Local News

  • Bumping up, getting out and getting ready

    Monday, May 15, was not a typical Monday for Marion County Public School students.
    For its elementary and middle school students, it was a day to “bump up” to the next grade level. For its graduating seniors, it was a day to get “life ready” and learn from local business leaders.
    “It was a day to remember for our students,” Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser wrote in an email.

  • Four indicted for murder

    By Forrest Berkshire
    Landmark News Service

    The four people accused in the killing of a Bardstown teenager could potentially face the death penalty after a Nelson County grand jury returned four indictments for murder and other charges.

  • No Deceit: A Proud Kentucky Bar Band

    The members of the band, No Deceit, joined forces in 2011 for a local talent show, with no plans of taking their music any farther than that. Six years later, they’ve released their first EP “Bar Band” and are entertaining audiences across the country. But, most importantly, they’re still having fun making music together.
    The Lebanon Enterprise recently caught up with the band’s lead singer, Marion County’s own Allison Stafford, and she gave an update on the band, it’s new album and much more.

  • Multi-county pursuit ends in Springfield

    Landmark News Service

    A car chase that began in Taylor County on the morning of May 14 ended in Springfield when a Columbia man was shot with a Taser by Kentucky State Police.
    According to Mark Marraccini of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, the pursuit, which reached speeds of 85 miles per hour, began when Sgt. Travis Neal from Fish and Wildlife approached a parked vehicle in the Green River Wildlife Management Area in Taylor County.

  • Spring View Hospital employee charged with 100 counts of possessing child pornography

    A Spring View Hospital employee has been arrested and charged with 100 counts of child pornography possession, according to the office of Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.
    Chad Rickman, 44, of Georgetown, who reportedly worked as a respiratory therapist at Spring View Hospital, was arrested May 12 by AG cyber investigators who executed a search warrant of Rickman’s home. Investigators seized several digital media devices from his home and place of employment for further examination.

  • Visitor spending boosts local economy

    More and more visitors are finding their way to Lebanon and Marion County, and its many attractions, lodgings, shops and restaurants. In 2016, visitors spent $49,241 on an average day in the country and generated a whopping $17,972,939 in direct spending.

  • Music therapy at autism center Saturday

    Working the Puzzle for Autism, Inc. will be having music therapy at the autism center from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 20. Music therapy is for those individuals who are on the autism spectrum. Siblings will not be allowed to participate in this event as it is therapy. The autism center is located at 748 West Main Street in Lebanon. Any questions can be emailed to Lisa Nally-Martin via email at nallymartin@windstream.net or send a message through the Working the Puzzle for Autism Facebook page.

  • Car clubs to visit Bradfordsville Saturday

    Three car clubs will be visiting the City of Bradfordsville this Saturday.
    Lexington Antique Car Club, Georgetown Antique Car Club and the Lexington Model A Car Club will be arriving in Bradfordsville at approximately 11:30 a.m. Bradfordsville Mayor David Edelen invites everyone to come and view the large number of prize vehicles that will be on hand.


  • New service available for people suffering from substance abuse, mental illness

    Communicare Inc. in Lebanon is now offering an additional co-occurring service for clients who suffer from substance use and mental health illnesses entitled, “Living in Balance” beginning Friday, May 12. This group will provide clients with support throughout the summer to assist with maintaining recovery and management of mental health illnesses. It will continue to be held every Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and every Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lebanon office. 

  • MCPS prepares for its new norm

    Today is the last day of school for students in the Marion County Public School District, but plans are already well underway for next school year and the many changes that are in store for students and staff.