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Today's News

  • The rookie has arrived

    Webster needs to add a new word to next year's dictionary.

    I've always heard that the arrival of a newborn brings sleep deprivation to a household.

    Folks, sleep deprivation doesn't touch the state of mind I'm in.

    In my farewell column in the Enterprise, I announced that my wife and I would soon be drafting a rookie.

    After nine months of being extra nice to my wife (sorry honey, that was a limited warranty), the rookie has arrived.

  • Superintendent candidates announced

    The Marion County Board of Education has selected three candidates to interview for the superintendent's position.

    They are Chuck Hamilton, Mercer County superintendent, Steven Cleo Meadows, Bath County assistant superintendent in Owingsville and William Phil Rison, Montgomery County assistant superintendent in Mount Sterling,

  • Keep the ball rolling

    Marion County citizens have waited for too long for enhanced 911, and it still may be years before E911 is in place.

    But last week, we took one small step closer to the finish line.

    On April 19, county and city officials met with representatives of MapSync and the Lincoln Trail Area Development District. MapSync and LTADD have been hired by the city and the county to complete the mapping and addressing that is necessary for the county to be eligible for E911.

  • Looking to empower local women to succeed

    By Keisha Mathies

    Guest Columnist

     

  • Teacher has students ‘oink’ at boy

    By Donna Carman

    Landmark News Service

     

    There was a time in years gone by if a teacher had told students to “oink” at a classmate in hopes of shaming him into cleaning up his messy desk, nothing would have been said about it. It may even have been funny, and may have accomplished what the teacher hoped.

  • Republican Commissioner of Agriculture candidate: Rob Rothenburger

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

  • Republican Commissioner of Agriculture candidate: James Comer

    1. Why are you seeking this office?

    I am seeking the office of Ag Commissioner because I have both a love of agriculture and a vision of agriculture that will help lead the agriculture industry in KY to the next level. I want to help farmers expand markets and add value to existing ones, and I want to help young farm families survive and prosper.


  • These were Dad’s favorites

    April 26 was my dad’s birthday. It is hard to believe he has been gone seven years already. He lived a good long life, and I have good memories of him that will always be with me.  
    In our family, it was customary to get a special birthday dinner, and my mom was a great cook. She would make an elaborate birthday dinner for Dad, trying to outdo herself with “gourmet” dishes, while most of the time he just wanted a t-bone and fried potatoes.  

  • 4-27-11 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.

  • 13 die on Kentucky roadways this week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 13 people died in 13 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, April 18, through Sunday, April 24.
    Nine of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing a seat belt.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Harlan, Madison (two), McCracken, Oldham and Spencer counties. Alcohol was a factor in the Clay County crash.
    Two motorcycle involved fatal crashes occurred in Fayette County.  The victims were not wearing helmets.