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  • Standing straight

    Emily Gordon was on a vacation in Florida as an eighth grader when her aunt, Lydia Diamond, noticed Emily’s shoulders were uneven.

    That observation by her aunt, who is a nurse at Central Baptist in Lexington, changed everything for Emily.

    Eventually, Emily went for a sports physical and mentioned her aunt’s concerns to her doctor, who recommended x-rays.

    Those x-rays at Central Baptist in the fall of 2014 revealed that Emily’s spine was curved 54 degrees. When February of this year came, the curve had grown to 75 degrees.

  • Trial scheduled for local man who allegedly shot his brother

    A December jury trial is currently scheduled for Joseph Lambert Livers of Lebanon who is accused of shooting his brother in April.

    Livers, 66, is accused of shooting his brother, Walter, 63, during an argument. According to Kentucky State Police, at approximately 3:38 p.m., on April 23, KSP units from Post 15 responded to Finley Ridge Road in reference to a shooting incident.

  • Lebanon Water Works responds to concerns about discolored water
  • ‘This could be a big night’

    By Larry Vaught

    Special to the Enterprise

    Even though they don’t know exactly who will be the headliner Sept. 18 when they are the opening act at the Lexington Opera House for the “Secret Sessions” country music series sponsored by 98.1 The Bull, sisters Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty of Magnolia Vale know what a special opportunity it is for them.

  • A fine-crafted partnership

    Kentucky Utilities Company and Maker’s Mark are announcing a new partnership through the utility’s Business Solar Program to construct a new solar array at the bourbon distillery’s property in Loretto along Highway 52. 

  • Juvenile charged with terroristic threatening

    A 15-year-old Lebanon boy is in custody after posting threatening material on social media regarding a school shooting. According to the Lebanon Police Department, at 7:03 p.m., Monday, Sept. 2, Sergeant Henry Keene took a male juvenile into custody after he posted “disturbing pictures” on social media in reference to a school shooting that was to occur at the Knight Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The juvenile was charged with second-degree terroristic threatening, and lodged in the Adair County Juvenile Detention Center.

  • Local Planning Committee meeting scheduled for Sept. 10

    The Local Planning Committee of the Marion County Board of Education will host a meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Central Office, which is located at 755 East Main Street in Lebanon.
    The LPC hosted a public forum Thursday, Aug, 22, at the Marion County Knight Academy to allow community members to give their opinions on a plan that would, for starters, close Lebanon Elementary School. The overall sentiment of the people who spoke at the forum was that the community doesn’t want to see any of its schools close.

  • Little warrior

    Corbin Noel has been through so much for a three-year-old.

    Typically, most kids his age are preparing for preschool or playing with toys.

    Corbin is fighting for his life.

    Corbin was diagnosed with Stage IV high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, on Aug. 6. Only around 800 cases of neuroblastoma are reported each year in the United States, according to cancer.org.

  • Man dies after vehicle accident on Saturday

    A Raywick man has died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle accident on Saturday, Aug. 31, near St. Mary.

    According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, at 1:49 p.m., the sheriff’s office received the report of a two-vehicle collision on St. Mary’s Road, approximately two miles west of Lebanon.

  • Ham Days merchandise for sale

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce is releasing the official design of the 2019 Marion County Country Ham Days 50th Anniversary t-shirt and collector pin. The t-shirt design is on a heather navy blue colored shirt and features a 50th Anniversary logo with the flying pig in the background. The back of the shirt will have the Marion County Country Ham Days logo. The collector lapel pin also features the 50th Anniversary Country Ham Days logo.