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Today's News

  • Second reading on alcohol sales - just a formality

    I subscribe to The Lebanon Enterprise, which means I receive my copy in the mail late in the afternoon.

  • Lebanon council approves revised alcohol ordinance

    Rev. Darren Gillespie voiced concerns about the amended alcohol ordinance during the July 17 special-called meeting of the Lebanon City Council.

    But he was also concerned that the council was holding its second reading of the ordinance two days after its first reading was approved.

    "We, as citizens, need some time to look at this," Gillespie told the council.

  • Four arrested on arson charges

    The Kentucky State Police have arrested four firefighters, including one Marion County man, on charges of arson.

    Stephen E. Orberson, 19, of Gravel Switch, Melinda Orberson, 22, and James R. Tate, 24, both of Perryville, and Frederick E. Tate, 21, of Harrodsburg were arrested July 19 as a result of an investigation into multiple fires in Boyle and Marion counties.

    The four people arrested were volunteer firefighters with the Boyle County and Gravel Switch (Marion County) Fire Departments, according to the state police.

  • Sheperson worked behind the scenes to improve his community

    John "Jack" Sheperson may have preferred to stay out of the limelight, but he was still working throughout his life for his community, according to his friends. "John was very unique," Gene Lanham said.

  • Garlic scapes useful, too

    Have you ever considered the scape?

  • Boys All-Stars compete in tournament play

    Marion County held a 9-4 lead after 4 1/2 innings of the second semi-final game of the 11-12-year-old 5th District Little League Baseball Tournament against Campbellsville on Monday night, only to lose 11-9 after a "whoda thunk it rally."

  • Rosewood Tournament

    Anthony Drury, Larry Drury, Rob Coffey and Nick Yates defeated nearly 20 other teams to claim the Rosewood member guest tournament title over the weekend.

    Claiming second place were Adam Gootee, Nick Rogers, David Mattingly and Jay Grundy. Coming in third overall were Mike and Ed Dennison, Beverly "Sis" Roby and James Jones.

  • Prestonsburg, here we come

    Last weekend the Marion County 11-12-year-old girls softball All-Stars won their district tournament and advanced to the state tournament that begins on July 18 in Prestonsburg. 

  • YAC raises awareness of alcohol issues

    YAC, or Youth Advisory Council, was started at the high school two years ago by students who felt there was a problem that needed to be addressed. We meet once a month in the morning before school starts.  Being an active member of this club since its beginning has impacted me greatly. We have made a lot of accomplishments that I had never dreamt of.  The purpose of this club is to raise awareness of underage drinking. Among the students at school, I'm in the minority of kids who don't drink.

  • Bardstown to be the home of new national call center

    The City of Bardstown, Nelson County Fiscal Court and the Bardstown Industrial Development Corporation are pleased to announce that SYKES Enterprises will operate their newest state-of-the-art call center in Bardstown.

    SYKES Enterprises, headquartered in Tampa, Fla., will operate a call center for a major telecommunication company in the Kentucky Home Square Shopping Center in the site formerly home to Winn Dixie.