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  • Under the sea

    In a stunning performance presented by the staff and students of Calvary Elementary School on Friday April 20, the audience was taken under the sea on a whirlwind adventure with mermaid Ariel and friends in The Little Mermaid Jr.

    The show opened on Friday and again Saturday, April 21 with a special dinner show for friends and family. 

  • County water rates rising

    Marion County Water District customers will likely notice an increase on their next bill.

  • Time to move on

    Donna Royse, principal of Lebanon Elementary School, former Marion County School Board Member and music teacher, is retiring after 34 years serving in education. 

    Royse didn’t always see herself becoming a school administrator, but says it has been an incredible and rewarding decision. 

  • Ladies of Lebanon Benefit Concert is April 27-28

    The Ladies of Lebanon Benefit Concert is back, and this time, they are singing Broadway. Join these women as they donate their talents and time to raise money for Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square. The concert will be on stage at 7 pm., April 27-28, at Angelic Hall, located at 237 N. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

  • MCHS SBDM Council parent reps

    Dot Caldwell and Kenya Reyes will serve as parent representatives on the Marion County High School Site Base Decision Making Council for the 2018-19 school year.

  • ‘A man who loved life’

    Beloved Marion County community member Paul Powell, 89, of Lebanon and Ellenton, Florida, passed away Monday, April 16, at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. 

  • Fire damages Marion Inn in Lebanon

    Fire engulfed a trailer on West Main Street in Lebanon on Thursday, April 19, spreading quickly to the Marion Inn and catching a tree on fire.

    “We don’t know the cause yet, it’s still too early,” Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said Friday morning.

    According to Mattingly, 11 units in the Marion Inn were destroyed, and the trailer was completely destroyed. 

  • Working the Puzzle for Autism Walk

    The 8th Annual Working the Puzzle for Autism Walk was held Saturday, April 21.
     

  • Student Showcase
  • Court rejects appeal by local woman convicted of child abuse

    The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied an appeal by a Marion County woman who was found guilty of child abuse, and was sentenced to 20 years behind bars last year.

    Melissa Pittman of Bradfordsville was originally indicted in 2013 for first-degree criminal abuse after she allegedly physically abused her step-grandson, Seth Martinez. Pittman pled not guilty to the charges. 

    (The Lebanon Enterprise did a feature story on Seth in April of last year in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month.)