Today's News

  • YOUR MONEY AT WORK: Community agents

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a series about the seven special districts serving Marion County, as identified by the State Auditor’s Office as part of an effort to increase public awareness of how their money is spent. The Enterprise is taking a closer look at the special districts that serve Marion County, how they are funded, and what they do for the community.

    Marion County extension agents are ready for your questions.

  • Get ready for Family Bike and Hike

    Imagine getting up earlier on a beautiful day and going somewhere where everyone is excited and in a great mood. The atmosphere is uplifting, knowing you are about to do something fun that is also wonderful for your health. The sense of accomplishment that you will feel at the end is amazing! And anyone can do it!

  • Legislature is working to improve the lives of children

    Every legislative session, the General Assembly looks for ways it can improve the lives of our children, both in the classroom and when it comes to their safety.
    This year, the House and Senate passed several new laws that further both of these goals.
    One of the more widely publicized will establish a permanent, independent panel to review those cases in which a child either died or was severely injured as a result of abuse or neglect.

  • Epps Competes in McDonald's All American Game

    Last Wednesday night, Marion County High School senior Makayla Epps competed in the 2013 McDonald's All American Game at the United Center in Chicago as a member of the East team.  Epps finished the game with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and 1 assist in the East's 92-64 loss to the West team.  Epps became the first Marion County player to be selected for this honor and one of only three girls ever in the state of Kentucky.

  • Road slide closes part of Ky. 247

    Landmark News Service

    The state Transportation Cabinet has closed part of Howardstown Road (Ky. 247) because of a road slide that worsened over the weekend.

    The section closed to through traffic until further notice is 1.5 miles south of Big Lick Hollow Road and 2.3 miles north of Ky. 84.

    A press release sent out Monday by the cabinet said Department of Highways crews have been monitoring the deteriorating conditions for weeks, but the conditions have been aggravated by recent rains.

  • Walston is a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant
  • Wells and Clark exchange vows


  • Blanford and Bland will marry April 13


  • Ridgeway and Barnes will marry May 18


    Georgia Ridgeway and John Barnes, both of Springfield, announce their forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at First Baptist Church, East High Street, Springfield.
    The reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be sent.

  • 4-3-12 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, April 8: Chicken cacciatore, noodles, green beans, mixed fruit, roll.
    Tuesday, April 9: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, lima beans, pear halves, bread.
    Wednesday, April 10: Pork loin roast, buttered new potatoes, buttered spinach, pineapple chunks, roll.
    Thursday, April 11: Beef vegetable soup, turkey on wheat half sandwich, mixed fruit, crackers, brownie.
    Friday, April 12: Brown bag.