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Today's News

  • Raywick appoints new fire chief

    The Raywick Fire Department appointed a new fire chief Monday night.

    Herman Riggs was elected to be the new fire chief and Gary Harris was elected lieutenant.

    Former Raywick Fire Chief Chuck Helm resigned last month.

  • More details available in morphine murder case

    The Campbellsville woman accused of murdering her husband with a morphine overdose has pleaded not guilty to the crime.

    Kathleen H. Wise, 60, of 4203 Bengal Road, a registered nurse and former Medco nursing home employee, was arrested Tuesday, July 19, at 5 p.m. and charged with the domestic violence murder of her husband, Joseph Kenneth Wise. She faces as much as life in prison.

    On Monday, July 25, she pleaded not guilty in Taylor District Court.

  • Spalding appointed to city council

    Darin Spalding has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Lebanon City Council.

    The council voted 4-0 to appoint Spalding during a special-called meeting July 27. Councilman Jay Grundy was not present at the meeting.

    The vacancy was created when Kenny Marrett resigned from the council Tuesday. Spalding appointment is effective until the Nov. 8 election, according to Marion County Clerk Karen Spalding. *

  • National search team takes on Kara Tingle Rigdon case

    Texas EquuSearch, the national group that led the search for Caylee Anthony, has taken on the Kara Tingle Rigdon case.

    Rigdon has been missing since July 17, 2010, but Tim Miller, founding director of Texas EquuSearch, said he believes he and his search team can help give some closure to Kara’s family.

  • Loretto receives half-million dollar grant for senior center

    The City of Loretto has received a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to renovate a former nursing home to serve as a senior center. Gov. Steve Beshear announced the grant Wednesday morning.

    At this time, Loretto seniors meet for activities in an old gymnasium, and they are sometimes displaced due to other community activities. With the grant the city will be able to renovate the 5,000-square-foot former nursing home to become a permanent center for senior citizens.

  • Smoking: The truth never hurts

    The purpose is to get people to quit. Simple as that.

    The Food and Drug Administration recently announced that beginning in September 2012, it will require larger, more prominent health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States.

    The changes will be the first in more than 25 years and are "a significant advancement in communicating the dangers of smoking," according to the FDA.

  • Correction

     On page A7 of last week's Enterprise, Lauran Knott's name was spelled incorrectly in a cutline about a Harry Potter party at the Marion County Public Library.    

  • It's official: three seek governor's seat

    The last free man in America has made it official. Gatewood Galbraith has been campaigning for governor for several months, but last week he and his running mate, Dea Riley, finally turned in their petition to be included on the November ballot to the Secretary of State's Office.

    Galbraith will appear on the ballot as an independent candidate along our incumbent Gov. Steve Beshear, a Democrat, and Senate President David Williams, a Republican.

  • GRAND SLAM

    In baseball, grand slams are only possible when a batter takes advantage of a rare opportunity. The circumstances have to be just right, and on the rare occasions when that happens, the batter still has to capitalize on the situation.

    This year, Lebanon got that kind of opportunity, and it knocked one out of the park.

    The 2011 Kentucky State Little League Tournament came to town July 16-21, and the Marion County Little League did a marvelous job as the tournament host.

  • McKee and Reynolds will marry Aug. 6