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Today's News

  • "Rockin' on 68 since 1969" - Ham Days 2009

    The 2009 Marion County Country Ham Days committee is excited to announce partnerships with our first two marquee sponsors for this year's festival.

    The Country Ham Jam, held Saturday evening, Sept. 26, live from the Main Stage is in the final planning stages of a rock-and-roll reunion that you are sure to want to attend. Hats off to The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission for coming on board as our marquee sponsor for the Ham Jam.

  • 2009 MCHS Prom

    Spalding Avenue looked like a Hollywood movie premier Saturday evening as Marion County High School students arrived at prom, which was held at Centre Square. Pictured are Travis Rose and Raven Blair smiling and waving at the crowd.

    More photos can be seen below in the photo slideshow section of the Enterprise home page.

  • Lancers gun down Tankers

    The Lebanon Lancers took out the Harrodsburg Tankers, a first year team in the Kentucky Basketball Development League, by a score of 104-85 at the Roby Dome on Friday night.

    Head Coach Mark Bell said Elton Scott was a leader by example.

    "It was probably his best game since he started this year," he said. "Once we put two whole halves together we'll be all right."

    The Lancers trounced the first year team that is playing without a coach right now.

  • Department of Public Health: Swine Flu announcement

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is asking health care providers and public health officials to be on the alert for potential cases of swine flu in Kentucky.

  • Track team competes in three meets

    Marion County High School track coach Robby Peterson is excited after a flurry of meets in the last two weeks.

    "Everybody's times have gotten lower and better. We're improving, which is good," he said. "We're making a good push, getting ready for the region."

    MCHS will host the region track meet on May 16. The events kick off at 11 a.m. and will conclude sometime around 4 p.m.

    On Friday the boys squad finished seventh out of 12 squads in the Green County Invitational with 43 points. Daviess County won the meet with 125 points.

  • Library an aid in down economy

    Freddie Wohner understands as well as anyone that the economy is down.

    "I've now been out longer without a job than any time in my life, and I've been working since I was 19," he said.

    Wohner, 42, is hardly alone.

    In March, the national unemployment rate was 9 percent and Kentucky's unemployment rate was 10.3 percent, according to Workforce Kentucky. (Those figures are not seasonally adjusted.)

    The most recent data for Marion County is from February, when the county's unemployment rate was 12.8 percent.

  • Nana is Pet of the Week

    NaNa will make the most wonderful companion for the right person. She is house broken, rides well and is a loving dog.

    NaNa gets along with other dogs and loves to play.

    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.

  • Bits and pieces

    A few thoughts from the past week:

    As if we needed another reminder that life doesn't always go according to our plans, we now have swine flu in the news.

    In recent years, we've dealt with mad cow and bird flu, and we've previously dealt with chicken and cow poxes.

    Maybe pigs were just late getting in on the act.

    - State and national health officials are urging people to be cautious with regard to swine flu.

  • Knights test their mettle at KOB

    The Marion County High School boys tennis team tested themselves against some of the state's toughest competition last weekend at the 209 Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Tennis Team Championships held at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Complex at the University of Louisville.

    "This was an exciting event for the team to participate in because of the caliber level of tennis play we knew we would face," Head Coach Beverly Thomas said.

    The second round of play had MCHS teamed with Highlands.

  • Girls tennis picks up steam

    The Marion County High School girls tennis team is picking up steam heading into conference tournament play.

    The Lady Knights beat Campbellsville 3-2 and Adair County 4-0 last week. They lost to Central Hardin 5-0.

    "We continue to do well against conference opponents," Lady Knights Head Coach Angela Holt said. "I was impressed with Kameron (Simmons) and Leanna (Begley) for their play in the Campbellsville match. Both girls managed to control the tempo of the match to favor their style."