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Today's News

  • Football: Knights sting Yellow Jackets

    Sometimes all it takes is a point.

    The Marion County Knights squashed the Woodford County Yellow Jackets 30-29 on their own field on Sept. 12. The win brought the Knights’ record to 2-1.

    “It’s a great payoff,” Knights Interim Head Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said after the game. 

  • Headlines

    What a week in the sports world! Whether locally here in Marion County, here in the United States, or abroad and across the ocean, there is no shortage of exciting sports news. 

    At the national level, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was in some serious hot water because of the now well-known incident between himself and his wife. 

  • Soccer: Knights ax out Raiders, fall to Rebels

    Coming off a loss to the Nelson County Cardinals, the Marion County Knights hosted and defeated the Hart County Raiders, 4-1, on Sept 9. 

    Knights Coach Greg Conley said he was happy with team’s aggressive play, though he wished they scored more goals. 

    “Obviously it’s a district game so we needed to win,” Conley said. 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights add two wins

     Revenge is a dish best served cold. 

    The Marion County Lady Knights (3-5) jumped out of their slump to take two victories against the Thomas Nelson Generals and the Taylor County Lady Cardinals last week.

  • Enterovirus outbreak hits Kentucky children

    By Chris Kenning
    The Courier-Journal

    An outbreak of a respiratory virus that has hospitalized children in a handful of states has hit Kentucky, health officials said Monday, Sept. 8.
    Kraig Humbaugh, deputy commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently confirmed that five of 10 cases it tested from Kentucky were enterovirus D68 — which is fueling a rise in respiratory illness.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights fall to John Hardin, LaRue County

     The Marion County Lady Knights’ defense was put to the test when they took on the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Sept. 8. As a “Super Harvest Moon” rose over the horizon, the Lady Knights (1-9) fell to the Lady Bulldogs (5-2), 2-0.

    Despite the loss, they Lady Knights were upbeat after the match and as a group was feeling more confident and thought they played with more effort.

  • Golf: Knights have great week

     The Marion County Knights had a good week , taking third in the Heartland Conference on Sept. 8, and defeating the Washington County Commanders in four-ball on Sept. 11. 

    The Heartland Conference featured six teams. The Taylor County Cardinals placed first with a score of 308. The Knights’ score was 344. 

    Houston Raikes was a medalist in the Heartland Conference and secured fourth place overall. 

  • History and family tradition guide Limestone’s innovative growth

    Story and photos by John Bramel
    Special to the Enterprise

    Since the ribbon cutting for Limestone Branch Distillery on Feb. 17, 2011, the Lebanon craft distillery has kept the business formula simple.
    Innovate.
    Grow.

  • Sluggers win tourney

     The Marion County 8U Slugger Softball team took first place at the seventh Annual Labor Day Classic held at Graham Memorial Park recently. Pictured, front row from left, are Gracie Benningfield, Kendra Gaddie, Tori Gribbins, Renee Benningfield, Reece Caldwell and Maggie Jo Benningfield; middle row from left, are Charleigh Browning, Olivia Livers, Mary Beth Overstreet, Emily Gardner, Ann-Taylor Rakes, Rose Caldwell and Brooklyn Gaddie; back row from left, are coaches Joe Browning and Mike Benningfield.

  • Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame welcomes first lady of Maker’s Mark

    Margie Mattingly Samuels, who created the distinctive name, cutting-edge design and iconic red wax of her family’s Maker’s Mark distillery, will be inducted as the newest member of the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today.
    Mrs. Samuels is the first woman directly connected with a distillery to receive the bourbon industry’s highest honor, and only the fifth woman ever to be inducted, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association and the Kentucky Bourbon Festival.