Today's News

  • All that is left are plastic baits



  • Teams lose out in tournament

    As reported last week, the Marion County 11 year old All-Star team dominated in district tournament play and will make a state appearance starting July 16th at Graham Memorial Park. However, the 9-10 and 11-12 year old All-Star teams lost  early in the district tournament, and did not advance to state. Here are the results from the July 4 games in which the two teams competed and lost to Campbellsville.

    9- and-10-year-olds
    Campbellsville 11, Marion County 5

  • Local youth getting an early start on rodeo career

    Cody McElroy is not your typical 8-year-old boy.
    His favorite thing to do is something that you would not expect. From an early age, McElroy took an interest in bull riding and has since held an interest in the sport. While very young, McElroy would sit and watch the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) on television for hours on end and would “ride” on someone’s back pretending to be riding a bull.  

  • 7-13-11 Game Plan

    7/14 - Girls Softball State Tournament Finals

    7/16-7/20 - Boys Little League State Tournament at Graham Memorial Park

  • Police seeking help to start block watch program

    The Lebanon Police Department would like to start a block watch program in local neighborhoods, but to do that they need the help of local citizens, according to Police Chief Wally Brady.

    In an announcement about the block watch program, Brady wrote that the police patrol neighborhoods, but they are only present for a short period of time. Residents know better than anyone what is happening in their areas.

    Meeting monthly as part of a block watch program will help the police better serve the community, Brady wrote.

  • Tourism talks heat up with Lebanon City Council

    The ongoing dialogue about the future of tourism brought the Lebanon City Council face-to-face with the current chairman and past chairwoman of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission Monday evening.

    The conversation never boiled over, but it did heat up at times.

    Tourist commission chairman Dan Lawson and former chairwoman Carlotta Brussell addressed the council regarding the 14 suggestions it presented to the tourist commission.

  • Want to save big?

    Few products offer individuals the opportunity to save more than they spend. Starting July 20, The Lebanon Enterprise will give readers this opportunity with the return of SmartSource coupons.

    Inside The Lebanon Enterprise each week, readers will find a coupon package regularly valued at more than $100 in savings through manufacturer, retail and restaurant coupons. Subscribers will usually find they can recoup the cost of an Enterprise subscription in just one week of coupon savings.

  • Student drug-testing policy simplified

    The Marion County Board of Education may be making its proposed student drug-testing policy a bit simpler.

    During a special-called meeting July 5, the school board received a revised version of the policy. The board was scheduled to meet again Tuesday, July 12, and the drug-testing policy was on the agenda for that meeting as well.

  • Soaring to new heights

    They may be small, but they sure do attract a crowd.

    Last week, more than 150 pilots brought more than 350 model jets to the Lebanon-Springfield Airport for the 2011 Jets Over Kentucky. An estimated 2,500 spectators visited the airport during the past weekend to take in the show, according to event organizer Lewis "The General" Patton.

    "It was exceptional," he said. "Our best one yet."

  • High school dropout rate is improving

    The latest non-academic data released recently shows that the Marion County school district's dropout rate has improved considerably during the past four years.

    According to Assistant Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, who recently shared the non-academic data with the school board, only four students quit school in 2010. That's down from 19 students who dropped out in 2006.