Today's News

  • Higdon: Hold public officials accountable

    Last week, I reported that both the House and the Senate voted for a responsible approach to resolving the Medicaid budget shortfall. Unfortunately, late Friday, the Governor vetoed all the key accountability provisions and is now left with an open checkbook combined with an unlimited credit card funded with your tax dollars.

  • Day to remember

    March 10, 2003, was the most important date in the history of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.

    April 11, 2011, may just be the second most important.

    In 2003, Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw broke a tie that allowed the commission to be created. On Monday, the city council could take a step that will effectively end that commission.

  • Running and racing with my rug rat

    “Hey, momma. Wanna race?”

    It’s a question my four-year-old son, Owen, is asking me constantly these days.

    It doesn’t matter if we’re in the hallway of our house or waking into school - Owen wants to race!

    And, he gets it naturally.

  • Sec. of State candidate: Bill Johnson

    Secretary of State candidate questionnaire


    NAME: Bill Johnson


    ADDRESS: P.O. Box 336, Elkton, KY 42220

    Date of birth: December 13, 1965


    FAMILY: Wife of 22 years Delinda, Son Will, and Daughter Julia


  • Sec. of State candidate: Hilda Legg

    Secretary of State Candidate questionnaire


    NAME: Hilda Gay Legg


    ADDRESS: 130 Kent Haven Drive, Somerset, KY  42503


    Date of birth: 10-7-1952


    FAMILY: one son, Dane


  • 4-6-11 Public Record

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    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

    New drivers

  • Three die on state roads

    Preliminary statistics indicate that three people died in three separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, March 28, through Sunday, April 3, 2011.
    All three of the victims were traveling in motor vehicles. One was not wearing a seat belt. None of the fatalities were the result of a crash involving alcohol.
    Single-fatality crashes occurred in Calloway, Fayette and Jefferson counties.

  • Loretto man ordered to stay out of LaRue County

    A traffic stop last June has resulted in one man being sentenced to six years and another ordered to stay out of LaRue County.
    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy said the driver, William Howard Thompson, 54, of Loretto was driving erratically that day when he pulled him over.
    A search of the vehicle turned up drugs and a firearm.
    Thompson and his passenger, Jason R. Davis, 33, of Magnolia, implicated each other in the discovery.

  • 4-6-11 Police Log

    Friday, March 18
    - Mary A. Mattingly of College Street in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief after the air was let out of one of the tires on her 2001 Saturn.
    - Diann Smothers of College Street in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief after the air was let out of two tires on her 2002 Chrysler and the hood was damaged, causing $620 in damage.

    Thursday, March 24
    - Lacky Peavy of Kelly Way in Lebanon reported a case of theft by unlawful taking after $1,000 in cash was stolen, along with two sports rings worth $2,000.

  • NASA Investigating