Today's News

  • Knight train derails

    The Marion County Knights played their big brother in the cold weather Friday night in Bullitt County. Big brother wasn't messing around.

    The Bullitt East Chargers beat the Marion County Knights in the same fashion the Knights have won all season - with a bruising ground attack.

    Knights' Head Coach Jeff Robbins put it simply.

    "We got whipped up front," he said. "Bullitt East played better on both sides up front. They took it to our guys. We didn't respond."

  • Soccer Knights awards announced

    Marion County High School boys' soccer Head Coach Greg Conley announced the team award winners at the soccer banquet, which was held Wednesday of last week. They are as follows:

    Varsity captains - Cody Smith, Derek Cissell and Chris Southall

    Junior Varsity captains - John Southall, Ethan Drury and Dylan Browning

    Varsity Most Improved - Evan Carter

    Junior Varsity Most Improved - Paul Spalding

    Best Offensive Award - Evan Childers

    Best Defensive Award - Chris Southall

    Coaches Award - Mark Corbett

  • Several Knights named to All-District team

    Several Knights were named to the District Four Region Two Class 4-A All-District team recently.

    Making first team All-District on offense were quarterback Eric Miles, receiver Bryson Bell and guard Wes Stayton.

    Making second team offense was tackle Dustin Crane.

    First team defense included linemen Jacob Tabor and Chris Means.

    Second team defense featured linebacker T.J. Jones, linebacker Dylan Peterson and defensive back David Litsey.

  • Fire damages N. Forest Street home

    The Lebanon Fire Department responded to a house fire at 215 N. Forest Street in Lebanon Thursday morning, Nov. 19.

    No one was injured in the fire, and the damage was mainly in the upstairs attic-area of the house Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said.

    "It's pretty extensive damage, but I'd say it's repairable," he said.

  • Two traffic accidents reported Wednesday

    Local law enforcement officials responded to two accidents yesterday evening.

    Scott Cissell of Raywick was transported to University Hospital in Louisville by LifeNet after a single-vehicle accident on Howardstown Road.

    The Lebanon Police received a report of an accident on Ky. 84 (Howardstown Road) two miles west of Raywick at 9:47 p.m. Nov. 19, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, the Lebanon.

  • Marion County drug dealers conspire to distribute $100,000 of cocaine

    Rodney Godbey, 42, of Highway 289, Benningfield Trailer Park, Lot 8, in Lebanon, and Chester Shipp, Highway 289, Benningfield Trailer Park, Lot 7, in Lebanon, pled guilty on Nov. 18, to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, U.S. Attorney David L. Huber of the Western District of Kentucky announced Thursday. 

    Godbey admitted that between March 2005, and October 2006, he helped Shipp sell cocaine in Marion County. Shipp, who has a prior drug conviction, admitted that during that same time period, he sold both cocaine and cocaine base.

  • Letters to Santa are due Dec. 8

    The Lebanon Enterprise is collecting letters to Santa Claus and will forward them to his workshop at the North Pole in time for Christmas.

    The Enterprise will also publish letters in a Christmas issue and choose some of the best for prizes.

    Until 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, children 12 years old or younger can write to Santa at this special Lebanon address - Attn: Santa Claus, The Lebanon Enterprise, 119 S. Proctor Knott Avenue, Lebanon, Ky, 40033 - or e-mail them to copyeditor@lebanonenterprise.com.

  • Knights advance, beat Fairdale, 35-21

    In a match up touted as the "Game of the Week" on WHAS 11 in Louisville, the Knights and Bulldogs didn't disappoint.

    Bryson Bell's last of three touchdowns, on a 12-yard scamper, secured a win for the Marion County Knights with under two minutes to play Friday night at Greschel Stadium in Louisville.

    David Litsey's interception off a deep ball from Fairdale's Bradley Vincent to standout receiver Quintrel Morris ruined any chance the Bulldogs had for a miraculous comeback.

  • Youth rally at Centre Square Tuesday evening

    An inter-denominational area-wide youth rally, Alive Again, has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Centre Square.

  • Local teams fare well in flag football showdown

    Local flag footballers fared well Saturday during the Heart of Kentucky Flag Football Showdown at Graham Memorial Park. Two of the four final teams were local, according to event organizer Eric Daugherty.

    Team captains David Hazelwood and Chad Spalding led their teams to the final four but couldn't get past "Campbellsville High Alum" and a Casey County team, who squared off in the final. The Casey County team came away with the title.