Local News

  • Biding his time

    March 11 will mark the 15-year anniversary of when Aaron Glasscock woke up to Drug Enforcement Administration agents storming into his hotel room in Gainesville, Fla., and arresting him for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
    At that very moment, Aaron’s life, and the life of his family, was forever changed.
    “When the D.E.A. agents came in that morning everything I thought I knew, and my life in general, was turned upside down, and then shook,” Aaron wrote in a letter.

  • Life’s breath

    Cara Cissell Brahm is waiting – and hoping – that some day soon she'll be breathing a little easier.
    Since this summer, she has been on the list to receive a double lung transplant.
    Cara, 37, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was 10 years old. Two of her sisters (both older) were also diagnosed with the condition.
    “It mostly affects the lungs, but it can also affect the digestive system and the pancreas,” she said.
    Mindy died in 1999. Another sister, Lisa, received a transplant two and a half years ago.

  • Three seeking to represent District 3

    Magistrate Roger “Cotton” Smothers would like another term on the Marion County Fiscal Court, but two challengers — Dudley Adle Jr. and Craig Bishop — are hoping District 3 voters are looking to make a change.
    Democratic voters will have their pick of those three candidates in the May 20 Primary Election.
    All three candidates sat down with the Enterprise recently to discuss their candidacies. (Transcripts of those interviews can be found online at www.lebanonenterprise.com.)

    Dudley Adle Jr.

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 21, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Building.

    The agenda includes this following:

    - Minutes of regular meeting of May 7 and May 16 metings

    - Allocation(s) of community area development funds for 2015

  • Washburn Lane garage damaged by fire

    A garage at 80 Washburn Lane was destroyed by a fire Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported despite the building’s proximity to a residence.

  • Memorial Day program May 24

    Marple-Caldwell VFW Post 5910 will be hosting the annual Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at Lebanon National Cemetery.
    Major General Edward W. Tonini, adjutant general of the Kentucky Air and Army National Guard, will be the keynote speaker during the program.

  • Upcoming early deadlines for Enterprise

    The Lebanon Enterprise will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observation of Memorial Day. As a result, the Enterprise will have early deadlines for the May 27 edition. The deadline for all advertising will be noon on Friday, May 22. All editorial items, including sports items, will need to be submitted by 5 p.m. Thursday.

  • Election results will be posted online

    The results of the May 19 primary elections were not available until after the Enterprise went to press for today’s issue.
    Results from the election will be posted online at www.lebanonenterprise.com.
    A more detailed breakdown of the results will be posted in the May 27 edition.

  • Kentucky Writers Celebration is May 22-24

    The 2015 Kentucky Writers Celebration culminates Memorial Day weekend, and will be bringing its two-night songwriter showcase to Lebanon. The 2015 Kentucky Songwriters Celebration Show will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, at McB’s in Lebanon.

  • Study: Binge drinking on the rise in Ky., Ind.

    By Bailey Loosemore

    It might not seem like a big deal. Having a few drinks with friends on a Friday night — it's just a way to relax.
    But as the hours pass and the drinks go down smoother, the night starts to hit iffy territory. It's no longer one of casual consumption, but a night befitting of an undesirable title: binge drinking.