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Today's News

  • Two indicted in connection with Nelson monastery embezzlement

    Landmark News Service

    Two people have been indicted in connection to an alleged embezzlement of more than $1 million from the Abbey of Gethsemani, a monastery south of Bardstown. It's home to about 50 Trappist monks.
    John E. Hutchins and his wife, Carrie, were indicted on multiple counts of theft by unlawful taking, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, unlawful access to a computer and complicity to unlawful access to a computer by a Nelson County grand jury today, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • 5-21-14 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.

  • Thompson is new commander

    During the May 13, 2014 meeting elections were held. David Thompson was elected the new commander.
    The next meeting of the VFW will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10.
    Anyone interested in reserving the Post for parties should contact the Commander at (270) 699-2729. Remember, it is important to reserve early to ensure you receive the date you want.
    Any questions and concerns should be directed to David Thompson at 270- 699-2729.

  • Old toys and dolls will be featured in new exhibit

    Bradfordsville is looking for old toys.
    During this year Old Mill Days festival, June 13-14, an exhibit of old toys and dolls has been planned. Toys or dolls from the 1990s or earlier will be exhibited in the senior citizens room in the old Bradfordsville School.
    Anyone who has a toy he or she would not mind sharing for others to see shouldcontact David Edelen at 270-337-3796. If you have a doll that you would not mind sharing, contact Fay Cochran at 270-337-4666.  

  • 2012 Census of Agriculture data released

     

  • Sweet potatoes yield a bumper crop

     

  • New cookbook, new recipes

     

  • Taking a leap of faith

    By Matt Overing
    Summer intern

    I have always looked up to my brother, but don’t tell him that.
    Four years ago, he was getting hitched. He, at 21, had a full-time job, a fiancé and a dog. He knew what he wanted to do with his life.
    I graduated from Boyle County High School in 2010, and had no idea what I wanted to be or do with myself. I chose the University of Kentucky and selected political science as my major. It felt like an easy option, but I was lost. I didn’t know what I wanted.

  • The real meaning behind Memorial Day

    Memorial Day may be the unofficial kick-off to summer, but as we ready for the upcoming holiday weekend, it is vital that we never forget it is much more than that. It is also a time when we as a nation pause to mourn and to reflect upon those men and women who paid the ultimate price defending our freedom.
    The holiday is nearing its 150th anniversary, and given that it came about in the wake of the Civil War, it seems appropriate that there is still some debate between the North and South about its exact origin.

  • Daugherty, Wicker, Bishop win county races

    David Daugherty defeated Doug Mattingly in the Democratic primary race to become the next Marion County judge/executive.

    Daugherty received 2,452 votes, and Mattingly received 782 votes. * 

    In the District One magistrate race, incumbent Magistrate Jackie Wicker received 437 votes to win the Democratic primary. Bobby Hardin Jr. received 200 votes, and Monty Ray Mullins received 53 votes.