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Today's News

  • Season ends

    The Marion County Knights football season came to an end Friday night at Rockcastle County.
    From the very beginning of the game, the Knights found themselves in a hole they couldn’t dig out of. After trailing 26-0 at the half, the Knights would go on to lose the game 39-8 and finish the season with a 3-8 record.
    Defensively and offensively, the Knights were dominated, according to Head Coach Jeff Robbins.

  • Dot Dot Dot

    Earlier this year, I read Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know - And Doesn’t by Stephen Prothero, a professor of religion at Boston University. After last week, I’m wondering if I should loan my copy to Senate President David Williams.

  • Hospice care makes good cents

    By Phil Marshall

     

  • Hospice care makes good cents

    By Phil Marshall

     

  • Bad time to cut anti-hunger programs

    By Tamara Sandburg

     

    Demand for emergency food assistance has increased significantly as families in Kentucky have been pummeled by the recession and an unemployment rate over 9 percent. Too many are forced to accept reduced wages and hours while gas prices are up over 30 percent and food prices are up more than 6 percent. In the end, struggling families are finding it harder than ever to make ends meet.  

  • Corrections and Clarifications for Nov. 9

    An item in last week’s Enterprise should have read that Command Sergeant Major Otha Allen was drafted at the age of 19 and served 13 months in Korea.

         

  • Operation Christmas Child begins Monday

    Stewart's Creek Baptist Church is serving as a drop-off location in Lebanon for Operation Christmas Child - the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. Right now, local volunteers are busy preparing collection sites around the area to receive gift-filled shoe boxes, packed by caring Marion County residents with toys, school supplies and necessity items for hurting kids in 100 countries.

  • MCPS Reading Celebration is Tuesday, Nov. 15

    The Marion County Career and Technical Student Organizations will hold their 9th annual "Share-A-Story" night from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Marion County High School. Students in grades P-6, along with their families, are invited to come and enjoy this free night of fun.

  • Send us your Santa letters

    Santa Claus is continuing his annual request for children to submit their letters to him via The Lebanon Enterprise.

    The Enterprise will continue its tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include hundreds of requests (and some artwork) submitted on behalf of the younger members of the community.

  • Ernie Brown Jr. takes over Hollywood on the Animal Planet & The Tonight Show

    Ernie Brown Jr., better known as the Turtleman, is taking on Hollywood with his turtle catching talents.

    His new television show, "Call of the Wildman," premiered on the Animal Planet Sunday, Nov. 6, and he appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last week. Many of us watched in utter disbelief (some might even say horror) as he attempted to dance a little jig with Leno and sat side by side with comedian and actor Eddie Murphy.

    It was almost too bizarre to believe.