Today's News

  • Basketball games rescheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday

    The high school basketball games scheduled for tonight, Feb. 14, between North Hardin and Marion County have been postponed.

    Hardin County schools are not letting their buses out this evening because of the anticipated weather, according to Marion County Athletics Director Robby Peterson.

    However, those games have been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon.

    The girls will play at 3 p.m., and the boys game will start after the girls' game.

  • Winter weather advisory Friday afternoon until 4 a.m. Saturday

     The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, until 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, for Central Kentucky.

    Rain may change to snow this afternoon, and snow could be moderate and briefly heavy this evening, according to the weather service. One to three inches of snow is expected across the advisory area.

    Drivers are advised that snow could reduce visibility and may make roads slick later today, the weather service reported.

  • Boyle sheriff seeking registered sex offender; considered armed, dangerous

     The Advocate-Messenger

    The Boyle County Sheriff's office, along with several other law enforcement agencies, is searching for a Perryville man who is in violation of his parole and is considered armed and dangerous.

    Eric Nelson, 34, is listed as a resident of Perryville, however, has not been seen at his address in more than 15 days, according to Sheriff Marty Elliott. Nelson, who was charged with rape and sodomy of a 13-year-old in another state.

  • Natural gas pipeline explosion in Adair destroys homes, barns, vehicles

     Kentucky Press News Service

    A Columbia Gulf Transmission natural gas pipeline in the Knifley community in Adair County erupted into a ball of flame shortly after 1 a.m. CDT today. Three homes, two barns and four vehicles were destroyed, Greg Thomas, Adair County Emergency Management director, told Bowling Green's WBKO-TV.

    Witnesses said the explosion and fire could been seen as far away as Russell Springs and the shock was felt for miles, the station said on its website.

    One person was injured and hospitalized, WBKO reported.

  • 2-12-14 School Menus

    Monday, Feb. 17: Maple burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Feb. 18: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape cluster, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 19: Egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 20: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.

  • Local students among EKU fall graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2013 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 14.
    Local EKU graduates include:
    • Candace L Young, Gravel Switch, master’s degree in physical education
    • Joshua Wayne Brady, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice
    • Charles Larry Hamilton, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in middle grade education
    • Tessa Jade Wiser, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in paralegal science

  • Fall 2013 Dean’s Award recipients announced at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 551 Dean’s Award recipients for the fall 2013 semester.
    Local students honored are:
    • Joseph Hamilton of Gravel Switch, a senior middle grade education major at EKU
    • Bryan Clark of Lebanon, a junior agriculture major at EKU
    • Alesha Elder of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major at EKU
    • Natalie Hutchins of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major at EKU
    • Toby Tungate of Lebanon, a senior middle grade education major at EKU

  • Retirement plans remain severely underfunded

    State and county government retirees will be closely watching the events of the Kentucky General Assembly 2014 legislative session. At stake are the pensions and benefits of retirees, current and future.
    Like many across the nation, our members, as well as those who will retire, continue to be very concerned about the future of their promised retirement pensions. The current legislative session will have a significant impact.

  • Lebanon Elementary’s Reading Wall of Fame
  • Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness