Today's News

  • Nice try, school board

    By Joe Stevens, guest columnist

    The IRS treats everyone the same, appointed government officials do not have leanings towards the party that appointed them, the Benghazi attack on Sept. 11, 2012 was not a terrorist attack, the shooting at the U.S. Air Force Base in Texas was “workplace violence,” and there were no private deals made by the Marion County School Board when considering the next superintendent.

  • Get healthy, Kentucky

    Of all the challenges Kentucky can expect to face in the years ahead, few if any are bigger than improving our collective health.
    In some key areas, we already have a good head start. Kentucky is among the top 20 states in fighting infectious diseases, for example, with the use of vaccines high and the percentage of older citizens getting a flu shot above the national average.

  • Tutu much fun!

    The first Back Tutu School 2.2-mile Family Fun Run/Walk attracted 275 participants. 

    Along the way, runners and walkers from six weeks to 81 years old shared smiles and laughs. 

    Even a few dogs got in on the act.

    The event raised $2,300 for the Marion County Girls on the Run program. The purpose of the program is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident.

    Girls on the Run will be in place at the four Marion County public elementary schools this fall.

  • Aug. 1 Windstream meeting has been cancelled

    An Aug. 1 meeting to discuss Internet service in Marion County has been cancelled.

    Windstream officials have notified the Marion County Economic Development Office that they would not be able to make it to an Aug. 1 meeting.

    However, they are looking for other possible dates, according Mary Lou Brock of the economic development office.

  • MCHS principal resigns to move to central office position

    School starts in less than two weeks in Marion County, and the district is searching for two principals.
    A.C. Glasscock Elementary School is currently searching for a principal after Lee Ann Divine resigned this month to become the principal at Mercer County Elementary School. And, Thursday night, July 25, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall sent an email to his staff at 8:37 p.m., announcing his resignation. In the email, he said he will be moving to a position at central office.

  • Iowa tops Marion County in Central Region

    Marion County’s 11-12 softball all-stars lost their third and final game in the Little League Central Region tournament this afternoon.

    Burlington American Little League, the Iowa state champions, defeated Marion County, 6-0.

    The Iowa team used a four-run third inning to take control of the game.

    Marion County struggled offensively, managing just three hits in the loss.

  • All-stars are scheduled to close out pool play today

    Marion County’s 11-12 softball all-stars is scheduled play their final pool play game at the Little League Central Region tournament at 1:30 p.m. in Indianapolis.

    Marion County is playing Burlington American Little League, the Iowa state champions.

    Marion County lost its previous games against the Ohio state champions, 11-4, and the Nebraska state champions, 9-7.

  • Game plan, July 24

    July 24

    Marion County vs. Iowa, 1:30 p.m. at Little League Central Region tournament in Indianapolis

    July 25
    Little League Central Region tournament semifinals,  11 a.m.
    Championship, 3 p.m.

    July 27
    Back Tutu School 2.2-mile family fun run/walk, 8 a.m.


  • The proper way

    By Dennis George

    Golf Columnist

  • Behind in the count

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise correspondent