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Today's News

  • LIHEAP Subsidy Program to help low-income households in need of energy assistance

    Marion County Community Action will begin the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on Nov. 12. The significant cost of energy to heat homes leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. Your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) stands ready to help!  
    A household shall be considered to be eligible for LIHEAP subsidy when the household meets the basic eligibility criteria:

  • Rosary Rally held Oct. 12
  • Aurora Area CVB wins Bureau Innovation Award

    A cutting edge strategy to increase engagement and exposure through social media, introduction of getaway packages and mobile marketing has earned the Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau the 2013 McDaniel Award for Bureau Innovation by the Upper Midwest Convention & Visitors Bureaus, an association that includes Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Lebanon man gets probation for terroristic threatening

    Brian K. Wright, 30, of 322 W. Mulberry Street in Lebanon received 24 months of probation for terroristic threatening and resisting arrest in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    He also received five years of pretrial diversion for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting. He was ordered to complete any drug treatment recommended by probation and parole and to pay $150 court costs.
    A charge of third-degree assault (inmate assault on corrections employee) was dismissed.

    In other court matters:

  • 10-30-13 Police Log

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

  • 10-30-13 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.

  • Pumpkins aplenty

    Lebanon Elementary School had a pumpkin decorating contest recently. Students were instructed to decorate a pumpkin after one of their favorite book characters.

  • Soldiers return home from training mission

    Serving their country is not an easy job for soldiers, but it’s also tough on the family members left behind.
    Soldiers from the Campbellsville National Guard unit returned home Wednesday after completing a 10-month deployment in Jordan. According to Staff Sgt. Gary Scott with the Campbellsville unit, 15 soldiers from B-Battery 1/623rd Field Artillery were serving as part of a training mission. He said the local guardsmen trained Jordanian soldiers for missions they would perform in Afghanistan.

  • In defense of millennials

    By Hillary C. Wright
    Guest columnist

    With the latest crop of college graduates out pounding the pavement in their job search, you’ve probably heard the generalizations and seen the hesitation of many employers in the hiring of the millennial. This new generation has been identified by so many undesirable traits that it seems nearly impossible to overcome the reputation.

  • Corrections and clarifications - Oct. 30, 2013

    A caption in the Oct. 16 edition incorrectly identified Lexy Cambron as Laura Ackermann in a photo of the Marion County Marching Knights.
    A quote in the article in the Oct. 23 edition about Lebanon Power and Apparatus should have read, "We get calls because we're Lebanon Power and people think we're the utility company," Debbie said.