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  • Chickenpox outbreak reported

    A chickenpox outbreak has been reported in Marion County schools.   Children who develop the disease will not be allowed to attend school until the blisters that are a symptom of the disease have dried into scabs, according to a letter to parents by Paula Mattingly, RN, the clinical director of the Marion County Health Center.

  • Walgreens scheduled to open Friday

    A new Walgreens is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Main and Walnut streets in Lebanon. Walgreens will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Pharmacy hours will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.  Walgreens is the nation's largest drugstore chain, with 6,479 stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

  • Four seats open on City of Loretto commission

    Four seats on the Loretto City Commission will be up for grabs Nov. 4. Incumbents Tom Brahm, Connie Mattingly and Lennie Nalley are seeking re-election, while Ada Hamilton and Sammy Medley are hoping to join the commission. Voters should be aware that there are two write-in candidates in this race. They are Mattingly and Nalley. The Enterprise sent questionnaires to each of the candidates. Three of those questionnaires were returned.

  • Pink Power

    Today, approximately two weeks after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Patty Tungate, 45, of Lebanon is scheduled to have a mastectomy on her left breast.   The surgery will be able to answer many questions, such as what stage her cancer is in or if any of the cancer has spread to her lymph nodes. It will also be the beginning of a long road to recovery.   It's a journey many women are forced to travel every day.

  • US Representative candidate: Brett Guthrie

    Brett Guthrie

  • Two square off in US Senator's race

    Voters will decide next month who will become Kentucky's U.S. Senator.   Incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell will face off against Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford for the seat in the Nov. 4 General Election.   McConnell's Senate career began in 1984. He has since been reelected four times. In June 2005, he became the longest-serving Republican Senator from Kentucky.    On Nov.

  • First-time voters encourage participation in election

    Marion County High School senior Tatum Michael Gorley is voting for John McCain in this year’s presidential race. Senior Morgan Trigg will be casting her ballot for Barack Obama.

    And while their political views are different they do have something in common. Nov. 4, both Marion County High School students will be voting for the first time.

  • Bradfordsville City Commission: George Edelen Jr.

    George Edelen Jr.

  • Citizens Not in Favor of Nickel Tax Increase statement

     The citizens of Marion County have been misled by the nickel tax. It can be levied every year. It is not just a tax for one year. The tax is permanent and the nickel tax can be multiplied year after year.

  • Five seeking seats on City of Bradfordsville commission

    Five people have registered to run for the four seats on the Bradfordsville City Commission. Four incumbents have filed to run again: George Edelen Jr., Sandy Gribbins, Jerry Lee Tungate and Kathleen Walls.