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Today's News

  • Hospice care makes good cents

    By Phil Marshall

     

  • Bad time to cut anti-hunger programs

    By Tamara Sandburg

     

    Demand for emergency food assistance has increased significantly as families in Kentucky have been pummeled by the recession and an unemployment rate over 9 percent. Too many are forced to accept reduced wages and hours while gas prices are up over 30 percent and food prices are up more than 6 percent. In the end, struggling families are finding it harder than ever to make ends meet.  

  • Corrections and Clarifications for Nov. 9

    An item in last week’s Enterprise should have read that Command Sergeant Major Otha Allen was drafted at the age of 19 and served 13 months in Korea.

         

  • Operation Christmas Child begins Monday

    Stewart's Creek Baptist Church is serving as a drop-off location in Lebanon for Operation Christmas Child - the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. Right now, local volunteers are busy preparing collection sites around the area to receive gift-filled shoe boxes, packed by caring Marion County residents with toys, school supplies and necessity items for hurting kids in 100 countries.

  • MCPS Reading Celebration is Tuesday, Nov. 15

    The Marion County Career and Technical Student Organizations will hold their 9th annual "Share-A-Story" night from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Marion County High School. Students in grades P-6, along with their families, are invited to come and enjoy this free night of fun.

  • Send us your Santa letters

    Santa Claus is continuing his annual request for children to submit their letters to him via The Lebanon Enterprise.

    The Enterprise will continue its tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include hundreds of requests (and some artwork) submitted on behalf of the younger members of the community.

  • Ernie Brown Jr. takes over Hollywood on the Animal Planet & The Tonight Show

    Ernie Brown Jr., better known as the Turtleman, is taking on Hollywood with his turtle catching talents.

    His new television show, "Call of the Wildman," premiered on the Animal Planet Sunday, Nov. 6, and he appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last week. Many of us watched in utter disbelief (some might even say horror) as he attempted to dance a little jig with Leno and sat side by side with comedian and actor Eddie Murphy.

    It was almost too bizarre to believe.

  • Magistrates want more information about emergency sirens

    Only two of the county's eight emergency sirens worked during the most recent test, Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson told the Marion County Fiscal Court during its Nov. 3 meeting.

    Johnson said the only two that worked were the sirens at Bradfordsville and Angell Demmell.

  • Some residents need to register for One Call Now service

    The City of Lebanon and Marion County agreed to share the costs for One Call Now notification service, although some residents may need to register their phone numbers in order to receive the calls.

    During last month's city council meeting council members Jim Richardson and Kate Palagi both said they had not received any calls, although Mayor Gary Crenshaw and City Administrator John O. Thomas both said they had.

  • Town hall on school uniforms is Nov. 14

    The Marion County Board of Education wants to hear from the community about school uniforms.

    The district's uniform/dress code committee has scheduled a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Marion County High School.

    Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall is the facilitator for the committee.