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Today's News

  • Marion County soldiers are back from Iraq

    A groups of soldiers from Marion County have returned home after completing a tour of duty in Iraq.

    Sgt. James "Tim" Smothers, Cpt. Justin Roederer, Sgt. Anthony Clark, Sgt. Steven Glover and Spc. Robert "B.J." Thompson Jr. returned to Ft. Knox Sunday afternoon for a short welcome home ceremony. Afterwards, they were greeted by friends and family before returning to Marion County.

    A convoy of local law enforcement and emergency personnel escorted some of the soldiers from the county line to the Lebanon Police Department.

  • Missing Casey County man has been found

    A Casey County man who was reported missing has been found. Kentucky State Police report that Thomas Bell, 55, who was reported missing earlier today, Oct. 5, has been located and seems to be doing well.

  • Planned outage will affect parts of Marion, Taylor counties Oct. 6

    Parts of Marion and Taylor counties can expect a temporary power outage Thursday, Oct. 6, according to the Lebanon office of Inter-County Energy Cooperative.

    The outage is planned from 10:30 a.m. until around noon on Oct. 6 for the conversion of transformers.

    The streets that will be affected are:

    - Scott's Ridge

    - Maple Road

    - Saloma Road

    - Arvin Pike Road

  • Still printing

    Despite all the doomsayers out there writing obituaries for the nation’s newspaper industry, 150 million Americans - two out of three adults - read a local newspaper last week.

    Newspaper Association of America research from 2011 by Scarborough USA indicates almost 70 percent of your neighbors read either a printed newspaper or its online counterpart within the past seven days.

    How could that be?

  • Marion County Public Library begins ‘geeking’ out

    “GEEEEEEEK!”

    At my high school alma mater, if you did something like dropped your tray in the cafeteria or tripped and fell, you could expect to hear the student chorus chime in. I have a vague memory of getting “geeked” one time. I was embarrassed at first, then put it behind me.

  • Corrections and Clarifications, Oct. 5
  • 10-5-11 Calendar

    Heartland coalition
    The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition will hold its regular monthly meeting at noon today, Oct. 5 at the Marion County Public Library, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon.  Anyone interested in preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, among the youth in the Marion County community is welcome to attend.  For more information, call  (270) 692-2421.

  • Lebanon man is promoted to editor at The Springfield Sun

    Jesse Osbourne, 29, of Lebanon was promoted to editor of The Springfield Sun Friday, Oct. 1.
    Osbourne will be responsible for directing news, sports and information coverage of the Washington County market in The Springfield Sun. He started his work with Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc., as a sports correspondent for The Lebanon Enterprise in 2008, where his talent was quickly noticed, before being hired as a full time reporter with The Springfield Sun in November of 2010.

  • Robey’s back; more trips are planned

    By Lottie Robey

    I don’t know how many have asked me “do you not have an article or write a column for the Enterprise anymore?” I tell them how long it has been and they say they really miss reading it. It is unreal but nice to know that so many people do care and enjoy my gab. As a matter of fact it has been since last June for my last article. I have a journal of all my columns and they are for five years.

  • LaRue, Thompson marry on Aug. 17

    Subrina Catherine LaRue and Harold Dennis Thompson were united in marriage at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17, 2011 in a private ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Leora Bickett of Raywick and the late Joe Bickett.
    The groom is the son of Bertha Thompson of Raywick and the late Bill Thompson.
    Ruthie Kelty served as matron of honor.
    Jerry “Spencer” Bickett served as best man.
    The couple will make their home in Raywick.