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  • Donate to KSP's ‘Cram the Cruiser’ Food Drive

    Kentucky State Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers will help brighten the holiday season for families in need this year through the sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive, which began Nov. 20 and continues through
    Dec. 11.
    “Service to those in need goes hand-in-hand with our law enforcement mission,” says KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer. “It’s a way to repay the local communities that support us throughout the year.”

  • Donate to KSP's ‘Cram the Cruiser’ Food Drive

    Kentucky State Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers will help brighten the holiday season for families in need this year through the sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive, which began Nov. 20 and continues through
    Dec. 11.
    “Service to those in need goes hand-in-hand with our law enforcement mission,” says KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer. “It’s a way to repay the local communities that support us throughout the year.”

  • Free Kentucky Classic Orchestra concert Nov. 29

    The Kentucky Classic Orchestra we will be having a free concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, in Angelic Hall at Centre Square in Lebanon.
    The orchestra will be playing mostly Christmas music, along with two other pieces: Water Music by G.F. Handel and a Star Wars Medley. With the upcoming release of the newest installment of Star Wars, the orchestra wants to share its enthusiasm by playing music from previous films.
    The orchestra will be playing some Christmas carols that the audience can sing along with, and G. B. Dixon will be leading the singing.

  • Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

    The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas.
    The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include letters to Santa from each class (pre-K through fifth grade) from all five of our elementary schools.

  • “It’s been a good ride”

    For 26 years, Eddie Miles has made a career out of entertaining audiences on stages all over the world.
    He has brought people to their feet, tears to their eyes and taken audiences back in time with his tribute to the king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley.
    But, this Friday and Saturday will be the final opportunity for Marion Countians to see Miles perform his Elvis tribute locally.

  • Side-Kick is home safe

    Side-Kick, a Mountain Cur Pitbull who ran away on Oct. 30 when his owner, Floyd Ray Cook, was killed during a shootout with police in Burkesville, is safe and sound after a 20-day search.
    “The good people of Cumberland County never gave up hope of finding him,” said Cook’s sister, Ollie Mae Wicker of Bradfordsville. “The prayers of many people are answered as Side-Kick now resides with family members here in Marion County.”
    Side-Kick is pictured with Wicker after his safe return.
     

  • Wreaths Across America is Dec. 12

    On Saturday, Dec. 12, members of the community will gather together to honor veterans during the holiday season as part of the annual Wreaths Across America Day.
    The WAA ceremony this year will be held at noon at the Lebanon National Cemetery. Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember all soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who served, honor their sacrifices, and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms.

  • Dickens Christmas is Friday

    The Dickens Christmas events will begin at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, in downtown Lebanon with the Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s Chili Cook-off and lighting of the community Christmas tree.
    Buy one bowl then try all the chili you want with proceeds going to a local charity. Chili Cook-off tickets will be available inside the Farmers Bank Annex.
    There will also be open houses at downtown businesses, train rides on Main Street, free hot dogs, cider and hot chocolate, carriage rides and singing from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

  • Christmas in the Park is Wednesday

    Christmas in the Park will take place at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 25.
    The event will officially begin at 6:30 p.m., with free cookies, popcorn and hot chocolate. The lighting of the park will be at 7 p.m. Santa Claus will arrive on one of Lebanon's finest fire trucks at 7:15 p.m.

  • Closings for Thanksgiving

    Thursday is Thanksgiving and there will be no garbage pick-up. The normal Thursday garbage route will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 27, along with the Friday route. The county asks that you set our your garbage a little earlier than normal on Friday because crews are doubling up to collect two days in one.

    The following offices are closed:

    • Marion County Clerk
    • Marion County Property Valuation Administrator
    • Marion County Judge's Office
    • Marion County Sheriff's Office