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Today's News

  • Library hosting college preparation event Wednesday, June 8

    Future college students and their parents may want to attend "Destination: On Your Own" from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Marion County Public Library. The event is being presented in collaboration with the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) and AmeriCorps, via the Central Kentucky Community Action Council.
    At 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Travis Webb will present information for students preparing to leave for college and to live in a dorm room or in their own apartment. The presentation will include information about budgeting, saving and more.

  • Fiscal Court meets at 8 a.m., June 4

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to hold a special-called meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    Items on the agenda include:

    - A work session on the 2011-12 budget

    - Revisions to the county's administrative code and personnel policy ordinance

    - Emergency operations preparedness plan

  • More of the same from board of education

    By Joseph B. Stevens

    Guest Columnist

    Most people have heard the phrase: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This phrase has been attributed to Albert Einstein for a great number of years.
    When I think of that phrase, and watch what is happening in our school system, especially MCHS and the Board of Education, I find myself wondering if that is what we are doing now.

  • Journalism: A new kind of excavation

    By Lindsay Kriz

    KPA Summer Intern

  • Veterans deserve more

    “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
    - Cynthia Ozick

    Memorial Day means different things to different people.
    For some, it’s a day off from work.
    For others, it’s the first official day of summer break.
    And, for many of us, it’s just another day at work.
    Far too few of us actually observe the day the way it was meant to be observed, which is to honor and remember all of the people who have died serving our country.

  • NBA: Just not the same

     

  • 6-1-11 Police

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports:
    - On May 1, Blincoe Construction of Bardstown reported $6,000 worth of copper line was missing form the construction site of the new Maker’s Mark Distillery warehouses on Highway 52 in Loretto.

  • 6-1-11 Public Record

    It is the policy of  The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.
    This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Lebanon Enterprise.
    Names appearing in public records and documents published by The Enterprise will be published without exceptions.
    Public records are published as a news service to our readers.

    New drivers

  • You will love these King Ranch recipes

    My stepmother gave me a cookbook a few years ago that included a lot of recipes from Texas, including several great ones from the King Ranch is south Texas.  
    Over 800,000 acres have been worked by generations since 1853, and the ranch has established itself as a leader in livestock management.
    Ancestors of King Ranch founder Richard King still work the ranch, and are known as los Kinenos, the people of King Ranch.  The culture has left its mark in the cuisine; the food is generally simple, flavorful and plentiful.  

  • Burdette/Swencki fall in second round at state

    Thursday, the Marion County Knights tennis doubles team of sophomore Jacob Burdette and junior Noah Swencki traveled to Sayre High School in Lexington to compete in the state tennis tournament. Burdette and Swencki won the regional competition last week. The dynamic duo were able to make it through one round of the state level, but fell in the second round of action.
    In the first round, Burdette and Swencki played Chad Higgins and Cole McCreary of Lawrence County. They were able to defeat this team in two sets (6-2) and (6-2).