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Today's News

  • Program provides boost and inspiration taking applications

    For 24 years, nearly 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential.  At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) in Berea.

  • Four die on Kentucky roadways this week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that four people died in four separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, March 21, through Sunday, March 27, 2011.
    Two of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and neither victim was wearing a seat belt. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Grant and Warren counties.
    One ATV involved fatality occurred in Taylor County and the victim was not wearing a helmet. One pedestrian involved crash occurred in Green County.

  • Award recognizes Southern States Execellence in Employee Training

    Southern States Cooperative has long had a reputation for providing knowledgeable service along with quality products. Now the company has been recognized for excellence in training its employees.
    Southern States was named one of the top 100 learning organizations in the country March 22 when it received a Learning! 100 Award.

  • Start seeds indoors

     

     

  • Sink your teeth into something different

     

     

  • Early blooms not just forsythia

     

    True to most springs in Kentuckiana one day is sunny and warm, the next cloudy and cold. It's an anxious time of the year for most gardeners as we watch the sun coax open a little patch of crocus or we catch sight of an old landscape filled with waves of blooming white snow drops.

    Must we wait for the forsythia to bloom as we pray for warmth?  No, there are plenty of other early bloomers to keep us happily occupied until spring truly arrives.

  • Clothesline of Quilts

    Nancy Miles has a suggestion for anyone who is interested in old barns, landscapes or quilting. On the next nice sunny day, consider traveling Marion County’s barn quilt trail.
    “I’ve lived here all my life, and I’ve been to ends of the county that I didn’t even know existed,” she said.
    Miles helped paint some of the 8-foot-by-8-foot patches herself, but she’s been impressed with the variety of the patterns around the county.
    And she thinks you’ll be impressed, too.

  • Adventures with spring sports

     

     

  • Knights have mixed week

    By Josh Veatch
    sports@lebanonenterprise.com
    The Marion County Knights baseball team had a tough first week of action, playing five road games. The Knights dropped the first three games to Washington County, Danville, and Eastern High School before picking up two wins on Saturday against Waggener and Scott County in the Eastern Invitational, leaving their record at 2-3 for the season so far.

  • Epps will try out for USA team

    Marion County High School Lady Knights standout point guard Makayla Epps recently received an invitation to participate in team trials for the under-16 USA Basketball team.
    The try-outs for this 12-member team will be held from May 26-30 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
    The USA Basketball Developmental National Team Committee asked approximately 30 athletes to receive an invitation to attend the trials. Other athletes will be allowed to try out by submitting an application. Due to space limitation, a maximum of 200 athletes will be permitted to attend the trials.