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  • HALLOWEEN: Avoid makeup allergies and other reactions

    What are the horrors of Halloween? Many might say encountering a gruesome ghoul or a blood-sucking vampire is the most horrific part of Halloween. However, an allergic reaction can be just as scary as ghosts and goblins come Halloween.
    The candy a child eats, the makeup kids use as part of their costumes or even the costume itself can cause an allergic reaction. Parents and kids need to be careful and exercise their due diligence to avoid possible allergens.

    Makeup

  • HALLOWEEN: It's all about the costume

    The Lebanon Enterprise asked its Facebook friends what their favorite costume has been, either as a child or as an adult. Here’s what our friends said:

    Wonder Woman and Cyndi Lauper

  • HALLOWEEN: The haunting traditions of Halloween

    Oct. 31 is nearly here, and soon the streets will be filled with costumed revelers eager to get their share of the free-flowing candy and other prizes. Year after year, trick-or-treaters don their costumes and parade from home to home. But have you ever wondered where this and other traditions began?

  • HALLOWEEN: The legend of jack-o'-lanterns
  • HALLOWEEN: Many uses for leftover Halloween candy

    Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy.
    In just a few hours, trick-or-treaters can accumulate a substantial amount of assorted chocolates, confections and other sweet treats. Once everyone has had their fill of their favorite items, candy often gets relegated to a giant bowl on the kitchen table, where it beckons each resident who passes by.

  • St. Ann Street man facing burglary, theft charges

    Johnny R. McQueen, 51, of 100 St. Ann Street in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently in three separate indictments for first-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (firearm), third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree persistent felony offender (three counts), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, second-degree fleeing or evading police, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and resisting arrest, and second-degree escape.

  • Ky. Safe Schools Week includes meeting of bullying prevention task force

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Last week was Safe Schools Week in Kentucky, a designation that coincides with the first meeting of the Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force, Governor Steve Beshear's office reported.

  • State to step up efforts to combat copper thefts on highways

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky State Police are joining forces and offering a reward to attack a crime that is costing Kentucky taxpayers millions of dollars – theft of copper wire from highway lighting systems.

  • State parks offer discounts to current military, retirees, veterans

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Parks are offering lodging discounts to current and former members of the armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1 to March 31, 2015.
    The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists. Proof of military service is required at check-in.

  • Up in the Air: Couple takes relationship to new heights

    By Ann Taylor
    News Enterprise

    Keith Stewart and Dottie Coven will get married Nov. 2 at an elevation with which they have become very familiar: 30,000 feet in the air.
    Keith Stewart and fiance Dottie Coven pose for a photo following a date at the Paragon Casino Resort Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The couple will marry at 30,000 feet in the air on a Southwest Airlines flight on Nov. 2.