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Today's News

  • Church basketball league sign-ups Feb. 5

    The Elkhorn Baptist Church Men's Basketball League will be holding their annual league starting Feb 5, with signups. Anyone wishing to play must attend this night.

    All new players must play two 10-minute quarters for evaluation to be placed on a team.

    The league will cost $40 per player and the league will run about 9-11 weeks.

    All games will be played on Thursday nights. (There is a possibility the season ending tournament could be played on Saturday morning). This league is for ages 21 and over.

  • Marion County citizens showed their best during ice storm

    As I sat in front of my fireplace Friday morning, I reflected on my blessings and the events of recent days. Due to power outages, my fireplace was my only source of light. I remembered a story of Abe Lincoln doing his homework by the fireside. I tried reading The Lebanon Enterprise by firelight; however, it didn't work too well for me.

    But on to more serious issues: The past week's events are historic in Marion County. Never in modern history has our community been more challenged. The weather-related hardships were countless.

  • Important phone numbers

     

     

    For information on shelter or other services: 692-6666.

    To report downed power lines:

    Kentucky Utilities (800) 981-0600

  • Tree limbs can be left on curb or taken to transfer station

    Lebanon residents can cut up limbs and leave them on the curb to be picked up, although it may be several weeks before the city (or a hired contractor) can get to them. The city will not come onto private property to cut the limbs, however.

     

  • House in Calvary destroyed by fire

    A house at 514 Robert Spalding Road near Calvary was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning.

    The call was reported from a nearby residence. The Lebanon/Marion County and Bradfordsville fire departments responded to the scene.

    According to Lebanon firefighter Trey Abell, the house was fully involved when they arrived.

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  • Letters to the editor, Feb. 11

    Marrett is a good Samaritan

    We would like to publicly show our appreciation to Lebanon City Councilman Kenny Marrett for helping supply our home with heaters and propane during this state of emergency. Without his help, we would have had to endure the frigid weather without any means of heat but blankets. We also understand he was forwarding the heaters to the next family in need. He is definitely a kind and compassionate individual.

  • Coping without electricity

    Editor's note: The following is a news release from the Kentucky Department for Public Health.   The hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians left without electricity from the winter ice storm are strongly encouraged to follow the safety guidelines below from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) to prevent injury, illness or death.   Food Safety -  Refrigerated foods should be safe as long as power is out for no more than four hours. - If an appliance thermometer was kept in the freezer, rea

  • FEMA coordinating assistance to areas affected by ice storm

    The following is a press release from FEMA:   WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is helping to assist states affected by this week's major winter storm.    Commonwealth of Kentucky An Emergency Declaration from President Barack Obama cleared the way for federal aid for 61 designated counties.      FEMA began moving food, water and industrial-size emergency generators into the commonwealth Thursday morning.

  • “This isn’t going to be over quickly”

      Editor's note: WLBN, 1590 AM, is back on the air.   Gov. Steve Beshear made a stop in Lebanon Sunday evening and told the crowd gathered at Centre Square something many of them were already painfully aware of… “This isn’t going to be over quickly.”

    The ice storm that hit Kentucky last week is the biggest natural disaster the state has experienced in recent history, and caused the largest power outage in Kentucky’s history, he said.