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Today's News

  • Acreage reporting deadline is July 15

    The Marion County Farm Service Agency would like to remind producers that July 15 is the deadline for reporting spring seeded crops.  
    Examples of crops to be reported are corn, soybeans, tobacco, hay, pasture and CRP.  Producers are urged to report the crops as soon as possible to avoid extended waits near the deadline.  You may contact the office at 270-692-3341 for additional information.

  • What to wear, not to wear at MCHS

    Marion County High School requested that the Enterprise publish the school’s dress code prior to the first day of school so that parents would know what school clothes to buy for their child.
    The following was emailed to the Enterprise last week:
    Marion County High School’s primary focus is to provide students a solid academic foundation in an effort to prepare them for life following high school.  While the dress code does allow some freedom we do require students to dress in a manner that is respectful and does not distract from learning.  

  • Historical marker dedicated to Camp Crittenden

    The Kentucky Historical Society recently dedicated a historical marker that notes the importance of Camp Crittenden in the Civil War.
    Dedication ceremonies took place June 27 at the Lebanon National Cemetery, which is located on Highway 208 in Lebanon.

  • Lebanon City Council approves roadwork

    The Lebanon City Council approved more than $225,000 worth of new roadwork recently.
    Prior to the council’s June 22 meeting, there was a public hearing regarding the motor fuels fund and Local Government Economic Assistance Fund. According to the city, estimated receipts from the Commonwealth of Kentucky for 2015-16 will be $107,000 and the carryover from the previous year is $273,000. Some of those funds will be used for new roadwork, which was approved by the council. The roadwork includes:
    • George Street: $25,600
    • Bruce Street: $23,831

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    The City of Lebanon continues to operate a citywide recycling program for door-to-door collection of household recyclable materials. Recyclables should be placed on the curb on the scheduled day for pickup. If it rains, pickup will be continued the following day.

  • Akers hired as Glasscock Elementary principal

    Angie Akers will be the next principal at Glasscock Elementary School. She had been the school's assistant principal.

    The GES School-Based Decision Making Council announced Tuesday that Akers would be replacing Jennifer Brogle, who announced in May that she would be resigning due to family needs.

    Akers previously worked as the library media specialist at Glasscock and the interim assistant principal at Marion County High School.

    Look for more about Akers in an upcoming edition.

  • Chamber director resigns

    Stacy Mattingly has resigned as the executive director of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.

    In a letter received July 3 by the chamber’s board of directors, Mattingly expressed her gratitude to the current and past board members. Mattingly has served as the chamber director since 2008.

    “I’ve greatly enjoyed and appreciated the opportunities I’ve had and I’ve learned,” she wrote.

  • Summer servings

    If it’s up to Marion County Public Schools, no child in the community will go hungry during summer break.
    MCPS is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which it has been doing for more than 20 years, according to Troy Benningfield, who has been serving as the district’s food service director during the past school year.

  • Loretto teen injured in accident

    At 2:38 p.m., July 1, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a one-vehicle collision with injuries on Highway 49 (Loretto Road) approximately two miles south of Loretto. Hope Riggs, 18, of Loretto was operating a 2002 Pontiac traveling north when she lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and came to rest in a creek. Riggs was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Deputy Sheriff Courtney Deering investigated.

     

  • Drugs remain an issue for industry, community

    About a year ago, the Marion County Economic Development Office hosted a Friday Forum discussion about drugs and drug treatment options in the community. At that time, Economic Development Director Tom Lund said local industry officials have expressed concerns about new employees being unable to pass drug tests, according to Lund.
    In a recent phone interview, he said that problems remain.
    “It’s not any worse, but from what I can find out, it’s not any better,” Lund said.