Today's News

  • City facing challenges head-on

    How can the City of Lebanon offer more affordable housing, attract more skilled workers and provide even better paying jobs?
    In an effort to begin answering those questions, the Lebanon City Council hired consultant Wendy K. Smith of Lebanon in January of last year. Smith shared her findings in a written report – free of charge - during the council’s monthly meeting on Nov. 23. (Originally, the council approved paying Smith $12,820 for her work. But, she didn’t charge the city due to her being unable to complete the original scope of work in its entirety.)

  • Lebanon attorney to represent local woman indicted for manslaughter

    Rebecca P. Fisher, 43, of Lebanon, who was recently indicted for first-degree manslaughter for the 2015 shooting death of her husband, Michael Fisher, will be represented by Lebanon attorney Joe Stewart in court.
    Fisher’s next court date is scheduled for Jan. 4, 2018.

  • Candidates file for 2018 Primary Election

    The candidate filing period for the 2018 election cycle is open, and several local candidates have filed in hopes of being re-elected and, in at least one office, newly elected.
    The deadline to file is 4 p.m., Jan. 30, 2018. Independent, political group, or political organization candidates for offices that require a statement of candidacy must file by 4 p.m. on April 2, 2018.

    Candidates that have already filed to run
    (As of press time)
    • State Sen, 14th Senatorial District: Jimmy Higdon (I)

  • Lebanon man indicted on drugs and weapon charges
  • Santa to make stops throughout Marion County

    On Sunday, Dec. 17, Santa will be at the following locations: St. Joe Community Center from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., St. Mary’s Post Office from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the Raywick Fire House from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

  • Marion County man dies in accident near Frankfort

    Editor’s note: Josh Bergeron of the Frankfort State Journal provided information about this accident.

  • PSC to decide water rate debate

    Background: On Sept. 11, the Lebanon City Council approved an ordinance increasing the water rates for water service provided by the Lebanon Water Works Company. The Marion County Water District is Lebanon Water Works’ largest customer, and will be impacted significantly by the rate increase. The Marion County Water District Board of Directors is protesting the rate increase with the Public Service Commission.

  • Thanksgiving closings and trash pickup

    Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday’s garbage will be picked up today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, and Friday’s garbage will be picked up on Monday, Nov. 27. In Bradfordsville, garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 22, after 4:30 p.m.
    The Marion County Clerk’s Office, the Marion Circuit Clerk’s Office, the Marion County Judge/Executive’s Office and Lebanon City Hall will be closed Nov. 23-25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Lebanon Enterprise office will also be closed Nov. 23-24.

  • Lebanon family collecting coats for the needy
  • Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

    The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas.
    The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will include letters to Santa from each class (pre-K through fifth grade) from all five of our elementary schools.