Local News

  • Marion County Fiscal Court briefs

    Encroachment permits
    The Marion County Fiscal Court continues to have ongoing issues involving residents who construct driveways and entrances off county right-of-ways without obtaining proper permits. An encroachment permit is required, and it’s free. Magistrates voted to advertise the details regarding the ordinance requirements for the free permit for residential encroachments.

    Stolen road signs

  • Community Learning Center stocking its food pantry for holiday season

    Marion County’s Community Learning Center is looking to stock up as the holiday season approaches. For the second year, the 21st Century Community Learning Center will house a food pantry available to Marion County Public Schools’ families in need.

  • Marion County man dies in accident near Frankfort

    Editor’s note: Josh Bergeron of the Frankfort State Journal provided information about this accident.

  • Love a dog, read a good book

    American comedian, film and television star Groucho Marx once said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.” That was very much the case last week at the Community Reading Celebration, which was hosted by Marion County Public Schools on Tuesday, Nov. 14.  

  • Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

    The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas.
    The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include letters to Santa from each class (pre-K through fifth grade) from all five of our elementary schools.

  • PSC to decide water rate debate

    Background: On Sept. 11, the Lebanon City Council approved an ordinance increasing the water rates for water service provided by the Lebanon Water Works Company. The Marion County Water District is Lebanon Water Works’ largest customer, and will be impacted significantly by the rate increase. The Marion County Water District Board of Directors is protesting the rate increase with the Public Service Commission.

  • Upcoming Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. events
  • Upcoming Kentucky Classic ARTS events

    Paul Childers is back at Kentucky Classic ARTS at Centre Square at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. Childers will perform songs from his latest album "Naked Poetry" as well as his unique take on some Christmas classics. The evening will be opened by the Centre Square Youth Choir.
    Tickets can be purchased online at www.kentuckyclassicarts.com, at Farmers National Bank on Main Street in Lebanon and at the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission office located on Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

  • Lebanon woman indicted for manslaughter

    Rebecca P. Fisher, 43, of 415 South Spalding Avenue in Lebanon has been arrested and indicted for first-degree manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of her husband, Michael Fisher.
    She was arrested Monday, Nov. 6, by Lebanon Police Officer Zachary Richerson.
    Her arrest comes more than two years after the shooting death of her husband.

  • Local men arrested in sex sting to appear in court

    Paul F. Hilpp, 28, of Lebanon, who was arrested during a sex sting operation in Boyle County recently, is scheduled to appear in Boyle County District Court at 9 a.m. on Jan. 2. He is out of jail on a $15,000 bond.