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Today's News

  • Holiday hoops a mixed bag

     On Dec 23, the Marion County Knights marched out of the Warren East Classic victorious when they narrowly defeated the North Oldham Mustangs, 73-68.

    Junior guard Anton Cowherd and senior guard Latrelle Irvin both had double doubles for the Knights (9-3) in the win.

    Irvin scored 22 points, including 10 free throws, and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Cowherd contributed 20 points and 11 rebounds.

    Alex Smith chipped in 10 points for Marion County.

  • Looking ahead in the NFL

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    All right, let’s talk NFL playoffs. As with every season, several teams’ fates are undecided going into Week 17. Among those are perennial playoff teams like the Packers (7-7-1), the Bears (8-7), the Eagles (9-6), and the Cowboys (8-7). There are some very interesting storylines playing out, like the story in the NFC South. 

  • It’s beginning to smell a lot like the New Year

    By Dr. David B. Whitlock

    Mention the smells of Christmas and most people have little trouble ticking off their favorites: the perfume of evergreen, the citrusy smell of fruit in the Christmas stockings, cinnamon spice tea brewing, the aroma of gingerbread cookies and pumpkin bread baking.
    So popular are these smells that they’ve been packaged in Christmas aerosol sprays, candles, and refresher oils.
    Not so with the New Year.

  • More goodies from Santa for Christmas

     Santa was good, real good! Kids got the old man a 22-250 caliber barrel for my Encore Pro Hunter. And, not just my barrel! They got a Bullberry barrel!

    Then, Santa himself got me a Wildfire II predator call. Even though Santa was suffering from “beard envy” he still came through!

    So now I have the gun and the call. Now I just have to learn to use them.

  • 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; Democrats: Tom Recktenwald of Louisville.

  • St. Charles sixth grade girls win tournament

    The St. Charles sixth grade girls basketball team won the Nelson County Little League Tournament Dec. 15 at Thomas Nelson High School. Their overall record for the league was 8-3.  Front row (from left): Jenny Mattingly, Lee Ann Jones, Grace Farmer, Kristi Martin. Back row: Katie Mattingly, Ava Spalding, Emily Helms and Mckenzie Bagwell. The coaches are Kenny Mills and Lenae Thompson (not pictured).

  • “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” cast is back Jan. 3-4

    The Peanuts Gang will be performing again in Lebanon Jan. 3-4.
    Come join the fun with Wesley Marlow as Charlie Brown, Gaubrielle Humphress as Sally Brown, Stevie Lowery as Lucy Van Pelt, Chance Hovious as Linus Van Pelt, Brandon Curtsinger as Schroeder, G.B. Dixon as Snoopy and Owen Daugherty as Woodstock.
    The musical will be on stage at Angelic Hall at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.

  • County files claim in condemnation case

    The City of Lebanon is seeking to condemn a vacant property on the corner of E. Walnut Street and Woodlawn Avenue, but the Marion County government has filed counter- and cross-claims over the same property.

  • 1-1-14 Public Record

    It is the policy of The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.

    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.

  • Illinois man receives diversion for unlawful transaction charge

     Steven James William-son, 39, of 2200 Maple Lane in Rock Falls, Ill., or 1600 Riverdale Road Lot 35 in Rock Falls, Ill., received five years of pretrial diversion for second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. He was ordered to pay $150 court costs and to complete a state-approved sex offender treatment program. If he completes his pretrial diversion, his charge will be amended to sexual misconduct. Williamson was originally indicted for third-degree rape and the victim was identified as being younger than 16 years old.