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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court names reapportionment committee

    During its May 5 meeting, the Marion County Fiscal Court appointed the members of the reapportionment committee. Carroll Kirkland, J.B. Thomas and Donnie Thompson will be looking at what adjustments may be needed to the magisterial district boundaries.

    Every 10 years, a reapportionment committee determines if any changes are needed to the magisterial district based on the most recent Census.

  • Lexington murder trial set to begin May 16

    By Josh Kegley,

    The Lexington Herald-Leader

    The death penalty is no longer a sentencing option for the men accused of the 2006 murder of John G. Mattingly III, 23. Mattingly III, the son of Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly and Janet Mattingly, was a student at the University of Kentucky at the time of the shooting.

  • City council meets at 7 p.m.

    The Lebanon City Council is schedule to meet at 7 p.m. tonight, May 9, in regular session a city hall.

    Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund is scheduled to speak with the council about economic development incentives.

    Other items on the agenda include minutes of the previous meeting, payment of bills and department reports.

  • Wright pleads guilty in Mattingly shooting

    By Josh Kegley, The Lexington Herald-Leader

  • Fiscal Court meets at 4 p.m. May 5

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday,  May 5.

    The agenda includes the following items:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - A resolution accepting road resurfacing money

    - Advertising for fuel, lubricants and road materials for fiscal year 2011-12

    - Set a public hearing regarding county road aid and LGEA funds

  • Chuck Hamilton is hired to be Marion County superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Chuck Hamilton as the next superintendent during a special meeting Thursday, May 5.

    Board Chairman Michael Mullins said Hamilton is the right person for the job.

  • 5-4-11 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.

  • 5-4-11 Police News

    Tuesday, April 19
    - Harvey Rogers of Walnut Street in Lebanon reported a burglary and the theft of several pieces of jewelry worth $1,180.

    Wednesday, April 20
    - Jeff Roberts of Lebanon Chiropractic on Main Street in Lebanon reported a burglary and the theft of a CD player, speakers and a palm pilot. Two computers that were stolen were recovered outside of the office and returned.

    Friday, April 22

  • Seven die on Kentucky roadways this week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that seven people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Apr. 25, through Sunday, May 1, 2011.
    All of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and two of the victims were not wearing seat belts.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Calloway, Carroll, Jefferson (2), Meade, Montgomery, and Pike counties.  Alcohol was a factor in the Jefferson, Meade and Montgomery county crashes.

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