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Today's News

  • Lady Knights fall in regional play

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent 

    Through a battle a of sweat and tears, the Marion County Lady Knights narrowly lost to the Elizabethtown Panthers in the opening round of the 5th region tournament on Oct. 29. 

    The Lady Knights remained in lockstep with their opponent throughout the match, but fell, 27-25, 25-20, 25-22. 

  • Volleyball wraps up successful year

    They went out with a bang, and not with a whimper. 

    The Marion County Lady Knights have wrapped up their season as district champions with a record of 24-12, short of last year’s record of 31-7. It is their sixth consecutive season with more than 20 wins. 

  • Harriers run in regional meet

     After a season of running, the Marion Country boys and girls cross country teams’ final race was at the Class 2A Region 2 cross country championship on Saturday in Bowling Green.

    Marion County girls cross country runner Meredith Bartley, a sophomore, finished the girls 5K run with a time of 24:06.64. She placed 54 out 80. 

  • Fishing: Edwards

    Charles Edwards of Lebanon caught this 7-pound bass recently in a local farm pond.

  • Keep an eye out for big bucks during deer season

    As our “modern firearms” deer season approaches, Nov. 9-18 in our Zone 3, a conversation with other hunters usually turns to the size of bucks we’re likely to encounter.

    Sometimes I’ll hear statements like “There aren’t any ‘big’ bucks left.”

  • Knight Time 5K Results

     The Marion County High School baseball team hosted the Knight Time 5K Friday evening before the football border war between Marion County and Washington County.

    Overall male:  David Thompson 20:28

    Overall female: Shelly Peterson 22:52

    Overall results

    1. David Thompson, 48, 20:28

    2. Bryan Wheatley, 38, 21:14

  • Response to Fairfield carbon monoxide emergency shows value of Red Cross in times of need

    By Kristie Hamon
    Landmark News Service

    It’s common to hear of the Red Cross aiding people in times of national disasters, but the organization also works on the local level to assist those in need.
    The local chapter, which covers Nelson, Marion and Washington counties, responds to a variety of emergency situations. A recent emergency in Nelson County was an instance of carbon monoxide inside a home in Fairfield.

  • Hundreds arrested statewide in ‘Operation Black Friday’

    A joint effort by state and federal law enforcement agencies led to the arrests of hundreds of people statewide in what the Kentucky State Police dubbed “Operation Black Friday.”

  • Cookout to benefit homeless shelter

    There will be a Cattlemen's Cookout on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Lebanon Kroger from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Green River Homeless shelter, which lost its government funding due to budget cuts and is in need of help. Orders of five or more can be delivered to your workplace. Donations of baby wipes diapers, canned food, toilet paper, paper towels toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap and shampoo will also be accepted.
    To place an order, to make a donation, or for more information, please call Jennifer Reynolds at 270-321-0475.

  • New school board member is appointed

    The Marion County Board of Education has a newly appointed school board member. Robert "Butch" Cecil was appointed to the Marion County Board of Education on Oct. 31 by Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Terry Holliday. The appointment is to take effect immediately. After being sworn in, Cecil will assume the responsibilities. His first board meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 12, at the board of education.