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Today's News

  • Board: Tourism tactics should be left up to commission

    The Centre Square Foundation Board believes that tourism strategies should be left up to the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. As a result, the board unanimously voted to not make any suggestions with regard to the operation of tourism during its meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • The lower he stoops, the taller he stands

    By Dr. David B. Whitlock

    When Bishop-elect Charles C. Thompson, currently pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Louisville, answered his cell phone while traveling in his car, he heard the voice of Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the Vatican's Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, informing the priest that he had been appointed by the Holy Father as Bishop of Evansville.

    "Do you accept?"

  • Mock crash makes an impact

    Marion County High School students were the spectators of a mock crash scene Thursday, April 28, days before they participated in prom festivities. The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition, local law enforcement and emergency services created a mock crash at the high school. It was treated like a real collision involving drugs and alcohol. Mock crash participants were Cody Rakes, DeLanna Johnson, Jessica Sandusky and Brian Bailey.

  • Tech center project near complete

    The Marion County Area Technology Center renovation/addition project is expected to be complete by May 15, and the Marion County Board of Education got a tour of the facility during its regular monthly meeting last week.

  • Special Kids, Special Talents

    The 11th annual Special Kids/Special Talents Field Day was held Friday at Lebanon Elementary School. The event recognizes students for their outstanding effort and attitude.

  • Superintendent search: Three men make the cut

    The Marion County Board of Education has selected three candidates to interview for the superintendent's position.

    They are Chuck Hamilton, Mercer County superintendent, Steven Cleo Meadows, Bath County assistant superintendent and William Phil Rison, Montgomery County assistant superintendent.

  • The Right to Know

    By Melissa Knight, Guest columnist

    After reading the article, "Tourism changes in the works," which appeared in The Lebanon Enterprise on Wed., April 27, I feel compelled to respond with concerns I and many others I know have about what is happening politically with the Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission (tourism).

  • The rookie has arrived

    Webster needs to add a new word to next year's dictionary.

    I've always heard that the arrival of a newborn brings sleep deprivation to a household.

    Folks, sleep deprivation doesn't touch the state of mind I'm in.

    In my farewell column in the Enterprise, I announced that my wife and I would soon be drafting a rookie.

    After nine months of being extra nice to my wife (sorry honey, that was a limited warranty), the rookie has arrived.

  • Superintendent candidates announced

    The Marion County Board of Education has selected three candidates to interview for the superintendent's position.

    They are Chuck Hamilton, Mercer County superintendent, Steven Cleo Meadows, Bath County assistant superintendent in Owingsville and William Phil Rison, Montgomery County assistant superintendent in Mount Sterling,

  • Keep the ball rolling

    Marion County citizens have waited for too long for enhanced 911, and it still may be years before E911 is in place.

    But last week, we took one small step closer to the finish line.

    On April 19, county and city officials met with representatives of MapSync and the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. MapSync and LTADD have been hired by the city and the county to complete the mapping and addressing that is necessary for the county to be eligible for E911.