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Today's News

  • Business, professional

    Barry Brady isn't actually a businessperson, but the Marion County jailer has taken a business-like approach to running the Marion County Detention Center. He frequently speaks of ways to be more efficient and about the need to market the jail to outside agencies.

    His approach is also the reason he was named the 2012 Outstanding Businessperson by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Candidates have filed for the Primary Election

    The deadline for candidates to file for most primary races in Kentucky was Jan. 31, although the deadline for state legislative races and Congressional races was postponed until 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. (This is updated from the print edition. The deadline was extended again after press time.)

  • Safety improvements being made to Springfield roundabout

    Landmark News Service

    Local officials met with the Department of Highways last week to discuss improvements that need to be made to the roundabout on US-150 in front of St. Catharine College.

  • Convicted murderer sentenced to death

    By Marty Finley

    Landmark News Service

    Special Judge Thomas O. Castlen sentenced convicted murderer Michael Dale St. Clair to death on capital kidnapping charges Wednesday of last week in Hardin Circuit Court just minutes after St. Clair proclaimed his latest trial unjust.

  • Knights Hang Tough

    The Marion County Knights headed to Bardstown to take on the Tigers on Tuesday night.  After a stellar first half where the Knights led by one point heading into the break,  the defensive pressure by the Tigers stepped up and the baskets would not fall for the Knights in the second half.  Marion County would go on to lose this contest by a final score of 70-50, after hanging tough for much of three quarters.  Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with 23 points, 15 of those in the first half.

     

  • Fire destroys house on Hwy. 289

    A house fire Tuesday afternoon caused extensive damage to 865 Hwy. 289.
    Richard M. and Bernice Lawson were allowing their granddaughter, Jennifer Hardin, and her two children to stay with them.  Hardin's children are Taylor, 9, and Lauren 7, and her boyfriend is Tim McCarty Jr.
    Hardin noticed smoke after taking a shower, and she got out of the house and called the fire department, according to Richard Lawson. He came to the house upon hearing the news.

  • Doggie dumper arrested and charged with cruelty to animals

    After 23 dogs were dumped in Marion County on the morning of Jan. 24, a media storm ensued. The Enterprise, along with the Central Kentucky News-Journal in Campbellsville, and three different television stations reported the story, and $3,500 in reward money was offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for dumping the dogs.

  • Dog dumper confesses

    The person responsible for dumping dogs near the Taylor/Marion County line made a call for help and revealed her identity Thursday.

    According to a Taylor County Animal Shelter report, Christina Gribbins of Taylor County called the Taylor County Animal Shelter around 2 p.m. Thursday and asked that someone come remove some dogs she had at her home.

  • Knights and Lady Knights clobber Washington County

  • Knights Run Away From Taylor County

    The Marion County Knights headed to Taylor County to take on the Cardinals in a game that would decide the outright winner of the 20th district.  After a close game early on, the Knights pulled away and went on to win 67-51.  After finding themselves in a tie game early in the second half, senior John Southall and sophomore Alex Smith hit three pointers on three straight trips for the Knights to put them on top by nine points.  After that point, the Cardinals would never lead again.