Today's News

  • City workers replacing grates in effort to combat flooding

    Late last month, city employees removed debris from a collapsed section of the storm sewer line at the intersection of Main Street and South Spalding Avenue as part of the effort to reduce flooding in downtown Lebanon.
    In spite of their efforts, some downtown businesses still experienced flooding as a result of an Aug. 11 rainstorm.
    City Administrator John O. Thomas said Lebanon received 2.4 inches of rain in 22 minutes during that storm. That's a rate of more than 6.5 inches per hour.

  • Linescores, Aug. 20

     St. Charles Middle School basketball

    Thursday, Aug. 14, the Junior Lady Knights travelled to OKH where the seventh and eighth grade teams were defeated.

    OKH won the seventh grade game, 24-18.

    OKH 7th grade 24, SCMS, 18 — Jenny Mattingly 10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; Katie Mattingly 3 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal; Ava Spalding 4 points, 3 rebounds; Kristi Martin 1 point, 7 rebounds, 2 steals; Mckenzie Reynolds 10 rebounds.

  • Elliotts celebrate 50th anniversary


    Bill and Trina Elliott of Danville, both formerly of Lebanon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with several of their friends at a dinner hosted by Tim and Margie Dievert.
    The couple was married on May 31, 1964, at Lebanon Baptist Church by Rev. Herman Rowlette Sr.
    They have two children, Eric Elliott of Lexington and Jennifer Elliott of Bellingham, Washington, and two granddaughters.
    They are looking forward to celebrating with a trip to Italy in the fall.

  • Marion County Country Ham Days is Sept. 27-28

    Once again this year, the Marion County Chamber of Commerce will be getting together with its buddies and cookin’ up a few pounds of ham for the Marion County Country Ham Days celebration.
    This year, we celebrate Sept. 27-28.

  • Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress certification awarded to Marion County


  • Sports briefs, Aug. 20

     Marion County-bred filly keeps on winning

    Sunday, Aug. 10, Precocious Beauty won the Empire Breeders Classic for three-year-old pacing fillies at Tioga Downs in New York.  The purse was $244,875.00 and she won the one-mile race in 1:51.1.

     This brings her 2014 earnings to $161,945.00 and her lifetime earnings to $608,637.00.

  • The heart of the matter

    Picture this: You’re at the grocery store in the cereal aisle when a woman next to you suddenly drops to the floor. Her heart isn’t beating. She isn’t breathing.
    Would you know what to do?

  • Bradshaw is scholarship recipient
  • Farmer will compete Aug. 24
  • Fatality count is up for the month of July

    During the month of July 2014, there were 24 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.
    There were six fatal collisions during the month of July in the Post 15 area.
    Brenda A. Bryant, age 62 of Greensburg was killed on July 3, 2014, in Green County.
    Robert Ryan Salinas, age 29 of Columbia was killed on July 10, 2014, in Adair County.