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Today's News

  • With pride in their hearts

    Veterans Day is Sunday. It's often a time we think about individuals who have or are serving overseas, whether as part of an active military operation or at one of the United States military bases throughout the world.
    But serving one's country doesn't always mean leaving its borders.
    In the latter half of 1961, the construction of the Berlin Wall started as tensions mounted between the West and the Soviet Union. What became known as the Berlin Crisis prompted several soldiers to be called up for duty.

  • Correction, Nov. 7

    A team photo of the Lebanon Cowboys on page B8 of the Oct. 31 Enterprise should have been credited as a submitted photo.

  • Fifth-graders presidential point-of-view

    By now, we should know who our next President of the United States will be (emphasis on should). And, with the exception of a few undecided voters, everyone had an opinion regarding the candidates... including kids.
    Students in Tammy Parman's fifth-grade class at Calvary Elementary School recently weighed in on who they felt would make the best president. And, although the election is over (or should be, at least) we still want to share the students' views on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

  • All Saints Day at St. A

    St. Augustine Grade School kindergarten and first grade students dressed up as their favorite saints during a special Mass on All Saints Day Thursday.

  • Art reception at the courthouse

    The Marion County Judicial Center hosted a reception Oct. 25 to celebrate the art on display throughout the building. A number of local artists painted pieces specifically for the judicial center.

  • New Harmonies events continue

    The display of the Smithsonian's New Harmonies exhibit ended Nov. 3, but more events are still planned to coincide with the celebration of American music.
    St. Catharine College will continue its Film Festival of American Musicals for two more Saturdays in Angelic Hall at Centre Square. The movies include a chance to win a DVD copy of the movie being shown and a discussion of the films.
    On Nov. 10, "Annie" will be shown at 1 p.m., and "Phantom of the Opera" will be shown at 7 p.m.

  • MCPS Reading Celebration is Nov. 15

    The MCHS Career and Technical Education student organizations will hold their 10th annual "Share-A-Story" night from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, 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.
    The celebration has grown tremendously in the last few years. The elementary school with the highest percentage of students in attendance will be awarded the traveling literacy plaque, which is currently held by Glasscock Elementary.

  • Veterans Day program is Sunday at national cemetery

    Commander Benedict Brown, a retired military chaplain, will be the featured speaker at the 2012 Veterans Day Program at Lebanon National Cemetery.
    Brown will speak during the ceremony, which is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. American Legion Post 49 and its Ladies Auxiliary and VFW Marple Caldwell Post 5910 are hosting the event.
    Brown is a seventh generation Kentuckian. He became an ordained minister for the Archdiocese of Louisville in 1973, and for 20 years, he served parishes in Bardstown, Elizabethtown and Louisville.

  • Marion County Fire School

    More than 200 fire fighters and emergency personnel participated in the recent Marion County Fire School. During the weekend's activities, firefighters from around the state participated in classes about fire behavior and control, firefighter survival, arson/crime scene management and drivers training. There were also live training exercises, including a live house burning exercise on Hwy 289 and a survival and rescue training exercise near Centre Square.

  • A Cherry on Top

    In the 1960s and 1970s, Lebanon was known for its club scene, and Obie Slater, 83, was in the middle of it all as the manager of Club Cherry.
    Artists including Ike and Tina Turner, Otis Redding and B.B. King performed at Club Cherry in its heyday. The club, which was created in the 1950s, was located near where the Cardinal Den can be found today.
    "Club Cherry was a party and a party place," Slater said.