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Today's News

  • Marion County FFA attends state convention
  • Committee nominations are being accepted

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Janet Biggs in Marion County announced last week that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on June 15. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Marion County FSA office by close of business on Aug. 1.

  • BASEBALL: Pioneers end Marion County's historical run

    The Knights were on the journey of a lifetime. 
    This squad, achieving so much in a season of historical proportions, found themselves on the edge of a state title game berth. One game away from a chance to do it all and achieve the sweetest of them all. 
    Marion County, oh so close to the championship game, couldn't overcome Simon Kenton's three-run sixth inning in a 5-2 loss to the Pioneers in the first semifinal game in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Friday. 

  • A season to remember

    By George Spragens
    Special to the Enterprise

    Editor’s note: Joseph H. Mattingly III and Ham Mattingly also contributed to this column.
    The 2017 Marion County Knights baseball team's magical run in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Tournament came to an end Friday with a 5-2 loss to Simon Kenton. In reflecting on what this team accomplished during the season, we should first reflect on some of the back-story.

  • The City of Champions  

    The confetti falling on the court, the champagne raining down in the locker room, and the shiny trophy now in their hands, Golden State finally banished the haunting memories of last year's NBA Finals. The disaster that befell them then, blowing a 3-1 lead, were transformed into a distant memory. Only a win in the NBA Finals could do such a thing and set such a stage. 
    Kevin Durant wowed fans, Steph Curry dished and splashed and Golden State defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on June 12 to win the Finals in five games. 

  • MCHS band students participate in Leadership in the Arts Camp
  • Vaught’s Views: Future Lady Wildcat’s heart has been set on Big Blue

    By Larry Vaught

    It would have been easy to make a phone call, send a text or make a post on social media to announce her verbal commitment to the Kentucky basketball program.
    Junior Emma King of Lincoln County didn’t want to do that. She thought it would be more “special” for everyone if she went to Lexington to tell coach Matthew Mitchell face to face.

  • CU honors teachers for excellence in teaching

     

  • Students named to honors lists

     The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2017 semester.
    Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the dean’s list. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the president’s list. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*).

  • Stayton receives degree

    Jack Stayton of Lebanon has earned a master of science in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
    Stayton was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.