Today's News

  • Knights eliminated from the district tournament

    The Marion County Knights' basketball season came to an end Thursday evening. The Knights lost in the first round of the 20th District tournament to the Adair County Indians, 64-56.

    The Knights close their season with a 14-11 record.

    Adair County advances to the district championship, where they will face Taylor County at 7 p.m. Saturday at Campbellsville.

  • No one injured in drive-by shooting on West Chandler Street

     No one was injured in an apparent drive-by shooting on West Chandler Street in Lebanon in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 25, but police do believe someone was being targeted.

    According to Lebanon Assistant Police Chief Greg Young, a caller reported hearing gunshots at 12:13 a.m., near West Chandler Street in Lebanon.

    When officers arrived they found a vehicle, belonging to Nathaniel Washington, had been shot four times, but Washington was not injured.

  • Marion County schools to return to regular bus routes

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser sent the following announcemen on Wednesday afternoon:

    For the remainder of this week, providing  that there are no issues, MCPS will use the regular bus routes unless the bus driver notifies the student that his/her road cannot be accessed.

  • Lady Knights playing for district championship tonight

     The Marion County Lady Knights will be playing for the 20th District championship for the ninth consecutive year.

    Marion County will face the Adair County Lady Indians in the championship game at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Campbellsville High School.

    The Lady Knights defeated the Taylor County Lady Cardinals, 40-23, on Tuesday evening in the first round of the four-team tournament. Adair County defeated the Campbellsville Lady Eagles, 50-22, in the other first round game.

  • Adoption Announcement


    Stuart and Allison Hagan O’Daniel of Bardstown announce the adoption of their son, Samuel Kiaben, from the Marshall Islands. Sam was born on Jan. 27, 2015 in Arkansas, weighing 6 pounds 6 ounces.
    Maternal grandparents are the late Bobby and Terry Guthrie Hagan. Paternal grandparents are Robby and Pat O’Daniel, Lebanon. Maternal great-grandmother is Shirley Guthrie. Paternal great-grandparents are Jeff and Rita O’Daniel.
    Sam has four brothers, Sawyer, Miller, Gus and Hagan and two sisters, Josie and Mollie.

  • Couple exchange vows Sept. 13 in Lexington


  • 2-25-15 Church Briefs

    Break Every Chain
    Bethel Star Apostolic Church, Inc. presents “Break Every Chain” Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 pm., Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m., and Sunday, March 1 at 11:30 a.m. at 328 Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon. If you’re dealing with any sickness in your body or any substance abuse or detailing with battles of the mind then Bethel Star is the place to come.

    Baked spaghetti luncheon rescheduled

  • Local bridal fair not just for brides

    If you are planning an event, getting married, or going to the prom, the upcoming bridal fair at Centre Square in Lebanon is for you.
    According to Lee Guilfoil, co-owner of Willie Martin’s in Lebanon and one of the organizers of the bridal fair, the event will show off the talent and services that are available right here in Marion County and surrounding communities.

  • Digging out


  • Johnson is inducted into Hall of Fame