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Today's News

  • 11-12 all-stars heading to state tourney

    Marion County’s 11- and 12-year-old all-stars are heading to the Little League state softball tournament.
    Marion County won the 5th District title Tuesday night by defeating Washington County, 8-6.
    “We didn’t hit the ball very well [that] night, except for one inning,” Marion County Coach Mike Benningfield said.
    But it was quite an inning.
    Washington County scored first, pushing a run across the plate in the top of the fourth inning.
    Marion County responded by scoring eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • British invasion

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

  • Fighting to survive

    What happened? Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet announced June 25 that it would not enter into a new contract with Marion Adjustment Center. Prison officials hope the state will reverse its decision to end the contract.

    Before Marion Adjustment Center opened more than 30 years ago, Marion County was divided over whether it should be allowed to operate here.
    After a surprise decision last week, the private prison in St. Mary is now fighting to survive.

  • Art at Spring View

    Eight paintings by Lebanon Middle School students will be on display in the hallways at Spring View Hospital for the next 12 months. The art students created their own versions of paintings by other artists. According to Heather Lamkin, the director of physician recruitment and marketing for Spring View, the hospital donated money for art supplies for the project. At the end of the year, each painting will be sold to the highest bidder, and the proceeds will go to the LMS art program. Anyone interested in purchasing a painting can call (270) 692-3441 to place a bid.

  • Fighting to survive

    What happened? Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet announced June 25 that it would not enter into a new contract with Marion Adjustment Center. Prison officials hope the state will reverse its decision to end the contract.

     

    Before Marion Adjustment Center opened more than 30 years ago, Marion County was divided over whether it should be allowed to operate here.

  • A new Mann for the job

    Buffy Mann has been a teacher for 21 years at Lebanon Middle School, but this year she will be wearing a different hat and at a different school.

    Mann was recently hired to become the principal of St. Charles Middle School.

    John Brady, who has been the principal at SCMS since August of 2003, is retiring, effective Sept. 1.

    Mann has hit the ground running, already meeting with the school's teachers individually and discussing goals for the upcoming year. 

  • Local concert will mark 150th anniversary of 'Battle of Lebanon'

    One hundred fifty years ago, Gen. John Hunt Morgan made his third visit to Lebanon during the course of the Civil War. That stop led to what is now known as the Battle of Lebanon.

    To commemorate the anniversary of that event, the Kentucky Army National Guard's 202nd Army Band will be performing in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, at St. Augustine Church. After the concert, a reception will be held at the Marion County Heritage Center, which is located in the old Marion County Courthouse, 120 W. Main Street in Lebanon.

  • County offices closed for Fourth of July

    The Marion County offices in the David R. Hourigan Government Center will be closed Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day.

    The Marion County Clerk's Office, Marion County Judge/Executive's Office, Marion County PVA Office, and Marion County Sheriff's Office will reopen July 5.

    The sheriff's office will continue to respond to calls, but they will be routed through the Lebanon Police Department dispatch, (270) 692-2121.

  • Garbage pickup in Bradfordsville on Wednesday this week

     Garbage collection for the City of Bradfordsville will not be on the usual Thursday this week due to the Fourth of July holiday. This week the collection will be on Wednesday July 3, beginning at 5 p.m.

  • Jets Over Kentucky begins Sunday

     The world's largest remote control jet show returns to the Lebanon-Springfield Airport Sunday, July 7.

      More than ' pilots from across the United States and from Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, and Europe are expected for this year's showcase.

      Admission is free during the practice and training runs, July 7-10.