Today's News

  • Diageo breaks ground in Lebanon

     The leadership of both Lebanon and Marion County are describing the partnership with distilled spirits manufacturer Diageo as a “win” for the community. 

    Diageo is building its newest distillery in Lebanon. On July 17, the company invited community leaders from Marion County to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony at the site.

  • ‘A school on wheels’

    By Marlena Stokes Summer Intern



  • J&J Shop asks to be official tourism stop

    Lebanon t-shirt and apparel store, The J&J Shop (located on Main Street), would like to become an official marketing material destination for the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. 

    “They contacted me about having some of our marketing materials available at the store, which helps if we are not here on the weekends,” said tourism director Nena Olivier. “They want to be an official stop, almost like the official Lebanon gift shop. They also want to use the Lebanon Heart of Kentucky logo.”

  • Still standing

    By Marlena Stokes 

    Summer Intern


    Caleb Clark of Lebanon faced the challenge of a lifetime on Halloween of 2015, when he was charged by a bull. Since then, he’s undergone four separate surgeries and countless hours of physical therapy and rehabilitation to be able to reach his goal of walking again, specifically on his wedding day, which he did on June 11, 2016.

  • Lawsuit against sheriff, officers dismissed

     A Lebanon couple’s $1 million lawsuit against three law enforcement officers for allegedly violating their constitutional rights was dismissed recently.

    Edward Bryan Cissell and Kristi Lee Cissell of 334 Westside Drive in Lebanon filed a lawsuit against Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements, former sheriff’s deputy Courtney Deering and Kentucky State Police Trooper Jonathan Houk on Sept. 11, 2018 in United States District Court.

  • 8-21-19 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday Aug. 26: barbecue chicken legs, corn, marinated cucumbers – tomato – onion, watermelon slice, and whole wheat bread.
    Tuesday, Aug. 27: spaghetti, meat sauce, tossed salad, garlic breadstick, and apple crisp.
    Wednesday, Aug. 28: sweet and sour chicken, brown rice, seasoned peas, egg roll, and chocolate pudding.
    Thursday, Aug. 29: hashbrown ham casserole, lima beans, wheat roll, and angel food cake with strawberries.
    Friday, Aug. 30: tuna salad, black bean and corn relish, mixed green salad, mandarin oranges, and raisins.

  • 8-21-19 Reunions

    The Descendants of George Washington and Edna Robinson Abell will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at Floral Hall on Fairground Road in Lebanon. Doors open at noon. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Bring enough food, drinks and supplies for your family.

    The Mullins family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at Graham Memorial Park, Lebanon, at the main pavilion at the Aquatic Center. There will be a cooking contest for cakes. For more information visit Mullins Kentucky Family Reunion on Facebook.

  • Nalley attends Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute


  • Buckman joins Exit Realty McCauley
  • Kentucky Cooperage supports Girls on the Run