Today's News

  • AT&T: 3G coming in late 2012

    Local smart phone users should see improved service by the end of the year.

    Cathy Lewandowski, a senior public relations manager for AT&T, has confirmed that AT&T plans to bring mobile broadband to Marion County in 2012, and Mary Pat Regan, the president of AT&T Kentucky, sent an email to Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw confirming that AT&T plans to launch 3G service in Marion County in late 2012.

  • Energetic educator

    If you asked Tammy Parman's students at Calvary Elementary how they would describe her in one word, what would they say?

    The Enterprise asked her fifth grade class that very question last week.

    The word "awesome" was used more than once.

    As was "funny," "creative" and "outstanding."

  • New tourism director has started

    Lebanon's new tourism director is on the job.

    Monday was Nicky Reynolds's first day as the executive director of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.

    "All in all, it was a great day," she said.

    Reynolds said Carla Wagner, the administrative assistant for the commission, and Wayne Keen, the outgoing interim executive director, have been a great help. Keen will remain on until March 1 to assist with the transition, and possibly a little longer if needed.

  • Still rising

    At the conclusion of the first Women on the Rise conference, Keisha Mathies knew it had been a success.

    "One lady came up to me and hugged me and said, 'You don't know how much I needed this right now,'" said Mathies, the event organizer, a Lebanon native who now works for Wal-Mart and lives in Georgia.

  • Lady Knights Take Down Mercy Again

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Mercy Lady Jaguars on Tuesday evening in their regular season finale.  With the two teams battling back and forth throughout the first half, the score remained close.  Marion County led 28-23 after two quarters.  The third period was as close as the first two as the two teams each scored at least five unanswered points at one time during the third quarter.  The Lady Knights opened up the final frame on a 12-4 spurt to break the game open.  Marion County went on to win by a final score of 59-46.


  • Tourist commision, city council both meet Feb. 13

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission and the Lebanon City Council are both scheduled to meet Monday, Feb. 13.

    The tourist commission will meet at 3:30 p.m. in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center. This will also be the first meeting for new Lebanon Tourist Executive Director Nicky Reynolds.

    The agenda for the commission meeting includes:

    - A delegation from Nancy Miles and Martha Potter on behalf of the Marion County Quilters.

    - Minutes of last month's meeting.

  • Lady Knights Defeat Boone County

    On Saturday evening the Lady Knights traveled to John Hardin High School to take on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Duke's Valentine's Shootout.  After a close game early on, Marion County battled and stayed within striking distance.  The Lady Knights closed the game on a 10-0 run to take the win by a final score of 65-50.


    BCHS     14    16    12    8 - 50

    MCHS     16    11    13    25-65

  • Limited damage in Fairground Road fire

    The Lebanon Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 930 Fairground Road at 12:56 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.
    Most of the damage was limited to one corner of the house, the living room and the attic.
    Clarence Darnell, the homeowner, said he had placed an ash tray outside on the porch. When he went inside to get something, the fire started.
    "The wind got up a little bit and blew some ashes onto the chair," he said.
    The fire spread to the nearest corner of the house and eventually into the attic,

  • Knights Fall in Tough Battle

    The Marion County Knights took on the Trojans from North Hardin on senior night Friday night in the Roby Dome.  The Knights battled all night long against the big, fast, and athletic Trojans and stayed within striking distance throughout the game.  After tying the game at 33 point halfway through the third period, the Knights were outscored by the Trojans 30-17 for the remainder of the game and fell by a final score of 63-50.


  • Lady Knights defeat North Hardin

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the Lady Trojans of North Hardin Friday evening on senior night in the Roby Dome.  After a close game early on, the Lady Knights were able to pull away for the 15 point win.  North Hardin led 12-11 after one quarter, but the Lady Knights used a 12-3 run to open the fourth quarter to put the game away.


    NHHS     12     8     13     7 - 40