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Today's News

  • Lawsuit filed after baby was still born

    A Springfield couple has filed a lawsuit against Lebanon Physicians for Woman after their child, Jeremy, died.

    Marilu and Santiago Tzanahua Mendez of Springfield filed the lawsuit Oct. 31 in Marion Circuit Court against Lebanon Physicians for Women, Dr. Mark Ackermann and Dr. Lynval T. Reynolds.

    According to the complaint, Marilu Mendez underwent a Cesarean section on Nov. 3, 2011, and this procedure was performed by Ackermann.

  • Protect fishing and hunting from whom?

    As I voted on Nov. 6, I almost laughed out loud when I saw the question asking voters to amend Kentucky's Constitution to protect the right to hunt and fish.
    My first thought was protect hunting and fishing from whom, or what?
    Trying to keep people in Kentucky from hunting and fishing is like trying to get diehard UK basketball fans to not wear blue. It ain't gonna happen.
    I've read the arguments behind the amendment - the preservation of a God-given right to harvest game and keep animal herd population numbers in check.

  • Stories worth telling

    On Sunday, hundreds of people gathered at Lebanon National Cemetery to honor the military veterans who have served our country in times of war and times of peace. As usual, the crowd was filled with many of those veterans and their families.
    I couldn't help but wonder what those veterans' families know about their service.
    My grandfather on my father's side, Sylvester Lega, was a World War II veteran. He died a few months before I was born, but I know from conversations with my grandmother that he said very little about his time in the service.

  • Enterprise hires new advertising sales rep

    The Lebanon Enterprise has hired Jessie R. Weis as its new advertising sales representative.

  • Christmas in the Country preparations underway

    Bradfordsville is preparing for its annual Christmas in the Country celebration. This will include the annual Christmas parade and contests for the best decorated house and business.

    The event organizers are hoping to have as many entries as possible in the parade. Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call Lonie Clarkson at (270) 337-2113.

    Houses and businesses need to be decorated before Saturday, Dec. 1, to be included in the contest.

  • Warrior Dash returning to Kentucky

    The Warrior Dash is comping back to Kentucky, but where exactly has not yet been announced.

    The Warrior Dash website notes that the obstacle race will be returning to Kentucky on Sept. 7, 2013, and that the race site is within 1.5 hours of Louisville.

    Warrior Dash held its first Kentucky race earlier this year at Pope's Creek Ranch in Marion County.

  • Donations sought for Wreaths Across America

    Lebanon Middle School is a proud sponsor of "Wreaths Across America," and is accepting donations. The price of a wreath is $10, and you may request on whose grave you would like to have it placed.

    All donations must be turned into the school by Nov. 30.

    Donations can also be dropped off at the Clothes Connection (the laundromat behind McDonalds) or mailed to Wreaths Across America, c/o Mike and Judy Andrews, 185 Shreve Lane, Lebanon KY 40033.

  • Room to improve

    The Marion County Public School System "needs improvement," according to recent test results, and school officials, teachers, school board members and parents began developing a district improvement plan during the annual fall retreat Thursday evening at Marion County High School.

    While much of the discussion centered around test scores, Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton cautioned those in attendance to not become overwhelmed with those numbers.

  • Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer visits Marion County

  • Two die in weekend accidents

    Accidents on Springfield Highway and on KY 49 ended in two fatalities over the weekend.

    Joseph Raikes, 26, of Loretto died in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning, and Virginia Simpson of Bardstown died after a collision Saturday afternoon.