Today's News

  • 4-25-18 Pet of the Week
  • Circuit clerk inspires others through lifesaving organ donation

    Every April, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life along with the entire United States celebrate National Donate Life Month. This is a time to focus national and local attention on every individual’s power to make life possible by registering his or her decision to be an organ and tissue donor and learning more about living donation.

  • Nashville recording artist sings about Cornbread Mafia and Kentucky Girl

    Nashville recording artist Sweepy Walker is not just the grandson of beloved Grand Ole Opry legend Billy Walker (“Charlie’s Shoes” and “A Million and One,” among many others), but he’s also and accomplished entertainer and singer-songwriter on his own accord, recording and playing with many notables such as Willie Nelson, Billy Don Burns, Montgomery Gentry, Gretchen Wilson, Trick Pony, and Brandy Clark.
    Now, Sweepy has written and recorded a number of songs about Central Kentucky and some of the people here.

  • Under the sea

    In a stunning performance presented by the staff and students of Calvary Elementary School on Friday April 20, the audience was taken under the sea on a whirlwind adventure with mermaid Ariel and friends in The Little Mermaid Jr.

    The show opened on Friday and again Saturday, April 21 with a special dinner show for friends and family. 

  • County water rates rising

    Marion County Water District customers will likely notice an increase on their next bill.

  • Time to move on

    Donna Royse, principal of Lebanon Elementary School, former Marion County School Board Member and music teacher, is retiring after 34 years serving in education. 

    Royse didn’t always see herself becoming a school administrator, but says it has been an incredible and rewarding decision. 

  • Ladies of Lebanon Benefit Concert is April 27-28

    The Ladies of Lebanon Benefit Concert is back, and this time, they are singing Broadway. Join these women as they donate their talents and time to raise money for Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square. The concert will be on stage at 7 pm., April 27-28, at Angelic Hall, located at 237 N. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

  • MCHS SBDM Council parent reps

    Dot Caldwell and Kenya Reyes will serve as parent representatives on the Marion County High School Site Base Decision Making Council for the 2018-19 school year.

  • ‘A man who loved life’

    Beloved Marion County community member Paul Powell, 89, of Lebanon and Ellenton, Florida, passed away Monday, April 16, at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. 

  • Fire damages Marion Inn in Lebanon

    Fire engulfed a trailer on West Main Street in Lebanon on Thursday, April 19, spreading quickly to the Marion Inn and catching a tree on fire.

    “We don’t know the cause yet, it’s still too early,” Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said Friday morning.

    According to Mattingly, 11 units in the Marion Inn were destroyed, and the trailer was completely destroyed.