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Today's News

  • Loretto, Gravel Switch will be nominated for National Register

    Loretto and Gravel Switch could be added to the National Register of Historic Places by the end of the year.

    The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board met Sept. 26 at the Opera House in Springfield. During that meeting, the board members who were present voted unanimously in favor of recommending four "crossroads communities" in Marion and Washington counties for the National Register. Mackville and Willisburg are the Washington County communities included in the nomination.

  • Derby City Brass Band concert moved to Lebanon United Methodist Church

    New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music, a Smithsonian exhibit, will remain on display at the Centre Square Fine Arts Building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday until Nov. 4.

    While the exhibit is on display, a variety of events have been scheduled.

    Here are upcoming events:

    Saturday, Oct. 6

  • The gift of life

    Joe Strong and his sister, Amy, lost their father when they were just kids.

    Joe was eight and Amy was only five when their dad, 27-year-old Darrell Lee Strong, died in a car accident on Halloween night in 1986.

    Joe said he grieved his father's death for a long time.

    "I was angry for so many years," Joe said. "I didn't understand anything at 8 years old, or as a teenager, I just knew I was mad at the world."

  • School board does not approve Lady Knights' basketball trips

    For the second time this month, the Marion County Board of Education refused to approve several overnight trips for the Lady Knights basketball team.

    During the board's meeting two weeks ago, the board voted not to approve any of the trips until the paperwork was fully completed.

    Last week, the board said the paperwork still wasn't complete and they didn't approve the trips.

  • Education briefs

    The Marion County Board of Education discussed some issues related to parent pick-up at A.C. Glasscock Elementary School during its meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Special Kids Special Talents

    The 13th annual Special Kids Special Talents Day was held Sept. 27 at Lebanon Elementary School. Students and staff from throughout Marion County schools participated in a variety of races, which included water balloons, cup stacking, and pumpkins. The purpose of the day is to recognize students for their hard work and good attitudes throughout the school year. Look for more photos online at www.lebanonenterprise.com.

  • High on the Hog

    It's customary for this newspaper to write an editorial the week after Marion County Country Ham Days to praise the Chamber of Commerce and the countless volunteers that make the annual fall festival such a huge success.

    Looking back in our archives, it's interesting to see how the festival has continually grown.

  • Bicycle ride for arts rolls through county Oct. 6

    By Charlie Pearl

    Last fall I said I wouldn't be doing this again.

    I changed my mind.

    Along with 50 others, I'm participating this week in the ninth annual Governor's Autumn Bicycle Ride Across Kentucky.

    Starting Thursday, GABRAKY is a four-day, 250-mile journey going from Carrollton by the Ohio River to Dale Hollow Lake State Resort on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

  • Marion County 4H at KY State Fair

     

  • Roark wins 2012 Dodge Challenger from KSP