Local News

  • Part of Helm School House Road will be closed June 24-July 1

    Helm School House Road will be closed to through traffic from June 24 through July 1, according to Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly and Marion County Road Supervisor Tommy Lee.

    The closure will allow work on a box culvert/bridge replacement project. The closure will affect the part of Helm School House Road (off Fairgrounds Road) and a section of Sulphur Springs Road, just before 450 Helm School House Road.

  • School board to consider appointing acting superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education will be having a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, and included on its agenda is to consider appointing an acting superintendent.
    The board will also consider approving a contract for the acting superintendent and consider appointing the acting superintendent as board secretary.
    In addition, the board will be meeting with the superintendent search and screening committee to discuss the committee's purpose and a possible timeline for the superintendent search.

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

    The Marion  County  Fiscal  Court  is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the David R. Hourigan Government Buliding.

  • Board to examine other school nurse options

    How much is a school nurse worth?
    That’s a question the Marion County Board of Education will be examining in the coming year.
    Currently, the district has a contract with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department for school nurse services. Board members approved this year’s contract, at a total cost of $161,708 (a $15,300 savings from last year), but they plan on reviewing other options in the coming year.
    “I still wonder are we getting the value we need?” School Board Member Bernard Miles said.

  • Ribbon cutting at Cottage Floral

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at Cottage Floral in Lebanon on Tuesday, June 4. Cottage Floral offers flowers for all occasions, as well as several gift ideas. Call (270) 692-1755 for more information or to speak with owner Missie Martin Mills.

  • Grand Buffet is open

    The Grand Buffet is now open in the Lebanon Trade Center. The hours are 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
    The Grand Buffet has a large buffet, which includes Chinese, American seafood and Sushi. On Saturday and Sundays, the restaurant offers more seafood options.
    You can dine in, call for take out or order catering for large parties. For more information, call (270) 699-9001.

  • 6-19-13 Public Record

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    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.

  • Mock Avenue man gets four years for burglaries

    Terrance S. Hazelwood, 31, of 229 Mock Avenue in Lebanon was sentenced to four years on three counts of second-degree burglary in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    His sentence is to be served concurrently with previous cases in Marion and Washington counties, but consecutively to earlier cases. He was ordered to pay $1,175 restitution.

    In other circuit court matters:

  • Collins and Tonge awarded Verda Calhoun Scholarships

    The Marion County chapter of the NAACP presented two scholarships to local students who will be enrolled in college in the fall. Both scholarships are worth $500. They were presented recently at Lebanon Baptist Church.

    Calhoun was a longtime president of the Marion County NAACP, and her family presented the scholarship.

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau awards more than $350,000 in college scholarships

    Though the school year is winding down, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is already helping some students gear up for their first college semester. Heading into the summer, KFB’s state and county offices have provided 279 scholarship grants totaling $351,800 to students across the state.
    County Farm Bureaus awarded 189 college scholarships for a total of $221,500, and the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation granted an additional 90 student scholarships in the amount of $130,300 from both county and state funding sources.