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    Written by Leigh Anne Florence and illustrated by Donnie Mather

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    Written by Leigh Anne Florence • Illustrations by Donnie Mather

  • Heartland coalition
    The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition will hold its regular monthly meeting at noon today, Oct. 5 at the Marion County Public Library, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon.  Anyone interested in preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, among the youth in the Marion County community is welcome to attend.  For more information, call  (270) 692-2421.


  • Please note spellings are from forms filled out by participants or volunteers and we apologize for any incorrect spellings.

    Window Contest
    Best Decorated Window Contest: Clean As A Whistle.

    Poster contest
    2011 Ham Days Poster Contest winners are listed by grade, name, school and the place they won.
    • Pre-kindergarten - Elizabeth Holtzclaw, Glasscock Elementary School, first.

  • The first clue is... It's the Pigasus Hunt for 2011!

    Just get out and follow your nose.

    The usual place is where to begin.

    What's at the end? The pig knows.

     

    The second clue is... Missing in "The Old Mare."

  • Once again, it’s time to decorate store front windows for Ham Days! The winner will receive $50 and a certificate for the best decorated window.
    The theme for 2011 is “Hometown Pride, County Wide” and window should reflect the theme. Windows should be decorated by Sept. 14. If a business is located outside the Lebanon downtown area, contact the Lebanon-Marion County Chamber of Commerce to let them know you will be participating. The winner will be announced at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19.
    For more information, call the chamber office at 692-9594.

  • There are many events planned for this year’s Ham Days week, Sept. 19 through Sept. 25.
    The Country Store opens Monday, Sept. 19, and is located in the Stillhouse Restaurant at 202 West Main Street in Lebanon. Look for the pig at the front door beckoning you in to browse and shop from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. during Ham Days week.
    •On Monday, Sept. 19:
    • Treasure Hunt - Clues will be given daily, starting Monday, Sept. 19, on The Lebanon Enterprise website and Channel 6 TV, WLBN/WLSK and WVLC radio stations and during the local newscasts.

  • Henry Howard “Cotton” Abell, 94, first started taking pictures when he was 10 years old. He won a kite-flying contest and the first prize was a box camera. He continued taking pictures until a few years ago due to macular degeneration. Cotton took most of the photos featured in Cotton’s Corner, but his first cousin, Bill Abell, also took some. Bill gave Cotton his slides when he moved to Louisville in the 1950s. Some of the photos in Cotton’s collection were also taken by Huley Browne. Browne’s widow, Violet, gave Cotton his slides after he passed away.

  • The Little Miss Ham Days and Tommy Burress Jr. Farmer contest will be held from 10 until 11 a.m. on Main Stage Saturday, Sept. 24, during Marion County Country Ham Days. The location is subject to change.
    The contest is for boys and girls, ages 2 to 4 years old. Eva Jo Nugent will be the chairperson.
    Children must reside in Marion County and register by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.
    Out-of-town, disinterested judges will judge children on appropriateness of dress depicting Marion Country Ham Days, charm and personality.

  • Henry Howard “Cotton” Abell, 94, first started taking pictures when he was 10 years old. He won a kite-flying contest and the first prize was a box camera. He continued taking pictures until a few years ago due to macular degeneration. Cotton took most of the photos featured in Cotton’s Corner, but his first cousin, Bill Abell, also took some. Bill gave Cotton his slides when he moved to Louisville in the 1950s. Some of the photos in Cotton’s collection were also taken by Huley Browne. Browne’s widow, Violet, gave Cotton his slides after he passed away.