Today's News

  • Make memories, go fishing

    Had a chance to go fishing with about two dozen Girl Scouts Friday. We caught a bunch of sunfish on little worms. That’s if you call two and three-inch fish fun to catch. Well, Jeremy Bowman and I got to see first-hand how much excitement a fish that size can generate. The squeals and laughter were genuine and brought back some pleasant memories.

  • Heritage Center commemorates the Civil War with music, displays

    The Marion County Heritage Center will be remembering Lebanon’s connections to the Civil War in a series of activities in July.
    Starting July 1, the heritage center will have a new exhibit on loan from the Kentucky Historical Society. The exhibit features several banners with information about the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln.
    Members of the Marion County Historical Society also hope to have some local memorabilia from that period.

  • Industrial Foundation will be taxed this year

    The Marion County Industrial Foundation will be getting a property tax bill for the first time this year.
    “We’ve been tax exempt,” said Tom Lund, Marion County Economic Development Director, in a phone interview.
    That changed following a Kentucky Supreme Court decision earlier this year in a case that originated in eastern Kentucky. In that decision, the court ruled that industrial foundations are not tax exempt.

  • Bull’s-eye!

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

    You grip the string with three fingers and pull. Steadily, tension builds. It’s not one pound, or two… not even three… 36 pounds resist in an eerily smooth way as you pull back.

    It subsides.

  • Jets Over Kentucky coming to Lebanon in July

    Lebanon will play host to the world's largest remote control jet show - Jets Over Kentucky - July 7-13 at the Lebanon/Springfield Airport in Lebanon. Event organizers are expecting as many as 200 pilots from across the globe, including China, Brazil, Spain, Europe, Mexico, Canada and Germany.
    Some of the planes are valued at up to $100,000. The lineup includes F-15’s, F-4 Phantoms, a Stealth Fighter Jet and much more. International vendors will showcase the latest remote control innovations and technology.

  • Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch Session 2
  • Lebanon officer graduates from sergeant’s course

    Lebanon Police Officer Timothy E. Abell, along with law enforcement officers from 19 other agencies across the commonwealth, was recognized at a graduation ceremony recently for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision.
    APS, also called the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list to become sergeants.

  • Registration now open

    It’s time for teams and individuals to register for the 2013 Lincoln Trail Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The association’s largest local fundraiser will take place on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 14, at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • Counterfeit currency circulating in Danville, Stanford areas

    By Kendra Peek & Ben Kleppinger
    The Advocate-Messenger and Interior Journal

    Business owners and customers alike are urged to be cautious as someone is circulating counterfeit bills in Boyle and Lincoln counties.

  • Locks of Love