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Today's News

  • Loretto family loses home to fire

    Losing their home to fire last week has been a “humbling experience” for a Loretto family.
    Fortunately, no one was injured as the result of the fire, which occurred Tuesday morning, June 16, but the fire destroyed the home located at 4255 Hwy. 52, which belonged to Jason and Amanda Beard.
    “This was a tragedy but really has helped me see how wonderful humans can be,” Beard told the Enterprise Monday afternoon.
    According to Lebanon Police Dispatch, a call was received at 8:29 a.m. reporting a house was on fire.

  • Sheriff investigating break-in attempt at St. Joe Grocery

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted break-in at the St. Joe Grocery.

    Store employees arrived at 6:25 a.m. June 13 and found the front door glass had been shattered. According to the sheriff's office, It is believed a rock found near the door was used to break the glass, although there was no indication that anyone entered the store.

    Evidence collected at the scene and store video are being reviewed in hopes of identifying the person or persons involved in this crime.

  • School board removes residency requirement for superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education tackled a variety of issues during its June 11 meeting, including changing a requirement in Superintendent Taylora Schlosser's contract.

    The board voted 3-2 in favor of removing a residency requirement from Schlosser's contract. Chairman Mike Cecil and board members Butch Cecil and Rev. DeLane Pinkston supported amending the contract. Board members Jerry Evans and Kaelin Reed opposed the change.

  • Student, staff drug testing and superintendent's residency requirement on school board agenda

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the board office.

    The agenda includes discussions of student and staff drug testing and a proposal to amend the superintendent's contract to remove the residency requirement.

    The agenda includes the following items:

    I. Call to order

    II. Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    III. Amend agenda 

    IV. Communications

    - Superintendent report 

  • Meth found in Mack Brady Road home

    While serving warrants at a residence in Jessietown on June 3, Marion County Sheriff Deputies found meth and a Lebanon has been arrested.
    According to a media release from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, at 9:50 p.m., June 3, deputies were serving warrants at a residence on Mack Brady Road when they found approximately three grams of meth inside of the residence. Michael W. Hill Sr., 52, of Lebanon was arrested on a warrant for probation violation out of Marion County and a warrant for theft by deception out of Taylor County. No other arrests were made.

  • 6-10-15 Public Record

    It is the policy of The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.
    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.

  • 6-10-15 Police Log

    Got a lead?
    The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is 270-692-5529.

  • 6-10-15 Church Briefs

    Revival
    Open Arms Community Church will be having a revival at 6:30 p.m., June 10-13. It is located at 2205 Danville Highway, Lebanon. The speaker is Braxton King and music provided by Uncaged Lion.

    Vacation Bible Schools
    • Lebanon Baptist Church will have their Vacation Bible School June 14-17, 6-8:30 p.m. for ages three years old through fifth grade. The church is located at 144 E. Mulberry Street. Pre-registration may be done by calling the church at 270-692-3031.  

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  • Local student attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but for 95 high school juniors, including Gabby Barnes of Marion County, the emphasis on education continues. These students, from 62 counties across the state, have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 30th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), held in two locations this month.