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  • County offices closing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for clerk's funeral

     Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly sent the following announcement about county office closings on Friday:

    In order for county officials, employees and co-workers to attend the funeral of our beloved County Clerk Karen Spalding—

  • County Clerk's Office will be closed today

    The Marion County Clerk's Office will closed today, but it will resume regular hours Saturday, 8:20 to 11:50 a.m.

    The office is closed for the funeral of Marion County Clerk Karen Spalding.

    A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Spalding at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Lebanon with interments to follow at the church cemetery.

    Expressions of sympathy can be made as contributions to the Marion County Handicapped Association or to the American Heart Association.

  • Fiscal court to meet today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for the meeting includes:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - CDBG grant award for MCAH workshop expansion project

    - Recommendation of Jailer Barry Brady for the detention center medical provider contract

    - Transfer of 2013-2014 funds budgeted for Marion County Detention Center

  • Community Calendar (Jan. 1, 2014 edition)

    TOMORROW

    Marion Industries
    There will be a regular monthly meeting at Marion County Industries at the home of Billy Osbourne at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2. To join the Marion County Association for the Handicapped, donate annually or for more information, call Billy Osbourne, president, at 270-692-3294.

    UPCOMING

  • Candidate filings for 2014 elections

    Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 28 to file their nomination papers for the 2014 primary elections.
    Here are the candidates who have filed so far, according the Kentucky Secretary of State’s website. An (I) indicates the candidate is an incumbent.
    U.S. Senate – Republicans: Matt Bevin of Louisville and Gurley L. Martin of Owensboro; Democrats: Tom Recktenwald of Louisville.

  • “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” cast is back Jan. 3-4

    The Peanuts Gang will be performing again in Lebanon Jan. 3-4.
    Come join the fun with Wesley Marlow as Charlie Brown, Gaubrielle Humphress as Sally Brown, Stevie Lowery as Lucy Van Pelt, Chance Hovious as Linus Van Pelt, Brandon Curtsinger as Schroeder, G.B. Dixon as Snoopy and Owen Daugherty as Woodstock.
    The musical will be on stage at Angelic Hall at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.

  • County files claim in condemnation case

    The City of Lebanon is seeking to condemn a vacant property on the corner of E. Walnut Street and Woodlawn Avenue, but the Marion County government has filed counter- and cross-claims over the same property.

  • 1-1-14 Public Record

    It is the policy of The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.

    This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Lebanon Enterprise.

    Names appearing in public records and documents published by The Enterprise will be published without exceptions.

    Public records are published as a news service to our readers.

  • Illinois man receives diversion for unlawful transaction charge

     Steven James William-son, 39, of 2200 Maple Lane in Rock Falls, Ill., or 1600 Riverdale Road Lot 35 in Rock Falls, Ill., received five years of pretrial diversion for second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. He was ordered to pay $150 court costs and to complete a state-approved sex offender treatment program. If he completes his pretrial diversion, his charge will be amended to sexual misconduct. Williamson was originally indicted for third-degree rape and the victim was identified as being younger than 16 years old.

  • Police log, Jan. 1

     Got a lead?

    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

    Dec. 15

    Daniel Hourigan reported second-degree burglary at 630 E. Main Street in Lebanon. The door of the residence was damaged, and a Samsung Galaxy 3 tablet and an Android Outlook cellular phone were reported stolen. The estimated value of the stolen items is $600. 

    Dec. 24