Local News

  • Marion County Fiscal Court briefs

    The regular called meeting of the Marion County Fiscal Court was held on June 1.
    Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty congratulated the Marion County High School boys baseball team for winning the region tournament and advancing to the state tournament. Judge Daugherty also congratulated the Marion County High School softball team for their runner-up finish in the region tournament.

  • Marion County Music Fest is June 10

    More food, more beverages, more bands and, of course, more music is what people can expect at this Saturday’s Marion County Music Fest in Lebanon.
    The event, which will be held on Johnson Field behind Centre Square, will feature Allison Stafford and No Deceit, the Honeysuckle String Band, Wildfire, Hannah Ellis, Jonathon Bramel and Vessel, Chase McDaniel of 4th and Main, The Exie Boys, Autria Calhoun and the Marion County All Star Band, plus a few more special guests including the Jr. Beta state talent champions Abigail Adams, Nick Martin and Gabe Nelson.

  • Old Mill Days is Friday and Saturday in Bradfordsville

    The following is the Old Mill Days schedule of events:

  • Opening a home of mercy

    The Transitional Housing of Central Kentucky Inc. Board continues to move forward with its goal of creating a transitional home in Marion County.  
    Its first attempts last year were not only unsuccessful, but also met with negativity and anger from community members. However, the board hasn’t given up.
    The act of mercy.

  • 400 Mile Sale is June 1-4

    The Hwy 68 four-day 400 Mile Sale across Kentucky begins June 1.
    Is your sale listed? Just go on 400mile.com and click on “Register your Sale” to have your sale added to the online list of sale locations. And be sure to list your yard sale in your local newspaper.
    Don’t live on Hwy 68? No problem. Just go to 400mile.com and click on “Set Up Locations” to find a site to set up your sale.

  • Armed robbery suspects plead guilty to amended charges

    Three people who were arrested for an armed robbery on North Loretto Road in December of last year all pled guilty to amended charges in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    Andrew Eisiminger, Lydia M. Roller and Charles E. Ulrich were all arrested in connection with the armed robbery that took place during the early morning hours of Dec. 19, 2016 at 1350 North Loretto Road, just north of the Lebanon city limits.

  • A millionaire, a hotel maid and an arrest after Inauguration

    By Michael E. Miller
    The Washington Post

    Editor’s note: After paying a $75 fee, The Lebanon Enterprise is reprinting this story with permission from The Washington Post. The millionaire named in this story is the CEO of Independent Stave, the parent company of Kentucky Cooperage in Lebanon.

    He was a millionaire, in Washington, D.C., to toast President Donald Trump's inauguration.
    She was a maid, tasked with cleaning rooms that cost more in a few days than her monthly rent.

  • Bardstown Rotary Wine and Cheese Tasting Festival is June 3
  • House fire under investigation

    A house fire that occurred on St. Rose Road in Lebanon on May 18 is under investigation, according to Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly.
    The fire occurred around midnight at a home located at 3467 St. Rose Road, which had reportedly just been sold.
    Lebanon, Loretto and Bradfordsville fire departments were called to respond.
    An arson investigator was contacted, and the fire is still under investigation, Chief Mattingly said.

  • Paula Curtis is MCHS assistant principal

    Paula Curtis is now one of the assistant principals at Marion County High School. Curtis has been serving as the interim assistant principal at MCHS for the past year. Curtis also served as a math teacher for 26 years.