Local News

  • IMPORTANT: Conserve water

    Local officials are urging all Marion County residents to conserve water.   During the recent power outages, electricity has been out at the Lebanon water treatment plant, Lebanon City Administrator John Thomas said after an emergency meeting of city and county officials and emergency personnel Wednesday evening.

  • National Weather Service: Falling ice can be hazardous

    The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for several counties in Kentucky, including Marion County. As temperatures rise and ice melts on trees, limbs and power lines, falling ice has the potential to create a hazardous situation. This may mean large pieces of ice will fall to the ground.

  • Lebanon man accused of two counts of rape

    Dillis Berryman III, 30, of 419 Linda Avenue in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree rape (two counts), first-degree sodomy (three counts), first-degree sexual abuse (four counts) and first-degree persistent felony offender.   According to the indictment, on two occasions between July 6 and Aug.

  • Indoor marijuana-growing operation found

    A traffic stop early Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, led police to a residence where an indoor marijuana growing operation and one and a half pounds of marijuana were found.   Bardstown Police Officer Patrick Stucker stopped Christopher T. Bartley, 36, of Bardstown, for careless or reckless driving. During the traffic stop, the officer also found marijuana.

  • All About Organs

    Members of the Health Occupations Students of America hosted an program for local fourth- and fifth-graders at Spring View Hospital Jan. 15.

    The event was intended to educate students about the different organs in the body, the functions of those organs and about organ donation. The HOSA members are all students at the Marion County Area Technology Center. Students Ann-Rachelle Newton, Kaylor Pettit and Kendal Violette organized the event. 

  • UPDATE (Sat. 6:53 p.m.): Governor to visit Sunday, 5 p.m.


  • Back Home in Kentucky readers choose Lebanon as a top 5 attraction

    Lebanon, the city, was voted one of Kentucky's top five attractions for 2008 by the readers of Back Home in Kentucky.   The January/February issue of the magazine recognized Lebanon along with The Kentucky Show at The Kentucky Center in Louisville, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, the Jim Beam Distillery and American Outpost in Clermont and the National Quilt Museum of the United States in Pa

  • Higdon discusses the state's $500 million shortfall

    The Kentucky General Assembly will convene Feb. 3, and its agenda will be centered on one thing - money, according to State Rep.

  • Event information

    Editor's note: If you have event information, please email it to newseditor@lebanonenterprise.com.

    The annual Marion County Chamber of Commerce banquet that was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 29, has been cancelled because of the hazardous weather conditions and power outages. The banquet will be rescheduled in the near future.

    The St. Augustine chili supper has also been cancelled.

    St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Raywick will have Mass at 9 a.m. Sunday.

  • FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE: Water distribution at noon at Loretto Foodland, MCHS

    Editor's note: For questions regarding shelter and water distribution, call (270) 692-6666.