• Judy Bradshaw
    Special to the Enterprise
    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council set its arts camp for children for July 13-17 during its regular monthly meeting last week at the Marion County Farm Bureau office.
    The camp will be held at Lebanon Elementary School and the Marion County Extension office. Over the next month, the council hope to establish this year’s theme and secure the teachers for the program.

  • Attorney General Jack Conway, Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and several state lawmakers spent the morning at the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday rallying Kentuckians to join the fight against hunger.
    According to the USDA, one in six Kentuckians is food-insecure, meaning they lack consistent access to enough food for a healthy, active lifestyle.

  • By Terry Brockman

    It’s that time of year again. Tax season! This year is especially interesting for a number of reasons, most notably, changes in the forms due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  • The New Year sees a few changes with the Tri-County Kentucky United Way serving Marion, Nelson and Washington counties. Leading the charge for 2015 will be newly elected President of the Board of Directors Dorothy White. White has been a member of the board and currently serves as executive director of the Bardstown/Nelson County Chamber of Commerce.

  • People across the globe anxiously await the arrival of the new year. Different cultures and religions celebrate their own new year at different times, but for much of the world, Jan. 1 marks the date for change and renewal.
    With so much emphasis placed on what people will be doing for the last day of the year, little thought may be given to what to do after the clock strikes 12. Each minute afterward opens up the possibilities to begin fresh with new goals and tasks.

  • Lincoln Trail District Health Department is reporting regional influenza in our area. Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times, can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated.

  •  By Rev. Carrie Mook Bridgman

  • The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Department for Public Health (DPH) announced recently that Marion County is the most recent Kentucky county to earn the designation of HeartSafe Community, an honor set aside for communities that have met criteria to better respond to cardiac arrests.
    Marion County joins Ashland-Boyd, Bullitt, Clark, Jefferson/Louisville Metro, Jessamine, Marshall, McCracken, Montgomery, Oldham, Shelby and Warren counties on the growing list of communities working to be healthier and safer places to live.

  • Marion County Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting its annual chili cook-off during the Dickens Christmas Celebration on Nov. 28 in downtown Lebanon.
    The Chamber of Commerce will be donating all the proceeds from the cook-off to Working the Puzzle for Autism. With that in mind, the chamber hopes many people will come out to participate and enjoy several different types of chili recipes.
    Tickets can be purchased at the Farmers National Bank Annex (124 W. Main Street, Lebanon) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be $5.