https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Blessed mother https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/blessed-mother <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/05-15-19_katy_hallmark_mothers_day_feature_1.jpg" alt="The mother to 10, plus a handful of cultural exchange students, Katy Hallmark (center), has a lot of love to give. She and her husband Jeff (left) had four daughters together, adopted another, and then adopted five more children later in life. Pictured are the current family members living at home, from left, Katarina Overgaard (exchange student), Shania, Mario, Isabella, Marcus, Martin (back), Marissa and Leonardo Annovi (exchange student)." title="The mother to 10, plus a handful of cultural exchange students, Katy Hallmark (center), has a lot of love to give. She and her husband Jeff (left) had four daughters together, adopted another, and then adopted five more children later in life. Pictured are the current family members living at home, from left, Katarina Overgaard (exchange student), Shania, Mario, Isabella, Marcus, Martin (back), Marissa and Leonardo Annovi (exchange student)." align="left" hspace="6" width="130" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Love makes a family, and in the case of the Hallmarks, they have a whole lot of love to give. With 10 children, biological and adopted, 10 grandchildren and one on the way, and a flow of cultural exchange students, the Hallmark household is busy, full, and incredibly unique.</p> <p> &ldquo;There&rsquo;s always kids all over the house, but we make it work, and everyone blends together,&rdquo; said Katy Hallmark. &ldquo;I think pretty early on motherhood changed my perspective completely. I guess maybe it grew me, it made me focus on what is important.&rdquo;</p> New draft plan includes closing LES, renovating CES https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/new-draft-plan-includes-closing-les-renovating-ces <p> &nbsp;A new draft facilities plan was approved by the Marion County Board of Education&rsquo;s Local Planning Committee (LPC) on May 7. The $22.5 million plan includes the following:</p> <p> &bull; A major renovation/addition at Calvary Elementary School;</p> <p> &bull; Major renovations at Marion County High School, including building an eighth grade/ninth grade wing; and</p> <p> &bull; Closing Lebanon Elementary School and moving those students to a renovated Marion County Knight Academy.</p> Tourism agrees to support speak easy project https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/tourism-agrees-support-speak-easy-project <p> &nbsp;The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission voted unanimously to give $40,000 to the Kentucky Classic Arts Center for the creation of a speak easy theatre and internet caf&eacute; during its regular monthly meeting Monday.&nbsp;</p> Lebanon teens involved in vehicle accident Friday https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/lebanon-teens-involved-vehicle-accident-friday <p> A Lebanon teenager was involved in a one-vehicle accident Friday evening, but he and a juvenile passenger weren&rsquo;t injured.</p> Lebanon man accused of shooting his brother arrested in Taylor County https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/lebanon-man-accused-shooting-his-brother-arrested-taylor-county <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/05-15-19_livers_in_trouble_in_taylor_co.jpg" alt="Livers" title="Livers" align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A Lebanon man who is out on bail after allegedly shooting his brother last month was arrested on May 9 in Taylor County for drinking and driving.</p> Former urologist facing lawsuit files for bankruptcy https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/former-urologist-facing-lawsuit-files-bankruptcy <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/05-15-19_spring_view_lawsuit_update.jpg" alt="Pictured (left) is Sam Kriegler, a former urologist at Spring View Hospital, during a tour of the hospital’s urology suite in May of 2014. Also pictured is Spring View CEO Tim Trottier. " title="Pictured (left) is Sam Kriegler, a former urologist at Spring View Hospital, during a tour of the hospital’s urology suite in May of 2014. Also pictured is Spring View CEO Tim Trottier. " align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A former Spring View urologist who is being sued for allegedly inappropriately touching a female patient has filed for bankruptcy, which could delay the case against him and Spring View Hospital.</p> School board briefs https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/school-board-briefs-9 <img src="https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/05-15-19_school_board_briefs_summer_academy.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="86" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;The Marion County Board of Education held its regular meeting on May 9 at the Marion County Area Technology Center. The following are news briefs from that meeting:</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> 2019 Summer Dream Academy and Dream Bus</p> <p> Marion County Public Schools&rsquo; Summer Dream Academy will continue this summer, as well as weekly stops throughout the county by the Summer Dream Bus.</p> Lebanon woman indicted for drugs https://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/lebanon-woman-indicted-drugs <div id="cke_pastebin"> Ashley M. Wilkerson, 35 of 328 N. Woodlawn Avenue in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court on May 6 for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, buy/possess drug paraphernalia and no registration plates. According to the indictment, on or about March 1, Wilkerson knowingly and unlawfully possessed meth and drug paraphernalia and was operating a motor vehicle with no or expired registration plate. Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> &nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> In other indictments:</div>