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Today's News

  • Knights upset Campbellsville

    The Marion County High School baseball team kept themselves in the mix for a good seed in the 20th District tournament by beating Campbellsville and Adair County last week.

    Campbellsville had previously beaten the Knights 8-2 at Hourigan Field but Eric Miles pitched a gem from the mound and turned it around for Marion County.

    "That was an unbelievable game for us. The kids really performed well and executed. Eric Miles was fantastic on the mound," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said.

  • LMS student brings knife to school

    A 12-year-old white male student from Lebanon Middle School was cited and taken into custody Tuesday, April 21, after he was found carrying a knife.

    According to LMS Principal Todd Farmer, the student was showing the knife to some of his classmates and making "silly comments." One of his classmates told a school official and school administration called Lebanon Police Officer and school resource officer Wally Brady. He cited the juvenile and took him into custody. The student was released to his parents.

  • El Departamento para la Salud Pblica de Kentucky sobre la gripe porcina

    Favor de difundir este mensaje con la más amplia cobertura posible, especialmente entre las poblaciones de habla española que hayan viajado recientemente a México:

  • State officials respond to swine flu

    Dr. William Hacker, the Kentucky Department of Public Health commissioner, and Dr. Kraig Humbaugh, the state epidemiologist held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss swine flu.

    "The situation right now is evolving and changes daily," Hacker said.

    According to the Center for Disease Control, the swine flu is a variation of the influenza A strain of the flu virus.

  • "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.