Today's News

  • Art Auction is Oct. 14

    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council will be holding their 7th annual art auction on Friday, Oct. 14, at Henning’s Restaurant. The event will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m., with live music to accompany the meal. Advance tickets are still available at Family Frame Shop, Farm Bureau or any of the arts council members. Come early and preview the auction items.

  • MCHS Homecoming Queen and Kin
  • Ham Days past
  • WMES Mini Ham Days

    The kindergarten classes at West Marion Elementary participated in a Mini Ham Days Sept. 23. Activities included making a pig snack, riding scooters, blowing bubbles, face painting, hay bale toss, sack race, calf roping and sidewalk chalk.

  • 10-5-11 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.

  • 10-5-11 Police News

    Reports from the Lebanon Police Department
    - On Sept. 15, Ann B. Mason of West Walnut Street in Lebanon reported the theft of several items from her vehicle, including $552 in cash, a Tom Tom GPS, glasses, two ipods, Nintendo games, purse and DVD player, totaling $1,877. The window was also broken out of the victim’s vehicle causing $150 in damage.
    - On Sept. 25, Thomas B. Thompson of Frogtown Road in Lebanon reported $3,500 in damage to his vehicle.

  • Indictments for 10-5-11

    Robert Lucas Cornett, 30, of 222 Shuck Avenue in Lebanon was indicted for second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault (three counts) and second-degree persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictment, on or about Aug. 1, 2011, Cornett intentionally caused physical injury to another person by means of deadly weapon or dangerous instrument. The indictment also reads that he wantonly caused physical injury to three people (including one juvenile). The indictment continues to read that he is over 21 and stands convicted of at least one felony after his 18th birthday.

  • 10-5-11 Marion County Circuit Court News

    Stephanie J. Nichols, 34, and Bradley Underwood, 37, both of 870 Tatum Lane in Lebanon received a dismissal of charges of first-degree sodomy incapable of consent/physically helpless. Charges of first-degree sex abuse victim under 12 (two counts) were also dismissed against Underwood.
    Nichols and Underwood had been indicted in 2010 on accusations involving a 12-year-old.
    The charges were dismissed with leave to reinstate within one year. The defendants both stipulated to probable cause.

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  • 10-5-11 Cotton's Corner

  • Your cheatin’ heart will tell on you




    By Dr. David B. Whitlock