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  • $100k boost for Marion County Industries

    The Marion County Association for the Handicapped is looking for a new home for Marion County Industries, and last week they got some help in that effort.
    The Marion County Fiscal Court and the Marion County Industrial Foundation agreed to contribute $50,000 each in matching funds in order to qualify for a Community Development Block Grant.
    The initial grant application was submitted in April, and at that time the court agreed to put up $125,000 in matching funds while seeking a $495,000 grant.

  • ‘Ham’ it up this weekend

    Just in case you forgot, Marion County Country Ham Days returns to downtown Lebanon this weekend, Sept. 28-29.
    Ham Days has a little bit of everything, whether its grabbing a bite to eat, taking in a parade, playing games or just listening to some music. Visitors can even meet “The Turtleman” Ernie Brown Jr. of Animal Planet’s “Call of the Wildman”, and Tim Smith, of the Discovery Channel show, “Moonshiners”.

  • Ham Days road closures

    Thursday, Sept. 26
    - At 5 a.m., Proctor Knott Avenue will be closed from Mulberry Street to Farmer’s Bank entrance.
    - At approximately 6 p.m., Main Street will be closed from Depot Street to Spalding Avenue. Proctor Knott Avenue will be closed from Mulberry Street to M.L. King Avenue. Main Street will be re-opened after the stage is set.

    Friday, Sept. 27
    - Proctor Knott Avenue will be closed from Mulberry Street to Main Street and Main Street to M. L. King Avenue.
    At approximately 4:30 p.m.:

  • No applicants for school board seat, yet

    The Marion County Board of Education is still searching for a new school board member.

  • On-the-job training leads to spirited career

    A batch of moonshine isn’t made overnight.
    And neither is a successful business, especially in the spirits industry.
    But, in less than two years, Limestone Branch Distillery has doubled its sales, introduced several new products, and started a new career for at least one new employee.

  • Marion County Water District honored
  • Community Calendar (Sept. 25 edition)

    UPCOMING

    Youth basketball
    The Marion County Youth Basketball league will have sign-ups from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at West Marion and Lebanon Elementary schools. Registrations are for boys and girls ages 8-11. Current physicals are required for all players before participating in the league.

    Ham Days blood drive

  • Enterprise Travels

    Ritchie Morris took The Lebanon Enterprise with him to The Great Wall of China in Beijing, China.

    The Lebanon Enterprise traveled to Tunica, Miss., with (from left) Susan Leedom, Charlotte Thomas, Katie Elder, Carol Adams and Sue Ann Glasscock.

    Take a copy of The Lebanon Enterprise on your vacation, snap a picture and send it to us. We’ll print it in a future issue!

  • Public Record (Sept. 25 edition)

    New drivers
    NOTICE: Any permit holder wishing to take the road test can call (270) 692-2681 to schedule an appointment.
    Kelsey P. Franklin
    Marcia P. Mohin
    Joseph R. Peterson
    Samaad T. Bonie
    Zachary T. Fields
    Kiara R. Arguello
    Alfredo Colstillo-Gomez
    Joseph T. Graham

  • Lebanon man gets probation on drug charges

    Richard A. Harrington, 45, of 555 Maple Street Apartments #36 in Lebanon received five years of probation in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance more than 10 dosage unit, first offense (two counts) and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance more than 20 dosage unit, first offense (three counts).