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Today's News

  • Civil War dedication is this month in Springfield

    There will be a dedication for a member of the 6th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, which served the Union army during the Civil War, on Oct. 20 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Springfield.
    The ceremony for Sgt. William Frank Hall will begin at 2 p.m. and all descendants are encouraged to attend.
    The event will start with the master of ceremonies, John Kalbfleisch, Com. E.P. Marrs Camp 5, followed by the invocation from Robert Orbach, chaplain, E.P. Marrs Camp 5.

  • Shuck Avenue man sentenced for stolen property, firearms charges

    Gery Childers, 23, of 323 Shuck Avenue in Lebanon was sentenced to three years in prison in Marion Circuit Court recently for knowingly receiving stolen property over $500 and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
    In other circuit court news:
    - Bradley G. Shuck, 46, of 1600 Fairground Road in Lebanon was sentenced to two years in prison for third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking under $10,000. His sentence will be served concurrently with the sentence he is already serving.

  • Clements elected to board of directors

    The Kentucky Sheriff’s Association held their 84th Annual Conference in Bowling Green Sept. 8-13, 2013. According to Jerry Wagner, executive director of the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association, “Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements was elected to serve as a KSA Board of Director in 2014.”

  • 10-9-13 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.

  • 10-9-13 Church briefs

    Rosary rally
    There will be a public rosary rally at noon Saturday, Oct. 12, in front of the David R. Hourigan Government Office Building on S. Spalding Avenue. It is sponsored by America Needs Fatima and will be one of over 10,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States on that day.
    Church anniversary

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  • Lincoln Trail offering assistance with Kynect

    On Oct. 1, kynect.ky.gov went live. This is Kentucky’s health benefits exchange, which was created as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

    Through the exchange, individuals can enroll in private health insurance plans or Medicaid (if they meet eligibility requirements).

    Anyone who is having problems navigating the website can contact an in-person assister, also known as a kynector.

  • Knight Fest is Saturday

    Marching bands from around the region will compete at Marion County High School on Saturday, Oct. 12, during the Knight Fest.

    The opening ceremony will be held at 2:15 p.m., and the first band will perform at 2:30 p.m.

    The winners will be announced after the Marion County Marching Knights perform at 9:45 p.m. 

  • Local festivals receive top honors

    The Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival, to be held Dec. 6-8 this year, and the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff, to be held Jan. 23-24, 2014, were both named among of the top 10 winter/holiday festivals and events in the state.

    A panel of impartial judges selects the Kentucky Travel Industry Association Top 10 Festivals and Events for each season. Criteria for selection include popularity of the event, its impact on the local tourism economy as well as cultural and historical significance.

  • Pipeline partners pen letters to local landowners

    Work on the Bluegrass Pipeline project is moving forward, as are the companies’ promotional efforts.  

    Local landowners recently received letters from the Williams company, and Thursday, Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners hosted a “telephone town hall.”

    Even so, a company spokesperson said the project likely would not come through Marion County, although that isn’t enough to convince some local landowners.