About Us

The Lebanon Enterprise is a weekly newspaper owned by Landmark Community Newspapers Inc.

It is published on Wednesdays and has a circulation of approximately 6,400.

Its office, located at 119 South Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon, has been at its current location since April of 1966.

The staff is comprised of an editor/general manager, news editor, advertising manager, advertising sales rep, circulation clerk, bookkeeper/office manager, graphic artist manager, copy editor/graphic artist, a sports correspondent and a part-time driver.

Located in the geographic center of Kentucky, Lebanon and Marion County is peppered with beautiful knobs and rolling pastureland.

Numerous industries and businesses have located here over the past 20 years.

With a population of 18,000, Marion County is well known for its Civil War and religious history along with its main tourism attractions - Maker's Mark Distillery, the Loretto Motherhouse and Marion County Country Ham Days.

While Maker's Mark Distillery is known for its premium bourbon world wide, Ham Days, the county's fall festival held the last weekend of September each year, attracts more than 25,000 visitors because of its food, entertainment and shopping opportunities.

Agriculture remains an important part of the community with tobacco, corn, soybeans, cattle and hogs among the principal products. Workers here build auto parts and wood products and plastic injection molding industry is abundant.

The community features a variety of restaurants and live entertainment along with disc golf and a nine-hole and 18-hole golf courses, high school athletic facilities that rival those of small universities and several parks including Graham Memorial Park, which has the Lebanon Aquatic Center, an Olympic-style indoor pool.

The county comprises four incorporated communities - Lebanon, which is the county seat, Loretto, Bradfordsville and Raywick - along with villages such as Gravel Switch, St. Francis, Nerinx, Holy Cross, St. Joe and Finley.