Today's News

  • Executive's decision

    Jack Brammer of The Lexington Herald-Leader’s Bluegrass Politics blog reported last Friday that Gov. Steve Beshear has released the names of Republicans who are his “supporters.” The list of 70 GOP members who are endorsing Beshear’s re-election bid appears at the end of the entry.

    And the first name on the list is Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw. (To read the full blog entry, go here http://tinyurl.com/3epwevf.)

  • Good to Grow

    The Heart of Kentucky Bourbon and BBQ Musicfest is good for Lebanon.

    And it has the potential to become something great.

    We know there currently are a variety of side issues related to tourism, the event and the event organizer, but let’s set those aside for a moment.

    Here are some of the positives we saw:

  • Local 4-H'ers compete at Rally Day

    Rebecca Hill
    County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development

  • Grow delicious sweet corn




  • Some plants like it wet



  • 5-25 Early Files

    75 years ago
    May 13, 1936

  • 5-25 Police Log

    Wednesday, May 11
    - Walmart in Lebanon reported the theft of 11 pairs of 10-karat gold earrings worth $502 and $200 worth of damage to the jewelry case.

    Thursday, May 12
    - Melvin Domngut of N. Forest Street in Lebanon reported a burglary and the theft of three pairs of Nike tennis shoes, an iPod and $40 in change.

    Sunday, May 15
    - Kelly Nally of Maple Street Apartments in Lebanon reported a burglary and the theft of $300 in cash.

    Monday, May 16

  • 5-25 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.

  • Eight die on Kentucky roadways last week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that eight people died in eight separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, May 16, through Sunday, May 22.
    Five of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and three of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Bell, Carlisle, Daviess, Washington and Wolfe counties. Alcohol was a factor in the Daviess County crash.
    Two motorcycle involved fatal crashes occurred in Bath and Clay counties and neither victim was wearing a helmet.

  • Former deputy sheriffs plead guilty to firearms, drug trafficking charges

    Two former Washington County deputy sheriffs pled guilty May 11 in United States District Court to carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
    Norris Wayne Bartley, 43, and Billy Joe Mattingly, 42, both of Washington County, earlier pled guilty to drug trafficking charges and averted a jury trial by entering guilty pleas to the remaining firearms charge.