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Today's News

  • Time is money

    HB 463 has been criticized by many people in the corrections industry and in the law enforcement field because of certain provisions in that law. Thousands of prisoners have been released early from jails and prisons statewide, not because they had earned the time off, but because it would save the state money.

  • Fish: Shuck

    Ryan Shuck, 9,  caught this seven-pound large mouth bass on June 8 at a farm pond in Gravel Switch.

  • Kentucky Export Initiative is underway

    To better understand just how involved Kentucky is in transporting and exporting products across the country and around the world, consider the lobster.
    Most people normally wouldn’t associate the commonwealth with the crustacean, but they should, because for more than a decade now, we have been home to the world’s largest inland lobster tank. It’s a key stopping point between Nova Scotia and some of the United States’ finest restaurants.

  • Softball tournament champs

    The Reds won the 6-8 coach-pitch softball tournament title. Front row, from left:  Lillian Wilkerson, Emma Brussell, Jiana Cowherd, Olivia Hamilton, and Keira Atkinson. Back row: Emma Sullivan, Danasia Cowherd, Ava Sweet, Alex Wheeler, and Abby Clark. The coaches are Kevin and Jennifer Wheeler. Not pictured are Caitlynn Brady and Coach Jamie Brown.

  • Corrections and clarifications - June 26, 2013

    An article in the June 12 edition incorrectly identified Patricia Pulliam as a physician’s assistant. She is a nurse practitioner.
     

  • Corrections and clarifications - June 26, 2013

    An article in the June 12 edition incorrectly identified Patricia Pulliam as a physician’s assistant. She is a nurse practitioner.
     

  • Major stride for Little Leaguer

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent 

    Ever since he could hold a bat, Travis Wiser, 12, of Lebanon has been playing baseball. In fact, he has already managed to play on a professional field.  

  • Laws against sagging pants

    I often read my hometown newspaper, The Moultrie (Ga.) Observer online and keep up with folks I've known for years. I'm also interested in what actions governmental bodies act upon.
    Recently, the council held second reading on a measure updating an ordinance aimed at public indecency, most notably, at people who wear sagging pants, exposing their underwear, and backsides, to the world.
    The old ordinance states in its entirety: “It shall be unlawful for any person within this city to commit any act of public indecency.”

  • Baseball all-stars announced

    Marion County Little League has announced its 2013 baseball all-star teams.

    9- and 10-year-old all-stars:

    Tyler Abell

    Parker Barnett

    Will Fowler

    Chase Miles

    Brice Pirkle

    Tanner Roeder

  • New challenge for new coach

    By Dennis George

    Sports correspondent

    Before he was named the new baseball coach at Marion County High School, Patrick Campbell had a nonchalant attitude about interest in the position when he spoke to his father Eugene.

    But that changed when the 2003 MCHS graduate was selected to head the program after the resignation of Chad Spalding.