Today's News

  • When did we become like this?

     “When did we become like this?” my friend was referring to the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.

    We had been reminiscing about college days, “way back when.” We couldn’t help but compare that era to where we are today, and recent events prompted the question. 

  • Country mouse and city mouse

    Remember visiting a farm or being around piglets just a few weeks after they were born? They soon venture out of the pen and go everywhere with an enthusiastic curiosity. Children find them almost irresistible to approach and sometimes befriend. If Aesop doesn’t mind, for this story the country mouse will be Mr. Mc and the city mouse Mr. Jones. And let’s include a collie for good measure.

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS: Kash Daniel chose All-SEC linebacker over All-SEC beer drinker

    By Larry Vaught

    His first two years at Kentucky he played in all 26 games but linebacker Kash Daniel really was not much more than just a special teams player.
    He admits it took some soul-searching to lead to the performance he had last season where he was third on the team with 84 tackles and ranked 24th in the SEC with 6.3 tackles per game.

  • Soccer camp

    The Marion County High School soccer program hosted a soccer camp July 29-31 at the high school

  • ‘Experience of a lifetime’

    Marion County High School senior Jayla Cowherd recently returned from Australia, where she competed in the Down Under Sports volleyball tournament. Cowherd, a member of the MCHS volleyball team, said the trip greatly benefited her as a volleyball player.

    “In Australia, they had me passing in the back row, which I don’t do over here,” she said. “It’ll be easier for me to hit the targets. It helped me with my arm swing a lot.”

  • State Champs parade

    The Marion County 10-12 Softball All-Stars participated in a parade through downtown Lebanon Sunday to honor their state championship and regional tournament appearance. The team defeated Boyd County 3-1 to win the state title and advance to the Central Region Tournament in Indianapolis.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights set for breakout season

    The Marion County Lady Knights have spent the past three seasons steadily progressing back to the top of the region.

    Last season, the Lady Knights were a heartbeat away from a chance to win the district title and compete in the region tournament. It was not to be, as Taylor County delivered Marion County a crushing defeat in the district tournament.

  • Enterprise Travels


    Take a copy of The Lebanon Enterprise on your vacation, snap a
    picture and send it to us. We’ll print it in a future issue!

    Email - editor@lebanonenterprise.com; mail - The Lebanon
    Enterprise, 119 S. Proctor Knott Ave., Lebanon; or bring it to us!

  • BOYS SOCCER: Senior-led Knights hope to improve from 2018 campaign

    The 2018 season for the Marion County Knights was rough. The Knights only managed three wins — though one was a district tournament victory.

    Knights Head Coach Greg Conley returns a team eager to get redemption for a 3-16-1 campaign last season. Led by eight experienced seniors, Marion County looks poised to do just that.

  • Lyons will celebrate 60 years of marriage


    Bill and Nancy Lyon will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. The couple was married at St. Joseph’s Proto Cathedral on Saturday, Aug. 22, 1959.
    They will celebrate with a Mass that morning and lunch with their uncle, Father ‘Doc’ Lyon, that married them, and then they’ll join their family for an evening meal.
    The couple has seven children, Billy Lyon, Mike Lyon, Lynn Bowling, Jodie Lyon, David Lyon, Mary Cecil, Dora Bickett. They have 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.