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Today's News

  • Library staff wants to make public aware of scam

    Marion County Public Library Director Amy Morgeson sent the following information to the Enterprise:

    Marion County Public Library was recently contacted via phone by a person claiming to be affiliated with a large package delivery service asking if a staff member was at their home to receive a parcel. Due to the odd nature of the phone call staff became suspicious and upon further investigation have found that this indeed was a bogus call and that some sort of scam is being ran.

  • Two fatalities in separate accidents over the weekend

    Two Marion County residents have died as a result of motor vehicle accidents over the weekend. Russell P. Veatch, 23, of Finley and Claude Tower, 69, of St. Francis both passed away due to injuries in separate collisions.

    According to the the state police, Veatch was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson eastbound on St. Joe Road on Sunday. He was travelling behind a 1997 Acura being driven by Skylar M. Godbey, 17, of Raywick.

  • City council, tourist commission have meetings June 11

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11.

    The city council is also scheduled to hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. regarding the motor fuels fund and the local government economic assistance fund. The regular meeting will follow the public hearing.

    The items on the agenda are as follows:

    - A delegation from Troy Mattingly to request a road block for The Way to Recovery, a treatment program for people with addictions of all types.

    - Minutes of the May 7 and May 31 city council meetings.

  • Police still searching for MAC inmate walk away

    The Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate a Middlesboro, Ky, man that walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center on Tuesday, May 29.

    George Wesley Upton, 33, was serving a 10-year sentence for first-degree wanton endangerment on a police officer and first-degree fleeing and evading.

    Upton is a 5'11", 173 pound, white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos on his back, chest, neck and both arms.

  • Child treated for multiple fractures after single-vehicle accident on Hwy. 49

    A 10-year-old child was transferred to Kosair Children's Hospital for treatment of multiple fractures following a single vehicle accident June 6 on Hwy. 49, approximately three miles north of Loretto.

    The driver, Jessica R. Lyvers, and four other children (all 10 or under) were treated at the scene by Marion County EMS, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

  • Fairground Road transfer station not accepting brush

    The Marion County Waste Transfer Station will not be accepting brush this week or next week, according to Marion County Solid Waste and Environmental Coordinator Keith Brock.
    During this time, contractor equipment will be on site to grind brush for waste-to-energy conversion.
    The transfer station will resume brush staging on June 18.

  • Zink becomes consultant with Tastefully Simple

    Emily Zink of Lebanon has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
    As an independent business owner, Zink offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.

  • Job training program offered

    Unemployed veterans aged 35 - 60 may qualify for up to 12 months of job training through the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). VRAP will provide training for programs of education that lead to a high-demand occupation. The program, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor, will start July 1, 2012.

  • Twelve Patriots earn academic all-conference honors
  • Ag Day