Local News

  • Court documents give details about Bardstown murder and robbery

    By Kacie Goode
    Landmark News Service

    Seven months after 17-year-old Cameron Williamson was shot and killed, Alexis Gribbins, Damion Murphy, Shelmontay Adams and Torique Griffin await trial for murder and robbery. The four have been accused of conspiring to rob the Bardstown teen, and Adams, of Campbellsville, has been accused of being the shooter. (Gribbins and Murphy are former Marion County High School students.)

    Gribbins calls 911

  • Protect your pets during extreme cold

    With dropping temperatures, people are more inclined to stay inside in the warmth rather than be exposed to the cold. However, animals left outside may end up suffering through the weather, or end up dropped off at an animal shelter.
    Kay Turpin, animal control officer and manager of the Marion County Animal Shelter, says the shelter has seen a recent increase in animals getting turned over to the shelter, due in part, to the cold weather.

  • MLK Day closings

    Lebanon City Hall, the Marion Circuit Clerk’s Office, and the Marion County Judge-Executive’s Office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
    The Marion County Clerk’s Office will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 13, and Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the holiday, as well.
    Monday’s garbage route will be picked up on Tuesday.

  • MLK Parade is Sunday

    The local NAACP chapter invites all community members to participate in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14. The parade will start at the Lebanon Post Office on Main Street and end at Lebanon Baptist Church where a program will be held. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Jerry Evans, 270-692-5579.

  • Discovery Weekend program coming to Lebanon March 2-4

    A program designed to help guide young people in their journey of faith will be coming to Marion County this spring.

    Angelic Hall in Lebanon will be hosting a Discovery Weekend for middle school aged youth, which will include mentor-led discussions, activities, music, dance and more. 

  • The cold of winter

    Local freelance photographer Don Sniegowski braved the recent bitter cold temperatures to take some beautiful photos around Marion County.

  • New reporter joins Enterprise staff

    Emily LaForme just graduated from college in December, and she’s hit the ground running, starting the new year moving to Lebanon and beginning her first official job as a reporter with The Lebanon Enterprise last week.
    LaForme earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University on Dec. 16. She is a native of Fort Knox, Kentucky, but spent most of her life in Michigan. Her father is a U.S. Army Major, and he and the rest of her family now reside permanently on Fort Knox.

  • Kaminski retires after 21 years in law enforcement


    There were hugs all around as Detective Mike Kaminski of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office signed off on his radio for the last time on Dec. 27 while surrounded by his family and fellow deputies.

    “Forty-one, Dispatch,” Kaminski said as he radioed in for his “final time off duty.”

  • Kentucky Classic Arts announces upcoming auditions
  • Reed files for re-election, Mills announces he plans to file soon

    Former State Rep. Terry Mills announced on the morning of Dec. 27 on his Facebook page that he plans to file to run for state representative. Later that same day, current State Rep. Brandon Reed officially filed for re-election with the Kentucky Secretary of State.
    Mills served the 24th district for six and a half years before being defeated by Reed in the November 2016 General Election. The 24th district includes Marion, LaRue and Green counties.