Today's News

  • Senator will chair veterans committee


  • Bills that might not make the headlines


  • Monday morning fire damages shop building at dairy farm

    Firefighters from Loretto, Raywick and New Hope were on the scene for more than seven hours Monday morning containing a fire at the Peterson Dairy Farm, located at 250 County Line Road in Loretto.

    According to the Lebanon Police Dispatch log, Sandy Peterson called to report the fire at 1:50 a.m. Jan. 21.

    The shop on the farm was on fire.

    The first firefighter from Raywick arrived on the scene at 2:05 a.m. Firefighters remained on the scene until 9:21 a.m.

    Marion County Rescue also responded to the scene.

  • Man, dog escape morning house fire

    A Lebanon man and his dog escaped a house fire early Friday morning.

    According to the Lebanon Police Dispatch records, Tom Glasscock called at 3:09 a.m. to report his house at 420 Hwy. 289 was on fire. Glasscock told the dispatcher that he and his dog were in the house when the smoke alarm went off.

    “His dog woke him up,” Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said.

  • County closings for Martin Luther King Day

    Marion County Judge/Executive has announced to following closings for the Martin Luther King Holiday.

    Because  of the holiday, the state computer system will be shut  down. Likewise, the Marion County Clerk’s Office, the Marion County PVA Office, and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office will be closed from Saturday Jan. 19 through Monday, Jan. 21.

    The  sheriff’s office will respond to calls placed through the Lebanon Police Dispatch (692-2121).

    The Marion County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed Jan. 21.

  • Magistrates favor naming highway in honor of deputy

    The Marion County Fiscal Court approved a resolution Jan. 17 in favor of renaming the Danville Highway portion of US 68 as the Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes Memorial Highway.

    Rakes was killed Nov. 14, 2012, on Danville Highway after stopping to check on a vehicle.

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly presented the resolution to the fiscal court Thursday. Magistrate Steve Masterson was not present at that meeting.

  • Enterprise to be closed Monday, Jan. 21, for MLK Jr. Day

    The Lebanon Enterprise office will be closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    The deadline to place an advertisement in the Jan. 23 edition of The Lebanon Enterprise is noon Friday.

    The deadline for any news items is 5 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 17.

  • Attorney General to speak Thursday at MCHS

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway will be speak with Marion County High School students at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17.

    Conway will be speaking about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Dr. Karen Shay (a concerned parent), Van Ingram (executive director of the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy), State Sen. Jimmy Higdon and State Rep. Terry Mills will be joining Conway.

    The talk is part of Conway's "Keep Kentucky Kids Safe" program.

  • Upcoming “Snapped” episode to feature Tonya Ford


  • 1-16-13 School Menus

    Monday, Jan. 21: No school.
    Tuesday, Jan. 22: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Jan. 23: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Jan. 24: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Jan. 25: Brown sugar and cinnamon oatmeal and two cinnamon toast or assorted cereal and two toasts, raisins or variety of juice, milk.