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Today's News

  • Buffy Mann retiring from Marion County Middle

    Buffy Mann, 51, is retiring after 22 years of teaching and five years as principal, completing her career at Marion County Middle School.

    “I have had a blessed career,” said Mann. “I have never dreaded coming into work. You see the memes on Facebook and social media about Mondays. I have never dreaded it. I love coming in. I love the adults I work with, I especially love the students.”

  • Lebanon Elementary School welcomes new principal

    Lebanon Elementary School will welcome new leader, Jim Freeman, as principal next school year. 

  • Upcoming event

    The City of Lebanon is hosting an open house on June 24 where the public can tour the new city hall. More details to follow in upcoming editions. 

  • Nickel monies and priorities

    When the recallable nickel campaign was in full swing in 2016, the two school facilities that were discussed over and over and over again as the top two schools in the greatest need of repair were Calvary Elementary and Lebanon Elementary.

    At that time, Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said herself that if the nickel passed, she was fully prepared to make her recommendations to the board of education on how that money should be spent. She said the first priority would be building a new Calvary Elementary School.

  • 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. 

  • Quick and easy recipes to try