Today's News

  • Get 10 dogwood trees free with membership

    Celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to participate.
    Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2011 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees.
    “White flowering dogwoods will add year-round beauty to your home and neighborhood,” said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Dogwoods have showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries which attract songbirds all winter.”

  • Kentucky’s annual jobless rate falls to 10.5 percent in 2010

     Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate declined to 10.5 percent in 2010 from 10.7 percent in 2009, while nonfarm employment gained jobs for the first time in three years, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Finally, it is spring



  • Game Plan 3.23.11 - 3.29.11



    Knights (freshman) double-header at Bethlehem (5:30 p.m.)




    Lady Knights vs. Danville (Away/5:30 p.m.)



    Knights and Lady Knights vs. LaRue County (Home)




    Knights vs. Eastern in Eastern Invitational (Away/5:30 p.m.)



    Knights and Lady Knights vs. Bardstown (Home)




  • Enterprise web site to become subscription based March 30

    On Wednesday, March 30, the Enterprise's website, www.lebanonenterprise.com, will become a subscription-based news and information source.

  • City, county to share costs on mapping need for E-911

    During a special-called meeting March 16, the Lebanon City Council agreed to pay for one-third of the costs of mapping and data merging services, both of which are necessary for the county to acquire enhanced 911 services.

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly addressed the council and made the request personally during Wednesday's meeting. He said the county would pay for the remaining two-thirds of the costs.

  • Post Office to study closing St. Francis office

    The United States Postal Service is considering closing its St. Francis branch and expanding services at its Loretto office, according to a letter from District Manager James Kiser* to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

    Kiser wrote that the postal service decided to look closer at those offices following inquiries from Kathleen Cook of St. Francis.

  • Helping Japan

    Shelley George was about to go through the TSA security check at the Narita International Airport when everything started shaking.

    "At first, it just felt like a little rumble," she said. "I thought it was a big airplane."

    As the shaking continued - and grew stronger - she became concerned.

    "I said, 'Is this normal?'" George said she asked the TSA employee. "And he said, 'No, this is a really big one.'"

  • 911... Where is your emergency?

    When there is an emergency, seconds matter.

    Seconds can be the difference between life and death.

    But, often, local emergency service personnel are forced to spend seconds, even minutes, searching for a house because it doesn't have a visible house number. Something as simple as a house number can save valuable time during an emergency but so many homes in the city and county don't have them, according to Robbie Turner, Marion County EMS director.

  • He's made his mark

    Bill Samuels Jr., president and CEO of Maker's Mark, was voted the 2010 Outstanding Industry Manager by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce earlier this year. But, according to Samuels, he's an awful manager.

    "I'm probably the worst manager in the state of Kentucky," he said. "It's the truth."