Today's News

  • Former preacher accused of three slayings testifies during hearings

    By Greg Kocher
    Lexington Herald Leader

    The former preacher accused in the 2013 slayings of three people took the witness stand twice Monday during separate hearings in Boyle Circuit Court.

  • Lebanon man charged with cruelty to animals

    James David Smith, 35, of Lebanon has been cited for second-degree cruelty to animals after an incident on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
    According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, at 1:45 p.m. a call was received reporting individuals involved in a dispute over a dog being shot. Deputies responded to an area in the 1000 block of Riley/Gravel Switch Road, approximately six miles east of Lebanon. They found that a dog had died as the result of a gunshot to the head.
    Further investigation resulted in Smith being cited for cruelty to animals.

  • Special-called city council meeting today, Dec. 2

    The Lebanon City Council will be having a special-called meeting at 5:30 p.m., today, Dec. 2, to approve a memorandum of agreement between the City of Lebanon and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways.
    The agreement is in the amount of $230,000 to address sight distance and pedestrian safety, including sidewalk installation along KY 49 from Park Drive extending to the northern intersection of Park Heights, which is a distance of 0.116 of a mile.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.

  • Christmas in Loretto is Friday evening

    Christmas in Loretto will be held on Dec. 4 with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. and the parade at 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will be in the Loretto Activity Center after the parade. There will be
    finger foods, hot chocolate, children’s activities and various musicians in the activity center as well.

  • Christmas in the Country is Saturday

    Bradfordsville’s Christmas in the Country is this Saturday.
    The parade will begin at 3 p.m. Parade participants need to assemble at the Bradfordsville Civic Center at 2 p.m.
    The turkey/ham supper will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Civic Center. The menu will consist of turkey, ham, dressing gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, slaw, green beans, cranberry sauce, pie and a drink. Carry outs will be available.

  • Dickens Christmas festivities and fun

    The annual Dickens Christmas events took place during an unseasonably warm Friday evening on Nov. 27, but no one was complaining. People were still enjoying the chili cook-off, free hotdogs, hot chocolate, train rides and carriage rides prior to the parade. Following the parade, children were able to visit and take photos with Santa.

  • Christmas in the Park kick-off local holiday festivities

    Graham Memorial Park held its annual Christmas in the Park festivities Wednesday, Nov. 25.

    While attendees waited for the park to light up with Christmas displays, they enjoyed free cookies, popcorn and hot chocolate. Santa Claus also arrived at the park shortly after the lighting, arriving in one of Lebanon's finest fire trucks.

    The park is encouraging all businesses to put up a display at the park. Christmas in the Park will continue through Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call 270-692-1155 or 270-692-9358

  • The end of an Elvis era

    Eddie Miles performed his tribute to Elvis on stage for the last time in Marion County Friday and Saturday evening. After 26 years of performing and entertaining audiences, Miles will be retiring in January.
    He will wear his Elvis costume for the last time on Jan. 23 during his final performance at Alabama Theater in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Kentucky Classic Theater hosted Miles Friday and Saturday evenings while he performed “An Elvis Blue Christmas” in Angelic Hall.


  • 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.