Today's News

  • Celebrating music and a musician

    Don Ray Johnson Jr. of Raywick was a lover of music, and that’s one way his family and friends will pay tribute to him during an upcoming Kentucky Classic Orchestra concert in Lebanon.
    Johnson, an award winning trumpet player and the artistic director of the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets, died suddenly on Oct. 14, 2016, at the age of 61.
    Johnson, who grew up in Lexington, moved to Raywick about 26 years ago, and had become well known for his musical success and trumpet collection.

  • City of Lebanon in good shape, but still has its challenges

    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw began his “state of the city” address at last week’s chamber luncheon by reminiscing.
    Crenshaw, who has been the city’s mayor for 18 years, lives five doors down from his boyhood home. He said it was always his dream to come back to Lebanon after college. And, after living in several parts of the state, Crenshaw did just that.
    “My goal was always to get back home to Lebanon,” he said. “It always seemed like home to me.”

  • Marion County ROCKS

    There is a treasure hunt going on throughout Lebanon and Marion County, and while no one is getting rich, it’s bringing lots of smiles and fun to people of all ages.
    In March, Kaitlyn Yates, 18, of Lebanon started a Facebook group named “Marion County ROCKS” and began painting and hiding rocks throughout the community to spread happiness and kindness.
    Yates’ mother, Jennifer Mattingly, said her entire family has gotten in on the fun.

  • 5-17-17 Church Briefs

    Grace Baptist Church, 350 E. Main Street, will have their homecoming Sunday, May 21. Bro. Lloyd Turner will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. services. Still Voice will bring special music. Bro. Clellan Hays has been pastor for 33 years at Grace.

  • 5-17-17 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, May 22: chicken parmesan, baked potato, broccoli casserole, and pineapple delight.
    Tuesday, May 23: barbecue pork, au gratin potatoes, cucumber salad, oatmeal raisin cookie, and wheat bun.
    Wednesday, May 24: wheat bread, beef stew, brown rice, cole slaw, wheat roll, and pineapple delight.
    Thursday, May 25: senior celebration – all centers are closed.
    Friday, May 26: breaded Pollock, pinto beans, cole slaw, vanilla pudding, and cornbread.
    All meals are served with skim milk.

  • Leake and McGaw will marry June 10


    Joey and Tammy Leake of Lebanon announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Courtney Jo Leake to Samuel James McGaw, son of David and Stephanie McGaw of Brentwood, Tennessee.
    Leake and McGaw are both graduates of Western Kentucky University. Leake works in clinical research and McGaw is a sports editor. They currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee.
    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. June 10, 2017, at Highland Stables in Bowling Green.
    Invitations have been sent.

  • 5-17-17 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.

  • BASEBALL: Spalding, Thomas shut down Eagles  

    A shutout win against a top team in the Fifth Region is a good way to rebound from two straight losses. 
    Andrew Spalding and Luke Thomas pitched their second combined shutout this season and Marion County used a four-run second inning to defeat the visiting Bethlehem Eagles 6-0 on Dave Hourigan Field. The loss was only the second game in which Bethlehem (18-10, 8-4) was held scoreless this season. The Eagles also fell 11-0 to Nelson County on April 25.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: King resigns as head coach

    Sherbie King has resigned as head coach of Marion County High School’s cross country team. His resignation was effective May 8.
    King said he’s stepping down because of health issues.
    "I don't want cross country runners currently in the program to quit just because there's a new coach," he said.

  • Sports briefs

    Women’s volleyball league signups are Thursday
    Signups for the women’s volleyball league at Graham Memorial Park will be on Thursday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m., at the pavilion by Lebanon Aquatic Center. At least one team member must be present to sign up, present a roster and go over league rules. The fee is $50 per team.