Today's News

  • 6-8 softball champs

  • Working to 'Wipe Out Cancer'

    Cancer affects people of all races and religions, young and old, rich and poor, male and female. That's also why Relay for Life, a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, attracts participants from throughout the community every year.

  • Jets Over Kentucky now world's biggest model jet show

    The biggest difficulty the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission had at its Monday meeting was getting enough people to have a quorum.

    At 3:30 p.m. June 11, the scheduled meeting time, Chairman Brad Lanham and David Winebrenner Jr., were the only commissioners present. Carlotta Brussels arrived around 3:50 p.m., and Tom Lund was the fourth commissioner to arrive at 4:12 p.m., which meant they had a quorum.

    Commissioners Dennis George, Joe Hickey and Nancy Higdon were not present.

  • Gravel Switch firefighter recovering after June 2 accident

    Larry Vaughn was listed in serious but stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville as of Monday morning.

    Vaughn, 39, was injured on June 2 when he was riding a 2004 Honda motorcycle on E. Main Street in Lebanon and collided with the passenger side of a Chevy Equinox and was thrown from his motorcycle, according to the Lebanon Police. Vaughn was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

    He was treated at the scene for nearly an hour by Marion County EMS before he was flown to U of L by Air Methods.

  • Howl at the WhiteMoon

    By Nick Schrager

    Summer intern

    What is typically known as bourbon country, Marion County sits poised to receive a new type of brewer that, until now, has remained a hobby for some from the comfort of their own home - wine making.

    Alex Ackermann and Lisa Wicker have been in the process of building WhiteMoon Winery, which will be located on the corner of Loretto Road and Arthur Mattingly Road, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 15.

  • Wilson ready for 'the next level'

    Paige Wilson is already Kentucky's Distinguished Young Woman, and in a few weeks, she'll have her chance to become the next America's Distinguished Young Woman.

    "No matter how much time you prepare for competition, it doesn't seem to get any easier," she said. "But at least I know what to expect."

    A community send-off for Wilson has been scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Lebanon Baptist Church. Wilson and the other participants will arrive in Alabama on Sunday, June 17.

  • It's great to be aboard

    By Nick Schrager

    Summer intern

    Hello, Marion County!

    I can't believe that I am actually here at The Lebanon Enterprise and serving the community. It has been too long since I have started pursuing the education needed for this career path at Lindsey Wilson College and to be honest, I was not sure I would make it this far.

  • 'Hello Dolly' at The Opera House was a good show

    By Ken Begley

    Landmark News Service

    "I've worked hard and I've become rich and friendless and mean. In America, that's about as far as you can go."

    - Horace Vandergelder

    If you love "quick wit," then you should have seen "Hello Dolly," by the youth actors of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre at the Opera House in Springfield.

  • Library staff wants to make public aware of scam

    Marion County Public Library Director Amy Morgeson sent the following information to the Enterprise:

    Marion County Public Library was recently contacted via phone by a person claiming to be affiliated with a large package delivery service asking if a staff member was at their home to receive a parcel. Due to the odd nature of the phone call staff became suspicious and upon further investigation have found that this indeed was a bogus call and that some sort of scam is being ran.

  • Two fatalities in separate accidents over the weekend

    Two Marion County residents have died as a result of motor vehicle accidents over the weekend. Russell P. Veatch, 23, of Finley and Claude Tower, 69, of St. Francis both passed away due to injuries in separate collisions.

    According to the the state police, Veatch was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson eastbound on St. Joe Road on Sunday. He was travelling behind a 1997 Acura being driven by Skylar M. Godbey, 17, of Raywick.