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Today's News

  • Bradfordsville police chief resigns

    Adam Rainwater has resigned as the Bradfordsville police chief.

    He has accepted a position with the Green County Sheriff's Department.

    Rainwater informed the city commission of his decision during a special-called meeting last week.

    "You are more like family to me than you are like my bosses," he said during the meeting.

    Rainwater added that he will try to help with planning for the 2009 Old Mill Days if he can work it out with his new position. 

  • These desserts are worth a try

    Do you need a couple new dessert recipes? Neither do I, but here are two I tried recently, and they’re really good. The Butter Pecan Mousse is easy and decadently delicious. And who doesn’t like apple pie? This one is a keeper.

    Butter Pecan Mousse

    1 c. pecan pieces

    2 T. butter, melted

    2 (8oz.) pkgs. Cream cheese, softened

    1/4 c. sugar

    1/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed

    1/2 t. vanilla

    1 c. whipping cream, whipped

  • February closes with a flurry of legislative action

    As my colleagues and I returned from the 2009 session's five-day hiatus, we quickly resumed our work attending meetings, hearing testimony, studying proposed legislation and approving bills in the House chambers as only 12 days remain in this year's legislative session.

    Legislative committee meetings were full of debate and action this week.  The House Banking and Insurance Committee approved legislation that protects life insurance policyholders.

  • Knights bow out

    The Marion County boys’ basketball team (8-22) proved they could compete with two out of three of their district opponents. Unfortunately for them, they drew the team that had match up problems with for their first round game in the 20th District tournament on Wednesday night of last week.

    Adair County gave the Knights problems all season, winning by nearly 20 points in both regular season match ups.

    Wednesday's game started in a better fashion for the Knights but ended with the same result as the Knights fell 69-36 to the hot shooting Indians.

  • Spring forward Sunday, March 8

    This Sunday, March 8, daylight savings time begins. Clocks should be set ahead one hour.

    The daylight savings end date in the USA and Canada also occurs at its earliest in 2009 - on Nov. 1 - as the current schedule lasts for 34 weeks and ends on the first Sunday of November. 

  • KSP awaiting lab results in Ford murder investigation

    The Kentucky State Police are continuing to pursue leads concerning the shooting death of Lebanon Police Officer David M. Ford. KSP Detective Israel Slinker states that "several suspects have been identified and cleared of any involvement." He added, "The list of suspects has narrowed and the pending lab results will be of great importance. At this time, the homicide does not appear to be related to David Ford's employment with the Lebanon Police Department nor does it appear to be random in nature."

    Ford was found shot to death on Tuesday, Feb. 10.

  • Screening committee begins selection process for next superintendent

    Marion County Superintendent Roger Marcum announced months ago that this would be his final year leading Marion County schools.

    The Marion County Board of Education has advertised for his position, and the Marion County screening committee received information about the applicants for the position Thursday, Feb. 26.

    The district received applications from 15 people - 12 are men, three are women.

  • St. Baldrick's Day is March 14

    Soon many bald heads will be seen around Marion County.

    It's that time of year again. Time for Citizens National Bank's third annual St. Baldrick's Day event, which will be held Saturday, March 14, in the St. Augustine gymnasium.

    However, before the big hair shaving event arrives, CNB is sponsoring several pre-St. Baldrick's Day fundraisers in hopes of generating even more funds to help combat childhood cancer.

  • News staff is being unfair over email

    I am writing to express my displeasure with the manner that the staff of The Lebanon Enterprise have conducted a judgment of my receiving and forwarding e-mail.

  • Extremely poor judgment

    If you search for "white pride" in any Internet search engine, you'll return hundreds of thousands of results. You'll notice quickly that those results contain frequent references to skinhead, neo-Nazi and Klan organizations. Knowing this, maybe you'll understand why we were concerned when a local elected official sent an email to the editor of this newspaper with the subject line "Proud to be white."

    That email came from George Edelen Jr., a city commissioner in Bradfordsville.