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Today's News

  • Burglar caught at Higdon's Foodtown

    A burglar who attempted to rob Higdon's Foodtown early Monday morning was caught and arrested by the Lebanon Police Department.

    According to Lebanon Police Chief Shelton Young, a burglar alarm went off at Higdon's Foodtown at 1:47 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5. Lebanon Police Officers responded to the scene and, after gaining entry, searched the building.

    James O. Porter was discovered in the store's office area trying to steal cash and was charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree criminal damage to property.

  • Mid-season report: Knights

    As the Knights hit the mid-point in the season, let's take a look at how the team has done so far and what the road ahead looks like.

    At 4-9, the Knights have been competitive in all but two games (North Hardin and Adair County).

    "I thought we'd be about .500. We lost a couple we had a chance of winning," Knights Head Coach Tim Peterson said. "Our offense is better off than I thought it would be, our defense is not as good. We're still not tough enough as far as rebounding."

    Many Knights have stepped up on different nights for Peterson.

  • Burglar caught at Higdon's Foodtown Monday

    A burglar who attempted to rob Higdon's Foodtown early Monday morning was caught and arrested by the Lebanon Police Department.

    According to Lebanon Police Chief Shelton Young, a burglar alarm went off at Higdon's Foodtown at 1:47 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5. Lebanon Police Officers responded to the scene and, after gaining entry, searched the building.

    James O. Porter was discovered in the store's office area trying to steal cash and was charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree criminal damage to property.

  • UPDATE: Lebanon Jewelry robbed, $60,000 worth of jewelry stolen

    Lebanon Police are looking for a suspect who robbed Lebanon Jewelry, 495 W. Main Street, Tuesday afternoon,  Dec. 30.

    According to the police, the suspect was described as a black male wearing either a black or brown jacket, green pants and brown boots. He was also wearing a black mask and fled on foot at 1:43 p.m.

    Police report that the suspect stole $60,000 worth of jewelry and $507 in cash.

    Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Lebanon Police at 692-2121.

  • Top 10 stories of 2008

    The year of 2008 was an eventful one in Marion County, to say the least. From the lengthy and heated recallable nickel debate to the unexpected and thrilling visit from a Presidential candidate and former First Lady, there were many news stories that graced the front page of The Lebanon Enterprise that will have a lasting effect on this community. However, the editorial staff at The Lebanon Enterprise had to narrow the long list of top news stories to 10.

  • 2009 marks 35th year in Kentucky

    I can't believe it's almost 2009! I've lived in Kentucky now for 35 years. I bought land in 1973 from a want ad in Mother Earth News magazine. It was right across the Taylor County line on Tallow Creek Road.

    I lived there in a little A-frame house in the woods for several years.

    I had been working in Champaign, Ill., at the university for a long time and really wanted to move to the country.

    Boy, did I get the country!

    We didn't have running water at first and an outhouse was a short walk from the back door.

  • Commanders close out against Marion County

    The Marion County Knights beat the Washington County Commanders 71-47 a few weeks ago but were unable to come from behind to beat the Commanders on Friday night. 

    Washington County got their first win of the season after six unsuccessful tries against the Knights with a 65-58 win at the Roby Dome.

    Washington  16  13  19  17 - 65

    Marion            8     5   23  22 - 58 

     

     

     

  • 20th District play continues

    Marion County and Campbellsville kick off 20th District play in girl's action this week.

    Marion County just finished successful campaigns in the Lady Admirals Tournament and the Kentucky Bank Holiday Classic.

    Adair County will have wrapped up the Candy Cane Classic in South Laurel before the New Year.

    Taylor County will have just finished a holiday tournament as well at the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Classic in Campbellsville.

    Campbellsville competed in the same tournament as Taylor County.

  • News we'd like to report in 2009

    On the front page of today's paper and on page A14, we take a look back at the year that was. It's impossible to know what will happen in 2009, so we're throwing away our crystal ball. Instead, we've decided to share some of the headlines we'd love to print in 2009.   Rancho Poultry, Fuel Total Systems ahead of schedule

    Since these two businesses should create hundreds of new jobs in the county, we look forward to the day when they put out the "now hiring" signs. The sooner this gets here, the better. 

  • Knights and Lady Knights face Campbellsville Friday

    After wrapping up tournament play, the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams will resume district play with Campbellsville on Friday at the Roby Dome.

    The Knights faced West Jessamine and another opponent on the last two days of the KFC/Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Classic.