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Today's News

  • Investing in downtown

    When people visit the City of Lebanon, they often comment on its quaint, picturesque downtown.
    Its architecture is beautiful, timeless and unique, which is why local business owners Macky Hagan of the Ruth Hagan Agency and his brother-in-law Dave Winebrenner of Commonwealth Capital Management renovated their building on the corner of West Main Street and South Spalding Avenue last year.
    They wanted to bring their corner of the city back to life.

  • Sheriff’s office investigating Saturday hit and run, arrest two Lebanon men for burglary Sunday

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run collision that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 12.
    The sheriff’s office responded to 3400 Highway 208 in Calvary at 7:58 a.m., and found evidence of an unknown vehicle that had traveled off the roadway, continued across the yard and collided with two of the homeowner’s vehicles that were parked in the driveway. Both of the vehicles and the property sustained considerable damage. The unknown vehicle fled the scene.

  • Two-vehicle accident on Danville Highway injures Gravel Switch woman

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision at 7:11 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, at the intersection of Danville Highway and Craintown Road.
    Donna L. Wheeler, 67, of Gravel Switch was driving a 2005 Kia on Craintown Road when she attempted to turn left onto Danville Highway. Wheeler pulled into the path of a 2000 Chrysler being driven by John McCoy, 51, of Lancaster.
    Both Wheeler and McCoy were transported by Marion County EMS to Spring View Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

  • School board to consider recallable nickel at tax hearing on March 31

    The Marion County Board of Education took the first step in possibly approving the recallable nickel at its regular monthly meeting Thursday evening, March 10, at Lebanon Middle School.
    However, what actually took place at the meeting wasn't what was originally on the school board's agenda.
    Initially, the school board's agenda, which was emailed to The Lebanon Enterprise on March 4, had the following item listed: "Consider approval of recallable nickel for facility renovations and construction only."

  • Posting address numbers – what Lebanon residents need to know

    Posting address numbers on your property is now a countywide law, but it has been a law in the City of Lebanon for approximately two years now.
    According to Sharon Browning, Enhanced 911 addressing and mapping coordinator, if city residents meet the city addressing ordinance regulations, they do not have to post an additional sign for the county’s new law.

  • Autism center to host Easter egg hunt Friday

    The Working the Puzzle for Autism, Inc. Center will be holding an Easter egg hunt at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon (weather permitting) at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 18. There will be an Easter craft at the center following the event. Contact Lisa Nally Martin at nallymartin@windstream.net to let her know if you will be attending or call the center at 270-321-4360.

  • MCHS grad making headlines as a new entrepreneur

    Jacob Huff, a 2008 Marion County High School graduate, is making a name for himself as an entrepreneur in Louisville. And he's just getting started.
    After earning his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Louisville in 2013, Huff and his college classmate teamed up to create a product that could change the face of fast food.
    FreshFry is the brainchild of Huff's friend Jeremiah Chapman, whose chemical engineering background and graduate studies helped him discover a way to restore used frying oil in a safer, easier and more cost effective way.

  • MCPS elementary students to eat for free next school year

    All elementary schools will be able to offer free breakfast and free lunch to all students next school year, according to Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser.

  • MCPS recognized for exceeding college, career readiness goals

    Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt recently recognized 111 Kentucky public school districts, including Marion County Public Schools, for making good on a pledge they made five years ago to improve the college- and career-readiness of their high school graduates by 2015.

  • LMS Beta students are New Orleans bound

    Lebanon Middle School sixth grader Abigail Adams sings for the Marion County Board of Education during their regular monthly meeting last week. Adams, along with LMS students Nick Martin playing the cello, above, and Gabe Nelson, left, playing the keyboard, won second place in the special talent competition at the state Beta Club convention. They will be advancing to the national competition in New Orleans in June.