Today's News

  • Ten die on Kentucky roadways

    Preliminary statistics* indicate that ten people died in ten separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
    Eight of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and four victims were not wearing seat belts.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Bell, Clay, Grayson, Hardin (2), Mason, Rowan and Taylor counties.  
    Two of the fatalities involved pedestrians and occurred in Floyd and Grayson counties.

  • Springfield woman indicted for theft over $10,000

    Rosemary Devine, 60, of 60 Cathy Court in Springfield was indicted for theft by unlawful taking $10,000 or more.
    According to the indictment, on or about Jan. 23, Devine took or exercised control of property valued over $10,000 belonging to another (Wal-mart) with intent to deprive them thereof.
    Her bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000 with the condition that she has no contact with the victim.
    - James A. Gulley Jr., 29, 3313 Old Calvary Pike Road in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication.

  • Events celebrate Women’s History Month

    St. Catharine College is having several events during the next week to recognize Women’s History Month.
    On March 10-11, Mary, The Eternal Maternal, a dramatic cantata for two voices celebrating the life of the Virgin Mary, will be performed by Teresa Tedder. The first performance will be held March 10 at 8 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church. The second performance will be held March 11 at 3 p.m. at St. Rose Church.

  • Spring peepers welcome us back


  • It’s time to uncover your strawberry patch


  • Farmers invited to attend outreach program

    The Kentucky State Police is partnering with the University of Kentucky and the Monroe County Extension Office to provide a ‘Farmer Outreach’ forum that will forge enhanced relationships between law enforcement and the agricultural community.  
    The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Monroe Co Extension office located at 1194 Columbia Ave Tompkinsville, Ky.  Topics of discussion will include safety regulations, licensing requirements and driver qualifications.  

  • Kentucky Grazing Schools focus on improving pasture management

    Katie Pratt
    Special to the Enterprise
    Grazing is the most cost effective way for producers to feed their ruminant animals. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host the Kentucky Grazing School at two different times and locations this year to help producers better manage their grazing systems.
    The first grazing school will be April 10-11 at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton.
    The second school is scheduled for Sept. 11-12 at the Woodford County extension office in Versailles.

  • Goat Field Day is March 15

    The Third Thursday Workshop “Goat Field Day” will be held March 15 in Frankfort. It will be a Goat Field Day. Future topics will include USDA-NRCS programs plus a home schooled students program (April 19), pastured poultry (May 17), horticulture - fruit crops (June 21) and 15th Anniversary of Third Thursday Field Day (July 19). For more information, contact Marion Simon at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY  40601, (502) 597-6437 or email him at marion.simon@kysu.edu.

  • Voluntary donations will be split between 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud
  • Local angus breeders recognized nationally

    Kenn Heismann of Loretto and Twin Creek Angus of Bradfordsville have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having one registered angus cow included in the Association’s 2012 Pathfinder® Report.
    Only 2,027 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Association members are represented in this year’s report, according to Bill Bowman, chief operating officer and director of performance programs of the Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.