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Today's News

  • Christmas in the Country is Saturday

    Bradfordsville’s Christmas in the Country is this Saturday.
    The parade will begin at 3 p.m. Parade participants need to assemble at the Bradfordsville Civic Center at 2 p.m.
    The turkey/ham supper will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Civic Center. The menu will consist of turkey, ham, dressing gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, slaw, green beans, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink. Carry outs will be available.

  • Dickens Christmas festivities and fun

    The annual Dickens Christmas events took place during an unseasonably warm Friday evening on Nov. 27, but no one was complaining. People were still enjoying the chili cook-off, free hotdogs, hot chocolate, train rides and carriage rides prior to the parade. Following the parade, children were able to visit and take photos with Santa.

  • Christmas in the Park kick-off local holiday festivities

    Graham Memorial Park held its annual Christmas in the Park festivities Wednesday, Nov. 25.

    While attendees waited for the park to light up with Christmas displays, they enjoyed free cookies, popcorn and hot chocolate. Santa Claus also arrived at the park shortly after the lighting, arriving in one of Lebanon's finest fire trucks.

    The park is encouraging all businesses to put up a display at the park. Christmas in the Park will continue through Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call 270-692-1155 or 270-692-9358

  • The end of an Elvis era

    Eddie Miles performed his tribute to Elvis on stage for the last time in Marion County Friday and Saturday evening. After 26 years of performing and entertaining audiences, Miles will be retiring in January.
    He will wear his Elvis costume for the last time on Jan. 23 during his final performance at Alabama Theater in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Kentucky Classic Theater hosted Miles Friday and Saturday evenings while he performed “An Elvis Blue Christmas” in Angelic Hall.

    FINAL PERFORMANCES

  • Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

    The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas.
    The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include letters to Santa from each class (pre-K through fifth grade) from all five of our elementary schools.

  • Mid-Kentucky Chorus to perform annual Christmas concert Dec. 6
  • Submit your funny, awkward Santa photos!

    It's that time of year again.
    It's time to take your children to get their photos taken with Santa Claus.
    After all, it's a tradition, right?
    Every year, we dress our children up in their most festive holiday outfits, hoping to get that perfect photo of Santa Claus and little Johnny and Sally smiling with rosy, dimpled cheeks.
    But, let's be honest.
    That rarely, if ever, happens.

  • MCPS could participate in Non-Traditional Instruction Day

    Marion County Public Schools is one of 44 Kentucky public school districts selected to participate in the Non-Traditional Instruction Day (NTID) program this year. The NTID program allows students to use virtual or other non-traditional means of instruction to complete assignments at home when school is cancelled because of weather or other emergencies. These days count as regular attendance days and will not have to be made up.

  • Light Up Raywick

    The rain fell, but the lights still twinkled (most of them, anyway) during the first-ever Light Up Raywick Sunday evening. Mayor Kelly Lucas led the ceremonial lighting at the Raywick City Park. To contribute to the park’s display, contact Lucas at 270-692-0306 or 270-402-7701.
    On Saturday, Dec. 19, the Polar Express will be visiting the Raywick City Park from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Children and adults will be able to ride the Polar Express, create a craft, visit with Santa, enjoy the decorated park and snack on cookies and hot cocoa.

  • Fiscal court briefs

    The Marion County Fiscal Court held its second regular monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 19, and the following occurred:
    • Magistrates approved a request from Junior Adams with Generation Gap who asked for money to buy toys for some of the community’s underprivileged children for Christmas. Each magistrate voted to give $200 and Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty gave $500.
    • Magistrates voted to buy an advertisement in the Marion County Chamber of Commerce directory.