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Today's News

  • Seeing the forest and the trees

    If everything goes according to plan, a forest will surround TG Kentucky in 20 years.
    In order to make that happen, however, factory officials are hoping to get some help from 3,000 volunteers from Marion and surrounding counties.
    “This is not a landscaping project,” Tim Smith told Leadership Lebanon participants on Friday.

  • The newspaper still matters

    This week, every household in the county will be getting a copy of The Lebanon Enterprise.
    To some of you, that’s nothing new. You are a loyal subscriber, and we appreciate you more than you know. You are why we do this. You are our most valued customer.

  • Bill aimed to protect students unanimously passes Senate

    This week was a buzz of activity as many school groups, local officials and musicians visited the capital and watched hearings and activity on the Senate Floor. I was excited to host many visitors from my district and see the many faces from around the Commonwealth.

  • Traffic safety laws are showing positive results
  • Firefighters respond to report of fire at Lee's Famous Recipe

    Lebanon firefighters were at Lee's Famous Recipe as of 10:15 p.m. Sunday, working to contain a fire.

    The Lebanon Police Dispatch received a call reporting the fire at 9:38 p.m.

    Emergency personnel at the scene reported that flames were visible coming from the roof of the restaurant when they first arrived. By the time a reporter arrived, flames could not be seen, but smoke was visible in the area where firefighters were trying to gain access to the roof.

    More information will be reported as it becomes available.

  • Basketball games rescheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday

    The high school basketball games scheduled for tonight, Feb. 14, between North Hardin and Marion County have been postponed.

    Hardin County schools are not letting their buses out this evening because of the anticipated weather, according to Marion County Athletics Director Robby Peterson.

    However, those games have been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon.

    The girls will play at 3 p.m., and the boys game will start after the girls' game.

  • Winter weather advisory Friday afternoon until 4 a.m. Saturday

     The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, until 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, for Central Kentucky.

    Rain may change to snow this afternoon, and snow could be moderate and briefly heavy this evening, according to the weather service. One to three inches of snow is expected across the advisory area.

    Drivers are advised that snow could reduce visibility and may make roads slick later today, the weather service reported.

  • Boyle sheriff seeking registered sex offender; considered armed, dangerous

     The Advocate-Messenger

    The Boyle County Sheriff's office, along with several other law enforcement agencies, is searching for a Perryville man who is in violation of his parole and is considered armed and dangerous.

    Eric Nelson, 34, is listed as a resident of Perryville, however, has not been seen at his address in more than 15 days, according to Sheriff Marty Elliott. Nelson, who was charged with rape and sodomy of a 13-year-old in another state.

  • Natural gas pipeline explosion in Adair destroys homes, barns, vehicles

     Kentucky Press News Service

    A Columbia Gulf Transmission natural gas pipeline in the Knifley community in Adair County erupted into a ball of flame shortly after 1 a.m. CDT today. Three homes, two barns and four vehicles were destroyed, Greg Thomas, Adair County Emergency Management director, told Bowling Green's WBKO-TV.

    Witnesses said the explosion and fire could been seen as far away as Russell Springs and the shock was felt for miles, the station said on its website.

    One person was injured and hospitalized, WBKO reported.

  • 2-12-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Feb. 17: Maple burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Feb. 18: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape cluster, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 19: Egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 20: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.