Local News

  • 2016 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

    Pictured are the 2016 Marion County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. They are, front row from left, Chamber President Liz Lawson, Chamber President-Elect Brad Cox, Troy Benningfield, Joe Mattingly and Frank Buckler; back row from left, are Jackie Wright, John Arthur Elder IV, Erica Barnes, Lisa Kearnes (past president), Dave Hagan and Harry VanWhy. Not pictured is Chamber Treasurer Ben Mudd.

  • Outstanding Award winners are announced

    The 2016 Marion County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet was held Thursday, Jan. 28, at Centre Square in Lebanon. Awards were presented to Outstanding Farmer, Healthcare Provider, Educator, Industry Person and Citizen of the Year. The Lebanon Main Street Committee presented a Downtown Beautification Award.
    Award winners are as follows:

    • Outstanding Educator - Jane Spalding (West Marion Elementary School)
    • Outstanding Industry Person – Robert L. Goodin (Lebanon Oak Flooring)

  • Send us your fun in the snow photos!

    We want to see more of your snow photos. Did you go sledding during the recent snow storm? Or, make an awesome snowman? Or, have a crazy snowball fight? Send us your photos and they could appear in an upcoming edition of The Lebanon Enterprise.
    Email your photos to editor@lebanonenterprise.com. Make sure to include the names of the people pictured. Deadline to email photos is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10.

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kick Off rescheduled to March 18-19

    The Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff has been rescheduled for the weekend of March 18-19. Anyone that purchased tickets previously will have their tickets honored. If you have any questions or if you have a conflict with the new date, call the Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission office at
    270-692-0021 for questions or for a full refund. Tickets can still be purchased by visiting www.visitlebanonky.com.

  • “It’s a Sweet Thing” Valentine’s Day Awareness Dance is Feb. 13
  • Blood donations urgently needed

    The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected, further depleting an already low winter supply. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

  • Community health fair is Feb. 27

    A free Community Health Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 27, in Lebanon United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall. Tests that will be available include: cholesterol (fasting and non-fasting), glucose (fasting and non-fasting), colorectal cancer screen kits for people over the age of 50, blood pressure heart risk assessment, body mass index sleep disorder, stress vulnerability beck depression scale, sun damage screening and lung capacity.

  • Upcoming event at autism center

    The Working the Puzzle for Autism Center will be showing the movie "Inside Out" at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6. Since February is the month of love, the center decided to show the movie about emotions. Please email nallymartin@windstream.net or call the center at 270-321-4360 and RSVP by Thursday.


  • Suspect arrested for armed robbery at Huddle House

    Police arrested Christopher Spalding, 22, of 70 Caudill Lane in Lebanon Saturday evening for the armed robbery at Huddle House, which occurred Friday night.
    He's been charged with first-degree robbery.
    According to police, at 8:09 p.m., Friday, police received a call from the Huddle House reporting their business had been robbed. The suspect was described as a white male with short hair, beard and red cap. He was armed with a handgun and demanded money. An undetermined amount of money was taken.

  • MCHS football coach resigns

    Corey Crume, Marion County High School head football coach, has resigned effective immediately.
    According to an email from Superintendent Taylora Schlosser, Crume has accepted a position to coach football at Kentucky State University. He has submitted a letter of resignation for his teaching position as the high school's in-school detention teacher and as the school's head football coach.
    "I would like to wish Coach Crume the best and appreciate his work for the 2015-2016 school year," Schlosser wrote in her email.