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Today's News

  • Crew keeps things ‘Moo’ving at the park

     With fresh dew still on the grass, Jerry Stumph circled Gorley Field on a John Deere bunker rake Friday morning. The engine quietly purred as he made circular laps around the all-dirt infield.

    "It's kind of enjoyable to be honest with you," Stumph said.

  • Average income in Marion County among lowest in region

     Marion County residents have average incomes among the lowest in the area, according to a report prepared by the Western Kentucky University Center for Applied Economics.

    Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund said this might also explain why many county residents work outside of Marion County.

    "Employers will have to consider raising their wages in order to compete," Lund said in a telephone interview Monday.

  • Labor Day Shout-outs!

     We all want to feel worthy and appreciated, and we need to make sure we are showing that same sense of appreciation back to those we work with every day. We gave our readers a chance to show their appreciation, and this is what they said...

    Paul Couch

    Submitted by Michael Truitt

  • From our readers: I love my job

     Christina McRay

    Principal

    Lebanon Middle School

  • Bickett book signing has been cancelled

    UPDATE: The book signing originally scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 28, has been cancelled.

    According to the Marion County Public Library, the books to be used for the signing have not yet arrived. The book signing will be rescheduled at a later date.

  • Labor Day closings

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly has announced that Labor Day is a holiday for county employees. As a result, the county judge’s office and all government offices in the David R. Hourigan Government Building will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30 and Monday, Sept. 1.
    While the sheriff’s office will be closed, that office will respond to calls placed through the Lebanon Police Dispatch, 270-692-2121.

  • Sweet summer time

    The Lebanon Enterprise asked for its readers to submit their favorite summer time photos.

  • Raywick woman accused of making meth

    Angela G. Ball, 51, of 341 Robert Lee Road in Raywick was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for manufacturing methamphetamines first offense, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamines) first offense, buying or possessing drug paraphernalia and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Free paper goes to area homes today

    A special promotional issue of The Lebanon Enterprise will be sent to all homes in Marion County today. The complimentary issue to non-subscribers is made possible by the Spring View Hospital and Citizens National Bank.

  • Sheriff's office seeks assistance in truck theft

    The following announcement is from the Marion County Sheriff's Office:

     The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a 2008 GMC Sierra extended cab pickup truck from a residence at 2685 Highway 52 in Loretto. The owner reported it was stolen sometime after 11p.m. Saturday night, Aug. 23.

    The truck was described as a four-wheel drive and silver in color.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 270-692-3051.