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Today's News

  • The nastiest, wonderful time of the year

     I love December! I enjoy the hunting seasons and ... dare I admit it ... even the weather! Now if we could just designate which days would be “high blue” and those that’d be “nasty dark,” it’d be perfect.

  • Luxco acquires an interest in Limestone Branch Distillery

    Luxco announced Tuesday, Dec. 2, that the company will acquire a 50 percent equity position in Limestone Branch Distillery. The distillery going forward will be operated jointly by the two companies. 

  • Linescores, Dec. 10

    Marion County Youth Basketball

    Scores from Dec. 6- 7 at Lebanon Middle School

    Boys 9-11 league

    Heat (1-0) Vs. Thunder (0-1)

    Heat 28 –  Stephen Scott 7, Ethan Scott 1, Will Hunt 4, Aidan Wayland 12, Javon Adams 4

  • Local player chosen for showcase in Miami

     The 9th Annual Power Showcase All-World/All-American Baseball Classic in Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins, will will feature 170 of the world’s best players representing more than 20 countries and a Marion County athlete will be one of them.

  • Olivier named new tourism director

    Nena Olivier is the new executive director of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.
    During a special-called meeting Dec. 3, the commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Olivier to the fill the position vacated by Carla Abbi. Commission Chairman James Spragens said Olivier was the best candidate for the position.
    He said the commission received 20 applications and five of those applicants were interviewed for the job. He added that he has been impressed with Olivier’s “quiet confidence” about the job.

  • Deer photos, Dec. 10
  • Friends of the Library working on barn quilt project

    The Friends of the Library is continuing to work on the barn quilt project that it started Oct. 1. The barn quilt will hang on the N. Harrison Street side of the Marion County Public Library. The design is a book shelf with book spines, which will contain names, “in memory of” sentiments, business names, etc. A donation of $25 to $100 determines the size of your book spine. All funds from this project go toward the construction of a reading garden that will be built on the E. Main Street side of the library.

  • Another pipeline in the works

    By Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

    On the heels of a victory for local community members fighting to keep the Bluegrass Pipeline from passing through central Kentucky, another project has been proposed that residents fear could bring the same, or even greater, risks.
    A public forum was held Dec. 2 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s (ECTC) Springfield campus, and several people expressed concerns over the most recent proposal.

  • 12-10-14 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Dec. 15: Herb baked chicken, potatoes with carrots, green peas, butterscotch pudding, cornbread.
    Tuesday, Dec. 16: Baked pork chops, buttered corn, green beans, mandarin oranges, whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Dec. 17: Beef Swiss steak, wild rice with apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries/bananas, whole wheat roll.
    Thursday, Dec. 18: Closed.
    Friday, Dec. 19: Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, whole wheat roll.
    All meals served with skim milk.
     

  • 12-10-14 Birth Announcements

    Knopp
    Adam and Ashley Knopp of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 6-ounce daughter,  Anna Caroline Knopp, born Dec. 1, 2014, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Ann Thompson of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Karen Knopp of Finley. Great-grandparents are Robert and Lucy Craig of Lebanon, Sam and Helen Knopp of Lebanon, Conrad and Arlene Thompson, Kenneth Barnett and the late Bonnie Barnett, and the late Bill and Hettie Ryan.