Today's News

  • Community invited to ‘Down on the Farm’ fiber art exhibit opening


  • Team places second in Governor’s Cup

    The Lebanon Middle School Sixth Grade Academic Team had a victorious weekend during the Governor’s Cup 6th Grade Academic Showcase and came in second place overall. The following students competed and placed:
    • Michael Ryan Masterson placed sixth in math.
    • Will Knight and Owen Cox tied for fifth place in science.
    • Conner Lee places first in social studies
    • Harry VanWhy placed third in social studies.
    • Jordan Browning placed second in arts and humanities.

  • Red Cross asks for blood donations this holiday season

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to end the year with real meaning by donating blood for hospital patients in need.
    Holiday activities, severe weather and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can pull people away from their regular blood donation schedules. This creates a greater need for blood donations this time of year, especially around the winter holidays. To encourage donations, all those who come to donate Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, 2016, will get a long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last.

  • St. Charles Middle School students of the month
  • Mattingly’s project featured in ‘Science in Agriculture’ displays

    Marion County student Sydnie Mattingly was among the 11 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at last week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville.
    Mattingly, a fifth-grade student at West Marion Elementary, displayed her science project as part of the KFB annual meeting’s tradeshow. Her project, “Benefits of Water Management,” explored the benefits of managing a stream using a dam.
    She was awarded $125 and a certificate of recognition for her participation at the state level.

  • 12-9-15 MCHS Students of the Week
  • Mother accused of drugging newborn

    By Karla Ward
    Lexington Herald Leader

    A Montgomery County mother has been arrested on charges of giving her newborn baby suboxone.
    Chasity Lewis, 29, of Mount Sterling, crushed a suboxone pill and rolled the 5-day-old infant’s pacifier in it, said Montgomery County Sheriff Fred Shortridge.
    Lewis was arrested Friday, Nov. 27. The sheriff’s office was first notified about the case Nov. 21, Shortridge said.

  • 12-9-15 School Menus

    Monday, Dec. 14: French toast with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, orange wedges, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Dec. 15: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple, peach cup, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Dec. 16: bacon, egg slider and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pear slices, grape cluster, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Dec. 17: sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, applesauce, juice, and milk.

  • One charged with murder after Bloomfield death

    By Trey Crumbie
    Landmark News Service

    An 18-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning, Dec. 1, in Bloomfield after suffering what police are preliminarily calling a lethal puncture wound, Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly confirmed at a press conference later that day.
    Rasheed Wickliffe, of Bardstown, suffered the wound after an altercation in the area of the Bloomfield Post Office and 125 Taylorsville Road.
    The sheriff said his office was investigating a “drug deal that has gone bad.”

  • Santa making a stop in Loretto on Dec. 20

    Santa Claus will be making special stops in the City of Loretto on Sunday, Dec. 20.
    Santa will do his best to follow the following schedule:
    • 11 a.m. Cash Variety Store parking lot
    • 11:15 a.m. St. Francis Post Office parking lot
    • 11:45 a.m. Highway 52 from St. Francis to Spencer Hamilton Road
    • 12 p.m. Spencer Hamilton Road to Leon Hamilton’s residence, and back to red light
    • 12:15 pm Highway 52 to Maker’s Mark Road and back to Corner Food Mart