Today's News

  • Republican Commissioner of Agriculture candidate: Rob Rothenburger

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

  • Republican Commissioner of Agriculture candidate: James Comer

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

    I am seeking the office of Ag Commissioner because I have both a love of agriculture and a vision of agriculture that will help lead the agriculture industry in KY to the next level. I want to help farmers expand markets and add value to existing ones, and I want to help young farm families survive and prosper.

  • These were Dad’s favorites

    April 26 was my dad’s birthday. It is hard to believe he has been gone seven years already. He lived a good long life, and I have good memories of him that will always be with me.  
    In our family, it was customary to get a special birthday dinner, and my mom was a great cook. She would make an elaborate birthday dinner for Dad, trying to outdo herself with “gourmet” dishes, while most of the time he just wanted a t-bone and fried potatoes.  

  • 4-27-11 Public Record

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    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.

  • 13 die on Kentucky roadways this week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 13 people died in 13 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, April 18, through Sunday, April 24.
    Nine of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing a seat belt.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Harlan, Madison (two), McCracken, Oldham and Spencer counties. Alcohol was a factor in the Clay County crash.
    Two motorcycle involved fatal crashes occurred in Fayette County.  The victims were not wearing helmets.

  • 4-27-11 Police Log

    Wednesday, April 20
    - Timothy S. Wisdom of Night Acres Lane in Louisville reported the theft of $412 worth of tools.
    - Casey Lewis of Carol Way in Louisville reported the theft of $581 worth of tools.
    - Merrick-Kemper of Ralph Avenue in Louisville reported the theft of a cordless drill worth $209.
    - Dr. Jeff Roberts of Main Street in Lebanon reported the theft of two computer monitors worth $200. They were recovered outside of his office and returned.

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  • Trooper Island raffle features 2011 Ford Mustang

    Saddle up and buckle up. The Kentucky State Police are featuring a legendary ride for their 2011 Trooper Island raffle. With a heritage that dates back to the All-American muscle cars of the early 1960s, today’s updated Ford Mustang GT Coupe offers increased power, smart handling, responsible fuel economy and a distinctive growl.
    This pony is fast. Using advanced technology, its 5.0 liter, dual overhead cam V8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission deliver 412 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque.

  • KSP to participate in prescription take-back initiative

    The Kentucky State Police along with the DEA will participate in a national prescription take-back initiative to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our communities on April 30.
    Post 15 will accept expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs, non-controlled and over the counter substances from local citizens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST Saturday, April 30.  Intra-venous solutions, injectibles and syringes will not be accepted.

  • 4-27 Early Files

    75 years ago
    April 24, 1936
    Soil program discussed
    County agent Gilbert H. Karnes estimated that nearly 500 farmers and stock raisers of Marion County were present last week at one of the nine special meetings at which the new Federal Soil Conservation program was discussed in detail, Mr. Karnes expressed belief that those in attendance were satisfied with the contracts to be offered.

    Easter Star celebration

  • Amsonia claims title of 2011 perennial plant of the year