Today's News

  • Loretto Christmas Parade is Nov. 29

    The 2013 Loretto Christmas Parade is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 29.
    The tree lighting ceremony will take place at 5:45 p.m., on the property of Lisa and Carl Mattingly, next to the Loretto Post Office.
    The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. KY 49 and KY 52 will be closed at 6:15 p.m. and will re-open after the parade.
    Refreshments will be served after the parade at the Loretto Activity Center.

  • Loretto event cancelled for KY Transportation meeting

    The Loretto Community has cancelled its screening of the movie “Gasland II,” which was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21 at Loretto City Hall.
    The film is a documentary by Josh Fox, looking at the effects of fracking.
    The screening was cancelled because of a public meeting that is being held at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, at Centre Square. The meeting is being held by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and it's concerning improvements to KY 49 in Marion County between Lebanon and Loretto.

  • Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

    The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas.
    The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include letters to Santa from each class (pre-K through fifth grade) from all five of our elementary schools.

  • Health exchange enrollment tops 40,000

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Kentucky’s health exchange, kynect, continues to enroll about 1,000 Kentuckians each day into new health coverage. As of Friday, 40,572 Kentuckians are enrolled in new health insurance, and 41 percent of them are under the age of 35.
    Kynect has been hailed as a national model since its launch Oct. 1 for its continuous smooth operation and easy interface for users looking for affordable health coverage, according to a news release from the governor's office.

  • 11-13-13 School Menus

    Monday, Nov. 18: pancake and sausage on a stick with maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Nov. 19: granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Nov. 20: scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, banana, variety of juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Nov. 21: warm honey bun and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, apple, variety of juice, and milk.

  • West Marion students learn about bus safety
  • 11-13-13 Marion County High School students of the month
  • A Ky. guide to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    By Molly Burchett
    Kentucky Health News

    Few laws have generated as much confusion, opposition or news coverage as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Despite the flood of news stories about the law widely known as Obamacare, there is still much confusion about it.

  • Authors to speak Nov. 18 at SCC library

    Two of the three authors of the recently released book “The Art of Pausing: Meditations for the Overworked and Overwhelmed” will be speaking at the Emily W. Hundley Library at St. Catharine College on Monday, Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. with a book signing reception to follow.
    Brother Paul Quenon OCSO and Judith Valente will be on hand to discuss the book, which came out in July.

  • College to host woman exonerated from death row

    A woman who was exonerated from death row in Kentucky will be speaking about her experiences on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Pettus Auditorium inside the Hamilton Health and Sciences Building on the St. Catharine College campus.
    Guest speaker Sabrina Butler has written a book about her experiences and is an active abolitionist. The Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will be giving away a copy of her book at the speaking engagement.