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Today's News

  • Historical society seeks five-year extension from county

    A contingent from the Marion County Historical Society visited the Marion County Fiscal Court on May 15 to request an extension of their agreement regarding use of the old Marion County courthouse.
    The county approved a two-year agreement with the historical society to allow them to use the courthouse rent free. That agreement expires at the end of this fiscal year, June 30.

  • Memorial Day program is Sunday

    American Legion Post 49 will be hosting a Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at Lebanon National Cemetery.
    Major General William E. Barron will be the keynote speaker during the program. Barron served in the military for 38 years, including 33 years of service with the U.S. Army Reserve with the 100th Training Division. In the 100th, Barron rose from private to major general and became the division commander. Barron was commissioned as a second lieutenant after he attended the Kentucky Army National Guard Officer Candidate School.

  • Two indicted in connection with Nelson monastery embezzlement

    Landmark News Service

    Two people have been indicted in connection to an alleged embezzlement of more than $1 million from the Abbey of Gethsemani, a monastery south of Bardstown. It's home to about 50 Trappist monks.
    John E. Hutchins and his wife, Carrie, were indicted on multiple counts of theft by unlawful taking, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, unlawful access to a computer and complicity to unlawful access to a computer by a Nelson County grand jury today, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Writers celebration is this weekend

    Historic Penn’s Store is hosting the 2014 Kentucky Writers Celebration this weekend, May 23-25. Authors, poets, songwriters, journalists and more writers from Kentucky will participate in this year’s event.
    Billy Reed, Dave Shuffett, James Higdon, Randy Westbrook, Eddie Price, Maurice Manning, Obie Slater, Rick Lee, Darlene Campbell, Ben Woodward, Yolantha Pace and Bradley D. Saum are scheduled to appear.

  • Enterprise welcomes summer intern

    University of Kentucky student and Boyle County native Matt Overing, 22, will be working as an intern at The Lebanon Enterprise this summer.
    Overing graduated from Boyle County High School in 2010, and will be a senior at the University of Kentucky in the fall, majoring in journalism. He will also be working as the sports editor at the Kentucky Kernel, UK’s student newspaper.
    Overing has a fiancé, Kylee, and two dogs, Bailey, a collie, and Addie, a beagle jack russell mix. He enjoys playing video games (too much) and watching sports.

  • Upcoming early deadlines for Enterprise

    The Lebanon Enterprise will have early deadlines for its May 28 edition. Due to our printing schedule, the deadline for all advertising will be 10 a.m. on Friday, May 23. All editorial items will need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Thursday.
     

  • Preparing for the 400 Mile Sale

    The 11th anniversary of the 400 Mile Sale is just a month away, and organizers are encouraging participating sellers to continue putting away items to sell that weekend. Mark your calendars: June 5-8 Kentucky’s Scenic Byway Historic Highway 68 will come alive with merchants selling anything from estate furniture and antiques to clothing and kitchen gadgets. 

  • Arts Camp is July 14-18

    “Experimenting with the Arts” is the theme for this year’s Arts and Humanities Summer Camp, which will be held July 14-18.
    Sarah Martin and Jessica Floyd will be teaching students about music (instrumental and vocal). These classes will be held at Lebanon Elementary School. Also being held at Lebanon Elementary are art and drama classes, which will be taught by Charles Ramey and Kelli Stanford.
    Culinary arts will be held at the Marion County Extension office, along with a class on “where our food begins.”

  • Mike FM is helping with Dickens parade

    During the May 12 meeting of the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission, Tourism Director Carla Wagner reported that WLSK, Mike FM in Lebanon, would not be sponsoring the Dickens Christmas Parade.
    After last week’s report on that meeting, Dennis George of WLSK, Mike FM called to report that the station is still sponsoring the parade.
     

  • Marion County 11-12 softball team is the state runner-up

    The Marion County 11-12-year-old softball team is the runner-up in this year's state Little League championship tonight at Idle Hour Park in Springfield.

    Marion County emerged from the winner's bracket of the tournament unscathed, but lost twice to North Laurel on Wednesday evening.

    North Laurel won the first game of the evening 14-5, forcing a second game.

    In a back-and-forth contest, North Laurel and Marion County were tied 7-7 going into the last inning. North Laurel added two runs to take a 9-7.