Today's News

  • 2-1-12 Public Record

    It is the policy of  The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.
    This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Lebanon Enterprise.
    Names appearing in public records and documents published by The Enterprise will be published without exceptions.
    Public records are published as a news service to our readers.

  • 2-1-12 Police Log

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    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • Eleven die on state roadways

     Preliminary statistics* indicate that 11 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
    Nine of the crashes involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Bath, Christian, Clay, Jefferson, Logan, Ohio, Simpson and Union counties. The suspected use of alcohol was a factor in the Bath County crash.
    One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Spencer County.
    One pedestrian involved crash occurred in Greenup County.

  • Lebanon man gets five years on theft, probation violation

    Perry Anthony Bell, 24, of 11 Blossom Lane in Lebanon was sentenced to five years in prison in Marion Circuit Court recently after his probation was revoked on an underlying charge of theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    In other circuit court news:
    - Andreas Beltran, a.k.a. Andres Beltran, 22, of 1437 Pheasant Run in Mishawaka, Ind., was sentenced to 10 months and 23 days for facilitation to trafficking in marijuana. He received credit for time served in Indiana.

  • Jam session

    For one weekend, the Heart of Kentucky was the center of Bluegrass music.

    The Grascals returned for the second year as the headlining performer Saturday evening, but the spirit of the event may have been epitomized by a jam session that lasted well after 11 p.m. Friday.

  • LEAP DAY 2012!

    Did you get married on Leap Day?

    Do you celebrate a birthday on Leap Day?

    Did you follow the tradition of women romantically pursuing men in leap years and ask for your man's hand in marriage?

    If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we want to hear from you! Please call Stevie at (270) 692-6026 or email her at editor@lebanonenterprise.com.

  • 'Tastin' Bash' is Feb. 13

    The Marion County Tastin' Bash, a benefit for the My New Kentucky Home chapter of Habitat for Humanity, will be held Monday, Feb. 13.

    The event is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located on S. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    Tickets are $10 and are available at all local banks or from any board member of My New Kentucky Home, Habitat for Humanity.

    For more information, call Jerry Evans at (270) 692-5579 or Katina Johnson at (270) 402-2163.

  • Dog daze

    Someone once said that a person's character can be judged by the compassion they have for animals.

    Kay Turpin and Sarah Gribbins at the Marion County Animal Shelter definitely believe that to be the case. On a daily basis, they see some of the most caring and some of the most callous individuals.

  • Board praises superintendent after formative evaluation

    The Marion County Board of Education last week praised Chuck Hamilton for his work as the Marion County superintendent.

    "His total score on a scale of zero to four was 3.8," board chairman Michael Mullins said in a phone interview the day after the meeting.

    The board members went into closed session at the conclusion of their Jan. 24 meeting at St. Charles Middle School to conduct Hamilton's formative evaluation.

  • Lebanon man indicted for rape, sex abuse

    Jackie Dakota Moore, 20, of 1364 St. Matthews Cemetery Road in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree rape and first-degree sex abuse (two counts).

    According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 30, Moore engaged in sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion or who was incapable of consent because she was physically helpless. The indictment also reads that on at least two occasions, he subjected another person to sexual contact by forcible compulsion or who was physically helpless.