Local News

  • Jets Over Kentucky begins Sunday

     The world's largest remote control jet show returns to the Lebanon-Springfield Airport Sunday, July 7.

      More than ' pilots from across the United States and from Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, and Europe are expected for this year's showcase.

      Admission is free during the practice and training runs, July 7-10.

  • Elvis is coming to Angelic Hall

    Entertainer Eddie Miles is coming home to Marion County and performing the music of America's most beloved entertainer, Elvis Presley. This uncanny tribute also includes an opening show saluting the legends of country music, featuring the songs of Marty Robbins, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty and others.

  • Understanding sports concussions event

    The Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky, along with Bob OÕDaniel, will host an event entitled, "Understanding sports concussions" at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at Angelic Hall in Lebanon.

  • School board hires interim superintendent for MCPS

    The Marion County Board of Education might have thought it was experiencing deŽjaˆ vu Tuesday, June 25, when it voted 3-1 in favor of hiring Steve Burkich as the acting superintendent of Marion County Public Schools.

      In February of 2011, the board did the exact same thing.

      But, last week's decision was not unanimous. Board member DeLane Pinkston cast the lone dissenting vote.

  • Stolen identity

    Margaret Brockman, 68, leads a simple life.

      She and her husband of almost 49 years, Paul, live in a modest home in Lebanon.

      When they aren't visiting with their four children and numerous grandchildren, Brockman likes to sew, garden and go on walks.

      But, according to the World Wide Web, Brockman leads a very different life and has had an affair, lent her boyfriend $750,000 and is a "confirmed fraud."

  • Jail inmate charged with escape, says he lost his glasses

    An 68-year-old inmate who was doing community service work is facing a second-degree escape charge after getting separated from his work group, according to the Marion County Detention Center.

    James W. Bailey was part of a community service crew that was picking up trash along Gene Hunt Road on Wednesday, June 26. Around 12:45 p.m., when the crew reached the bottom of a hill, the MCDC deputy in charge of the crew noticed that one inmate was missing.

  • MAC gets 30-day contract extension

    Marion Adjustment Center has received a 30-day contract extension from the Department of Corrections.

    Jennifer Brislin, communications director for the Cabinet for Justice and Public Safety, confirmed that the temporary extension has been accepted by both the state and the prison.

    That means the contract will not end Sunday with the end of the fiscal year, but rather on July 30.

    Local push to save prison

  • City approves 2013-14 budget

    The Lebanon City Council voted 5-0 to approve both the second reading of the 2013-14 budget and the second reading of the 2012-13 budget during a special-called meeting June 20. Councilman Jay Grundy was not present at the meeting.
    The 2013-14 budget includes nearly $8.6 million in total resources, including $6.4 million in new revenue. This is a decrease compared to the $8.86 million in resources the city had during the 2012-13 fiscal year.
    Both budgets are considered official with their publication in today’s Enterprise.

  • Upcoming early deadlines for Enterprise

    The Lebanon Enterprise will have early deadlines for its July 3 edition. Due to our printing schedule, the deadline for all advertising will be noon on Friday, June 28. All editorial items for the sports section will need to be submitted by noon on Friday, as well.
    The Twin County Advantage will also have early deadlines for its July 8 issue. The deadline for all advertising will be noon on Tuesday, July 2.

  • Marion County Fair begins June 29

    The Marion County Fair returns Saturday, June 29, and continues through Saturday July 6 at the Marion County Fairgrounds.
    The carnival and two new features — Laser Tag and Nojoe’s Circus — will be available every evening from July 1 through July 6. The carnival opens at 6 p.m. nightly, and Laser Tag will be available all evening.
    Nojoe’s Circus will give two performances per night. The circus will include clowns, trampoline and trapeze artists, the Dynamo Dogs and much more.