Today's News

  • Lady Knights fall to E'town in a close one

    The Lady Knights may be young but they didn't show it against a seasoned Elizabethtown team on Saturday night during the Fifth Region final at Nelson County High School.

    Marion County traded leads with the Lady Panthers all night despite Makayla Epps getting shut out after scoring 19 points the night before.

    The Lady Knights couldn't close the gap and lost 50-46. The Lady Panthers advanced to the state tournament for the third time in four years.

  • Lady Knights advance to region final

     The Marion County Lady Knights rallied from eight points behind to steal a victory from the Green County Lady Dragons on Friday night at Nelson County High School in the Fifth Region tournament semi-final.

    Makayla Epps willed her team to victory, scoring 12 fourth quarter points to propel the Lady Knights into the region final for the first time since at least 1999.

    The Lady Knights lost to Elizabethtown by 26 points earlier in the season at the Roby Dome and look to avenge that loss and advance to the state tournament. 

  • Hank is Pet of the Week

    Hank is a great chocolate lab that smiles and loves attention. Once he gets the ball or the frisbee the game is on, he loves to play keep away. Hank needs a home where he will have plenty of space to run. If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. For a complete listing of pets with pictures visit adoption@petfinder.com. The shelter reminds pet owners that all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot. To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals.

  • Dead animal removal has ended

    If they haven't noticed already, Marion County residents may soon realize that dead animals are no longer being picked up for disposal.

    Gabe Nation of Nation Brothers said his company would not be picking up dead animals in the county due to increased costs associated with a new regulation by the Food and Drug Administration.

    "It would more than double the cost of normal rendering," Nation said.

  • Lady Knights featured on ESPN.com

    Recently, local hoopsters were featured on one of the most prestigious sports websites in the land: ESPN.com.

    Three Lady Knights - Makayla Epps, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Bre Elder - were featured on the ESPN.com HoopGurlz section.

    HoopGurlz columnist Mark Lewis attended the Raatz Fence Classic in Louisville in late January. Sports fans will recall that the Lady Knights participated in that tournament, along with several other elite teams from around the state. The Lady Knights fell to Sacred Heart 58-38.

  • Lady Knights capture third straight district title

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights (25-6) basketball team didn't surprise many when they reeled off their third straight 20th District tournament championship over Adair County on Friday night at Adair County. The Lady Knights won 63-45 over Adair County.

  • Lady Knights look to advance

    The Marion County Lady Knights looked to advance out of the first round of the 5th Region tournament for the first time in three seasons on Tuesday night against North Hardin.

    Under Head Coach Trent Milby, the Lady Knights have fallen in the first round of the region tournament by a combined seven points in the previous two seasons. The Lady Knights looked to break that streak on Tuesday night. Results were not known at press time. Check out www.lebanonenterprise.com and next week's print edition to see how the Lady Knights fared.

  • Keeping the Legacy Alive

    The Rev. Dr. Joseph Owens turned to his audience Saturday evening to talk about black history, and he said that meant talking about God.

    "There is no way our people could go through what we've been through without God," Owens said.

    More than 200 people listened as Owens spoke at St. Augustine Parish Hall during the ninth annual Black History Celebration hosted by the Women of Color.

  • Crume takes head coaching position

    The Marion County High School football team will be short at least one coach for now. Offensive Coordinator Corey Crume, who's been with the team for the last two years, accepted a head coaching position on Thursday of last week with Southern High School in Louisville.

  • MCHS to host boys 5th Region tournament

    Marion County High School landed a good year to host the boys 5th Region basketball tournament. With over half the field with a legitimate shot at winning the title and earning a trip to the state tournament, it could result in a week of capacity crowds and last possession games.

    North Hardin, Taylor County, Adair County, Bardstown and John Hardin could all be seen as serious contenders to earn a trip to Rupp Arena. LaRue County brings a stellar record but has struggled against some of the teams in the tournament field. Here's a look at the schedule.