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Today's News

  • Central Kentucky Community Action back on its feet

    Two years ago, the future of Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc., was uncertain.
    The agency was experiencing significant financial difficulties, which resulted to changes in their transportation program for senior citizens and to their Head Start program in an effort to reduce expenses. At that time, Lynn Robey, executive director of Central Kentucky Community Action, spoke with government agencies in Marion and surrounding counties and asked for additional financial support in hopes of getting the agency back on its feet.

  • Three religions converge on one story

    Many of the major religions of the world have a lot in common. The similarities between Christians, Jews and Muslims, for instance, can be seen in the story of Abraham and Sarah.
    The history of the Jewish people begins in the Middle East during the Bronze Age. God spoke to a nomadic leader called Abram (later called Abraham) and promised him that he would be the father of a great people. Abraham simply had to do exactly what he was told with unyielding faith.

  • 1-21-15 Public Record

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call 270-692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    New drivers as of Jan. 13:
    Olivia G. Mattingly
    Kelly L. Peterson
    Prepaid fines
    Blake V. Mason, 4331 Webster Road, Danville, speeding 16 mph over limit, $165.
    Anthony T. Bradshaw, 5439 Danville Highway, failure to wear seat belt, $25.
    Traffic

  • South Harrison man indicted on drug charge

    Corey L. Hilliard, 28, of 213 S. Harrison Street in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance first offense, possession of marijuana and resisting arrest in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    According to the indictment, on or about Dec. 6, Hilliard possessed a Schedule I or II narcotic drug, or he aided, abetted or counseled another in said act.
    His bond was set at $10,000 with the conditions that he uses no drugs or alcohol.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • Lady Knights pick up a pair of wins

    The Marion County Lady Knights capitalized on the turnovers created by their defensive pressure to put away the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats, 67-46, in the fifth annual Autism Classic on Saturday.
    Sisters Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty combined for seven three-pointers, including five in the first half, and 24 points. The sisters were named co-MVPs of the game.

  • Tax abatement request denied for PDCI

    The Lebanon City Council recently denied a request from Pacific Die Cut Industries (PDCI) Automotive LLC for a five-year tax abatement.
    The company, which makes components for the automotive and transportation industries, located in Lebanon in 2011. They have been renting their facility on Danville Highway for three years, according to Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw, and are building a new facility with plans of using their current facility for storage purposes.

  • 1-21-15 Police Log

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

  • Breakfast for dinner? That means pancakes

     

  • Some perennials perform best in winter

     

  • It’s a good time to graze