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Today's News

  • Knights hold on, dispatch Dragons 24-20

                    The Marion County Knights recovered an onside kick with 25 seconds to go in the game to secure another victory Friday night at Green County.

    As the clock hit all zeros, the Knights led 24-20 and secured an 8-2 season and momentum heading into next week’s playoff match against Fairdale.

  • Enterprise is not connected with phone scam

    The Lebanon Enterprise has received three reports of a phone scam, in which the caller claims people have won a monetary prize from the Enterprise. The Enterprise is not connected with this scam, and it is not giving away any cash prizes.

    According to the reports, a person with a foreign accent calls and says he is with The Lebanon Enterprise. He refers to the Enterprise's business address and web address, and he asks the person to be at home at a specific time.

  • Sign up for Upward Basketball, Cheerleading

    It's time to sign up for Upward 2008-209 Basketball and Cheerleading.

    Registration forms are available at Lebanon Christian Church, 660 Loretto Road, Lebanon.

    The early registration cost per child for basketball is $48; after Nov. 11, the cost is $53.

    Early registration cost per child for cheerleading is $51; after Nov. 11, the cost is $56.

    Deadline for registration is Nov. 23.

    Basketball shorts are optional at a cost of $13. Cheerleading mock turtlenecks are optional at a cost of $13.

    No registration will be taken after Nov. 23.

  • A bold move or just a necessary one?

    For years, I have been telling friends that The Christian Science Monitor is the best newspaper in the United States.

    It's a realization I reached in college while working on a thesis I never completed. I was attempting to compare the coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979-80 in The New York Times and the Monitor.

    Although I never finished the thesis, my interest in the Monitor grew as a result of the research I did do. I started reading the Monitor off and on for national and international news.

  • Heart of Kentucky Flag Football Showdown is Nov. 8 in Lebanon

    Flag football is on the rise and the pigskin will fly during the Heart of Kentucky Flag Football Showdown in Lebanon Saturday, Nov. 8. The showdown is open to all age and skill levels with the exception of current and former professional football players.

    The 2008 showdown features teams from all over the state battling for the title at Graham Memorial Park near downtown Lebanon. Prize packages are awarded to the champion and runner-up and members of the final four teams get a commemorative T-shirt.

  • Veterans Day program Nov. 9

    American Legion Post 49 is hosting a Veterans Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Lebanon National Cemetery. The guest speaker at this year's program is Jack Pattie.

    Pattie is a former member of the Florida National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve. Since 1975, he has hosted a news and talk radio show on WVLK in Lexington. Last year, the Kentucky Broadcasters Association presented the Golden Microphone Award to him. He also received the media award from the Daughters of the American Revolution in 2007.

  • Junior Varsity wins Heartland Conference for second year in a row

    If the success of its junior varsity squad is any indicator, the future of the Marion County High School varsity football squad appears to be in good shape for at least a few more years.

    The Knights smoked Green County's junior varsity team 38-6 to win the Heartland Conference championship for the second year in a row last week. The Knights beat Green County for the title last year on a last minute field goal.

    Junior Varsity Head Coach Corey Crume said the Knights lost to Green County 8-6 earlier in the year.

  • Raywick man indicted for rape

    Brian Keith Nally, 30, of 2955 St. Rose Road in Raywick was indicted for first-degree rape in Marion Circuit Court recently.

    According to the indictment, on one occasion on or about Sept. 4, Nally engaged in sexual intercourse with another who was incapable of consent because she was physically helpless.

    He is being held on $50,000 bond and was ordered to have no contact with the victim. 

  • Prepare breakfast at night; bake in the morning

    I received a request from my son-in-law for good breakfast recipes.

    Breakfast is his favorite meal. I like it, too.

    When I was growing up, my mom would serve a breakfast meal for dinner once in awhile. Dad and I loved it!

    The first recipe is one of those breakfast casseroles you can put together the night before and bake in the morning. It is quite good.

    I used to make the overnight coffeecake for my dad for breakfast when he would visit. He liked it made with apples, but it's good made with peaches, too.

  • Marching Knights sixth in semi-finals

    The Marion County High School Marching Knights scored an 83.31 at the Class AAAA state semi-finals competition at South Oldham High School Saturday, Nov. 1. Marion County finished sixth out of the 16 teams in the competition.

    The top four teams advanced to the state finals held Saturday evening at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Madisonville North Hopkins won both the semi-finals and state finals in Class AAAA.