurice and Lois Gorin and Pat and Mahala Mattingly. Great-grandparents are Joe and Lib Hamilton, Marvelle Mattingly and the late Snooter Mattingly, the late Frances Robertson and the late Jr. and Hazel Gorin. She has one brother, Brett Mattingly.

  • Hunt and Fontara will marry April 6


  • Krenning and Hayes will marry April 13


    Jerry and Sandy Abel of Lebanon announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dawn Krenning, to Robert F. Hayes Jr., son of Robert and Diane Hayes of Lincolnton, N.C.
    The bride has a bachelor of arts from Oklahoma State University and is employed at ECTC in Springfield.
    Hayes is employed at TG Kentucky.
    The wedding is set for 5 p.m. April 13, 2013, at Bradfordsville Baptist Church.