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Today's News

  • Hutchinson gets 15 years for manslaughter

    Tabitha K. Hutchinson has been sentenced to 15 years in prison as a result of an July 14, 2009, automobile collision that resulted in the death of a baby.

    Hutchinson, 28, of 218 Chestnut Street in Lebanon plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter, first-degree assault (two counts), DUI second offense, operating on a suspended/revoked license and failure to provide proof of insurance.

    According to documents in the court file, Hutchinson tested positive for butalbital, hydrocodone and tramadol in the aftermath of the accident.

  • School board to discuss appointing acting superintendent Friday

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at the board office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    According to the agenda, they board will go into executive session per KRS 61.810(1)(F). This subsection of the open meetings law allows an executive session to consider the appointment, discipline or dismissal of an employee.

    The board will consider appointing an acting superintendent and approve the minutes of its previous meeting.

  • No school Thursday, Jan. 27

    Marion County schools will be closed Thursday, Jan. 27, due to poor road conditions.

    The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of flurries Wednesday night with a low temperature around 22 degrees.

    The weather service is predicting a high around 35 degrees on Thursday and a 20 percent chance of snow Thursday night.

  • Former superintendent releases statement about his resignation

    Former Marion County Superintendent Donald Smith has released the following statement regarding his resignation:

  • Superintendent’s severance agreement includes payment through June 30, 2011

    Former Marion County Superintendent Donald Smith and the Marion County Board of Education have agreed to go their separate ways, but Smith will be receiving a paycheck from the board through June 30, 2011.

    That was part of a severance agreement that the two parties arranged before Smith’s official resignation was approved during the Jan. 25 school board meeting at Calvary Elementary School. (Please see the full agreement below.)

  • No school in Marion County today, Wednesday, Jan. 26

    School in Marion County is cancelled today, Wednesday, Jan. 26, because of snowy, hazardous road conditions.

    A winter storm warning is in effect until 1 p.m.

    According to The Weather Channel, moderate to occasionally heavy snow will continue through the morning rush hour. Snow will start tapering off from west to east through the morning hours. Three to five inches of snow accumulations are expected.

  • Survey says ... a reply to senator's questions

    Every year, Jimmy Higdon provides a survey for his constituents. As a citizen, I hope you will take time to respond. 

    Just like voting, this survey is an opportunity to address your government.

    With that in mind, Sen. Higdon, here are my thoughts as just one of your many constituents.

     

    Please let me know how important the following issues are to you: 

    Rate the issue on a scale of 1-10. One is not important; 10 is very important

  • Show of Support

    By Tiffany Adams

    Guest columnist

    As a Smith supporter against all of the negativity directed towards him I say, "We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • 1-26-11 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.

    New drivers

  • 1-26-11 Police Log

    Reports
    Jan. 15
    - Murphy’s USA on Campbellsville Highway in Lebanon reported a theft of $72.75 worth of gasoline.

    Jan. 16
    - Portia Smith of Maple Street Apartments in Lebanon reported a burglary. Her front door, bathroom door and wall was damaged at her residence. Amount of damage unknown.
    - Amanda Tungate of Boldrick Avenue in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief. The mirror was broken off of her 2007 Pontiac, causing $250 in damage.