Today's News

  • Brooks and Hughes will marry June 28


    James Roger Hughes Jr. and Deanna Elizabeth Brooks announce their forthcoming marriage.
    Brooks is the daughter of Robert Berger of Lebanon and the late Patricia Berger. She is a chef for Pioneer College Caterers in Campbellsville.
    Hughes is the son of Roger and Jeanette Hughes of Lebanon. He is employed at Central Kentucky Plumbing and Electrical Supply in Lebanon.
    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. June 28, 2015 at Campbellsville Country Club following by a reception.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Drye and Gray will marry June 20


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  • Couple celebrates 25 years of marriage


    Anthony W. and Tina L. Cocanougher of Lebanon celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 14, 2015. They were married in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. on April 14, 1990.
    They will be going on a cruise to the Bahamas to celebrate.
    Tina is the former Tina Lynn Terrell and she works at Amazon. Anthony is retired.
    They have one daughter, Christy Lynn Cocanougher of Lebanon, one son, Robert Lynn Cocanougher of Louisville, and three grandchildren.

  • Thompsons observe golden anniversary


    Thomas Gerald and Martha Ann Thompson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 19.
    They are members of St. Charles Church, St. Mary. Martha is the former Martha Ann Mattingly, and retired secretary from the Kentucky Lumber Dealers Association. Gerald is a retired archivist for the state of Kentucky. They have one son, William Mattingly (Bill) Thompson.

  • 6-17-15 Birth Announcement


  • 6-17-15 Reunion

    Cocanougher 40th Annual Reunion will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Potluck lunch will be around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on U.S. 150 W. of downtown Perryville (just past Hillcrest Cemetery.) For more information, contact Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones at 859-236-9695 or facebook Mike Crain.

  • Gribbins appointed WLSK/WLBN Station Manager


  • Still fighting for a cure

    The 2015 Marion County Relay for Life event began Friday evening and went into the early hours on Saturday at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. Families and friends gathered to celebrate those who have survived cancer and to remember those who are no longer with us. This year’s event has raised $32,952.39 for the American Cancer Society, so far. Money can be turned in for the local event until Aug. 31. Anyone who would still like to contribute can contact Lisa Sandusky at 270-699-1797.

  • New positions added to central office staff

    The Marion County Board of Education dealt with a lot during its two-hour meeting on June 11, including the superintendent's residency (see related story, page A1), creating new positions in central office and drug testing for staff and students.
    In previous meetings, board members expressed concerns about administrators taking on too many roles. Last week, they voted to create three new positions — chief operations officer, director of early childhood education and school nutrition program director.