Today's News

  • Part of Short Line Pike will close starting June 1 for bridge replacement

    A portion of KY 1195 (Short Line Pike) will be closed June 1 for bridge replacement work. The part of the road near mile point 1 in Marion County, just north of US 68 over Cartwright's Creek, will be closed while the repairs are taking place.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials estimate the work will be complete by Aug. 1.

  • No students on school bus involved in collision Tuesday

    A Marion County school bus was involved in a collision Tuesday afternoon, but no students were on board and no injuries were reported as a result of the accident.

    According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Lawrence M. Mattingly, 60, of Lebanon was driving the school bus west on Hwy. 426 (Miller Pike) at 4:05 p.m May 26 when it collided with a 2005 Toyota driven by Kelsey Maupin, 17, of Lebanon.

  • Special-called school board meeting Thursday morning

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the board of education office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda for the meeting includes the following:

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    • Communications

    - Strategic planning summit follow-up

    • Student support

    - Approval of FY2016 tentative budget

  • 5-27-15 Church Briefs

    Free meal
    Tucker Hill Church will be having a free meal Wednesday, May 27 around 6 p.m. for anyone who wants it around 6 p.m. at the V.F.W. Post 5910.

    Bethel Star Apostolic Church, Inc. located at 328 Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon, youth department will be having revival services starting Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 3 p.m. followed with a picnic, and on Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m. If you need a ride to any of the services, please call 270-692-9948 and leave a message.

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  • Bradshaw takes third in state pole vault

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent


    Three members of the Marion County track team traveled to the Shively Track and Field Complex at the University of Kentucky on May 20 to compete in the Class 2A state track meet.
    Junior Meredith Bartley, and sophomores Cameron Nalley and Dylan Bradshaw represented Marion County.
    Bradshaw was the only track member that made it to the finals and placed third in Class 2A in the pole vault.

  • 5-27-15 Birth Announcement


    Jet and Julie Robinson of Crestwood announce the birth of a 7-pound, 10-ounce daughter, Aria Elise Robinson, born March 28, 2015, at University of Louisville Hospital.
    Maternal grandparents are Ray and Mary Jane Nugent of Loretto. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Kathy Robinson of Bowling Green. Great-grandmother is Gladys Robinson of Meridian, Miss.

  • 5-27-15 Reunion

    Cocanougher 40th Annual Reunion will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Potluck lunch will be around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on U.S. 150 W. of downtown Perryville (just past Hillcrest Cemetery.) For more information, contact Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones at 859-236-9695 or Mike Crain at 859-368-3853, email Postcardlex@aol.com, mailing address - 3648 Leisure Creek Court, Lexington KY 40517, or facebook mike crain.

  • Pride and joy

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent


    The past couple of weekends I’ve had the opportunity to attend the state tennis tournament and the state track meet, and other than state basketball, I had never been to a state event. It has been the most interesting experience for me, a good experience.