Today's News

  • Sheriff's office investigating cattle theft

    Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements reported that he has received information suggesting that young calves, just days or weeks old, are being stolen. While the sheriff's office has not received any recent report of cattle thefts in Marion County, the sheriff's office is investigating suspected cattle theft in the Marion County area.

  • School board meets tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Lebanon Elementary School.

    The Marion County Public School District Finance Corporation Meeting will also meet at 6:05 p.m. May 14 at Lebanon Elementary School. The school board members also make up the district finance corporation.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Call to order

    • Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

  • Fire damages oven at TBMK

    Lebanon firefighters responded to a report of a fire inside the TBMK factory at 11:52 a.m. Wednesday.

    The factory was evacuated temporarily as the firefighters contained the situation, but no injuries were reported and employees were able to return the factory that afternoon, according to Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly.

    “It was in one of their ovens,” Mattingly said.

  • Game Plan, May 13

    May 13

    N. Hardin at Knights, 6 p.m.
    Lady Knights at Central Hardin, 6 p.m.

    May 14

    Knights at Bardstown, 5:30 p.m.
    State tournament in Lexington

    May 15

    Boyle Co at Knights, 5:30 p.m.
    Elizabethtown at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.

  • Enjoy the weather whenever you can

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent


  • Tennis: Marion County sends five to state

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County tennis team traveled to Elizabethtown last week to compete in the annual 5th Region tournament. The Marion County boys team won the region with 17 points, and the girls team finished in fourth place with nine points.

  • New display by and for the kids

    The most recent public display at the Marion County Heritage Center features the work of some of Marion County’s youngest artists.
    The show opened May 6 and will remain at the center through Friday, May 15. It includes a number of pieces created by local elementary school students.
    “It’s awesome to get the kids out into the community and see their art,” Calvary Elementary art teacher Stephanie Keeling said. “It makes them feel extra special.”

  • Softball: Lady Knights pick up 20th victory

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    This past week was tough for the Marion County Lady Knights (20-9), who won one of three games.
    May 4, the Lady Knights beat the Campbellsville Lady Eagles (16-11) at home, 14-4.
    “I really liked the intensity we came out with in this game knowing it was an important district game,” Lady Knights Coach Jessica Veatch said.

  • Celebrating 200 years

    Last week, City of Lebanon employees hung several banners downtown to mark the city’s 200th anniversary. Johnathan Yocum slides one of more than 40 banners into place in 90-degree weather on May 6. The city is hosting a 200th anniversary celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, with games, activities and cake at Graham Memorial Park and a concert at 7:30 p.m. downtown.

  • Color in Motion 5K returns on May 16

    The Color in Motion 5K will be held for the third time in Lebanon this Saturday.
    This year’s event is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. May 16, at Graham Memorial Park. The course will travel up Fairgrounds Road through downtown Lebanon and back to the park.
    Race organizers stress that this race is about fun. Runners, joggers and walkers are all welcome to participate.
    At different stations along the course, runners are doused with biodegradable powder in a variety of colors.