Today's News

  • Girls who rock

    Mobile, Ala., got another sample of Kentucky pride last week when a Marion County contingent took the city by storm in support of Paige Wilson who competed in the Distinguished Young Woman competition.

    But, the folks in Mobile should be getting used to Kentuckians by now. After all, last year it seemed as if half the state traveled there to root for Marion County's own Christine Mattingly in the 2011 national program.

    Both young women have represented our state and our county well.

  • Bye-Bye, Enterprise

    By Nick Schrager

    I hate to say it, but it's time to go... it was a blast while it lasted.

  • Every second counts

    What did you do with your leap second?

    You probably didn't notice but this past weekend was one second longer than usual. On Saturday, the International Atomic Time was adjusted to compensate for gradual changes in the Earth's rotation.

    The most recent leap second before Saturday occurred on New Year's Eve on 2008.

  • Sara Brady is new Calvary Elementary principal

    Sara Brady of Lebanon has accepted the principal's position at Calvary Elementary School.

    "The council reviewed over 15 qualified applicants and after a strong interview process selected Mrs. Brady to lead the school," Dr. Chuck Hamilton, Marion County superintendent write in a press release. "Following Mrs. Pam Marks will be a difficult task, but the council felt Mrs. Brady was up to the job and shared the council's vision for the future of CES." 

  • Governor has authorized drought assistance

    The following announcment was issued by the Governor's Office:

  • 'Red Flag' warning issued; heat wave expected

    A red flag warning has been issued for southern Indiana and central Kentucky, including Marion County, for today, June 28, according the National Weather Service. The red flag warning will remain in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    A red flag warning is issued when critical fire conditions exist. These include strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures, which can create the potential for rapid wildfire growth, according to the weather service.

  • Popes Creek tractor-wagon accident remains under investigation

    The Marion County Sheriff's Department is still gathering information about the June 23 accident on Popes Creek Road involving a tractor pulling a wagon filled with people.
    At least 17 people, including a 21-month-old, were riding on the wagon at the time the driver of a 1953 Ford Tractor, Steven Baudendistel, lost control causing the passengers to be thrown from the wagon.

  • I am nostalgic

    By Nick Schrager
    Summer intern

  • Warrior Dashed Out? I hope not

    I'm going to open by saying what you are about to read is not the column I wanted to write.
    I wanted to write about how the Warrior Dash was a wonderful experience, about how it showcased our community and about how much I'm looking forward to participating again next year.
    Only I can't.
    Don't get me wrong. I enjoyed the Warrior Dash, and if it does return, I fully intend to do it again. Even if it doesn't return, I'll probably travel to run another one.

  • New doctor joins Family Allergy and Asthma