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Today's News

  • Summit addresses fracking threat and energy choices

    By Chris Schimmoeller 

    With the dramatic expansion of the fracking industry in neighboring states and new interest in Kentucky’s deep shale formations, it’s important to look closely at the consequences of fossil fuel use and alternatives for Kentucky.

    The proposed Bluegrass hazardous liquids Pipeline was our wake up call.

  • Correction, Oct. 29

    A letter to the editor in the Oct. 15 edition contained some inaccurate information regarding how long Sen. Rand Paul has lived in Kentucky. Paul married his wife, Kelly Ashby of Russellville, 23 years ago, and Paul has been a practicing ophthalmologist in Bowling Green for 17 years.

  • HALLOWEEN: It's all about the costume

    The Lebanon Enterprise asked its Facebook friends what their favorite costume has been, either as a child or as an adult. Here’s what our friends said:

    Wonder Woman and Cyndi Lauper

  • Arts for all

     Kentucky Classic Theater is an asset that we hope continues to grow, attract visitors to our community and improve the quality of life in Marion County.

    In order to do that, it needs more financial support.

    In the past few years, the local theater company has been managed basically by one person, Robin Humphress of Lebanon. Financially, it has been funded through local sponsors and Humphress’s persistence. 

  • HALLOWEEN: The haunting traditions of Halloween

    Oct. 31 is nearly here, and soon the streets will be filled with costumed revelers eager to get their share of the free-flowing candy and other prizes. Year after year, trick-or-treaters don their costumes and parade from home to home. But have you ever wondered where this and other traditions began?

  • HALLOWEEN: The legend of jack-o'-lanterns
  • HALLOWEEN: Many uses for leftover Halloween candy

    Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy.
    In just a few hours, trick-or-treaters can accumulate a substantial amount of assorted chocolates, confections and other sweet treats. Once everyone has had their fill of their favorite items, candy often gets relegated to a giant bowl on the kitchen table, where it beckons each resident who passes by.

  • St. Ann Street man facing burglary, theft charges

    Johnny R. McQueen, 51, of 100 St. Ann Street in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently in three separate indictments for first-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (firearm), third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree persistent felony offender (three counts), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, second-degree fleeing or evading police, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and resisting arrest, and second-degree escape.

  • Ky. Safe Schools Week includes meeting of bullying prevention task force

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Last week was Safe Schools Week in Kentucky, a designation that coincides with the first meeting of the Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force, Governor Steve Beshear's office reported.

  • State to step up efforts to combat copper thefts on highways

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky State Police are joining forces and offering a reward to attack a crime that is costing Kentucky taxpayers millions of dollars – theft of copper wire from highway lighting systems.