Today's News

  • Election - Board of Education – District 5

    Editor’s note: The following is a Q&A with the school board candidates. Their answers are being published exactly how they were submitted.

    Board of Education District 5 candidates
    - Brad Cox
    - Jeroyd F. “Jerry” Evans (I)

    District 5 is made up of three precincts: C102 – Library, C103 – Basement, and C105 – Rolling Hills.

    Age: 40
    Address: 664 Fairway Dr., Lebanon, Kentucky, 40033

  • County searching for new emergency management director

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is currently searching for a new emergency management director after Chris Coyle resigned recently.
    According to Coyle, his full-time job at Don’s Lumber is requiring him to travel between the company's multiple locations and work longer hours, which has been making it more difficult to fulfill the duties of the county’s emergency management director.

  • Halloween Trick-or-Treating hours

    Trick or treating hours for the City of Lebanon will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31. The City of Loretto is also from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday. Trick-or-Treating will be in Bradfordsville from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. The City of Raywick will be having a Trunk or Treat from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in the church parking lot.

  • Peanut butter drive for Haiti at LES

    Lebanon Elementary School is having a peanut butter drive until Nov. 18. The public, along with all of the local schools, are being asked to participate and donate a jar of peanut butter. The Waves of Mercy organization will be coming to Lebanon on Nov. 21-22 and will be picking up all the peanut butter that is collected. If you would like to help, please bring a jar of peanut butter to Lebanon Elementary before Nov. 18.

  • Raywick chef writes her second book

    Writing has become a form for therapy for Missy C. Luckett.
    While she’s the successful owner and operator of “Missy’s Out of the Way Café” in Raywick, she’s also a published author and her second book, Com’atized Part Two, is now on sale.


    The deadline for letters to the editor or guest columns related to the Nov. 8 General Election is 5 p.m, TODAY, Oct. 21. Email letters to editor@lebanonenterprise.com. Limit is 400 words.

  • MCPS conserving energy, saving big bucks

    Marion County Public Schools have been deliberately making changes to conserve energy at all of its facilities for the past several years, which has saved big money for the district and its taxpayers.
    CMTA Consulting Engineers has been working with the district, and this past year MCPS realized $106,482 in energy savings.

  • Nationally known musician, trumpet collector dies

    Don Ray Johnson Jr., of Raywick, who developed a reputation, both locally and nationally, as an award-winning trumpet player and the artistic director of the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets, died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 14, at the age of 61.
    Johnson, who grew up in Lexington, moved to Raywick about 26 years ago, and had become well-known for his musical success and trumpet collection. The Marion County Heritage Center is home to Johnson’s musical instrument collection, which contains the largest collection of horns in the U.S. made by the J.W. Pepper Co.

  • 'In Her Shoes'
  • Council chooses two local banks to finance $4 million city hall project