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Today's News

  • ‘Over the Top’ preschool registration is Feb. 7

    Marion County Public Schools will be hosting an “Over the Top” preschool registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at Glasscock Elementary School.
    This event will include games, prizes, free food and balloons.
    Parents of children eligible to attend preschool during the 2015-16 academic years are encouraged to register that day.
    This includes:
    • Parents of children who will be 4 years old on or before Aug. 1, 2015, who may be eligible. These parents will need to bring proof of income.

  • Lady Knights take two in holiday tournament

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost their opening game Saturday in the Franklin Family Chevrolet Holiday Jam at Nelson County, but responded with back-to-back wins in the consolation bracket.

  • 12-31-14 Public Record

    Prepaid fines
    Edward J. Schreiber, 19230 Jamestown Drive, Hagerstown, Maryland, speeding 15 mph over limit, $163.
    Steven M. Orberson, 57 Highway 243, Gravel Switch, failure to wear seat belts, $25.
    Jeffrey Lewis, 194 Bluegrass Drive, Campbellsville, speeding 10 mph over limit, $153.
    Christopher Hardin, 549 Burkes Spring Road, Lebanon, failure to wear seat belt, $25.
    Traffic

  • Graham indicted for theft by unlawful taking

    Joseph T. Graham, 18, of 770 Loretto Road in Lebanon was indicted for theft by unlawful taking $10,000 or more.
    According to the indictment, between Sept. 12 and Oct. 1, Graham took or exercised control over property of another valued at $10,000, or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act. His bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000 with the condition that he has no contact with the victim.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • 12-31-14 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • Homicide: Local woman found dead in driveway

    The Kentucky State Police are investigating a homicide after a Lebanon woman was found dead in her driveway Thursday evening.
    The KSP received a call from the Lebanon Police Department at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 25, reporting a female who was found lying in her driveway on Parkside Drive in Lebanon with an apparent gunshot wound.
    The victim, Susan D. Summers (a.k.a. Susan Diane Mattingly, a.k.a. Diane Mattingly Summers), 46, was taken to Spring View Hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Marion County Coroner.

  • Knights win two of three over weekend

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

    Marion County got off to a rocky start in the Campbellsville Holiday Classic, but the Knights bounced back to win their final two games over the weekend.

    The Knights stand at 5-5 on the season.

  • Industrial Foundation discusses possible summit

    The Marion County Industrial Foundation will consider hosting a summit in 2015 to discuss issues affecting local industries.
    The summit could include discussions on wage comparisons between Lebanon industries and neighboring communities, local educational opportunities and the impact of government programs on the workforce, based on the conversation at the foundation's Dec. 18 meeting.

  • Former Knight preps for indoor football

    When FaQuawn Calhoun was still a kid, Tony Morgeson asked if he’d like to play football for Morgeson’s youth league team in Lebanon.

    “I fell in love with it [football] ever since,” Calhoun said.

    He continued to play at Marion County High School and at the University of the Cumberlands. Soon, he’ll have a chance to play professionally for the Bemidji Axemen of the Indoor Football League.

  • Devastating beetle knocks on Kentucky's door

    By James Bruggers
    Courier-Journal

    The buzz of chainsaws and the roar of wood-chipping machines rip through the crisp air in a rural neighborhood of ranch-style homes here, where stately maples, sycamores, ashes and elms have long painted a fall palate of red and yellow against a blue sky.
    But those colors are vanishing, as a once-robust tree canopy falls prey to the Asian longhorn beetle — an insect invader that threatens not only Ohio, but puts Kentucky and Indiana at high risk as well.