Today's News

  • Honoring the past

    Sunday was a day to honor and remember black history in Marion County.
    Hundreds of people attended the local NAACP’s annual celebration at Centre Square, and then visited the Marion County Heritage Center for the grand opening of its new black history exhibit.
    “This is a great achievement,” said Ann Simpson, treasurer of the local NAACP chapter. “I think it’ll be more prosperous as it goes along.”

  • Fiscal court supports kids fishing program

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office turned in $65,000 in excess fees to the Marion County Fiscal Court last week, but the court gave away some money as well.
    Jason Spalding appeared before the Marion County Fiscal Court on Feb. 20 seeking assistance for the Fishing for Kids program. Spalding told the magistrates that the program has attracted hundreds of children from in and around Marion County, but this year they lost one of their sponsors. The court encouraged Spalding to find an organization to oversee the event and to put some fund-raisers in effect for next year.

  • Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Winners
  • Send us your PROMposals

    As April draws closer, more Marion County High School students are popping the question... “Prom?”
    And, what used to be a simple question has grown to an elaborate and creative undertaking.
    We want to hear about this year’s best “Promposals.”
    If you went above the bar to ask your date to prom, we want to hear about it. Email details of your “Promposal” and a photo to Stevie Lowery at editor@lebanonenterprise.com.

  • Conservation district announce contest winners
  • 2-26-14 MCHS Students of the Week
  • Scholarships are available to former students

    West Marion will be presenting their first, “Mrs. Tammy Newton” scholarship in partnership with Angell Demmel. The school is proud to announce that they will award a scholarship of $1,000 based on a combination of academic achievement and community/school citizenship. The scholarship will be paid jointly to the student and school to be attended by the student.
    For a list of application procedures please, see your school counselor. Applications are due April 11.
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  • West Marion Elementary honor rolls

    The following West Marion Elementary students achieved the honor roll and perfect attendance for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year.
    First honor roll

  • Tourist commission approves $2,000 for concert marketing

    Robin Humphress visited the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission during its Feb. 17 meeting seeking $5,500 for a concert planned for Sept. 6.
    Humphress of Kentucky Classic Arts is trying to bring The Bretts to Lebanon. The Bretts are a family of singers, songwriters and performers based in Branson, Mo.
    According to Humphress’s application, they are planning to sell tickets for $20 apiece. The $5,500 request was to help cover the performers’ fee and help with marketing.

  • Students earn president’s and dean’s lists honors from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced those students who earned the president’s and dean’s list honors for the fall 2013 semester.
    Local students honored for the president’s list are:
    • Joseph Thomas Hamilton of Gravel Switch, a senior middle grade education major
    • Joshua Wayne Brady of Lebanon, a senior criminal justice major
    • Alexandria Danielle Bryant of Lebanon, a senior psychology major
    • Alesha Nicole Elder of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major