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Today's News

  • Conference focuses on getting more from alfalfa

    By Katie Pratt

     For Clayton Geralds, the Kentucky Alfalfa Conference positively impacted his operation and future.
    Geralds was a Hart County dairy farmer using alfalfa to feed his animals when he attended the 3rd annual Kentucky Alfalfa Conference in 1983. Within seven years, he sold his entire herd to grow alfalfa and other quality forages to sell to horse farmers. He now grows alfalfa and timothy hay on more than 600 acres and is considered by many as one of the best hay producers in the state.

  • Producers must report acreage to be eligible for programs

    Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs. The final date to certify wheat, oats, and barley is May 31. Failure to report acreage by this date could result in a late filed measurement service and fee to the producer.

  • 2-1-12 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.

  • 2-1-12 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.

  • Eleven die on state roadways

     Preliminary statistics* indicate that 11 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
    Nine of the crashes involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Bath, Christian, Clay, Jefferson, Logan, Ohio, Simpson and Union counties. The suspected use of alcohol was a factor in the Bath County crash.
    One double-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Spencer County.
    One pedestrian involved crash occurred in Greenup County.

  • Lebanon man gets five years on theft, probation violation

    Perry Anthony Bell, 24, of 11 Blossom Lane in Lebanon was sentenced to five years in prison in Marion Circuit Court recently after his probation was revoked on an underlying charge of theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    In other circuit court news:
    - Andreas Beltran, a.k.a. Andres Beltran, 22, of 1437 Pheasant Run in Mishawaka, Ind., was sentenced to 10 months and 23 days for facilitation to trafficking in marijuana. He received credit for time served in Indiana.

  • Jam session

    For one weekend, the Heart of Kentucky was the center of Bluegrass music.

    The Grascals returned for the second year as the headlining performer Saturday evening, but the spirit of the event may have been epitomized by a jam session that lasted well after 11 p.m. Friday.

  • LEAP DAY 2012!

    Did you get married on Leap Day?

    Do you celebrate a birthday on Leap Day?

    Did you follow the tradition of women romantically pursuing men in leap years and ask for your man's hand in marriage?

    If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we want to hear from you! Please call Stevie at (270) 692-6026 or email her at editor@lebanonenterprise.com.

  • 'Tastin' Bash' is Feb. 13

    The Marion County Tastin' Bash, a benefit for the My New Kentucky Home chapter of Habitat for Humanity, will be held Monday, Feb. 13.

    The event is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located on S. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    Tickets are $10 and are available at all local banks or from any board member of My New Kentucky Home, Habitat for Humanity.

    For more information, call Jerry Evans at (270) 692-5579 or Katina Johnson at (270) 402-2163.

  • Dog daze

    Someone once said that a person's character can be judged by the compassion they have for animals.

    Kay Turpin and Sarah Gribbins at the Marion County Animal Shelter definitely believe that to be the case. On a daily basis, they see some of the most caring and some of the most callous individuals.