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Today's News

  • 12-18-13 Birth Announcement

     

    Stacy Thompson and Patrick Alvey of Loretto announce the birth of a 6-pound, 12-ounce daughter, Alivia Catherine Alvey, born Nov. 7, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.
    Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Sharon Thompson. Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Linda Newton and the late James Alvey.
    Alivia Catherine has three brothers, Dakota Smith and Cody and Ethan Alvey.

  • Independent Stave Company signs agreement to purchase Ohio Stave Company

    Independent Stave Company is pleased to announce its agreement to purchase the assets of Ohio Stave Company, slated to become the Boswell family’s fourth American oak stave mill. Ohio Stave Company will supply ISC’s Kentucky Cooperage, which primarily services the bourbon industry. The mill will also supply ISC’s subsidiary Stave Associates International, responsible for selling staves internationally to other cooperages.

  • Candidate filings for 2014 elections

    Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 28 to file their nomination papers for the 2014 primary elections.
    Here are the candidates who have filed so far, according the Kentucky Secretary of State’s website. An (I) indicates the candidate is an incumbent.
    • U.S. Senate – Republicans: Matt Bevin of Louisville and Gurley L. Martin of Owensboro.
    While neither has officially filed, incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have both been campaigning for Senate as well.

  • The Game Plan, Dec. 18

    Dec. 20

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. Boyle County, 9:30 p.m. at Lady Ads Christmas Tournament (Danville)

    Dec. 21

    Basketball

    Knights vs. Bullitt East, 2 p.m. at the Warren East Christmas Tournament

    Dec. 23

    Basketball

  • New service officer working in Lebanon

    Mike Andrews was introduced as the Lebanon Police Department’s new service officer at the Dec. 9 Lebanon City Coun-cil meeting.
    Andrews replaced Ben Ford, who died on Sept. 29.
    Andrews and his wife moved to Lebanon from Maryland eight years ago. He is also a member of the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Andrews told the council that he hopes to do well in his new job.

    In other matters:

  • All for one and done?

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    Because I’m the world’s worst sports fan, and also a part time masochist, I often ask myself, “What’s the worst thing about college sports?” 

    Is it the disregard for education in favor of athletics? Is it the commercialization of student athletes? Is it the bureaucratic show that is the BCS Bowl season? 

  • 'Hee Haw' at St. Joe Dec. 28

    Anyone who missed the Dec. 15  "Hee Haw" performance at St. Joe will have a second chance to see it at 5 p.m. Dec. 29.
    Admission is a donation, which will go to the St. Joe Community Center. Refreshments will be served after the performance.
    For more information, call 270-692-7429.
     

  • City seeks to condemn Walnut Street property

    On Dec. 2, the City of Lebanon filed a petition of condemnation in Marion Circuit Court against Barry Bright of South Jordan, Utah, and his relatives.
    The city is seeking to condemn the property at 304 E. Walnut Street, which is at the corner of Woodlawn and Walnut Streets. According to the petition, the property is “vacant, abandoned and neglected.”

  • ‘For the long haul’

     

  • Marion County sweeps contests with Adair County

    By Will Phillips and Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondents

    Tensions were high as the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights opened district play by hosting the Adair County Indians and Lady Indians. Both the Knights (3-1) and Lady Knights (2-0) would taste victory after defeating their opponents 59-49 and 70-63, respectively.

    Both wins were hard earned.