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Local News

  • Osbourne heading to The Springfield Sun

    Jesse Osbourne, the sports correspondent for The Lebanon Enterprise, will be crossing the county border to accept a full-time position with The Springfield Sun.

    Osbourne has been the Enterprise's sports correspondent since October of 2008. In that time, he has won awards from the Kentucky Press Association and Landmark Community Newspapers (the parent company for the Enterprise and the Sun) for his photography and writing.

  • Empty cells, empty coffers

    This December will mark the seventh year that the Marion County Detention Center has operated without any funds from the county budget.

    Marion County Jailer Barry Brady wants the jail to remain self-sufficient, but unless the detention center has more inmates to fill its beds, he doesn't know how much longer the jail will remain in the black.

    "Empty beds are lost revenue," Brady said.

  • Thanksgiving traditions

    Watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...

    Feasting on turkey and all the fixins'...

    Feeling miserable from eating too much...

    Taking an afternoon nap and watching some college football on TV...

  • Family offers reward to find missing woman

    The family and friends of Kara Tingle Rigdon, who hasn't been seen since July 17, are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to her whereabouts.

  • New cell tower could be operating soon in Bradfordsville

    Cellular service could be available in Bradfordsville by the end of November.

    Last week, Bluegrass Cellular constructed a 240-foot tower near Bradfordsville at 725 Settles Road.

    Bradfordsville Mayor David Edelen said the tower hasn't yet been activated, but he is grateful that the project is close to completion.

  • Keeping the Faith

    The Rev. Vic Stansbury, better known as "Brother Vic", has a lot of treasured memories from his years in the ministry, but his favorites are in the small moments.

  • Send us your letters to Santa

      In the months before Christmas, all through the land, Santa is turning to newspapers to lend him a hand.

    Santa Claus is continuing his annual request for children to submit their letters to him via The Lebanon Enterprise.

  • Kentucky Junior Miss tickets go on sale Nov. 22

    Christine Mattingly, the 2011 Marion County Junior Miss, will participate in the Kentucky Junior Miss Program on Jan. 14-15 at the Singletary Center in Lexington.

    At the Friday night program, Christine will perform talent. At the Saturday matinee, she will perform fitness and self-expression. The top 12 finalists will be selected at the beginning of Saturday night's program. These 12 finalists will perform talent, fitness and self-expression.  

  • Six fire departments respond to Larry Hunt Road fire

    Six fire departments, 50 emergency service personnel and 24,000 gallons of water were needed to contain a fire on Larry Hunt Road Nov. 12.

    Raywick Fire Chief Chuck Helm said the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and the State Fire Marshall.

    At 12:57 p.m. Friday, the Lebanon Police Department received a report of a fire on Larry Hunt Road. A trailer, garage and a truck were consumed by the fire, according to Helm.

  • Two Marion County men included in Boyle County drug bust

    By David Brock/The Advocate-Messenger

    This story is by The (Danville) Advocate-Messenger and made available through the Kentucky News Content Service.