Today's News

  • Farm Bureau receives 2015 Young Farmer Gold Star Award of Excellence


    Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Marion County Farm Bureau received the 2015 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

  • Farm Bureau recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement


    Marion County Farm Bureau was recognized during the 96th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville for its outstanding membership and program achievement in 2015. The award honors county Farm Bureau offices who meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.

  • 12-9-15 Senior Menus

    Monday, Dec. 14: herb baked chicken, potatoes w/carrots, peas, butterscotch pudding, and cornbread.
    Tuesday, Dec. 15: baked pork chops, buttered corn, green beans, mandarin oranges, and whole wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Dec. 16: beef Swiss steak, wild rice w/apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries/banana, and whole wheat roll.
    Thursday, Dec. 17: closed.
    Friday, Dec. 18: Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, and whole wheat roll.
    All meals served with skim milk.

  • City sells John Hunt Morgan statue to Freddie Hilpp

    The City of Lebanon’s John Hunt Morgan statue, which has been the center of controversy and collecting dust in storage for years, was sold Monday evening and its new owner plans on putting it on display.
    In November, the council voted to accept sealed bids for the statue, which was being stored and taking up space at the city service center.
    Monday evening, the Lebanon City Council unanimously voted to accept a $3,000 bid from Freddie Hilpp of Lebanon during its regular monthly meeting.
    Hilpp’s bid wasn’t the highest bid, however.

  • Methodist church celebrates 100 years of organ

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Enterprise correspondent

    The Lebanon United Methodist Church recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of its pipe organ.
    The anniversary was celebrated on Nov. 8 during both worship services, as the organ was played during all songs.

  • Enjoy what Central Kentucky has to offer

    By G.B. Dixon

  • Kentucky’s agricultural receipts reach $6 billion this year

    About 16 years ago, as most states were deciding how best to spend their portion of a landmark settlement reached with the major tobacco companies, Kentucky took an innovative approach that is continuing to pay substantial dividends.
    Under that agreement, half of the annual payments are set aside for agriculture and the other half is split equally between early childhood development and healthcare programs.

  • Rising freelance trend offers many benefits to employers

    By Jack Daniel Taylor

    Today’s workforce has seen a shift away from the standard job with fixed salary and paid holidays. For many reasons, more people than ever are choosing a freelance career. 

  • Fiscal court to hold special-called meeting Wednesday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be having a special-called meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9. The agenda includes:
    • Consider/review/approve proposed 2016 budget of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Consider/review/approve proposed 2016 budget of the Marion County Clerk’s Office.
    • Discussion on employee life insurance benefits.
    • Discussion on WMA funds allocation.
    • Discussion on part-time employee benefits.

  • Lebanon City Council to meet tonight, Dec. 7

    The Lebanon City Council will be having its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7, at Lebanon City Hall. The agenda includes:
    • Council approval of contract between the City of Lebanon, Lebanon Water Works and the City of Campbellsville Water and Sewer.
    • Council acceptance of bid for the John Hunt Morgan statue.
    • Council approval of proposed annual pass rate adjustment at the Lebanon Aquatic Center.