Today's News

  • Over the net

     Tennis could be seen as a delicate balance between fierce fighting and elegant hand-eye coordination mixed with good sportsmanship and footwork.

    Alex Spalding, a junior at Marion County High School, has a grip on that balance. In fact, he may even have mastery of it. 

    That’s because he’s been earning wins for the Knights for the last five years and taking plaques and trophies back to his school.

  • Mattingly named to Kentucky Chamber Executive Board


  • Attorney speaks at national alcohol symposium

    Stephen B. Humphress, General Counsel for the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), was a featured conference speaker at the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association’s (NABCA) 21st Annual Legal Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation in March, in Alexandria, Va.  NABCA is a national association of alcoholic beverage control states. This is the only forum that focuses on legal issues from the perspective of regulators, policy makers and the alcohol beverage industry.

  • Lebanon native named as new executive director of the Arts Council of Mercer County

    The non-profit arts organization, Arts Council of Mercer County, is pleased to announce it has selected Carrie Truitt as its new executive director. Truitt succeeds Joy Mosko, the current executive director and founder of the ACMC. Mosko is leaving the position in order to move to Nebraska with her husband and son, where her husband will be attending graduate school.

  • Color in Motion 5K is May 17

    Color will fly when crowds cross the start line at Graham Memorial Park on May 17 for the Color in Motion 5K. The race will begin at 9 a.m. and be followed by the color bash after party once runners begin to cross the finish line. For the race, Color in Motion 5k is partnering with Marion County Historical Society and the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.
    This will be the second Color in Motion 5K race held in Lebanon. Last year, the race was held in May at the same location. There were more than 2,300 participants.

  • Crystal Magick Cosmic Source Connection is now open on Sulphur Springs Road

    Crystal Magick Cosmic Source Connection is opening at 55 Sulphur Springs Road in Lebanon (behind Country Convenient Food Mart).
    Crystal Magick specializes in psychic readings, hypnosis and past life regressions, and coming soon will be oils, candles, incense, crystals, metaphysical/new age books, tarot and more.
    The store will be open from 1-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 1-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m. Saturday, and on Sundays by appointment.

    The phone number is 270-321-2938.

  • Myers elected to board of directors

    Joe Myers has been elected to serve a four-year term on the Central Kentucky Ag Credit Board of Directors. He is a native of Montgomery County and he currently resides in Mercer County.
    He was elected by the Ag Credit membership during the association’s regional annual meetings on Feb. 24-25.
    Myers is well-known nationally for his work in the livestock industry, where he has extensive experience as a major farm manager and cattle producer, and for his work as an educator.

  • McDonald’s restaurants kick off ‘Give A Hand’ fundraiser

    McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana launched the 12th annual Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) “Give a Hand” fundraiser last week to continue educating customers on ways to give, while encouraging and celebrating the gift of family and togetherness.

  • 5-7-14 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, May 12: Baked pork chops, boiled potatoes, buttered green beans, fruit yogurt, whole wheat bread slice.
    Tuesday, May 13: Boneless baked chicken breasts w/mustard sauce, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, peach slices, cornbread.
    Wednesday, May 14: Pot luck.
    Thursday, May 15: Hamburger steak w/brown gravy, baked potato, green beans w/slivered almonds, pineapple slices, whole wheat bread slice.
    Friday, May 16; Barbeque chicken, corn, marinated cucumbers, tomatoes and onions, ½ sliced orange, whole wheat bread slice.

  • Baseball Knights drop three of four

     The Marion County Knights went in swinging but came out with heads hanging after being defeated by the Taylor County Cardinals 10-0 in five innings on May 1. 

    Knights Coach Patrick Campbell said his expectations going into the game were for the team to play well.