Today's News

  • Lebanon writer hosts book signing for ‘Comatose’ on Sept. 24

    Nathaniel Weathers has been writing fantasy stories for years, and he recently completed a new novelette called "Comatose."
    In the book, Weathers tells the story of Travis Donovan, who is a successful attorney with a wife and two children. A near-fatal accident affects his mind, leaving him to question if the people he has loved ever existed.
    Weathers will be hosting a book-signing from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Marion County Public Library.

  • Cross country: Brahm takes third at LaRue County meet

     Marion County’s cross country team competed at LaRue County on Sept. 11 and at the Mercer County All-Comers on Sept. 16.

    Unfortunately, Marion County didn’t take any top spots in Mercer County, though Laurel Brahm took a third place win in LaRue County. 

    LaRue County meet:

    Girls 2,500 meter run 

    Third place, Laurel Brahm, 11:48.08

  • Keith faces second lawsuit over Danville triple murder

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Danville Advocate-Messenger

    As the one-year anniversary of the triple homicide at ABC Gold Games and More approaches, the man accused in the shootings has been hit with a second lawsuit over the deaths.
    Mary Charlene Worley, mother and administratrix of the estate of victim Angela Hockensmith, filed a wrongful death claim against Kenneth Allen Keith last week in Boyle Circuit Court.

  • Linescores, Sept. 24

    St. Charles Middle girls basketball

    Spencer County at SCMS, Sept. 16

    8th grade, SCMS wins 30-28

    SCMS - Cassidy Logsdon 11 points, 1 rebounds 2 assist, 1 steal; Elise Carpenter 10 points, 4 assist, 1 steal; Sammi Jo Potters 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals; Mariella Curtis 2 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assist, 4 steals; Emily Helms 1 pt, 4 rebounds; Lauren Ferriell 1 pt

  • Feeding the hungry

    Local and regional officials are trying to find a way to more efficiently provide food for families in need.
    Friday, Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly hosted a meeting with representatives from business, civic, health and religious organizations to discuss a possible change in how that food is distributed.
    Mattingly opened the meeting by saying that Feeding America brought a truck to Marion County in August, and 750 people showed up for that food distribution.
    "It was pretty amazing what the need really is," he said.

  • Fishing with veterans event is Oct. 4

     Calling all veterans! Sign up for a free day of fishing out on Green River Lake. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Holmes Bend Boat Ramp. Experienced fisherman will serve as your guide as you spend the morning fishing out on the lake. Poles, tackle and bait will be provided and a free lunch will be served after the event. Sign up today by calling the Corps of Engineers office at 270-465-4463. Registration ends Sept. 25.

  • Court approves funding for Caring Place, Halloween at the Park

    The Marion County Fiscal Court approved requests to provide financial support for a local shelter for victims of domestic violence and for an upcoming community event.
    At its Sept. 18 meeting, the court approved $2,000 for The Caring Place. Half of that funding came from Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly's general welfare fund, and that other half was split between Magistrates Steve Masterson's and John Arthur Elder III's community project funds.

  • Industry Spotlight: Robert Goodin, Lebanon Oak Flooring LLC 

    By Gary Miller
    National Hardwood Magazine

    Editor’s note: This article appeared in the August 2014 edition of the National Hardwood Magazine. The magazine gave The Lebanon Enterprise permission to reprint the article.

  • Hardee’s slated to return to Lebanon

    It’s been more than 10 years since Hardee’s last served food in Lebanon, but a new restaurant could be opening in the near future.
    “We’re hoping to break ground in the next couple of weeks,” said Kevin Wilking of Heritage Assets.
    Heritage Assets is owned by Tom McGinnis of Shelbyville, and it operates 26 Hardee’s restaurants in Kentucky, mostly in the Lexington area. Wilking added that the previous Hardee’s in Lebanon was not part of Heritage Assets.

  • Lebanon man indicted for arson, wanton endangerment

    William Christopher Anzelmo, 32, 19 Bell Hollow Road in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for second-degree arson, first-degree wanton endangerment (four counts), and first-degree criminal mischief.