Today's News

  • Knights will face Rebels in opener

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights will open the 2013-2014 season on the road at Casey County on Dec. 2. The Knights are coming off an 11-17 season, including 7-11 in regional play. Despite their losing record, Marion County does return several players from last year’s squad, including eight seniors. Coach Montrelle Irvin intends to lean on his veterans this year. 

  • No need to babysit players

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    If you’ve watched any college basketball this season, chances are you’ve seen some of the new rules that have been implemented by the NCAA. In essence, these new rules decrease the amount of contact a defender can have with a ball handler, which naturally increases the number of fouls called. 

  • Holiday events coming to Bradfordsville

    The Bradfordsville community will be holding of Christmas events in the coming weeks.
    Christmas in the Country will take place Saturday, Dec. 7. The event begins with the turkey/ham supper at 4:30 p.m. After eating, visitors can ride the rides at Zippyland. The parade will take place at 7 p.m.
    Tuesday, Dec. 10, the annual Christmas pot luck will be held at the Bradfordsville Civic Center. Meat and drinks will be provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish.

  • Marion County, Manual battle in scrimmage

    The temperature rose as the Marion County Lady Knights scrimmaged against the DuPont Manual Lady Crimsons in Elizabethtown on Saturday. 

    Though the Lady Knights would be defeated in the game, they took some major strides. 

    “Overall I’m very pleased with this scrimmage, I think we got a lot of progress going forward,” Lady Knights Coach Anthony Epps said. 

  • Candidate filings for 2014 elections

    Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 28 to file their nomination papers for the 2014 primary elections.
    Here are the candidates who have filed so far, according the Kentucky Secretary of State’s website. An (I) indicates the candidate is an incumbent.
    U.S. Senate – Matt Bevin, Republican.
    While neither has officially filed, incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have both been campaigning for Senate as well.

  • Bradfordsville man involved in fatal collision

    The Kentucky State Police are investigation a collision that occurred Friday on KY 49 in Casey County that resulted in a fatality.
    According to the state police, Charles D. Kirtley, 41, of Campbellsville was driving north on KY 49 in a 2007 GMC. At 6:08 p.m. Friday, Kirtley lost control and his vehicle overturned approximately one mile north of Liberty. The Kirtley vehicle came to rest on its side in the southbound lane.

  • With cold weather, real hunting season has arrived

    It finally got cold! Now I know a lot of people aren’t just real happy about that. And to be honest about it, the older I get, the less I enjoy it!

    Age aside, cold weather signals the start of real hunting seasons. We’ve had squirrel season for a while now, as well as rabbit and quail. Even deer season wasn’t just real “normal.”

    First, as stated, the weather was too warm and second, corn and bean crops weren’t harvested yet, at least not where I hunted.

  • Garbage pick up changes due to holiday

    County residents should be aware there will no trash pick-up on Thursday, Nov. 28, which is Thanksgiving Day.
    Instead, the county sanitation crews will pick up a double route on Friday, Nov. 29. Residents on the Thursday and Friday routes are advised to put their trash out sooner than usual on Friday since the crews will be starting earlier than normal.
    Garbage pick-up in Bradfordsville will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. This is a change from the usual pick-up day of Thursday due to Thanksgiving.

  • Expo offers exposure for food processing park

    The Marion County Economic Development staff recently attended the 2013 Process Expo in Chicago as part of the effort to find a business for the Lebanon food processing park.
    The expo is a food and equipment technology show, and according to Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund, they had constant visitors at their booth.
    Lund gave his update about the expo during the Nov. 21 meeting of the Marion County Industrial Foundation Board. He said a lot of companies were interested in the location.

  • Tie One On For Safety ribbons available

    The Marion County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is participating in the 2013 Tie One On for Safety program to encourage sober driving during the holiday season.
    Ribbons are available at local banks. To participate, pick up a ribbon and tie it to your vehicle in a visible place as a reminder to drive sober or to designate a sober driver.