Today's News

  • Fiscal court will meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 17

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center. The ideas on the agenda are:

    - Minutes of previous meeting

    - Audit report for 2009-10 fiscal year

    - Grant request for partial funding of large animal composting project

    - Boiler repair/replacement options in the old courthouse

    - Funding  request  for 4-H/FFA youth livestock trip - June  16-17, 2011

    - Department reports 

  • Column: House pushes to preserve Medicaid funding

    Although it is too soon to say what exactly will become law when the 2011 legislative session concludes next month, several major initiatives that the Kentucky House of Representatives would like to see on that list moved further down the road this past week.

    That includes one of the chamber's - and Gov. Beshear's - top priorities this year: Keeping Medicaid from facing a catastrophic deficit in the months ahead.

  • Column: My Adopted Grandparent

    Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” 

    - Donald A. Norberg 


    Some of my fondest childhood memories involve my grandparents.

  • Column: Independent voter bill moves forward

    Legislative committees were hard at work this week approving many bills that then moved to the Senate floor for consideration by the full body.

  • Public Record 2-16-11

    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.

  • Ten die on Kentucky roadways

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Feb. 7, through Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.
    Seven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and five of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Boyd, Jefferson, Madison, Marion, Menifee, Owen and Shelby counties. The crash in Owen County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    Three pedestrian involved crashes occurred in Gallatin, Jefferson and Oldham counties.

  • Early Files 2-16-11

    130 years ago
    Feb. 9, 1881
    Cheap excursion
    The Louisville and Nashville Railroad will sell Round-Trip Excursion Tickets from Lebanon to New Orleans, commencing February 19 and continuing until February 27, at the extremely low rate of $422.50. Now is your opportunity to witness the great “Mardi Gras Carnival,” on which New Orleans will this year expend a fabulous amount of money.

    About sheep

  • KSP releases meth lab totals for 2010

    Kentucky State Police released the 2010 methamphetamine lab statistics today and the number indicates an all-time high in the Commonwealth. KSP reports that there were 1,080 meth labs found during 2010, exceeding all previous year totals.
    The top five counties with the highest incidents of meth lab occurrences were Jefferson (154 labs), Laurel (113 labs), Warren (70 labs), Barren (57 labs) and Hardin (53).

  • Rape charge dismissed pending DNA test

    McQuinn O. Johnson, 36, of 206 Candace Street in Campbellsville has had charges of first-degree rape, intimidating a participant in the legal process and first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed with leave to reinstate. According to the dismissal order, the DNA evidence submitted to the lab will take up to six months to obtain results. Based on those results, this case may be reinstated. As a condition of the dismissal, Johnson must agree to have no contact with the victim and the victim’s mother.

    In other circuit court matters:

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