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Today's News

  • Lebanon to host Swing for the Cure

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise Correspondent

    From 9 a.m., to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, adrenaline will flow as America’s favorite pastime is played in the name of a good cause — breast cancer awareness.
    Swing for the Cure, a series of baseball games, will be held for the first time in Lebanon on June 22-23. The games will primarily be played at Graham Memorial Park, though some games might be held at the Marion County High School.  
    “It will fun,” Matt Thompson, the organizer of the event, said.

  • Golf is a great game

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • Lebanon to host Swing for the Cure

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise Correspondent

    From 9 a.m., to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, adrenaline will flow as America’s favorite pastime is played in the name of a good cause — breast cancer awareness.
    Swing for the Cure, a series of baseball games, will be held for the first time in Lebanon on June 22-23. The games will primarily be played at Graham Memorial Park, though some games might be held at the Marion County High School.  
    “It will fun,” Matt Thompson, the organizer of the event, said.

  • 2013 marks 38th year of summer camp at Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 38th year on Sunday, June 9, 2013 with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout the summer, serving both boys & girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Hills ‘n’ Horns: Warrior Dash meets foe

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise correspondent

    Last year, people all over the nation came to Lebanon to participate in the Warrior Dash, a national obstacle racing series. This year, Marion County will have its own extreme 5K race – Hills ‘n’ Horns.

  • Rough Riders

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise correspondent

    Like a swarm of hornets on steroids, motors roar.
    Rubber slashes at the dirt, which coats everything in its path.
    In the war-like chaos, there is silence as a rider launches himself off a mound appropriately referred to as 911.
    A grill smolders, a dog pants, a toddler sitting on her dad’s shoulders smiles.
    The rider lands, people cheer.
    “They make it look easy and so smooth,” Sharon “Sam” Bach of Lebanon said.

  • Kentucky girls split with Indiana

    Kentucky’s high school all-stars got off to a good start in their annual series with Indiana, thanks to the contributions of a trio of Lady Knights.

    Indiana’s girls had a clear size advantage, but Kentucky forced 27 turnovers en route to an 84-78 victory Friday night at Freedom Hall. Indiana earned a split, however, winning Saturday’s game in Indianapolis, 100-86.

  • Mobile History Vehicle at the library today

    The Marion County Public Library is hosting the Mobile History Vehicle this afternoon, June 18.  

    The Kentucky Historical Society brought the vehicle to the library. This interactive exhibit is fund for kids and aduts.

    Here is the KHS description of the Mobile History Vehicle:

  • Flash flood lives up to its name

    The City of Lebanon got a firsthand look at what “flash flood” means Monday afternoon.
    Unofficially, Lebanon received four inches of rain in about 45 minutes, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson. The storm arrived before 5 p.m. Monday.
    Johnson said almost every road in town was covered with water at some point during the storm. Johnson had not heard of any injuries, but the Red Cross did get a room at the Hampton Inn for one family from Derring Court.

  • Relay for Life is tonight, June 14

    This year’s Marion County Relay for Life event begins at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Lebanon Middle School. The event will be held outside, but the gymnasium will be available in case of rain.
    That same day, the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive and will be at LMS from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    The Relay for Life survivor’s ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., a live auction will be held at 9 p.m., and the luminary ceremony will begin at 10 p.m.