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Today's News

  • Real World Project

    Students in the civil engineering and architecture class at Marion County High School presented their designs for a new Lebanon City Hall Friday morning, in a classroom full of city officials, school administrators and the media. The students completed their projects in nine weeks, which isn't nearly enough time for a project of this magnitude, according to their instructor Greg Conley.

  • Lebanon City Council to discuss budget

    Sunday alcohol sales won't be the only thing on the agenda when the Lebanon City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22.

    City Administrator John Thomas said the tentative agenda also includes the second reading of annexation ordinances and a discussion of the 2008-09 budget.

    Mayor Gary Crenshaw said that the city budget is in good shape, although he added, "It's prudent that we look at the budget."

    While city officials know that occupational tax revenues will be down some, Crenshaw said those revenues are still "pretty strong."

  • Tis the season for tournaments

    The Knights and Lady Knights travel to tournaments over the weekend, facing a bevy of opponents.

    Both teams started their week against Green County in a double header at the Roby Dome. Results were not known at press time but can be found at www.lebanonenterprise.com.    

    The Knights travel to West Jessamine High School for the Jessamine County Invitational that tips off on Thursday night. The boys won't begin play until Friday at 8 p.m., when they face Frankfort High School.

  • Lady Knights go 2-0 for the week

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team wasted no time against the Washington County Lady Commanders on Friday night during their home opener at the Roby Dome.

    Washington County came within one point at 5-4 with 3:35 to play in the first quarter but they would never threaten the Lady Knights lead again. The quick and feisty Lady Knights spent the next four minutes going on a 14-0 run to put them up 19-4 early in the second quarter. The Lady Knights never let off the gas after that, extending the lead to 19 points at halftime.

  • Freshmen, JV Knights, Lady Knights fare well

    The Marion County junior varsity and freshmen Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams continued their seasons last week.

    The junior varsity Knights beat Washington County on the road. The Knights outlasted the Commanders 53-25. Brian Loper led the way for Knights with 15 points. Marquise Douglas and Justin Price added 11 points apiece. Josh Brockman and Dalton Mills both added five points. Valis Mudd had four and Kendrick Knopp had three.  

    Marion           14  11  14  14  --  53

  • Miles honored, Bullitt East falls in 4-A final

    Marion County High School's Eric Miles was honored on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium during the Class 4A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.

    Miles was previously named co-player of the year in the district from the Kentucky Football Coaches Association, sharing the honors with North Bullitt's Dalton Cissell, one of the state's leading running backs.

    He received the award at halftime of the Bullitt East and Bell County game.

  • Marion County Animal Shelter Pet of the Week

    Annie Oakly 7-month-old Cocker Spaniel mix who needs a loving, caring forever home. She is all puppy! That means lots of chewing and playing. She can be shy at first but warms up quickly. If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. For a complete listing of pets with pictures visit adoption@petfinder.com. The shelter reminds pet owners that all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot. To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals.

  • Marion County Animal Shelter Pet of the Week

    PET OF THE WEEK - Rita is a Chihuahua mix and current on her rabies. She is house broken but will have to be spayed. She will let you know when someone is around. If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. For a complete listing of pets with pictures visit adoption@petfinder.com. The shelter reminds pet owners that all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot. To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals. The shelter is located off of KY 208 and is open from noon until 5 p.m.

  • Campbellsville man dies in two-vehicle collision

    A Campbellsville man is dead after a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 68 Friday.

    According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Richard Rakes, 56, of 3285 New Lebanon Road was traveling westbound on U.S. 68, six miles east of Campbellsville, at about 10:15 p.m.

    The report states Rakes' 2005 Ford pickup collided with a 2005 Chevrolet traveling eastbound, driven by Doug Cox, 57, of Mannsville.

    Witnesses at the scene told Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Alan Newton that Rakes' vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane.

  • Wreaths Across America event to honor veterans Dec. 13

    The Kentucky Patriot Guard has volunteered to conduct the Wreaths Across America ceremony this year at the Lebanon National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 13, starting at noon. Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember those who served, to honor their sacrifices, and to teach our younger generations about the high price of our freedoms.