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Today's News

  • Oklahoma twister is a reminder of tornado dangers

    In the past month massive tornados have ripped through Oklahoma, and it’s been a little over a year since a tornado decimated West Liberty here in Kentucky.
    These events serve as reminders of the dangers posed by these storms.
    With that in mind, Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson shared some tips for being safe before, during and after a tornado from the American Red Cross.

    Before the storm

  • Sound the trumpets

    Don Johnson has been working for years to bring world-class musicians to Lebanon, and he’ll be doing just that June 8 at St. Augustine Catholic Church.
    Friedemann Immer of Germany and John Foster of Australia will be performing with Johnson’s group, the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets.
    “I don’t think anyone would argue with me that Friedemann Immer is the finest baroque trumpeter in the world,” Johnson said.

  • Who run the world? Girls!

    “If you think a minute goes by really fast, you’ve never been on a treadmill.” -Unknown
    Unless, that is, your treadmill is on Main Street and Santa Claus is on the treadmill next to you.
    That was the scene Friday in front of the Marion County Heritage Center during The Lebanon Enterprise’s 2013 Main Street Treadmill Challenge.

  • Keeping our community safe and strong

    At a recent Homeland Security meeting I heard about the “If you see something, say something” campaign. The initiative was created to encourage people to report suspicious activity in their community.

  • City ordinance on fowl is foul

    By James Spragens, guest columnist

  • Leitchfield man recovering from accidental shooting

    A Leitchfield man is recovering at University Hospital in Louisville after he was struck with a stray bullet Sunday afternoon in the Calvary area. As of Tuesday morning, Ronnie Gaither, 52, was listed in stable condition.
    According to Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Billy Gregory, Gaither was playing volleyball on Bald Knob Road when he was struck with a bullet.
    The Lebanon Police Dispatch received a call at 3:45 p.m., June 2, reporting the incident at 75 Bald Knob Road.

  • 2013 Main Street Treadmill Challenge raises more than $2,000 for Girls on the Run

    Before the rains disrupted the end of the 2013 Main Street Treadmill Challenge, this year's participants logged more than 100 miles in front of the Marion County Heritage Center.

    More importantly, they earned more than $2,000 for the Marion County Girls on the Run program (so far).

    Look for more on the event in the June 5 print edition.

  • MCPS parents eligible to vote for minority parent rep for superintendent search committee

    All parents of Marion County Public School students are eligible to vote for the minority parent representative for the superintendent search screening committee.
    The following people are on the ballot:
    Eugene Hayden
    Beverly Smalley
    Dee Dee Bell
    Mark Newby
    Ballots can be picked up at local schools and at Central Office. Parents are asked to vote for one person. All ballots are due back at Central Office on Monday, June 3.
     

  • Allen and Mattingly will marry June 1

     

  • 5-29 Reunions

    Silvertooth Cocanougher
    The 38th annual reunion of the descendants of Jacob and Neley Silvertooth Cocanougher will be Sunday, July 28, 2013 at The American Legion Hall in Perryville. The reunion will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with a potluck meal about 12:30 to 1 p.m. If you need more information, please contact Mike Crain at (859) 368-3853 or email Postcardlex@aol.com or call Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones at (859) 516-4153.
    Class of 1963