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  • No school Friday, Jan. 21

    Marion County schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 21, due to the weather and road conditions.

    Tonight, another inch of snow is expected before 1 a.m., accordign to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be around 13 degrees with a wind chill factor as low as four degrees, according the weather service. There is a 90 percent chance of snowfall the evening.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today.

    Here are the items on the agenda:

    - Minutes of the court's Jan. 6 meeting

    - Re-Appointment of deputy judge and office staff, per KRS 67.711

    - Re-Appointment of county employee(s), with fiscal court approal, per KRS 67.710

    - Emergency Mgt. Director, per  KRS 39B.020, with fiscal court approval

  • Snow is coming Thursday

    The National Weather Service forecast indicates that there is a 100 percent chance of snow Thursday, Jan. 20.

    The snowfall will come mainly after 1 p.m. The high temperature during the day will be around 35 degree with a north wind between three and eight miles per hour. The National Weather Service is estimating that two inches of snow will accumulated during the day.

  • Do not call "No Job? No Car" ad

    Enterprise readers are being advised to avoid calling an ad that has appeared in recent editions of the paper and the ADvantage.

    The ad is listed under the heading "Business Opportunties". It reads "No Job? No Car? No Money? No Credit? No Problem!"

    Calling the number listed in the ad now leads to a recording that says the number has been disabled.

    If you called the number previously and provided personal information, please call Stephen at the Enterprise (270) 692-6026.

  • Into the waters

    William Turner recited a poem early in his talk Sunday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Lebanon. It was a poem that had been popular with Howard Thurman (a former dean at Howard University), Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King.

     

    I am tired of sailing my little boat

    Far inside the harbor bar -

    I want to go where the big ships float

  • Overwhelming: Mattingly wins Kentucky Junior Miss competition

    Christine Mattingly is feeling a bit overwhelmed after winning the 2011 Kentucky Junior Miss competition Saturday evening.

    "I said to Julia Springate, the 2010 Kentucky Junior Miss, 'What do I do now?'" Mattingly said.

    Now, she can relax.

  • Good Times & Good Music

    When The Grascals come to Lebanon later this month, Danny Roberts said people should expect to enjoy the show.

    "It's about fun, good times and good music," he said. "Hopefully, everybody will leave with a smile on their face and a song in their head."

  • Detective has new leads for missing woman

    Kara Tingle Rigdon, 27, of Gravel Switch has been missing for more than six months, and very little information has been released about the investigation into her disappearance. But, Kentucky State Police Detective Jamie Richard, who was assigned to the investigation recently, said he has a great deal of new information involving the case and is determined to find Kara.

  • Board asked to fund engineer position at tech center

    Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund and Kenny Marrett, a member of the Marion County Jobs Training Consortium, made a presentation to the Marion County Board of Education during its meeting on April 6, 2010, about enhancing curriculum and adding practicum courses at the tech center. At the time, their hopes were that they would receive a $500,000 grant from the state, which would help fund the hiring of an engineer and a coordinator for two years to develop several practicums and lesson plans at the tech center.

  • School board sets the stage for the new year

    The Marion County Board of Education set the stage for 2011 during a special-called meeting Tuesday evening, Jan. 11, and its three new members didn't waste any time getting down to business.

    Everything from the meeting format to the superintendent's report is going to change. At least, that's what the board wants to see happen.