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  • Ham Days country ham contest

    Marion County Country Ham Days festivities officially began Monday with the annual country ham contest. Jerry Boone of Boone's Butcher Shop in Bardstown is pictured inspecting the hams Monday. Olivia Jones, a student at Marion County High School, won the competition. As the winner, she will receive the market value of the ham. Also on Monday, The Lebanon Enterprise won the window-decorating contest. Eva Jo Nugent, and her husband, Greg, decorated the window to reflect the "Small Town Country" theme.

  • Restoring Faith

    Troy Mattingly understands restoration projects.

  • Lebanon man charged with sex abuse

    Joseph Stephen May, 27, of 44 Penick Tatum Loop in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree sexual abuse in Marion Circuit Court Monday. According to the indictment, on or about June 15, May was over 21 and subjected another person under 16 to sexual contact. His bond was set at $2,000 with the condition that he have no contact with the victim.

  • State police seeking tips to find missing woman

    The last time anyone saw Kara Rigdon, 26, of Gravel Switch, she was July 17 on Beechfork Loop Road in Gravel Switch. She last spoke with a family member July 18.

  • Marion County High School to receive 'big' gift

    One of the biggest complaints about the Marion County High School gymnasium is that it's not air-conditioned and events, such as the Marion County Junior Miss and sporting events, can sometimes be very uncomfortable for spectators.

  • Two vie for coroner

    The Marion County coroner's seat hasn't been decided in a contested election since 1989.

  • Endurance team members visit Marion County

    When the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games begin Sept. 25, at least one Marion County family will have a reason to take a special interest in the results. Sunday afternoon, the 2010 Al Khampsa Convention concluded with a tour of Bob and Nancy Bliss' horse farm on Sam Browning Road. Among the visitors were several members of the U.S. Equestrian Team's endurance training team. Endurance is one of the eight disciplines that are included as part of the WEG, which is being held at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • State forest dedication will be at 6 p.m. today

    A public dedication ceremony for the recently opened Marion County Wildlife Management Area and State Forest is scheduled for 6 p.m. today, Sept. 16.

    The ceremony for the new 1,293-acre WMA will be held in the parking lot, located in Siloam Road. 

    To get there from Lebanon, take U.S. 68 east. Turn right (south) onto Penick-Tatum Loop, right (south) onto Tatum Lane, and then right onto Siloam Road. The parking lot is approximately a half-mile on the right (west) side of Siloam Road. 

  • Fiscal Court meets at 4 p.m. today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today, Sept. 16, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

  • What is "Small Town Country?"

    "Small Town Country" is the theme for this year's Marion County Country Ham Days (Sept. 25-26) and we want to know what that phrase means to you.

    What exactly is "Small Town Country?" Why do you enjoy the "Small Town Country" way of life? Do you have a funny story that reflects what that phrase means to you? Or, do you have a photo that you think best represents "Small Town Country?"