Today's News


    Angela Jordan was born with many gifts.
    But, it’s the gift she gave birth to four and a half years ago that changed her life completely.
    It’s that gift that also led to her discovering her passion for baking and creating edible masterpieces.
    Having grown up a very creative child, Angela credits her parents, Tracy and Stacy Cope, for instilling within her a wild imagination.

  • LPC to focus on three elementary school plan

    After nearly two hours of discussion, the Local Planning Committee (LPC) voted to make a three elementary school plan their priority last week.
    During a LPC meeting on Sept. 10, Architect Ron Murrell of RossTarrant Architects presented plans for both three elementary schools and four elementary schools to the committee. During his remarks, Murrell said the Kentucky Department of Education would question any renovations for Calvary Elementary School.

  • City Council Briefs

    Osborne speaks about smoke-free policy
    Jennifer Osborne of the Lincoln Trail District Health Department came before the city council to discuss a smoke-free policy for the City of Lebanon.
    “Smoke-free policy basically focuses on indoor, public places, making sure people that employees of indoor public places are provided with clean air to breathe,” she said. “Comprehensive smoke-free policies do prohibit smoking inside places of employment, as well as other public places.”

  • Newest tourism mural does double duty

    Lebanon Tourist & Convention Commission

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is giving visitors another great reason to come to the Heart of Kentucky, and to make sure you attend the 2019 Marion County Country Ham Days Festival’s 50th anniversary celebration next weekend.
    A special Ham Days mural is currently being painted in downtown Lebanon to recognize an achievement rarely obtained by community festivals: 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Marion County Country Ham Days Festival.

  • New advertising manager joins Enterprise staff

    James Victery is new to The Lebanon Enterprise’s staff, but he’s not new to Marion County.

    He’s married to a Holy Cross gal.

    He’s performed on stage with Kentucky Classic Arts at Centre Square on more than one occasion. 

    And, he’s already developed relationships with key local businesses, previously having worked with them on their advertising campaigns. 

  • Ham Days volunteers are needed
  • 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.

  • COLUMN: Giving your all

    Effort and determination are key to success in sports, and in everything we ever do.

    Without effort and determination, our talents, skills and abilities do not hold much value. I have seen countless athletes with unlimited potential and athletic abilities. I have seen athletes whose physical gifts far exceed those of their peers. However, it all goes to waste if they have no heart in their play.

  • FOOTBALL: Knights improve to 2-2 in win over Thomas Nelson

    Winning is always a good feeling.

    For the Marion County Knights, it was a very, very good feeling.

    A week after taking a 43-point shellacking at home to Bardstown, the Knights returned to winning with a 32-22 victory over the Thomas Nelson Generals on Friday at Thomas Nelson High School.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights host Campbellsville in district game

    The Marion County Knights have played inconsistent soccer this season, and a lack of focus has also plagued the Knights.