Local News

  • Fire occurs at Papa John's Pizza

    The Lebanon Fire Department responded to a fire at Papa Johns in Lebanon Wednesday evening, June 3, at 11:17 p.m.

    The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage is not yet known.

    The Lebanon Police Department and Marion County EMS also responded to the scene.

    The scene was cleared at 1:36 a.m.

    More information will be reported on this as soon as it becomes available.

  • Old Mill Days this weekend

    The festival will begin at 5 p.m. Friday evening with a water balloon toss, flea market vendors, arts and crafts and a scavenger hunt.

    Later that evening, sack races, a pet contest, clogging and a beauty pageant will be held. The evening will conclude with musical entertainment, hula hoop and jump rope contests at 8 p.m.

    Another day of festivities begins at 7 a.m. Saturday morning with breakfast at the civic center.

    A variety of contests will be held throughout the day, and the parade is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

  • Lebanon is hot spot of 400 Miles of Antiques, Collectibles & Stuff

    The 400 Miles of Antiques, Collectibles and Stuff sale rolls through Lebanon from one end of Main Street to the other June 1-7.

    This unique event features dozens of huge yard sales and Lebanon's own antique, craft and collectibles shops. The entire 400 Miles route runs from Maysville to Paducah and through 60 communities along U.S. 68 with thousands of yard sales, more than 200 antique shops and great entertainment.

  • Mayor: Proposed budget fulfills city's obligations

    Mayor Gary Crenshaw delivered his annual budget address and a proposed 2009-10 budget to the Lebanon City Council during a special-called meeting May 26.

    The proposal includes a decline in revenue and expenditures compared with the projected budget for 2008-09.

    "As you are all aware, this year has been traumatic both nationally and locally with the loss of jobs," Crenshaw said.

    He added that city officials sympathize with those affected by the economy.

  • Livestock inspector seeks dismissal of civil suit

    State livestock inspector David Thompson visited former Marion County agriculture extension agent Ed Lanham Jr.'s farm March 20, 2008. That led to a search warrant being executed on Lanham's property.

    Following that search, newspaper articles were published and criminal charges were filed (one of which was dropped) against Lanham.

    In response, Lanham filed a civil defamation lawsuit against Thompson, The Lebanon Enterprise and Donald Brockman, a Campbellsville veterinarian who examined Lanham's horses after the search warrant was served.

  • New events planned for Old Mill Days

    The City of Bradfordsville will be hosting its annual Old Mill Days festival June 12-13. This year's festival will include a variety of new events (including a mummy contest and a Guitar Hero contest) as well as some regular favorites (such as the beauty contests, the best joke contest and the three-on-three basketball tournament).

  • Illegal signs are still an issue

    With the yard sale season already underway, the Lebanon Planning and Zoning Commission wants to remind people they should follow the city's signage ordinance.

    Lebanon building inspector John Thompson, who enforces the sign ordinance, said some sign problems are more common than others, such as people putting signs on telephone and utility poles.

    "That's still illegal for any sign on a pole, whatever it is," Thompson said. "That's a city ordinance as well as a KU and phone company regulation."

  • The fight for her life

    Oct. 9, 2008, was one of the darkest days of Sandy Brady's life.   It was the day she found out she had cancer.

    "My world stopped dead in its tracks," she said Thursday afternoon, while sitting at her kitchen table in her home on Toad Mattingly Road in Lebanon.

  • Portion of KY 289 in Marion County to be closed Monday

    A short stretch of KY 289, about a half mile north of the Taylor County line, in Marion County, will be closed Monday, June 8, while state crews install a culvert.   The road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.


  • Breaking news: Robbery in Washington County

    (Springfield, KY) – At 1:10 EDT, The Kentucky State Police responded to a residential burglary in the Smith Lane area of Washington County. The possible suspect vehicle is a dark colored, Ford F150 crew cab occupied by one black male and two white males, last seen headed north on KY 429 (Saint Rose Rd.) in Washington County.  The occupants of this vehicle should be considered armed and dangerous.