Today's News

  • 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


    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.

  • Williams and Preston to marry Oct. 22


  • Ballard and Tully set wedding date


  • Combs and Lee will wed Oct. 15