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Opinion

  • “GEEEEEEEK!”

    At my high school alma mater, if you did something like dropped your tray in the cafeteria or tripped and fell, you could expect to hear the student chorus chime in. I have a vague memory of getting “geeked” one time. I was embarrassed at first, then put it behind me.

  • I hope that Randall Chesser is in a comfy bed, feet propped up, with a warm, fluffy comforter tucked over his slight body.

    I hope that his favorite television show is on in front of him, or his favorite game, or that someone is reading his favorite book to him.

    I hope that he is surrounded by his favorite aunts, uncles, cousins, and relatives.

    I hope that he’s wearing a big grin, one like I’ve seen in the school photos of him.

  • Editor’s note: Recently, the Marion County Board of Education voted to create a committee to research school uniforms. As a result, the Enterprise has received several guest editorials on the subject.

     

  • Editor's note: Recently, the Marion County Board of Education voted to create a committee to research school uniforms. As a result, the Enterprise has received several guest editorials on the subject.

  • I hope that Randall Chesser is in a comfy bed, feet propped up, with a warm, fluffy comforter tucked over his slight body.

    I hope that his favorite television show is on in front of him, or his favorite game, or that someone is reading his favorite book to him.

    I hope that he is surrounded by his favorite aunts, uncles, cousins, and relatives.

    I hope that he's wearing a big grin, one like I've seen in the school photos of him.

  • Editor's note: Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw sent the following letter to the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. The letter was sent prior to the commission's Sept. 13 meeting.

     

    All,

  • Someone once said, “My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am.”

    In my case, that is so very true.

    I have always been and probably will always be my worst critic. But, in my dog Mickey’s eyes, I could do no wrong. No matter how much I complained about his “accidents” on my basement floor or his constant scratching, Mickey loved me unconditionally.

  • To put it mildly, Lebanon tourist commissioners Dennis George and Dan Lawson have been having some issues. 

    No one is saying that people have to be golfing buddies just because they serve on the same commission, but the problem bubbled over into last week’s meeting of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission. 

  • To update a story from last week’s Lebanon Enterprise, donations for Bailey Basham, who has Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, should be sent to his mother, Adrienne Basham, at 9237 Loretto Road, Loretto Ky. 40037.    

  • I want to commend the people of Marion County that helped make the Heart of Kentucky Youth Rally possible. The Fiscal Court for allowing us the opportunity of having the roadblock and the folks who gave. The tourism commission for being so helpful and their support. It was all about uplifting our Lord and Savior and sharing Him with others. God blessed us with an awesome weekend with amazing Christian music and the word of the Lord.

    May God bless.

  • Now that the 2011 fair week is behind us, the Marion County Fair Board has been diligently accessing how this year’s fair was compared to previous years and how we can improve in the future. This year our attendance was down a little from previous years and expenses have increased, but local participation in some events was up. We didn’t do as well as we have in the past, but we look forward in our planning for next year’s fair.

  • By Delena Trent

    Guest Column

     

    Two years ago in July, my husband and I purchased a new home. We moved to Lebanon in 2003, and rented from two different wonderful landlords. But, in 2008, we decided it was time to own our own home. 

  • “Celebrate we will, cause life is short but sweet for certain.”

    - Dave Matthews Band

     

    Life is short, but it can be very sweet.

  • Marion County voters should expect changes next year.

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is in the process of changing the boundaries of its magisterial districts, and as a result, thousands of voters may find themselves voting in a different precinct in 2012. (Perhaps it’s fortunate for county officials that they aren’t up for election until 2014.)

  • By Ken Begley

    Guest columnist

     

    Writer Garrison Keillor once said that "All wars in the U.S. have been controversial from the very beginning."  

    So true.

  • Certain events burn themselves into our memories.

    Depending on your age, you may remember vividly where you were when you learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., and the space shuttle Challenger explosion.

    I suspect for most people old enough to remember, Sept. 11, 2001, has become one of those enduring memories as well.