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Today's News

  • Search underway for LaRue County man

    By LaRue County Herald News

    Search crews are currently looking for a missing LaRue County man.
    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Key, 31, of Hodgenville was last seen on Wayne Ennis Road in Howardstown on Sunday, Dec. 13.
    Key is described as a white male, 5’5” tall, medium build, brown hair, green eyes and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He also has a tattoo on his chest and left wrist.

  • Man indicted for perjury in Rogers' disappearance investigation

    The Kentucky Standard

    A press release from the Nelson County Sheriff's Office stated Danny L. Singleton was arrested by Nelson County Sheriff Deputies Wednesday, Dec. 16, and is currently lodged in the Nelson County Jail after 38 counts of perjury in reference to the investigation into Crystal Rogers' disappearance. The press release states the office will make no further comments in regards to Singleton or the Rogers investigation at this time.
    The Nelson County Sheriff's Office released this statement:

  • Let's have a ball!

    The City of Lebanon wants to end its Bicentennial with a bang during the New Year’s Eve Bicentennial Ball.
    The black tie/formal affair will take place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at Centre Square in Lebanon.

  • Police investigating triple fatality

    By The Kentucky Standard

    Three young Bardstown men were killed and a fourth Bardstown man was seriously injured in a head-on collision on Louisville Road (U.S. 31E) Sunday morning. Late in the afternoon, Nelson County Coroner Field Houghlin confirmed the identity of the three deceased: Tyler Foster, 25; Keaton Hall, 24; and Jordan Hickman, 24.

  • Cancer: Kentuckians die at the highest rate in the nation

    By Laura Ungar
    The Courier-Journal

    In the end, lung cancer left Jerome Grant voiceless, a breathing tube in his windpipe.
    He could say nothing when his wife Dawn spoke her last words to him: “I love you, you know that?”
    He gave her a thumbs up. Then he closed his eyes and was gone.

  • Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received numerous calls on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from county residents stating they had received telephone calls threatening them with arrest.
    According to Sheriff Jimmy Clements, the person calling in this latest scam identifies himself as some type of public official advising the county resident that they have missed jury duty. The scammer continues by telling the resident in order to avoid arrest they need to go to Kroger, get a money order for several hundred dollars and forward it to a particular address.

  • Fire destroys home on Shortline Pike

    Fire destroyed a home located on Shortline Pike early Thursday morning, Dec. 17.
    According to Lebanon Dispatch, a caller reported the fire at 5:02 a.m.
    The Lebanon and Gravel Switch fire departments were paged to the home located at 3380 Shortline Pike.
    According to Marion County Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly, the home owner, Tim Roberts, was not there when the fire occurred. When fire fighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames, making it impossible to determine the cause of the fire.

  • The REAL Santa

    Believe it or not, Marion County is said to be the home of the “real” Santa Claus.
    Multiple sources have confirmed that during one of Santa’s “visits” here more than 10 years ago he loved the community so much that he decided to buy a farm and move here. (Of course he bought a farm - for all of his reindeer.)
    This year, the Enterprise was lucky enough to land an exclusive interview with the big guy. Enterprise staff even got to check out his Santa suit collection, which includes a UK blue suit. (Sorry, U of L fans.)

  • Lebanon police search for driver in hit and run

    Lebanon Police continue to search for the driver who was involved in a hit and run accident that critically injured a Lebanon woman on the morning of Dec. 5.
    At 10:53 a.m. Dec. 5, Lebanon Police responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident that occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Walnut Street.
    Carolyn Faye Westmoreland, 70, of 355 Edmonds Avenue in Lebanon was struck while crossing in the crosswalk. The vehicle that hit her, described as a white Dodge Dakota pickup, fled the scene and continued northbound on Walnut Street.

  • Board member: Random drug testing for MCPS staff is a ‘non-issue’

    The Marion County Public School System has had a random drug testing program in place for its students for approximately four years now, and in recent years some community members and school board members have questioned the need for a random drug testing policy for MCPS staff. A committee was even formed to discuss the issue. But, according to Board Member Kaelin Reed, he sees this as “non-issue.”