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  • Fabulous, fit female

    Kelly Miles, 2019 Marion County Distinguished Young Woman, was a top 10 finalist, placed fourth runner-up and won a preliminary fitness award at the Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition Jan. 11-12 in Lexington. Miles earned a $750 cash scholarship as fourth runner-up.

    Riley Fort of Christian County won the competition.

  • Tourism commission exploring a new project?

     During the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission’s monthly meeting Monday, the commission voted to go into executive session to discuss a potential real estate acquisition.

    “Should we go into executive session now?” Liz Lawson, chair of the commission, asked during a pause in the meeting on Monday.

    “Before we go into executive session, I’m confused about where we are on this matter,” David Winebrenner, commission treasurer, said. “Is this about the multi-purpose building (the proposed convention center)?”

  • All about the Bluegrass

    The 2019 Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff  (KBMK) is returning to the Marion County High School Roby Dome Jan. 25-26.

    “Everything is in line to have another big turnout and success again this year,” said Brad Lanham. “We’ve had lots of people calling and messaging to get their tickets secured. We don’t have much problem getting people to come and play or attend. We always have several acts interested, and they are already calling for a spot for next year.”

  • This week's news briefs

    Martin Luther King Jr. march and program this Sunday

  • Puppy Bowl All-Stars

    Two puppies originally rescued by the Marion County Animal Shelter are set to appear on Animal Planet’s annual Super Bowl special, Puppy Bowl XV.

    Austin and Pippi, a brother and sister duo rescued by the Marion County Animal Shelter this past summer before being relocated to Barktown Rescue in Boston, Kentucky, were selected to participate in the Animal Planet special. 

  • St. Mary’s woman injured in accident
  • City council agrees to help residents with flooding issues

    Lebanon residents Lloyd Faulkner and Kim Burress came before the Lebanon City Council at its first meeting of the New Year on Jan. 7 to ask for help with flooding issues at their home and property on Woodlawn Ave.

  • It’s a Sweet Thing

    A group of girlfriends are making a major impact on the Marion County community through their foundation - the Marion County Good Samaritans. The foundation itself was dreamed up during girls’ night, when they saw a Facebook post asking for help. 

  • Former Spring View urologist being sued for offensive, unwanted contact

     A Willisburg woman is suing Spring View Physician Practices, LLC, and one of its former urologists, Samuel Kriegler, claiming she suffered unwanted physical contact and extreme emotional distress when she was his patient.

    The lawsuit, which was filed on Dec. 21, 2018, claims that on two separate occasions, Kriegler inappropriately touched Nicole Stumph.

  • This week's news briefs

    Celebrating Marion County marriages

    The Lebanon Enterprise wants to celebrate the long lasting marriages in Marion County. If you (or your parents, grandparents, etc.) have been married for 25 years or longer, please write to us and give us the following information: 

    • The couple’s names.

    • How many years they’ve been married.