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  • InBrief

    Two wrecks occur in Bradfordsville

    A Bradfordsville teenager is lucky to be alive, according to law enforcement officials, after he was involved in a one-vehicle accident near Bradfordsville Monday, Aug. 2. The accident occurred at 2:56 p.m. on Highway 337, approximately three miles east of Bradfordsville. Shawn Crabtree, 16, of Bradfordsville was driving a 1991 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck when he lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the roadway, striking several trees.

  • Taking a walk

    Going for a walk with a blind man can be an eye opening experience.

    David Holliday estimates that he walks five miles per day with his seeing-eye dog, Deacon. Because of all that walking, Holliday has become quite familiar with the city's sidewalks, as well as where they could use some improvements.

    Holliday, a member of the Lebanon Human Rights Commission, first developed vision problems in his 30s. He has had detached retinas in both eyes, glaucoma and cataracts. He is totally blind in one eye and can only see things a few inches from his other eye.

  • Heart of Kentucky Bourbon & BBQ MusicFest deemed a success

    The first Heart of Kentucky Bourbon & BBQ MusicFest was held this past weekend in Lebanon. And, for its first year, it was a success, according to Brad Mattingly, Marion County Chamber of Commerce president.

    "I am very satisfied with the weekend's activities," he said Monday morning. "The feedback I've received has been quite positive."

  • First Day

    Jim Thomas has worked for Marion County EMS for 20 years, and in that time, he's taught many others how to do his job. But this fall, he'll be tackling a new challenge - teaching high school students.

    Although he's used to teaching adults, he has taught children before, albeit small children at St. Augustine Grade School.

    "I've dealt with young age children before teaching CPR. They enjoyed it," Thomas said.

  • Site-based council asks superintendent to appoint interim principal

    The Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council interviewed candidates for the vacant principal's seat last week, but they have not yet selected who will be offered the position.

    The council held a special-called meeting Monday, and it was scheduled to meet again Tuesday evening (after the Enterprise had gone to press) to discuss the seven finalists for the vacant high school principal's seat.

  • Lebanon man arrested on attempted murder charge

    A Lebanon man has been arrested and is facing charges of attempted murder.

    Joseph Brady, 46, was arrested after the Kentucky State Police responded to a report of shots being fired at 1495 McElroy Pike.

    State Trooper John Adams spoke with Brady upon arriving at the scene. Adams learned that Brady had been armed with a shotgun and had been an altercation with a family member.

    Brady is being housedin the Marion County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing. 

    His bond was set at $750,000.

  • Confidential student documents left in recycling bin

    Someone intent on recycling old documents left several pages including confidential student and school information in a bin at the City of Lebanon's recycling center on Woodlawn Avenue recently.

    A citizen brought a few documents he'd seen at the recycling center to the Enterprise Friday afternoon. A reporter went to the center, where more documents were found. The newspaper contacted Marion County School officials Monday about the documents.

  • 2011 Marion County Junior Miss is Saturday

    Marion County Junior Miss, Inc. will present the 2011 Marion County Junior Miss Program on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.

  • Superintendent states his support for site-based council

    The Marion County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council is scheduled to meet at 5:30 tonight, Aug. 3, to again discuss the seven finalists for the high school principal's position.

    The council interviewed the candidates last week and they have held multiple meetings, but have not yet made a decision. Monday, the council stated that it reached a consensus for Superintendent Donald Smith to appoint an interim principal.

  • Lebanon man indicted for manslaughter

    Phillip R. Johnson, 28, of Marion Inn Apt. 10 in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree manslaughter and first-degree persistent felony offender in Marion Circuit Court recently.

    According to the indictment, on or about March 9, Johnson, with intent to cause serious physical injury to another person or with intent to cause the death of another person, did cause the death of such person. The indictment also reads that he was over the age of 21 and stood convicted of at least two felonies after his 18th birthday.