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Today's News

  • MCHS cheerleaders named 'Champs' at UCA Camp

    The Marion County High School cheerleaders attended the UCA Cheer Camp July 19-22 at the University of Kentucky. The team received several superior ribbons throughout the week as well as a second place trophy for cheer and first place or “Camp Champs” in their Xtreme Routine, where they competed against several teams from across Kentucky. This year’s head coach is Amy Mattingly and the assistant coach is Courtney Murphy.

  • The next big event is almost here

    OK, I’ve talked about it for weeks. It’s been planned for months and months. Now, it’s here!
    What am I talking about? If you gotta ask, then it’s obvious you don’t read my column very often!
    So what’s here? Well, it’s the 2015 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet/fundraiser coming up Saturday, Aug. 1.
    I bet you thought it was going to be Distinguished Young Women, a.k.a. the Junior Miss program at our high school

  • A variety of discussions and debates continue

    The recent United States Supreme Court ruling on Obergefell vs. Hodges has overturned bans against same-sex marriage for all states in the U.S. This, of course, includes Kentucky, and there have been questions raised by county clerks, religious leaders, legislators, and citizens. An issue such as this is personal for many, and it is not a surprise that the transition has been complicated. As your senator, it is my job to look at how the ruling affects Kentucky statutes and our constitution. We will have work to do on this issue in the next general assembly.

  • Softball: Sluggers win again
  • Heroin law should go a long way in reducing drug overdoses

    Earlier this year, when the General Assembly approved legislation designed to curb the state’s heroin epidemic, many called the law a national model because of the way it blended additional treatment, smart-on-crime measures and tougher penalties for traffickers.
    On Monday, July 20, we learned that another comprehensive law in this field, this one targeting prescription drug abuse, is making the significant difference that other legislators and I had hoped when we passed it in 2012.

  • MCHS volleyball practice underway
  • UPDATE: Passenger falls out of vehicle

    The Lebanon Police received a call at 7:47 a.m. Tuesday reporting that a person was in the road on West Main Street near Lanham Lane.  Anthony T. Hamilton, 24, of Loretto was found lying in the road in front of the Five Star Food Mart in Lebanon, according to Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady.

    Hamilton was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS. From there, he was flown to University Hospital in Louisville by helicopter, Brady reported.

  • Raywick woman dies in fatal accident

    A 19-year-old woman died as a result of a one-vehicle accident at 4:31 a.m. Thursday on KY 84, one mile east of Raywick.

    Jessica Ann Kickasola of Raywick was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County coroner, according to the Kentucky State Police.

  • 7-22-15 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.

  • Local judge participates in Family Law Conference

    District Court Judge Amy S. Anderson, who serves Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties, recently participated in the 2015 Family Law Conference at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort. The AOC provided the education program in May for Kentucky circuit and district judges who oversee cases involving families and children.