• Good Friday county office closings

    The Marion County Judge/Executive's Office will be closed on Good Friday, March 25. Those Marion County residents with Friday garbage pickup will need to set their garbage out on Thursday, March 24, as Thursday will be a double up garbage pickup day. 
    The Marion County Sheriff's Office and Marion Circuit Court Clerk's Office will be open until noon on Good Friday.

  • Posting address numbers – what Lebanon residents need to know

    Posting address numbers on your property is now a countywide law, but it has been a law in the City of Lebanon for approximately two years now.
    According to Sharon Browning, Enhanced 911 addressing and mapping coordinator, if city residents meet the city addressing ordinance regulations, they do not have to post an additional sign for the county’s new law.

  • Marion County Fiscal Court to meet today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be having a special-called meeting today at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building in Lebanon.

    The agenda includes the following items:

  • House numbers must be visible from both directions of roadway

    The county has been busily distributing free house number signs for people to use to post their address numbers on their property, which is now a county-wide law.

  • Trump takes 35 percent of Kentucky caucus vote

    By Joseph Gerth
    The Courier-Journal

    Donald Trump won the Kentucky Republican Party presidential caucus, rolling up big victories in coal country and claiming at least a plurality of the state’s 46 delegates.
    The win helped Trump rebound on a night in which he saw U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz take caucuses in Maine and Kansas and lay claim to the spot as Trump’s chief competitor.
    The Associated Press called the race for Trump just before 11 p.m.

  • Survey shows district favors higher minimum wage, tax breaks for jobs

    Residents of the 24th House District show strong support for a higher minimum wage, tax breaks for job creators and a statewide smoking ban, according to results of a December survey that State Rep. Terry Mills sent to 1,800 of his constituents.

  • Republican Presidential Caucus is Saturday

    By Emma Kennedy
    Landmark News Service

    After the impact of Super Tuesday voting this week, Kentucky’s Republicans get their turn in the presidential political spotlight Saturday.
    Voting hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marion County Public Library on East Main Street in Lebanon. The single location will be the voting site for all Marion County Republicans.
    Instead of being staged by the county clerk, the Republican caucus is organized and run by the Republican Party of Kentucky.

  • WMES to have a turning lane by next school year

    A turning lane will be constructed in front of West Marion Elementary School sometime this summer, according to information provided by State Sen. Jimmy Higdon.

    Higdon told the Enterprise via email that the turning lane will be bid in the spring and constructed this summer.

  • Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs

    For nearly a month now, the county has been busy distributing free signs for people to use to post their address number on their property, which is now a county-wide law. The entire first week of February there were lines of people at the county judge’s office picking up their numbered signs. The county actually ran out of numbers and have kept Nukem Graphics extremely busy.
    As of Feb. 13, 3,988 signs had been distributed and there were approximately 5,800 left.

  • Local organization receives federal grant to support senior volunteer service

    The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced that the Central Kentucky Community Action Council will receive a Senior Corps RSVP grant of $72,004 to support 160 RSVP volunteers serving in Hardin and Nelson counties.